tips & trends

tips & trends

from our essie manicurist pros to the latest in runway trends, the latest in how-tos and what's cool

4 glazed donut nail looks!

tips & trends 4 glazed donut nail looks!

glazed donut nails that look so good you’ll want to eat them. from strawberry to chocolate glazed donut nails, try out all the donut nail flavors!

3 trending fall nail colors you can wear into winter

tips & trends 3 trending fall nail colors you can wear into winter

from cozy nights in, to fun outdoor adventures, or a chic dinner party. embrace these 3 gorgeous nail colors to reflect the key runway and beauty trends of the season.

what is a cuticle?

what is a cuticle?

go back to school with Julie Kandalec, a New York City nail artist known for her A+ manicures on celebs.

behind the brush: crystal sloan

tips & trends behind the brush: crystal sloan

meet the mani maven who transformed her hobby into a full-fledged career.

behind the brush: jess brush

tips & trends behind the brush: jess brush

meet the mani pro who keeps it all natural.

behind the brush: frances liang

behind the brush: frances liang

born and raised an artist in New York City

summer nails – 3 color trends to try!

summer nails – 3 color trends to try!

9 vibrant summer shades to add to your essie collection!

four spring nail colors to try ASAP

four spring nail colors to try ASAP

now that winter is over, it’s time to make the switch from bold reds and deep greens to soft pinks and yellows. as flowers bloom and the sun shines, it only makes sense to bring out the soft pastel cream shades that are romantic and uplifting. keep scrolling to find out the perfect spring nail colors that are nothing short of a fresh spring awakening!

behind the brush: amy le

behind the brush: amy le

check out the exclusive interview with this LA based nail artist, Amy Le. from this california manicurist is known for her detailed, custom nail designs!

behind the brush: julie k

behind the brush: julie k

check out the exclusive interview with celebrity manicurist & NYC nail salon owner, Julie K. from her favorite Essie shades to tips, tricks & nail inspirations.

what's your sk8 shade .. based on your horoscope!

what's your sk8 shade .. based on your horoscope!

leave your next manicure to the stars, through your horoscope. whether neutral or bold, find the perfect Essie nail polish color to match your zodiac sign.

pantone color of the year: sk8 with destiny

pantone color of the year: sk8 with destiny

discover over 2 decades of iconic pantone colors along with the matching Essie nail shades inspired by each color of the year. find which shade looks best.

Essie Playlist: 16 Songs to Get You Movin' n Groovin' - Essie

Essie Playlist: 16 Songs to Get You Movin' n Groovin' - Essie

Explore the new Movin' n Groovin' collection with the ultimate Essie playlist. Each of these 70's inspired shades is paired with a song to create a whole vibe.

behind the brush: aja walton

behind the brush: aja walton

go behind the brush with celebrity and editorial manicurist, Aja Walton. get the inside scoop on her background in the beauty industry, her inspirations and more.

the perfect at home DIY manicure!

the perfect at home DIY manicure!

follow these steps from celebrity manicurist, Rita Remark to get the perfect at-home DIY manicure. from manicure prep to tips on how to make your manicure last.

how to apply, remove, & repair damaged nails

how to apply, remove, & repair damaged nails

get tips on how to apply, remove and repair damaged nails like a pro! learn all about dip powder, gel & press-on manicures with celebrity manicurist Rita Remark!

behind the brush: rita remark

behind the brush: rita remark

discover the best nail tips and nail art from celebrity manicurist Rita Remark! as the Essie Global Lead Educator she shares nail art ideas, designs and how to's!

25 trending nail polish colors to try in 2022

25 trending nail polish colors to try in 2022

new year, new nail polish. check out trending nail polish from Essie's latest collections. find a color for any occasion to achieve your dream nail look.

ready to remove your gel mani?

tips & trends ready to remove your gel mani?

expert @stephstonenails is here with a quick and easy at-home gel removal tutorial

the perfect essie care products for your nail type

tips & trends the perfect essie care products for your nail type

we broke down the 4 basic nail types and paired each one with an essie care product. It’s the art of the manicure. perfected.

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tips & trends that awkward moment when your gel mani grows out...

these essie manicurist hacks will hold your gel mani over until your next salon appointment.

the perfect essie salon manicure for every occasion

tips & trends the perfect essie salon manicure for every occasion

Whether you’re looking for a one-night fling or a more lasting commitment, essie’s got your nails covered with three different formulas for all of your life’s most colorful moments.

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tips & trends do’s and don’ts to maintain your fresh mani

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tips & trends must-have base coats for a long lasting mani

the first step to a long lasting manicure starts with essie’s base coats

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tips & trends take a break from gel with essie’s Treat, Love & Color

until now, taking that break meant keeping your nails in the nude, but that’s a little too boring for us obsessies

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tips & trends what's longwear? a lasting love with essie gel couture

longwear is a nail category that lets color addicts have it all: easy polish application and lasting color with quick, wipe-off removal.

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tips & trends your perfect at-home essie manicure

need a little brush up on how to give yourself a manicure at home? it doesn’t have to be stressful – in fact, you should enjoy it - with these easy tips and tricks from essie Global Lead Educator and celebrity manicurist, Rita Remark

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tips & trends step out in the perfect essie pedicure

sandal season, an open toe or a winter pamper session, you should always put your best foot forward with an essie pedicure. so, step out in style in these easy pedi tricks.

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tips & trends you better shape up: filing and trimming your nails

after you’ve cleaned nails and created a beautiful working canvas, you’ll want to file and trim nails for your desired nail shape. whether square, squavol, stiletto or trending coffin nails, it’s up to you on how to showcase a manicure. brush up – or should we say file down – with these nail care tips.

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tips & trends gel-like shine at-home

how to get gel-like nails at home

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tips & trends find the perfect essie nail polish for your skin tone

alright, we’re going to say it. our hundreds of essie colors are meant to look stunning on every shade of skin. but we understand the hassle of trying to find your favorite, seasonally appropriate, occasion-based, “shake things up” color of the moment. Rita Remark, celebrity manicurist breaks it down with some of her favorite essie nail polish shades. want to discover on your own? click into this essie color bar and slide your way to the perfect essie nail polish shade.

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tips & trends go behind the scenes and backstage with an essie professional

Rita Remark, essie Global Lead Educator, has been the nail lead at some of the most coveted fashion shows from Oscar de la Renta, KITH, Alice & Olivia and more. Here she talks runway ready nail tips and tricks to get a model manicure. From backstage with the fashion elite, these hacks can cleverly be used for a DIY mani.