3 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR NAIL POLISH DRY FASTER
An at-home manicure sounds luxurious until you're in the middle of it, am I right? It always starts out fun until you're five coats of base, color, and top coat-deep, reach for your phone thinking your nails are dry, and then ruin all your hard work in three seconds with an unsightly smudge. But is there actually a way to dry your nails fast? The answer is yes — with the right tricks up your sleeve, says Gina Alcedo, in-home celebrity manicurist whose high-profile clients include George and Amal Clooney and, yes, the Carters.
THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF A MANICURE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH POLISH
Though 2019 trends seems to be a revolving door of bold color and celebrity-inspired textures, we’d like to think that the way our nails are filed actually matters too.
From humble beginnings to Hollywood success. Lessons on the road to high-profile beauty with Gina Alcedo of NAILVANA.
When it comes to maintaining your health, don't underestimate the importance of your cuticles. The small layer of skin not only protects the developing nail but it also prevents harmful bacteria from getting into your system. So the next time you're getting a manicure and you're asked if you want your cuticles cut, you should politely and confidently answer: No, thank you!
THE LOS ANGELES BEAUTY GUIDE
Los Angeles is home to many celebrities. And thus, also home to many beauty professionals who keep them camera ready. Here, a guide to the best, and oftentimes most discreet, hair, fitness, and skincare experts in Hollywood.
23 SECRETS YOUR NAIL SALON TECHNICIAN WISHES YOU KNEW
If you want to make the most out of your next visit to the nail salon, it’s a good idea to get a little education. Whether it’s for your physical health or their emotional well-being, there are many things your nail technician is probably keeping to themselves. From the real way you should care for your cuticles to the items you should be bringing yourself, here are the nail salon secrets you should know.