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


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Lauren Conrad Ombre Nail Trend
Nail Trend: Ombre Nails! One Look, Two Ways
By Samantha Leal | 05/07/2012 - 12:39

Ombre nails have been seen all over the red carpet lately, and the trend factor doesn’t seem to be waning. The look basically centers on a progression of colors in the same color family. The French word ombre means“shaded”, and in fashion it’s when one shade of a color slowly morphs into another. Are you ready to rock the trend? Check out these two tutorials:

Lauren Conrad Ombre Nail Trend

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Dashing Diva Nail Salon's Cold Weather Solution
By Jazmin Perez | 12/11/2008 - 16:51

I love freshly polished nails, but in the winter I absolutely dread getting manicures. I can't stand the thought of putting my already-cold hands in water, and in the end leaving them to dry under a fan that blows air on them. To make things worse, I obviously can't put my warm gloves on top of almost dry nails when it's time to leave for fear of getting a smudge (the horror!!).

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How To: Give Yourself a Manicure
By Monica Herrera | 08/18/2008 - 18:08

It’s great to know how to give yourself a manicure in case you don’t have the time to visit a nail salon or if you are on a tight budget. Sandra Mariscal, Latina's beauty assistant, paid a visit to Marianna Mejia, a nail technician at Haven Nail Spa to get the 411 on this tried and true beauty regimen. Here’s a brief synopsis of what you’ll learn in our video:


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What's Hot? Bright Nails!
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 10:25

We're talking about juicy orange, hot pink, even tropical green polish. Here, our favorite bold shades for fingers and toes.

Best for...

1. Dark skin: A shimmery magenta really pops!
OPI Nail Lacquer in Flashbulb Fuchsia ($8: )


2. A smooth finish: A brush with super-flat bristles applies polish evenly, so there are no air bubbles.
L'Oréal Paris Pro Manicure Nail Polish in Drama Queen ($5)


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What's Haute for the Holidays? Sparkly Nails!
By Latina Staff | 01/22/2008 - 09:59

This season it's all about deep reds, rich plums and subtle nudes. <poplink width="500" height="615"
target="/latina/slideshow/index.jsp?name=holidaynails">Go here to see nine of our favorites.</poplink>

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