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Animals Ask People: Ria Lopez of RiaNailz

Animals Ask People: Ria Lopez of RiaNailz

There are a lot of nail artists out there, but I always come back to RiaNailz. Whether it’s Henry + Karen’s house from Goodfellas or Beyonce’s Kenzo romper, she takes my weird ideas and makes them into an awesome nail reality (please see the collage below for evidence!). Every time she does my nails, I(…)

The Scratch Monthly Mani Box feat. Nail Swag!

The Scratch Monthly Mani Box feat. Nail Swag!

  Love nail art? Can’t paint your nails for sh*t? Can’t always afford to stay laced in professionally-done nail art? If you answered yes to all of these, you are a lot like me! So, in those between-rad-mani times, you might also turn to nail wraps. The problem is that once you pick out the(…)

Mani Power Meter: Christiane Amanpour

Mani Power Meter: Christiane Amanpour

We all know Christiane Amanpour as the badass British reporter on CNN International and as Global Affairs Anchor at CBS News. But did you also know that she is so badass that she rocks gold nail polish on national and international television? In a world where the power woman has to set aside her fashion(…)

Rep Your Team to the Max with Zubaz!

Rep Your Team to the Max with Zubaz!

While being a Buffalo Bills fan may be the most painful thing in the sports world, repping my love for the team via the fierceness that is Zubaz makes it all somehow worthwhile. WTF are Zubaz? Well, they’re baggy-yet-tapered, wildly patterned pants invented in the late ’80s, but made popular in the early ’90s. Basically,(…)

Monochromatic French Manicures = My New Obsession

It’s been faaaar to long since I’ve had any action on this blog and to ease myself back in, I’m going with what’s easy… AKA posting about manicures. So here is my new nail obsession: Monochromatic french manicures. I love getting crazy intense sparkly manicures, but sometimes I feel like the higher ups at my(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

Fun with Fashion Setareh Mohtarez’s collection Brightness Dawn is breathtakingly gorgeous and inspiring. We’re in love! Why should girls have all the fun in dresses and heels? We <3 this story about men rocking some serious stilettos! An easy DIY candy corn manicure. What if we  accidentally munch our fingers! (via The Beauty Department). We(…)

Cheap Thrills: Colorful Nails as a Function of the Economy?

Last week I heard this news piece on NPR’s Marketplace, which posited that all this color that is in style for nail polish right now is a direct reaction to the recession. The story said that now that the economy is getting slightly better we are looking to brighten up our lives, and one cheap(…)

Essie Geranium – A Rad Summer Red

Depending on the shade and the context, the color red in makeupland can evoke so many adjectives: glamorous, dated, tacky, chic, trampy, bold, luxurious and on and on. Hence, I have traditionally shied away from red makeup, afraid of taking a misstep and ending up looking like a two-bit hooker (yes, readers – a prostitute(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

Entertainment The first pictures of Martin Freeman as The Hobbit – SO excited. Missing your fall shows? We’ve been watching The Glee Project and loving it! Need some good beach reading?  Pick up Maggie Stiefvater’s sequel to Shiver and Linger, Forever, on bookshelves July 12th.   Summer Eats Zoku Quick Pops makes ice pops in(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links for the Week…

Art: The Francis Alys retrospective at the MoMA’s definitely worth the trip http://ow.ly/50KkA. Kara Walker has two shows up simultaneously at Sikkema Jenkins & Lehmann Maupin galleries, and according to NYMag, they’re buth must-sees. In love with Mark Giglio’s wooden figures http://ow.ly/50Lwu. Entertainment: We confess, we’re still raging over the ill-advised casting of Lenny Kravitz(…)