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Of Nails and Moms: Should I Take My Daughter to Get Her Nails Done?

MotherWoman | Posted 07.10.2015 | Parents
MotherWoman

I believe it is possible to do both -- to be committed to addressing the inequalities and injustices in the world, while embracing all that this world has to offer. As mothers, we can enjoy a manicure, respect the hard work of those who provide these services (and pay a just wage for it), and we can pass on this enjoyment and respect to our children.

Manicures, Miscarriages and Mayhem

Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG

Since my medical school training, medicine as an art has expanded itself. Among its many facets has emerged the field of epigenetics -- or simply pu...

Between Us Friends...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.25.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Brighten Up This #ManicureMonday With These Amazing Nail Art GIFs

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 05.18.2015 | Style

If there's anything that can make your Monday better, it's bright and colorful nail art -- OK, and maybe a couple cups of coffee. Even though the ...

Grand Theft Automated

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.17.2015 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Exposés like the Times' series on nail salon workers, and the other investigative research that came before it, can help shift consciousness. But what's also required is a power shift. A true transformation will require a broad social movement with the power to bring government back on the side of working families.

5 Empowering New Ways to See Your Unique Beauty

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.12.2015 | Style
Rachael Yahne

I'm a cancer survivor, and during chemotherapy, I lost every strand of hair on my head. When chemo starts, it's not as if every hair on your head falls out simultaneously.

How a Style Star Accessorizes for a Music Festival

Ada Polla | Posted 05.04.2015 | Style
Ada Polla

It's that time of year. Music festival time. I have been spying on the beautiful people attending Coachella and Jazz Fest via Instagram, which inspired this piece on jewelry do's and don'ts for festivals.

Nails, Nails, Nails (Gel, Shellac, Silk Wraps)

Christine Martitz | Posted 05.20.2015 | Style
Christine Martitz

After having had each one of them done -- some even at a variety of different salons, I started to investigate more deeply into the differences between them and which would be best for me.

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage: Manicures

Aimee Heckel | Posted 02.21.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

She must have taken the surprised expression on my face for judgment, about the secret she kept from her husband.

Instagram Street Style Heads Indoors In The Winter

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 12.14.2014 | Style

This week on Instagram we saw beautiful close up shots of braids galore and nail art that would make a manicure enthusiast out of anyone. Of cours...

17 Dark Nail Polishes That Aren't Black

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 11.26.2014 | Style

Outside of reds and sheer nudes, black is a classic manicure color. But in the dreary days of fall and winter, the darkest shade in the game could get...

How to Take a Picture of Your Nails Post-Manicure

Jen Glantz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Snapping a picture of your freshly manicured nails and posting the photo on Instagram is truly an art. It's harder than taking a selfie. There should be a name for this kind of thing.

The Unexpected Fall Nail Color You Should Be Wearing

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.13.2014 | Style

When faced with the difficult task of choosing a nail polish color at the salon, our eyes are immediately drawn to red, burgundy or navy. These shades...

DIWhyNot: DIY Tweed Nail Art

Mr. Kate | Posted 11.18.2014 | Style
Mr. Kate

Fall is here and tweed is in the air, even on your nails! I brought nail artist Amie Morimoto onto DIWhyNot to show us how to do this totally DIYable technique. Try these fun fall nails and let me know how they turn out!

Sometimes We Can Look to the Smallest Revelations as Proof That We Haven't Given Up All Hope

Gregg McBride | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Growing up heavy (okay, fat), I quickly learned the best way to pose for pictures. After all, I knew I was very large, but on some weird level, I must...

Get Patriotic With These Fourth Of July Nail Ideas

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 06.25.2015 | Style

Photo credit: petitepanoply/Flickr Independence Day means an onslaught of red, white and blue basically everywhere. So it's no surprise that ...

The Power to Change the World

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 07.24.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

I just left a manicure salon owned and operated by a team of Vietnamese women. About 35 work there at any one time and I watched them interacting thr...

Reflections of a Foot Phobia Sufferer On Getting a Pedicure

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy
J.L. Sirisuk

It was on the eve of my Bollywood music video debut that I started to have thoughts about my feet, which was strange. I rarely think about them. In fact, I am guilty of neglect.

If You Thought Nail Art Was Dead, You're Dead Wrong

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 05.12.2014 | Style

If you thought nail art was dead, you're dead wrong. It's hard to comb through all of the pretty, and let's admit it, not so pretty, pictures of m...

Undoing My Nails: Starting the Movement to Keep Nails Naked

Dana Mark | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Dana Mark

The allure of the together-woman, the grown-up, was powerful. Maybe after a coat of Delicacy I'd really become that calm, mature woman I longed to be.

These Dilemmas Are Spring Breakers

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks and Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.18.2014 | Style

Ah, it's finally spring break, and you get to take a much-needed vacation from classes, the snow and more snow. Whether you're jetting off to Mexico o...

Dana Oliver

The Liquid Wonder That Cuts Down On Nail Polish Drying Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.20.2014 | Style

I've got my weekly at-home manicure down to a science. After deciding on a nail polish color (oh the pressure!) and the type of finish (sometimes I'd ...

9 Ways You Can Learn to Love Valentine's Day

Ada Polla | Posted 04.13.2014 | Style
Ada Polla

Here are things to do if on Valentine's day if you want to take the best of this holiday, and ignore the worst - or if you just want to be your own Valentine. After all, shouldn't we love ourselves first?

Beauty Addiction: Could Mani-Pedi Anonymous Be Next?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Do you find that having someone massage your feet and polish your nails soothes your anxiety? Do you get uneasy when your hair stylist is on vacation or can't fit you in for monthly highlighting or coloring?

Lauren Leibowitz

Can You Tell The Difference Between A DIY Manicure And A Professional One?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 09.25.2013 | Style

In our new series, Salon vs. DIY, we are challenging the belief that pricey salon treatments are better than what we can do ourselves in our own bathr...