Posts Categorized: Nail Polish

Bordeaux-colored nails

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Do you have a go-to holiday nail color? I think that Bordeaux is so stylish and elegant. Plus, it looks polished for work, but perfectly transitions to evening (and party-hopping). ‘Tis the season for being cozy and drinking red wine, so really a Bordeaux-inspired hue just makes sense. After weeks of trial and error at… Read more »

New Brooklyn nail salon

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My latest Brooklyn discovery: This super-cute Hawaiian-style nail salon called Pau Hana. It’s funny because I’ve never really felt like a quickie manicure/pedicure in New York is all that relaxing, until I found this place. If you close your eyes, it sort of feels like you’re being whisked away somewhere tropical for an hour. It sounds… Read more »

Pretty in purple

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Do you have a go-to summer nail polish? I keep going back to an Essie color I discovered last year, called “Under Where?” It’s a soft, orchid-like purple, and with two coats, it goes on opaque, but still nice and light. It’s also one of those colors where you don’t notice polish chips as easily,… Read more »

White nail polish

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What do you think about white nail polish? I think it’s going to be my color choice for my next manicure—but I’m not sure. I’m so pale! I can’t tell if will work with my skin tone, but I think it’s so pretty for spring.According to this, I should opt for a matte or pearl… Read more »

Navy nail polish

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I originally chose this polish to match the dress I wore to this wedding, but with fall in full swing, Essie’s After School Boy Blazer has become my go-to shade. There’s something about navy nails—they feel so bold and dramatic. What do you think? Would you go this dark with your polish? A lighter fall… Read more »