So what are you actually supposed to tip for a mani-pedi?
All you need is red, white and blue nail polish and perhaps a tiny bit of patience.
People will expect you to have flowers and glitter on your nails but there is not a better conversation starter than a crying Kim Kardashian printed on your fingertips.
I say we use nail art to deflect from conversations about soccer.
We take this day to honor those who fought to protect our many freedoms and the freedom of expression to decorate our nails.
While it is referred to by different names in Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, Persian and Urdu, the premise is basically the same: there is bad juju out there and the "evil eye" charm can help repel some of those mysterious forces of nature.
In all of my time on Pinterest, in the many hours I've spent looking at Mason jars, I've spent even more time trying to figure out the best way to do my nails the quickest with the smallest margin of error.
Remember thoughts become things, so turn you finger into a thing and then that thing will appear, right? Right. OK.
Earth is amazeballs as are our fingernails. Let us combine the two on this very important day.
I have no idea how these people achieve such next level nail artistry but that shiz is not for the masses.
For those of y'all trying to sneak in a pop of color without looking like a cucumber or head of lettuce, nails are the easiest way to add that Paddy's pizazz without going hardcore.
It is New York Fashion Week so even if we are all bundled up like sweater sausages at least our nails look good, right?
If you haven't noticed already, nails are having a major moment. Whether you love them short and neutral or long and shiny, manicures of all shapes and sizes have been making appearances on the runways, celebrities and in the club on Saturday night.
We have our outfits planned and chose some gorgeous glittering accessories to illuminate the dance floor, but no look is ever complete without a bling bling manicure to match. So head to the nail salon or grab your favorite lacquer at home, and check out the fly nails in the gallery below to get inspired.
Here at CollegeCandy, we wish you a very happy holiday and good health and happiness in the new year. Now, for the important stuff: Christmas manicures.
We know you're on a budget, especially if your shopping list gets longer every year. But it's easy to get a fab holiday mani at home if you buy the right polish.
Besides being thankful for food, drink, loved ones and this beautiful kickoff to the holiday season, we're also grateful for the manicure. What else would we have to look at while we're typing or sitting in a boring meeting?
Forget about that ridiculous acrylic French manicure you got once for a dance in high school, because this look is for the fly girl.
Check out this NYE "nailspiration" to get you in the mood for primped up polish.
Nail art is totally in right now but the intricate designs look not only time consuming but pretty difficult.We found this awesome tutorial on Snap Guide that shows how to create the perfect dotter for nails. It's foolproof and will speed up the somewhat tedious process of trying to have fierce nail art. Check it out.
You got to look fresh to death this holiday season. It's probably the first time you're visiting your parents since school has started and you'll want to look like you've got your shiz together instead of falling a part at the seams as we are wont to do towards the end of the school year.
There's a new nail polish service called Lacquerous. Much like Netflix, for a flat monthly fee of $18.00 you can rent - yes, rent - three luxury nail polishes.
To Twitter. This girl cannot be stopped. She is giving followers up to the minute updates on her new hair cut. Today, my new haircut went to Starbucks. Today, my new haircut wore a rocker outfit. Today my new haircut wore red lipstick.
• Would you buy a pair of the grossest leggings ever? • Robert Downey Jr. named his son Exton. • This guy can't handle the Bieber Fever. • Who's on your dream Dancing with the Stars cast? • Did you stalk your middle school crushes? (Admit it.) • Celebrities pets are the cutest pets.
• The stars are coming together to help those in need! • Everyone except Kanye, it seems. • Those are nails?! • Is Rihanna's new boyf bad news? • Add a little sparkle to your 'do. • Oy, Mischa Barton. Get it together, girl!