• In The Works: candles by sundays

    We’re making our own nontoxic and sustainable candles.  Welcome to ‘In The Works‘, where we will be keeping you up-to-date on what we’re creating behind the scenes at sundays. We’re so excited to tell you about what we’ve been working on… sundays has always been known for health-conscious nail care, but things are changing! Beginning …

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  • sundays studio: making models health a priority at NYFW

    At sundays, we’ve always believed that no one should have to sacrifice their health for beauty, and the same should apply to fashion models. This NYFW, we partnered with some of our favorite fashion brands, with the talented crew of sundays nail artists providing wellness-inspired manicures for models at fashion-filled runway shows. Often seen as …

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  • Fall: A Time to Reconnect

     Pumpkin spice, apple-picking, crunchy leaves, crisp air – there is so much to love about this time of year. But once you look a bit closer, the real beauty of Fall lies much deeper. When the sundays team sat down together and shared what they loved about Fall, everyone’s answers were surprisingly similar. After the …

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  • Learning to be your own bff, with meditation instructor Adreanna Limbach

      Warm, kind, and calming – Adreanna Limbach is the head meditation instructor at MNDFL studios in NYC, as well as a personal development coach. She recently led a guided meditation class at sundays studios, and we were fortunate enough to chat at length about using meditation as a tool for a happier, more fulfilling …

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  • They’ve Arrived! sundays Lifestyle Selections

    Goods, for the greater good. As a wellness lifestyle brand, we love discovering game-changing brands who are passionate about creating a better future for all. Finding these lesser-known brands isn’t always easy. So, we’ve carefully curated a selection of fair trade, eco-friendly, sustainable, and non-toxic products from some of our favorite clothing, beauty, and homeware brands …

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  • Sustainability & Self-Care with Phoebe Yu

    Phoebe Yu is the Founder and CEO of ettitude, a sustainable bedding company, whose luxuriously silky soft bed-sheets are naturally good for you, and the planet. We talked to her about building a business, dealing with failures (they’re a good thing!), sustainability tips, and what self-care means to her. What inspired you to start ettitude? …

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  • sundays story: Coco

    My name is Coco, I’m from Fujian in Southern China, which is very close to the sea. I came to New York eight years ago. I moved here because of my family. I have three sons, the youngest is thirteen, and the two oldest are eighteen… they’re twins! I came here with them, I wanted …

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  • Gels without the damage? Here’s how…

    Long-lasting, low-maintenance and high-shine – gel polishes are particularly popular this time of year as people get vacay-ready and ready to flaunt more skin (and nails). One of the most common questions we’re asked is “Is Gel Polish bad for my nails?” And while the truth is they CAN cause more harm than regular polish, …

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  • Thanks for your support! We’re learning as we grow.

    sundays is little over a year old, and it’s been a crazy journey so far. Running a business is like most things in life – full of ups and downs. We’re so grateful for how far we’ve come, and for the continuous support from our amazing community! Having said that, we’re still growing. And as …

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  • New Summer Nail Art!

    Our new Summer Nail Art Collection is here! And it’s for everyone. A lot of people think Nail Art is ‘not for them’ – that it’s too loud, too young, or too out there. That’s why we always create our own menu of minimal and inclusive designs, perfect for anyone looking to try out Nail …

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  • A Chat with Writer, Lauren Levinson

    Lauren Levinson is a New York writer specializing in beauty, fashion, fitness and wellness, lifestyle and travel. Her previous experience includes: fashion news editor of ELLE Magazine and director of POPSUGAR Beauty. She currently writes for Glamour, HarpersBazaar, and MarthaStewart.com.   Tell us about your favorite writing topics. As a journalist, I love to tell …

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  • The Transformative Power of Simplicity

    Simplicity Noun – ‘a thing that is plain, natural, or easy to understand’ After many years in the nail industry, sundays Founder and CEO Amy Ling Lin grew frustrated by the questionable ingredients and overwhelming options within the industry. She decided that life is all about choices, and more choice isn’t actually empowering – it’s …

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  • Decluttering For Summer

    “When you clean up the clutter of the subconscious mind, it’s going to be filled with your own intuitive power” – Guru Jagat As the prolonged winter unclenches its isolation and summer resurges through the trees, it seems as the essential time to clean out unnecessary clutter around your home. Free yourself from the harness …

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  • Toxic Chemicals: The Hidden Dangers of Regular Nail Polish

