Can a Nail Salon Also Be a Man Cave?

On famous Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, a new nail salon has opened recently. Perhaps this doesn’t sound newsworthy, but what makes it interesting is that this salon caters to men. Called Hammer and Nails, the business has received pretty good reviews on Yelp and offers manicure and pedicure services ranging from $25 to $110. has more details.

This nail shop is another indication that nail polish for men is becoming more popular and socially acceptable. What do you think? Does this seem like a sustainable business, or are manis and pedis for guys more of just a passing fad?

New Gelish Year of the Horse Collection for Chinese New Year

Harmony Gelish Year of the Horse 2014 Collection

Hand and Nail Harmony has released a new nail polish collection to commemorate the Year of the Horse. The set contains two Gelish colors and two Morgan Taylor colors. Here is a list of all four shades found in the Chinese New Year collection:


  • Kick Off the New Year
  • Red-y for the Festival

Morgan Taylor

  • Good Luck Charm
  • Pretty Woman

As you’d expect, the color red is prominent in this small collection, which contains two shades of red and two glitters. Chickettes has a nice review of the set. If you are interested in getting your hands on the Gelish Year of the Horse collection for the 2014 Chinese New Year, take a look at the set’s page at the Nail Polish and More website.