Jin Soon at Tibi nail art
7 Nail Art Manis for Short Nails
By Amanda Flores | 04/05/2014 - 10:00

No matter how hard we try, some of us just can’t seem to grow our nails past the tip of our fingers. Pretty frustrating with the way nail art has blown up. A detailed portrait of President Obama’s face?


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Treat Yourself to a DIY Valentine’s Day Manicure
Treat Yourself to a DIY Valentine’s Day Manicure
By Amanda Flores | 02/13/2014 - 10:11

Whether or not you have a date this Valentine’s Day, give your nails a romantic upgrade with this how-to from nail art queen Jin Soon Choi, founder of the JINsoon Nail Lacquer line and the Jin Soon Hand & Fo


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Rebecca Minkoff Nail Art during New York Fashion Week Spring 2014
The 10 Best Nail Looks from Spring 2014 New York Fashion Week
By LeAura Luciano | 09/17/2013 - 12:40

What a whirlwind! As designers sent collections down the runway, we couldn't help but zoom in on the details. Nails have become a larger part in telling the story of a collection each season. So what's hot for spring? Light and texture in bespoke colors with graphic edges, ombre and painterly swirls. As for length, its either short in a soft rounded shape or long almond shaped talons. Take a peek at the biggest standouts from the week:


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5 Beauty Trends from Spring 2014 Fashion Week We Can't Wait to Try
5 Beauty Trends from Spring 2014 Fashion Week We Can't Wait to Try
By Amanda Flores | 09/13/2013 - 11:44

What started as an arena for fashion designers to showcase their latest clothing lines, has evolved into a space where beauty pros give us a preview into new trends in hair, makeup and most recently, nails. Here are a few of our faves. 


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How to Score A Bride-Worthy Mani in 5 Easy Steps!
How to Score A Bride-Worthy Mani in 5 Easy Steps!
By Amanda Flores | 06/02/2013 - 11:00

On your big day, throw in a little non-traditional fun with this modern take on every bride’s favorite go-to, the French manicure. CoverGirl’s celebrity manicurist Mar Y Soul shows us how to work in your something blue with a look that shows off your personality. This isn’t mami’s wedding manicure!


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Warm Bodies Movie Poster
Obsessed! Try This At-Home Mani Inspired by 'Warm Bodies' (VIDEO)
By Samantha Leal | 01/31/2013 - 12:46

There's nothing quite like trying an at-home manicure and it coming out totally hot. And that's exactly what will happen once you watch this easy tutorial from video blogger Alba Mayo. Inspired by the film Warm Bodies, which hits theaters Friday, February 1st, the manicure uses two polishes for a cool zombie-inspired look. Oddly enough, the mani would also work for Valentine's Day, which is a bit like the movie: part Zombie flick, part love story. (Seriously!)


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4 Steps to Demi's Rocker-Chic Mani
4 Steps to Demi's Rocker-Chic Mani
By Latina Staff | 01/09/2013 - 12:54

Demi Lovato looked amazing on the red carpet for the VH1 Divas special, but what really caught our eye was her impressive black and metallic mani. Chic with a rocker edge, this nail art only looks hard to do. We caught up with Mar y Soul, celebrity manicurist for COVERGIRL to give us the inside scoop on how to DIY. We have to say, it really doesn't get easier than this!

What you need:

1. COVERGIRL Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss #325 Black Diamond

2. Tweezers


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The Coolest Celebrity 3D Nail Art
The Coolest Celebrity 3D Nail Art
By Katie Amey | 12/13/2012 - 13:22

A solid-color manicure is so last season! Now, Latina celebs are all about the Japanese-inspired 3D nail art trend, which has been popping up on red carpets and Twitter feeds alike. Check out our picks for the top 5 most enviable celeb nail art styles, plus easy-to-try instructions to get the same looks at home — no expensive manicurist required!


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4 Simple Tips to Healthy Nails
4 Simple Tips to Healthy Nails
By Amanda Flores | 10/25/2012 - 14:00

Chipping and peeling nails got you down? Sometimes it seems like no matter how carefully you apply the polish, it doesn’t last! Here, NYC celeb manicurist and Advisor to Dermelect Cosmeceuticals, Elle, gives her tips for caring for your nails.

1. Avoid fragranced lotions like the plague in the winter!  If you can smell it, it contains alcohol which leads to drying and chaffing.


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Bella Thorne close up of her nails at the Young Hollywood Awards 2012
Awesome Girly & Punk DIY Manicure
By Amanda Flores | 06/19/2012 - 20:00

Take your favorite pink polish from girly to edgy with this DIY manicure. 

What you'll need:

- Pink polish like Sally Hansen Diamond Strength No Chip Nail Color in Must-Have Iris.

- Metallic silver polish. Try, OPI Nail Lacquer in Pirouette My Whistle.

- Pale pink or nude polish. We like, Zoya Nail Polish in Bela.

- A clear top coat

Directions:


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