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We've got to hand it to L.A. The City of Angels doesn't mess around when it comes to manicures. Around here, we're dead serious about our digits, can you blame us? In a town where every detail is scrutinized, it makes sense that nail art is more than just an afterthought. In fact, to some locals it's a downright chef d'oeuvre — a meticulously planned part of an outfit that can be even more crucial than a pair of stilettos.
Need some hand-y inspiration? Just peruse our lineup of the hottest nails we spotted on the mean streets of L.A. Then, we suggest booking that lunch-break mani, ASAP.
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With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read