nails

Beauty

Are men in acrylic nails the final frontier in male beauty? 

While boys in nail polish have been mainstream for a minute, longer styles are still stigmatised.
Dominic Cadogan
9.17.21
Culture

Meet the long nail goddesses who celebrate identity through nail art

The New Jersey sisterhood grow their vibrant nails up to 20 inches long, with swirling patterns and dangling gems.
Eda Yu
4.14.20
Beauty

The Dutch artist turning nails into mesmerising pieces of art

From talons adorned with intricate vaginas to surreal sculptures hanging off fingers, Lizzo-approved Frédérique Olthuis is redefining how we think about nails.
Jan Hürxkens
11.28.19
Beauty

now you can get your nails done by one of fashion’s favorite nail artists

Ama Quashie paints nails for the biggest fashion shoots and shows, and at her new Brixton salon, she can do yours too.
Shannon Peter
11.19.18
Beauty

the pseudoscience of crystals has entered the beauty world and it is stunning

Rose quartz and amethyst are now being crushed into cosmetics for positive vibes.
Marie Lodi
10.17.17
Beauty

my kit: nail artist madeline poole on russian nail salons and hand selfies

In the second installment of My Kit, a new feature in which we get industry pros to share their best products and trade secrets, we hang out with #manicure pioneer Madeline Poole.
Alice Newell-Hanson
6.22.15
Beauty

wah's guide to classy christmas nails

Feeling festive this season but bored of your throw back 80s Xmas jumper? Then look no further! Give your nails a yuletide twist with WAH's guide to classy Christmas nails, from founder Sharmadean Reid.
i-D Team
12.24.14