    What’s in your polish? With nail salons and drug stores on almost every corner in big cities, it can be tempting to go for what seems like the most convenient nail polish option. But have you ever paid attention to what actually goes into your pretty bottle of color? Unfortunately, what’s convenient is not always …

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  • New Spring/Summer Arrivals

    Wake up, pretty! sundays is here to present it’s dreamy new Spring/Summer 2018 Collection of vivacious nail colors that will keep you–and your nails–upbeat. With petal pinks complementing clear-blues, this invigorating seasonal collection may make you feel like you’re living in a dream world, but these refreshing colors will awaken you to the wonders of …

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  • In celebration of International Women’s Day

    Happy International Women’s Day, Ladies! This special day comes on the heels of an unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality and justice. Global marches and campaigns, including #MeToo and #TimesUp in the United States and their counterparts have broached issues ranging from sexual harassment and femicide to equal pay and women’s political representation. While …

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  • Karina Blackwood, Blissed Happiness

    New York City based yoga instructor and mentor, Karina Blackwood, recently visited sundays studio for a Signature Manicure and Pedicure. She understands the importance of a holistic approach to wellness and has come to understand its impact on daily life since her first time on the yoga mat. In a a conscious, self-directed, and ever-evolving …

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  • Zang Toi Fashion Show Nail Art

    Sundays is elated to announce another collaboration with atelier Zang Toi for the House of Toi’s Autumn/WInter 2018 debut at New York Fashion Week. This season follows the story of an American beauty traipsing through the alluring city of Rome, and embarking on a passionate, if not ephemeral, romance. The rose-colored glasses highlight the blush …

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  • Wear Your Heart on Your Nails

    You have your choice of a range of red and pinks to get in the Valentine’s Day spirit, but why not mix it up with a sweet Valentine’s Day themed design? Our nail experts have perfected their craft and will transform your nails into a stunning work of art in shades of soft rose or …

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  • Love is in the Air!

    Love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, romance is on everyone’s mind. While a candlelit dinner or smooch-worthy movie night are great go-to ideas, we at sundays invite you and your love to get closer than ever with a unique treat you both deserve. Cozy up, get pampered, and fully …

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  • Beyond “Looking your Best”

    The philosophy of wellness and self-care has expanded beyond simply “looking your best.” People want to feel their best, too, and treat their bodies well. After years of experience in the salon industry, we have found that nail care is often about much more than a manicure. It can be a reward, a pampering escape, …

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  • Make a life by what we give

    To our dearest sundays family, As I sit back and reflect on this year I feel an overwhelming amount of gratitude- my heart is so full! I am beyond thankful that you are loving the experience that I dreamt up for you years ago. As you know from visiting our studio, simplicity is a huge …

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  • Melissa Wood Health

    As a busy working mom and major health nut I’m super mindful about everything I put in my body (not only food, but thoughts and products as well). This includes my nails. When I need a manicure (and let’s face it, a mini mom break), my favorite spot is Sunday’s. My go to while at …

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  • A thank you from sundays

    Dear All, Happy holiday! I wish you had a wonderful thanksgiving. In the end of 2017, sundays would like to thank you all for your supports in this year. sundays studio officially opened in March 2017. In the past 7 months, we have experienced many ups and downs, struggles and joys, but despite everything that …

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  • Fear of missing out

    New York City never sleeps. People live more than they rest. After moving to the city, I took on a more New York state of mind. I sometimes feel afraid of going to sleep early because I might miss out on something, the fear of missing out (FOMO). I will squeeze meetings into my schedule, …

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  • Why sundays community event?

    At sundays we truly value simplicity, wellness, and confidence. Each month, we focus on a topic based on these three values that empower your inner growth. For instance, we  focused on “love” last month and this month will be focusing on “bravery.” sundays hopes that friends who visit us find their greatest beauty here and …

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  • sundays story: Giovanna

    My name is Giovanna, I was born in Ecuador and moved to New York at a very young age. I was raised in Brooklyn, New York. I come from a very big family, I have three younger brothers. I currently live with my parents and my grandmother. Actually I just moved back to New York …

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  • Featured in Allure Magazine

    We are honored to be featured in Allure Magazine in the Best of Beauty Directory. We are under New York City nails on the page 74. Our nail artist, Liz, was nominated as one of the top specialists to see for the best natural manicure. As you know, we really care about our employees and want you …

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  • sundays story: Diana

    My name is Diana and I was born in Ecuador. I moved to New York in 2010. Currently I live in Queens. I have 2 brothers and 1 sister. One older brother lives in New York like me but the rest of the family is in Ecuador. I came here because my father gave me …

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  • Why Use Top and Base Coat?

