gel manicures

Primp & Polish: Now with Nail Art and Two Williamsburg Locations!

Primp & Polish: Now with Nail Art and Two Williamsburg Locations!

There isn’t too much more to say than what is in the post title, aside from the fact that the ladies of P&P have been stepping up their game! NAIL ART + Two Locations = Awesomeness. Bring in a picture of a design you want, and leave with a gel nail art mani that lasts(…)

The Best Japanese Calgel Manicures in New York City

We love ourselves a good gel manicure here at Power Animals.  With nine of us traipsing about the city trying out various nail salons, we are able to present a fairly exhaustive review of Calgel options in NYC. We’ve tried CND’s Shellac, OPI’s Axxium, Gellish, and Gelebration and none stand up to the quality and(…)

I Am Addicted to Sakura Nail and Spa

Yes, it’s true. As you know from my previous post about gel manicures, I am a huge fan. I’ve gotten a few gel glitter gradations from various nail salons, but I am becoming more and more convinced that Sakura Nail and Spa in the East Village is the place for me.  They are artistes! Nail(…)

Japanese Nail Art and Gel Polish: Changing Manicures Forever

Last spring, PA Nina sent me this article from the New York Times about the new availability of a manicure that will last weeks.  Amazing!  A manicure that doesn’t chip and lasts three weeks?  I was sold, but for some reason didn’t get around to getting one of these amazing manicures until June.  Perhaps I(…)