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The Latest Nail News | Lizzo and Yara Shahidi Wore Essie Nail Looks at 2019 BET Awards

by The Elysian Boutique • August 3, 2019

Performer Lizzo, actress Yara Shahidi and nominee Lyric Nicole Ross wore nail looks starring Essie and JINsoon Lacquer for the 2019 BET Awards red carpet. Yara rocked a bold yellow nail, while Lizzo opted for an intricate wood-grained design. Find out how to recreate the look, plus discover the celebrity nail artists behind the nail designs. RELATED: 5 […]


Lana Condor Wore Essie for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

The Latest Nail News | Lana Condor Wore Essie for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

by The Elysian Boutique • July 31, 2019

Netflix’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before star Lana Condor accepted her Best Kiss award alongside Noah Centineo wearing Essie at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. RELATED: Celebrity Manicurists Create Camp Nail Looks for the 2019 Met Gala Celebrity nail artist and NAILPRO competitions champion Tom Bachik polished the actress’s nails with […]


The Latest Nail News | COTY Professional Beauty Announces Beauty Envision Awards Finalists

by The Elysian Boutique • July 27, 2019

After introducing newly-added categories to the Beauty Envision Awards including Nail Art sponsored by OPI, COTY Professional Beauty announced the finalists chosen to compete for the first North American Beauty Envision Awards, a competition for salon professionals, influencing the definition of beauty through their art. RELATED: COTY Professional Beauty Announces New Beauty Envision Awards Finalists will […]


Nail Shapes for 2019 - 8 Styles Explained

The Hottest Nail Art, Nail Decoration and Nail News | Nail Shapes for 2019 – 8 Styles Explained

by The Elysian Boutique • July 27, 2019

Coffin nails We have Instagram to thank for making coffin nails oh-so popular, embraced by the likes of Kylie Jenner, the trend is going no where fast. Unless you opt for acrylics, this style demands that you grow your nails preeetty long. They’ll need to be long enough that both sides can be filed into […]


OPI Challenges Males to Express Themselves Through Nail Color

The Latest Nail News | OPI Challenges Males to Express Themselves Through Nail Color

by The Elysian Boutique • July 26, 2019

When a father defended his son, who was ridiculed for wearing nail polish last fall, OPI took action. As a part of the “Color Is the Answer” initiative, the brand believes color has the power to heal, transform, empower and spark joy, so the team naturally took the stance to #MANiUP, challenging men to express themselves […]


The Hottest Nail Art, Nail Decoration and Nail News | 8 things you need to know before booking an appointment

by The Elysian Boutique • July 26, 2019

I’ve always wanted to be that woman that, who, to paraphrase Swizz Beatz, has her hair done, nails done, everything did. But I’ve also always been aware of the grim stories that can come with getting acrylic nails, so have long shied away from the salon and getting I-have-my-life-together nails. Until one day I just […]


Nail Pros Share Their Essential Summer Reading List

The Latest Nail News | Nail Pros Share Their Essential Summer Reading List

by The Elysian Boutique • July 24, 2019

Top techs and successful salon owners reveal some of their favorite books. From inspirational memoirs to social media manuals, these page-turners are sure to keep you motivated. “The Beauty Industry Survival Guide (Dread Machine Publishing, 2014) by Tina Alberino is a great behind-the-scenes guide to the beauty business. It’s written in a handbook structure that’s […]


The Latest Nail News | The Best Celebrity Nail Looks at the 2019 Tony Awards

by The Elysian Boutique • July 22, 2019

Although many opted for bare, natural nails for their 2019 Tony Awards red carpet appearances, some stars boasted bling and played with color! We’ve rounded up a few nail looks from artists Danai Gurira, Billy Porter, Eva Noblezada and Kelli O’Hara—and even revealed the nail professionals behind the look! Celebrity nail artist Tracylee worked with Danai Gurira […]


Kupa Releases First Digital and Portable Bluetooth E-file

The Latest Nail News | Kupa Releases First Digital and Portable Bluetooth E-file

by The Elysian Boutique • July 21, 2019

Kupa Incorporated introduced the MANIPro Passport Plus, the nail industry’s first fully digital and portable e-file, featuring Bluetooth technology, driving the wireless Kupa Smart Pedal. RELATED: Strengthen Your Gel Polish Services with Dip Powder Overlay This color-customizable e-file can be interchanged with Kupa Color Jackets for nail professionals to have the option to change the […]


Discover the Anonymous Instagram Account Behind #tagthemanicurist

The Latest Nail News | Discover the Anonymous Instagram Account Behind #tagthemanicurist

by The Elysian Boutique • July 19, 2019

New Instagram account @tagthemanicurist demands that editorial nail techs receive credit for their work. In February, more than two dozen high- profile nail techs found themselves tagged in a post from @tagthemanicurist, a new Instagram account. The initial post posed the question: “Do you ever notice who is tagged in celebrity social media posts? You’ll […]