Polishes That Work at Work

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Polishes That Work at Work

Choosing the right shade of nail polish not only helps you feel confident and in-control, it can also impact the way your coworkers and higher-ups see you. Save your neon polishes and nail art for weekend, and opt for these on-trend power shades to help you navigate the office landscape like a boss (even if you're not, you know, a boss).   read more

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The Best Pink, Red and Neutral Nail Shades for Dark Skin Tones

The good news: There are a bajillion nail polishes out there. The bad news: Not all of them are going to look amazing on you. That beige nude polish may look fabulous on your friend but completely wash out your complexion. Knowing a few insider tricks can help you cut through the clutter and pick the most flattering colors for you. We asked celebrity manicurist Casey Herman, who works with Lupita Nyong'o, for her top tips when picking flattering pink, red and neutral nail polish colors for dark skin tones.   read more

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10 Best Nail Polishes

Like a killer scarf or a one-of-a-kind necklace, your nail polish color can be a key accessory. Whether you get your nails done at a beauty salon or DIY, the key to the ideal mani/pedi is great nail polish. And there's really nothing like the feeling of freshly lacquered nails.   See polishes

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Essie's Fall Nail Polish Collection Has Just Arrived

Essie's new nail polish collection just gave us the most exciting accessory for fall since the pumpkin spice latte. The fall 2014 collection, Dress to Kilt, encompasses all of the trends we saw walk down the runway, bringing them quite literally right to your fingertips.   read more

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How to Pick the Perfect Color Combo Every Time

It happens every year: Fashion show season arrives, and the runways and streets alike are full of models, bloggers, editors and fashion insiders who manage to look both unpredictable and incredibly put-together. Their secret to putting together refreshing, not-obvious colors and patterns? The color wheel. Yep, the same rainbow circle you used in elementary school art is the key to nailing trendy color combinations that look great together. This year, keep up with the Wintours of the world with these color combination tips.   read more

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Change Your Outfit, Change Your Outlook

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Change Your Outfit, Change Your Outlook

Color us surprised: The hues you surround yourself with can have a serious effect on your mood, creativity and even strength. Something as simple as swiping a new color on your nails can help you solve problems, get energized and maintain your health. Don't believe it? We found the proof to back up these color claims.   read more

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Steal These Nail Art Trends for Fall

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Steal These Nail Art Trends for Fall

When the New York City's cool girls treat themselves to a mani, they head to one place: Paintbox. Founded by former Cosmopolitan beauty editor Eleanor Langston, Paintbox changes the game of the nail salon experience, offering a seasonal menu of on-trend nail designs for a reasonable price in a chic setting. The salon's expert artists rely on Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure polishes to execute their seasonal, ripped-from-a-fashion-editorial nail art looks. Langston gave TotalBeauty.com this exclusive look at the salon's new fall designs and how you can create them with Sally Hansen products.   read more

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Steal the Coolest Nail Art Looks From NYFW

Us trend spotters go back and forth on whether nail art is in or out, and whether it should be minimalist or bold and graphic. Regardless of what's in vogue, we'll always be fans of statement-making nail art -- and the nail looks at New York Fashion Week are some of our favorite designs yet. Fashion Week debuted gorgeous nail polish colors we're anxiously waiting for come spring, the new negative space manicure trend and a whole lot of intricate designs we're dying to DIY. Here, 12 Fashion Week nail art ideas to try at home.   read more

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Rainbow-Colored Hair Trends to Try on Your Nails

It's official: Rainbow-colored hair is the trend du jour. If you love those crazy-pretty colors but can't bring yourself to take the dye dare just yet, swipe this season's hottest hair colors on your nails first.   read more

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Make Your Wardrobe Pop This Season

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Make Your Wardrobe Pop This Season

Step up your fall fashion game with unexpected pops of these trendy colors   read more

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Tips for Healthy, Beautiful Nails

If you ever thought your nails were unimportant or if you've been neglecting your hands, now is the time to make them a priority. Just like your skin, they can dry out, peel, break, and become infected. Manicures and pedicures are cosmetic procedures that can help you keep your hands and feet healthy by grooming, trimming, buffing, and painting your nails, as well as managing calluses.



Taking Care of Your Nails


Make an effort to take good care of your nails, and you will be thrilled by the way they complement your own personal style. One easy way to keep them healthy is to drink lots of water. By keeping your body hydrated every day, you'll keep them hydrated, as well. Also, touch up your manicure on a daily basis to prevent chips and cracks and avoid using your nails as tools. This means no using them to pry things open, scrape things off, etc.

Other natural ways to keep your nails healthy include drinking fresh carrot juice daily, making sure that you keep them clean and moisturized, and making sure that your nail salon has hygienic practices.

Browse Total Beauty's nail care section to find other ways to keep your hands and feet looking their best. Our beauty experts have plenty of tips and tricks that are easy to employ.

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