How does a straight, skateboarding California dude end up as Chanel's first celebrity manicurist? In the beginning, Tom Bachik admits, it was all about the Benjamins. With his first kid on the way and a job airbrushing hockey helmets, race cars, and motorcycles, his wife heard that big-time...

Wine If you tend to get post-manicure buyer's remorse, wine is the shade for you. "It's a hard color to screw up. Almost every hue looks festive and classy," says celebrity manicurist Ashlie Johnson, who works with Kristen Stewart, Eva Mendes, Lea Michele and Kate Hudson, among others. Dior...

Celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees (she's manicured RIHANNA!) gave me an exclusive interview on the nail trends we can expect for Spring 2011. Check out the colors she's loving, her standout collections and so much more after the jump. What are the colors every girl should have in her nail...

Blige's amazing nail looks? Well, look no further than celebrity manicurist Naja Rickette. As you can see, she's glitzed up the nails of some of the biggest names in the business! Read on to discover how she got her start in the manicure industry, her favorite top coat and so much more. Can...

Essie, A Cut Above This week I was invited to an event by Glamour Magazine to preview Essie's new Luxeffects Holiday 2011 collection and to to enjoy to mani's and mimosas with my fellow beauty bloggers and celebrity manicurist, Elle Gerstein. We gathered at Tenoverten Nail Salon in TriBeCa,...

Just when you thought nails couldn't get any cooler with the popular trends such as Minx, a celebrity manicurist goes and ups the ante. A new nail polish line that goes by the name Ciate is literally making headlines with their velvet and caviar manis in a bottle. Ciate was created by...

I attended an event this morning at the invitation of Glamour magazine, where we each got a chance to meet Elle, celebrity manicurist to the stars (the woman behind Jennifer Lopez' meticulously maintained manicure) and talk all things nails, celebrity dish and Essie polishes. Held at...

There's been a lot of negative press lately on gel manicures (let's face it, people need to sell magazines), but truth is they haven't been around long enough to really know what could happen. Since I'm a fan, I wanted to present the facts, so I chatted with Celebrity Manicurist, and to get...

Enter celebrity manicurists Jenna Hipp (Drew Barrymore, Jessica Alba) and Erica Marton (Mary Lousie Parker, Rashida Jones). These pro's have given up the goods: read ahead for the pedi products experts swear by (some from drugstore aisle!), a definitive answer on how to fix a chip, and the...

Celebrity Manicurist Debbie Leavitt used essie's Berry Hard ($8/www.essie.com) for Jessica's manicure and pedicure. "I wanted to create a classic, timeless nail to complement Jessica's yellow canary diamond ring and beautiful fair skin," stated Leavitt. Celebrity Manicurist Nettie Davis used...

 

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