A clear gloss works well as it gives your nails a shiny look and helps protect the nail polish beneath. The top coat can be the same as the base coat. Also, you can harden the top coat by soaking your hands in cold water for a few minutes after the top coat has dried. These are just a few...

Photo Credit Nail polish is a magical thing in and of itself – after all, it can completely finish a look and make your nails look chic and fabulous. Since my polish collection is constantly multiplying, I recently began to wonder if there were any other things that I could use my favorite...

But going beyond the closet, your true colors can come through in other ways, such as your nail polish (really!). Have you ever wondered why your outgoing best friend is the queen of hot pink polish, or why your demure office mate stays away from all nail color? Find out in this fun nail...

Or dressing your nails up like a cozy Christmas sweater? How about a tiny, decorated tree that rivals the best IRL decorations? Whatever you love most about the season, you can paint it on your nails. And whether you're a nail art newbie or serious pro, these holiday nail art tutorials break...

of glitter nails has surfaced again however; a finding the perfect pick for your nails that suits your tastes and fancies in terms of color and visual weight is always tricky. However, this challenge can be surpassed by making one on your own. Here are ways and means of making a glitter nail...

Some removers are following in the direction of Anna Sui's and Revlon's scented nail polishes, creating pleasant-smelling formulas, from Ciate's chocolate-themed "Choc Pots" to Deborah Lippmann's refreshing lavender remover, which also helps to condition nails. Would you spend the extra $...

Acrylic addiction, too much polish and not enough air time as well as a host of other damaging beauty fixes can spell disaster for your nail beds. Check out our favorite solutions for maintaining stronger and healthier nails. Nail Strengthener Dr. Remedy's Enriched Nail Polish is made...

By the time you reach your stronger hand, it'll require less effort to make those fingers look just as good as the rest. You can also try using a lighter shade and a bit of a shimmer to help mask minor imperfections: "Sugared Almond" by Ciaté Paint Pots () followed by a single sweep of...

Photo Credit In my last post, I introduced you to 6 surprising alternate uses for your nail polish and now I'm back to fill you in on a few more surprising uses, mostly using clear polish. Some of these unique ideas came from reader comments (thanks for the fabulous suggestions, guys!), and...

Whether you're heading to the salon to get your tootsies groomed or DIYing it, you probably have quite a few nail polish bottles scattered around your house (or buried underneath your bathroom sink in a wicker basket). If you haven't taken a look at those precious OPI or Essie bottles in...

 

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