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Why Neon Makes Me Happy in Winter Why Neon Makes Me Happy in Winter

Lately, like some crazed character trapped in a Fellini flick, my eye has sought out vivid, neon shades wherever I can find them. As I pass store windows featuring dazzling spring fashions or flip through magazines with sneak peeks of bold, spring shades, I'm drawn to them like a moth to a flame. And, it's easy to understand why: I've spent the last few months swaddled in black and freezing my…  

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Rebekah George

Tags: Nails, Winter

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How I Foil Nail Polishes' Attempts to Smudge and Ruin My Manicure How I Foil Nail Polishes' Attempts to Smudge and Ruin My Manicure

Things that annoy the you-know-what out of me: my post-twins belly button, people who litter, Larry the Cable Guy, and nail polish smudges. Since I can't do anything about the first three, I've become hell-bent on figuring out how to make ruined manicures extinct. Here are the pro tips I've culled from legions of experts and, if I do say so, they work like a charm. Tip 1: Allow the…  

Featuring:
Audrey Fine

Tags: Nails, Winter

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Nail Trends to Get into Now [SLIDESHOW] Nail Trends to Get into Now [SLIDESHOW]

Listen up all you non-"nail people" -- all of you crackled, decaled, intricate design- resisting holdouts -- now's the time to polish up your act. The shades and creations I saw on the spring 2012 runways will miraculously transform your nails into your new favorite accessory -- even if you keep everything else quiet and reserved. Repeat after me: you do not have to go all Nicki Minaj to…  

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Charli Schuler

Tags: Nails, Winter

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How I Make My Manicure Last How I Make My Manicure Last

Anyone who has ever put a coat of paint on their walls knows what a big difference it can make. The same is true of applying nail polish. My theory is that a weekly manicure pulls your look together -- and keeps your hands soft and your nails in good condition. Whether you're shelling out money for a professional job or you're a do-it-yourself kind of girl, you want it to last. Here are my tips…  

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Rebekah George

Tags: Nails, Rebekah George, Fall

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Why I'm Loving this Nail Polish Pen Why I'm Loving this Nail Polish Pen

I'm not much of a nail-polish-on-the-fingers kind of girl. (Although I am digging this trend .) I was B.K. (before kids) but now I'm lucky if I can get out of the door with matching shoes on. I have to say, however, that Sula's Paint & Peel Duos , $13, are calling out to me. Here's the scoop: The handy two-ended "pen" has both Sula's signature "peel off" polish and a topcoat so you can do…  

Featuring:
Audrey Fine

Tags: Nails, Spring

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