    Picking out a new shade might be the most satisfying aspect of any salon trip. However, the colorless swipes sandwiching your polish are an essential part of the manicure too. Why do nail salons always use top coat and base coat with your polish manicure or pedicure? Top coats and base coats play an important …

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  • sundays x Zang Toi at NYFW

    On the 13th of September we had the honor of collaborating with atelier Zang Toi for the House of Toi’s Spring/Summer 2018 presentation at New York Fashion Week. The high-fashion collection titled, “Luxe Life on Lake Garda”, takes inspiration from the breathtaking vistas surrounding Lake Garda in Italy. The luxury location is adrift with emerald …

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  • What is 10-Free?

    “We don’t have to sacrifice for beauty. We are all beautiful in our own way.” We’ve worked hard on creating the best possible formula that is safe for everyone. Our NYC nail polish collection is 10-free, nontoxic, cruelty-free, and vegan. We spent a whole year perfecting our formula to create one of the simplest and …

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  • sundays story: Saya

    My name is Saya and I was born and raised in Japan. I moved to New York City 7 years ago in 2010. Life brought me here through a man I married, but we are not together anymore. I currently live in Astoria but I’ve actually lived all over New York – Bronx, Queens and …

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  • Stay Hungry

    I was home schooled with my mom until the age of 7. My dad’s business was doing very well, so we had the biggest house that was isolated at the edge of my village. I didn’t have much interaction with people outside of my house because my mom told me that people in the village …

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  • sundays story: Liz

    My name is Liz. I’m from Ecuador, I’ve been here for 4 years. I came here by myself when I was 21. I came here to U.S. work as a nail specialist. I miss my friends and food the most in my hometown. I can find some Ecuadorian food in New York City, but it …

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  • Learning To Understand

    I grew up in a small town in China. From elementary school to high school, everyone has the same hair cut and wore the same uniform, we all shared same point of view towards political issues. There is a clear answer towards anything but there is no sense of individualism. I religiously followed every single …

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  • Thania Peck, Catcher in the Style

    After a successful modeling career, Thania Peck decided that she wanted something more fulfilling that would allow her to have a greater impact on the world. It was at this point that she started her own fashion lifestyle blog, Catcher in the Style. Thania is the type of individual that just gives off an aura of …

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  • If you can’t change it, embrace it

    When I was 9 years old, I wanted to become a dancer for traditional Chinese dance. However, there was no dance school in my hometown and my parents thought  I was too short to become a dancer. I always wished I could be taller. I researched every possible way to quickly grow until I realized …

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  • Simple is better, less is more

    Friday night, I was struggling to choose a good movie to watch. I spent 20 minutes looking through hundreds of choices at Amazon Video and still couldn’t decide. In the back of my mind, I was thinking that I have to choose a great movie to watch, because if I didn’t I would be wasting …

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  • Say yes, before you are ready

    “Because what else are we going to do? Say no? Say no to an opportunity that may be slightly out of our comfort zone? Quiet our voice because we are worried it is not perfect? I believe great people do things before they are ready.”― Amy Poehler, Yes Please People always ask me how I took the …

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  • The beauty in your eyes

    Beauty is how you feel on the inside, and it reflects in your eyes Last January, I went to a trip in Santiago, Chile.  On one particular sunny Sunday afternoon, I walked around the art district to find some work from local artists. Some photos of windows caught my attention. I picked one up and …

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  • Nordic Living: Love at the first sight

    The first thing people ask when they step into sundays, is “What was the inspiration behind this space?” Many of the pieces were inspired by Nordic designs. One day, I saw this beautiful picture: a landscape covered in fluffy white snow,  with a small wooden house in the distance glowing with warm light. I started …

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  • Let’s talk about sundays!

    Happy Sunday Everyone! I am so excited to start blogging, and sharing my experiences and stories about things I have discovered as an entrepreneur. I don’t particularly like writing, but I would like to share my voice, especially for those in the nail industry. As an immigrant who has been in the industry for 5 …

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  • Love comes in different forms

    Love comes in different forms – Written for Mother’s Day I grew up in a traditional Chinese family. My mom is a housewife, like most of the women in my hometown. Throughout her life she changed jobs 7 times until she found her perfect one – being a housewife. Cooking is her absolute favorite thing …

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