Nail Polish

5 Easy At-Home Manicure Ideas

Nail your next at-home manicure with these oh-so-romantic shades and chic, simple designs.

How to Create a Marble Manicure

While some nail art can look childish or overdone, marbleized nails look sophisticated and are surprisingly simple to DIY.

4 New Makeup Trends to Try

Now is not the time to fuss with a full face of makeup. Go bright on one feature—violet lids, tangerine lips, or cobalt lashes—and keep the rest of your face bare to look your most gorgeous with the least effort.

Sally Hansen and Crayola Just Collaborated on the Most Adorable Nail Polish Line

Now you can take coloring inside the lines to the next level.

The Best Red, White, and Blue Nail Polish for July 4th

Mix and match them for your best spirit fingers.

The Prettiest Manicure and Pedicure Combos for Summer

After a long winter, it’s finally time for your feet to come out of hiding. Treat yourself to a mani/pedi—and this time skip the hemming and hawing in front of that wall of colors. We’ve come up with five great starting points, and loads of directions they can go in. Choose your own (color) adventure.​

Our Editors’ All-Time Favorite Nail Polish Colors

Essie has officially dubbed June 1st as National Nail Polish Day. So, to celebrate, Real Simple staffers share their go-to nail polish colors and formulas. 

5 Drugstore Product Picks Nail Experts Can’t Live Without

The best beauty products in the drugstore aisles handpicked by New York City nail artist Jin Soon Choi.

6 Pretty Polishes for Valentine’s Day

Whether you love or hate the holiday, we have nail polish for however you’re feeling this Valentine’s Day.

5 At-Home Gel Nail Polishes That Don’t Require a Light

Like the idea of a shiny, long-lasting, chip-free manicure but don’t want to go to the salon or stick your hands under a light? Here, five gel-like options that solve those dilemmas.