Flip manicure: The most confusing nail art trend ever!

Just when I thought nail art designs couldn't get any crazier, a whole newly bizarre trend starts making waves. The latest fad is placing all the focus on the other side of your nails and they're calling it the "flip manicure." Yes, the flip manicure. And trust me, it looks just as bizarre as it sounds. This is the "cool" thing now, I guess. What ever happened to simple, solid-colored manis?

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10 Fall nail polish colors we can't wait to rock

You probably haven't even started making Labor Day weekend plans yet, much less prepped for fall but you have to start thinking about fall nail polish colors. Why? Because the shades next season are already starting to come out and trust me--they're gorgeous! I'm literally losing my mind over all the colors available to choose from. Okay, maybe not losing my mind, but I am pretty darn excited!

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Jennifer Lopez's 5 fiercest manicures


If you take a look at Jennifer Lopez's Instagram, you'll see that the Bronx Diva has such a charming personality that it feels like you're talking to your BFF. And yet, she still manages to stay as glamorous as always when she tells the world that her nails are an essential part of her look. Continue reading and you'll see what I'm talking about!

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Get super strong nails with this easy home remedy


Your hands are your calling card--and that includes your nails. When they're weak, you can tell from a mile away--polish peels off easily, they look yellow and they're brittle. But don't worry, chica, I have the perfect solution: This super easy home remedy can give your nails their health and their strength--no chemicals required!

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5 Nail colors you need to try before fall

Jennifer Lopez is SO good at rocking bright colors and recently shared a picture on her Instagram looking gorgeous (as usual) and showing off her fresh, lime green mani. To no one's surprise, she totally pulled off the look! And I have to admit, it's sort of making me want to paint my nails a funky neon shade too. After all, summer is almost over so might as well sport these bright, bold shades now, right?

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7 July 4th manicure ideas you'll love

I usually don't fuss over what to wear on Fourth of July. Seriously, who does? It always winds up falling on one of the hottest weekends of the summer, so the only thing I care about is staying cool and comfy. Plus, I'm not one to rock "Star-Spangled Banner" inspired outfits either. But I'm not going to lie, I am seriously considering breaking out the red, white and blue on my nails though. You know to keep that celebratory spirit!

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World Cup 2014: 6 cool manis that will show your team spirit!

In case you've been living under a rock, the World Cup Brazil kicks off TONIGHT! I know, because this all my fiance has been talking about for the last several weeks--or better said, last four years! And also because Victoria's Secret supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio posted a super cool Brazilian-inspired nail art design on Instagram this week. Tell me this isn't the cutest mani ever!

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5 Ways to safely & successfully remove gel nail polish at home


I used to love getting gel manicures until I realized how high-maintence they really are. Okay, so maybe they won't chip and peel like a regular mani and yes they'll stay perfectly intact for weeks, but what about when it's time to take them off? It's like the most time-consuming, complicated ordeal ever. Which is why many times I just find myself picking them off and I'm not the only one with this bad habit. Apparently Evelyn Lozada does this too!

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7 Shocking nail tricks & tips that will change your life

So I have a confession to make: I suck at painting my own nails. You heard me--I'm horrible! I might be obsessed with all things beauty and have a drawer filled with every nail polish shade imaginable, but that doesn't mean I actually know what I'm doing. In fact, I haven't had polish on my nails in god knows how long because between my super busy schedule and my tight budget, getting my nails done at the salon every other week isn't really an option for me right now. And you already know I can't paint them myself. That is, unless I want to look like a toddler gave me a manicure. So what's a girl to do?

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5 Habits that are ruining your nails

Now that it's warmer out, chances are you're scheduling your first mani-pedi of the season. But if you're anything like me, you've noticed that your nails are in less than perfect condition. In fact, mine have been looking pretty crappy lately and I can't seem to understand why. I don't bite them, so what's the deal? See that's the thing, there are a ton of reasons why you're nails haven't been looking ideal and long showers can be one of them!

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