About Barbara Warner
Barbara Warner is a native New Yorker who has been a celebrity nail stylist for more than 25 years. Introduced to the world of beauty as a young girl, her drive and passion led her to become a licensed esthetician and manicurist. At the age of 21, she opened her first full-service salon in an upscale health club. In 1994, she relocated to Malibu and began an 8-year working relationship at Bernie Safire Salon. Barbara continues to educate herself with nail fashion and the world of beauty. Her love for the art of manicuring has inspired her to create beautiful nails for campaigns including L’Oreal, Maybelline, Proactiv, Chrome Hearts, JCPenney and LeSportsac. She has been featured in such magazines as Cosmopolitan, British GQ, L’Officiel (Paris), Maxim, Playboy and W.
Halloween Manicures

Halloween is right around the corner, and nothing gets you into the holiday spirit quite like a fun or spooky manicure. There are some quick and easy do-it-yourself options that only look complicated. Check out a few of my favorite ways to dress up your nails for All Hallows’ Eve.

Transitional Manicures

As the weather transforms from the warm, endless summer sun to the cool, dark nights of fall, so does your nail wardrobe. We move from sunny yellows and bright corals to dark jewel tones and soft neutrals. The best way to transition successfully to the new season is to go about it gradually.

JustFab Sandals Group

There is nothing I like better than a fresh pedicure and some new sandals to get me in the mood for summer! With so many hot new shoes this season, it can be daunting trying to coordinate your polish with your footwear, so here is a little cheat sheet!


No holiday outfit is complete without a rockin’ manicure. This celebratory season brings new colors and rich top coats that will transform your look into merrymaking perfection! Check out a few of my favorite festive polishes. With these shindig-shining shades, your nails are sure to be the statement-makers of every glamorous get-together on your calendar.

Dark & Sultry

Fall is never short on fabulous fashion, and this season does not disappoint. Fashion Week showed us rich color palettes, mixed patterns and sophisticated, layered looks. These trends were spotted on runways everywhere and even popped up on nails! We saw clean, chic nail lacquers ranging from deep, rich variations of red, blue, green and purple to pale neutrals like white, soft gold and pink. It would seem like your best accessory this season is nail polish!


The 2012  Summer Olympics are coming to a close in fabulous, fashionable London. And while every athlete aimed for gold, Americans and the British alike sported some fierce red, white and blue – on more than just their uniforms. For those of us who weren’t able to compete in the 30th Olympiad, here are my tips for achieving a patriotic manicure at home.

Summer's Hottest Nail Trends

Happy First Day of Summer! If you thought spring’s nail polish trends were sizzling, then you’ll simply melt over summer’s! Runways showed high-gloss nudes, classic reds, printed metallics and bold nail art as key for kicking off the warm-weather months. But as the temps kept rising, so did the bar for eye-popping digits. Color will continue to be important, mimicking one of ready-to-wear’s biggest trends: colorblocking. And fun patterns will get a thumbs up, too. So wave hello to the four most fabulous nail trends of the season!