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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway: PMag Nail Polish

If you missed out last year, here’s your chance to try again!

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This just in from ladyblogland: our pockets are too small!

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: You Won’t Believe What Happens Next Week!

There’s oh-so-much misogyny to cover this week, including a larger-than-usual dose of transphobia, lots of cool study findings, and several Twitter accounts you’re going to want to go follow right now. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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You Complete Me Internet

True Blood on Etsy: Your Guide to Swag

“Technology’s taken all the fun out of being a vampire. ”

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Humor

Rejected McSweeney’s Lists

Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency is a literary website founded by Dave Eggers; the pieces are usually humorous or absurd. Since 2006, I’ve tried, in vain, to have my lists accepted by the site. In grad school, we competed against each other to have pieces accepted. (If memory serves, the “winner” was someone who’d had a […]

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Style

Ladyguide: Fix a Nail Polish Chip

Has this happened to you? Your manicure is glorious for a day, and then, boom, you do something silly like cleaning without gloves. Suddenly, you have a single chip on one nail. There’s no need to start over or live with the chip. Here’s how to fix a nail polish chip.

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Ladyguides

Galaxy Nails Tutorial (A Cautionary Tale with Pictures)

Oh, unicorns, what I do for you. Join me on this exciting tutorial for galaxy nails, and maybe learn a lesson along the way.

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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway: Persephone Nail Polish

Because I know y’all love nail polish and Persephone.

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Ladyguides

Cling Wrap Marble Nails

I’ll be honest, my makeup game is not great. It’s not bad by any means, but it’s okay, not great. What I’m saying is it serves its purpose. Unfortunately, I don’t have the patience, or the funds for a lot of makeup and neat little tools to improve it. My nail polish game, on the […]

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Humor

The Manicured Nerd: If I Ran OPI

I like nail polish. I mean, I really like nail polish. And I’m a huge nerd. Those two things might not seem like they go together, but life is weird.

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Just for Fun

Valentine’s Nail Contest Winner!

After much (really, it took us forever) deliberation by the judges, we’re ready to announce the first ever winner in a P-Mag purty nails contest. 

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You Complete Me Internet

The Best of Pinterest: Geeky Valentine Edition

Roses are red, Violets are not actually blue, It’s a Pinterest Valentine’s party for you!

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Ladyguides

How To Easily Remove Glitter Nail Polish

Anyone who has tried to remove glitter nail polish knows how annoying and time-consuming it can be! Here’s the quick, easy way to do it:

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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread Has Shiny, Shiny Nails

My tips look like they belong in an ’80s sticker book.

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Just for Fun

It’s A Contest! Valentine’s Nails

In honor of Valentine’s day and the blizzard that might be keeping half the U.S. inside this weekend, we’re throwing a little contest.