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We’ve got our eye on these chic nails worn by actress Kat Graham of The Vampire Diaries fame!  Though simple, this look is actually done using NCLA nail wraps designed in collaboration with Nailing Hollywood’s famed technicians Jenna Hipp, Steph Stone, Madeline Poole, and Karen Gutierrez. The wrap used? Jenna’s Nude Moon, applied to the star by Karen Gutierrez herself.A mani close-upTo apply, you need no heat or drier, just clear nail polish. You can find the NCLA wraps used above here. [...
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Neil Patrick Harris has made quite a costume change since his suited-up days on How I Met Your Mother. Much like Jared Leto did for Dallas Buyers Club, Harris has lost a significant amount of weight for the lead role as a transgender singer in rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. However, in return, Harris has gained a Tony for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and a permanent blue manicure. Though Harris removes his stage makeup (heavy blue eyeshadow, lipstick,...
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With Angelina Jolie’s new Maleficent just hitting theaters, the Sleeping Beauty villainess has become a style icon as of late. The Disney icon has now become a beauty icon, inspiring a cosmetics line from MAC, countless makeup tutorials, and even nail art.Thus, we weren’t at all surprised to hear that at the movie’s premiere, Jolie chose an especially chic shade for her nails: CND VINYLUX® Weekly Polish in Black Pool, applied by celebrity manicurist Emi Kudo. The feisty midnight color in the...
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This year’s highly anticipated Met Gala theme was “Charles James,” based on the British fashion designer who popularized elaborate, highly structured ball gowns in America. The event’s theme inspired vintage looks inspired by the 30s, 40s, and 50s, as well as classic-colored red, black, and metallic nails. See the highlights. »Emmy Rossum’s dress may have been yellow, orchid, and amazingly floral, but celebrity manicurist Katie Jane Hughes gave the actress a simple, solid nail color. Hughes...
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We know it’s been a burning, lingering question for you your entire life – until now! Take our soul-revealing quiz ASAP to find out which celebrity your nail style is most in sync with.1.) What do you like to do in your spare time?a. Crochet scarves for baby animalsb. Switch up my hair color…againc. Go out dancingd. Show off my amazing body at the beach2.) Quick! Pick a favorite nail shape:a. Short and naturalb. Mid-length round or almondc. Long and roundd. Stiletto3.) You’re going out for...
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When celebrity manicurist Julie Kandalec posted a photo of a foil manicure months ago, we had no idea it was for The Big Band Theory’s Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting’s very first Cosmopolitan cover!During the January photo shoot, Kandalec joined the hair and makeup team in thoroughly primping the incredibly excited 28-year-old actress, who had just gotten married. Kandalec used metallic foil from Japan to give the star’s fingertips a glossy, oil slick appearance. Was this the inspiration for Lea Michele'...
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Nothing gets in the way of Glee star Lea Michele. She just released her first book, Brunette Ambition; a whole new music album, Louder; and this week shot her music video for the appropriately named single “On My Way.” Though the backdrop for the video was a rugged desert landscape, the young singer lit up the scene with Coachella-worthy outfits put together by Celebrity Fashion Stylist Estee Stanley and a multi-colored foil manicure by Nailing Hollywood manicurist Jenna Hipp.Thankfully, Jenna...
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After returning from her trip to Coachella where she wore long, shiny, overdone tips, actress Vanessa Hudgens mixed it up. On April 22, she posted a picture of her new manicure that’s ideal for the spring weather!The 25-year-old wore her talons in the same length as usual, but in a subtle teal color that paired well with her turquoise jewelry from Spell & the Gypsy Collective. To get a similar look with plain polish, reach for China Glaze At Vase Value.[Images: Instagram @vanessahudgens,...
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Few take Coachella more seriously than Vanessa Hudgens. Though the actress already is known for her outrageous nail art and long, flowing hair, she took her look to an entirely different level at the desert music festival – one involving bindi, mermaid blonde tresses, and even a feather headdress.Not only that, her manicure done by Hollywood nail tech Britney Tokyo seemed to have a little of all that combined, plus a water marble accent. These over-embellished tips even make some of Vanessa’s...
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It takes a team to get a pop star ready for a show. Leading up to Lily Allen’s graceful appearance on stage in a very side-boob revealing shirt, the star was essentially “sewn in” to her outfit by hair and makeup artistAli Pirzadeh, got her strands braided into a quirky updo, and had her nails bedecked with gorgeous stones.Though we’ve seen cute nail designs on celebs before, it’s always Lily who takes it above and beyond. She donned a whole range of jewels in an array of colors on her stiletto...
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