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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on July 10.]
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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UPDATE: Feeling the stay-inside vibe this weekend? This is all you need to pass the weekend by in a glorious TV trance. This story was originally published on January 12, 2013 (but we've added some new must-watch entries!).
We've been there. You've exhausted your Netflix queue, flipped through your entire spectrum of TV read
We can all agree beauty is an art form — from intricate braids to the (multiple step) “no-makeup makeup” to nail art, there’s something very creative about what we do to make our bodies look the way we want. Our tools are works of art, too, which might explain why resellers can make hundreds of dollars on rare read