Rachel Bilson Rocks Retro Beauty

Rachel Bilson has always emanated the epitome of clean-cut, girl-next-door beauty.

While brides often spend weeks beautifying themselves for their wedding, spending hours at the spa and salon, grooms usually do little more than shower and shave before standing at the altar. However, there are a few easy at-home treatments that can help men look their best before the big day.

Whether you’ve just gotten your nails professionally done of have opted to paint them yourself, it can always be difficult to determine when the nail polish is dry.

It’s not often that women are able to get advice directly from industry experts, but those who want top tips about caring for their nails are in luck – nail guru Deborah Lippmann recently sat down with StyleList.com to answer some questions live on Twitter.

It seems that people across the nation have come down with Mad Men fever, and now that the show’s fourth season has ended, ladies looking for their fix may want to raid the beauty department. According to StyleList.com, Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant collaborated with Nailtini to produce a limited-edition set of four nail polishes.

While some women view manicures as a luxurious pleasure for special occasions, other women regard the treatment as a necessity of their beauty routine. And while the process can take up to an hour, it only takes a second to smudge, chip or crack the perfect polish.

As Fashion Week continues in Milan, many gals are constantly watching the runways, waiting to spot the hottest beauty trends for Spring 2011. And it looks like those who adore brightly lacquered nails are in luck – according to the Beauty Counter Blog, the catwalks in New York, London and Milan have been covered with models rocking colorful nail polish.

While many people view Labor Day weekend as a time to bid adieu to beach parties, sandals and warm weather, it also marks the end of summer beauty trends. According to Allure.com, there are a few fads that ladies should retire as the temperatures drop and the leaves start changing.

While many people tune into the Emmy Awards to see which actors take home the coveted statues, others watch the event to observe the latest trends in the fashion and beauty world. And, after Sunday’s awards show, it seems that some of television’s most glamorous gals are rocking some seriously dark manicures.

Impeccably maintained nails are a quick and easy way to create a polished look, but between busy work days and hectic social schedules, it can be nearly impossible to find the time to schedule a manicure.

Some women consider manicures a lavish indulgence and reserve them for special occasions, while others simply view the treatment as a necessary component of their beauty routine. Regardless of the reason behind getting one’s nails professionally painted, there is one question all ladies seem to have – how can you make your manicure last as long as possible?

Though temperatures tend to cool down in autumn, the upcoming trends for fall makeup seem to be heating up. Luckily, ladies who are looking forward to painting their nails in this autumn’s hottest shades don’t need to wait until the leaves start changing – with a bit of insight, women can start shopping for trendy nail polish now.