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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