glitter nail polish
nail polish
For the first time in my life, I've got long natural nails. And it's making life so hard.
nails
Do you pray for that “magic pill” that could help you slim down the chubby keratin that covers the dorsal aspect of your terminal phalanges? Well, fear not my friends, the wait is over.
in

Jan 2, 2014 at 4:00pm | 65 comments

manicures
Because I'll be damned if the French are going to have a nail polish look that I can't dupe at home.
acrylics
After almost a decade, what my nails look like after Acrylic manicures—it ain't pretty.
in

Apr 18, 2013 at 6:00pm | 63 comments

mariannicures
I love kits and complicated stuff. But chalkboard nails do not even need any of that.
professionalism
Is asking for a manicure the lady-boss equivalent of sending a young female employee to fetch coffee?
shoppables
Who says you have to have horrible, pointy, dragon-lady nails to get the benefits of an acrylic manicure?
gel manicures
Why is everything I love bad for me?
in

Mar 7, 2013 at 10:30am | 215 comments

acrylic nails
For those of you already running to the comments to be like "Get a gel manicure silly!" I say, "BEEN THERE AND DONE THAT AND THERE IS NO AGONY SO EXQUISITE AS WHEN THAT MANICURE GROWS OUT AND YOU START CATCHING YOUR PUBES IN IT!"
in

Feb 27, 2013 at 5:00pm | 92 comments

nails
I like my nails long and hard, like my men.
in

Jan 4, 2013 at 12:30pm | 107 comments

cat lady pride
From bold graphic cats to famous Internet kitties, this nail art's got you covered.
manicures
Children have child-sized nails, and require even less nail polish to cover the surface area of those nails. If you want to get technical about it.
i spend way too much time looking at my nails
While I've spent years processing my Lee Press-On Nails trauma and disappointment, a whole customized press-on nail industry has grown up.
m.a.c
Stick these bad boys on and skip life-wasting dry time -- FOREVER!
in

Jun 7, 2012 at 2:00pm | 42 comments

i spend way too much time looking at my nails
I love changing my nails every day or so –- layering polish is the perfect way to accomplish this without using up all of my free time on any given evening. Imagine me laughing when I say free time.
desert island lists
If you were stuck on a desert island, what's the only bottle of nail polish you'd want to have with you? I know what mine would be.
i spend way too much time looking at my nails
The first time I polished my nails, I just kind of flailed away at it, like an octopus playing the drums. Except with nail polish. It was a mess.
geekery
One manicure to bring them all, one manicure to bind them. And other mashups of fandom and nail polish.
i do what lesley tells me to do
i do what twitter tells me to do
color
I asked the xoJane editors to tell me how they choose their nail polish. Plus, one lucky reader will win the whole lot!