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Colorstrology x Rose Theodora

When we heard there was a nail salon in West L.A. where a gal could get a mani based on her horoscope, we were pretty sure we’d died and gone to lipstick-hippie heaven. Enamel Diction, hub of the “international color culture phenomenon,” paints polish in a whole new light—as purveyor of our subliminal traits and

Natalie Pavloski

When I lived in NYC and commuted to work every day, my main goals were to: 1.) Avoid eye contact at all costs, 2.) Ride the train without a single person talking/touching/glaring/sneezing on me, and 3.) Walk as fast as humanly possible during the transfers. Basically, nothing could get in my way. One particular day,

Nagisa Kaneko From Disco Nail

Meet Nagi a.k.a. nail artist extraordinaire Nagisa Kaneko. She lives and works in the hip Shibuya district of Tokyo where she runs an awesome salon called Disco Nail. Nagi’s personal look might best be described as girly new-age goth (or something along those lines), and she rocks it from the tips of her silvery, bleach-blonde tresses

NCLA x Nasty Gal Wraps

Sure, there may be a polar vortex in NYC right now, but here on the Best West Coast we’re celebrating more than just killer year-round weather—our brand new NCLA x Nasty Gal nail wraps! We couldn’t be more pumped for these festival-ready nail designs, so we mix-and-matched our favorite sets and took them for a

An Hour With Britney Tokyo

If you’re looking for the boldest, brightest, and most balls-out mani, we’ve got the perfect gal for you—super kawaii nail artist Britney Tokyo. One peep at her Instagram, and you’ll see she’s obsessed with everything from ’90s graphics (think: smileys and yin-yangs) to 3D gems to junk food. Last month, our resident writer/awesome person Steaktooth hit up Britney to

WAHHHHHHH’s Sharmadean Reid

Sharmadean Reid knows a good thing when she sees one. The London-based stylist and businesswoman has a habit of spotting (and even starting) trends early, from Nike pool slides to tie-dye Proenza Schouler tees. Back in 2008 she was one of the first people to bring fashion-forward nail art to the mainstream in the form

Rock Them Nails!

Meet Madeline Poole, the crafty genius behind the amazing nail art in our May lookbook. We sat down with her to talk about getting ready for our shoot, the recent nail art craze, and what she’d love to paint on Nicki Minaj’s nails.

Reverse French Manicure

Ever since I stumbled upon the above picture in an editorial, I cannot stop thinking about nail designs. Quite honestly, the last time I was possessed to don nail art was for my high school prom, which at the time seemed like the coolest thing in the world. French manicures are classic and all, but