Sophia Panych, Allure magazine
There is nothing subtle about glitter nails, and that's precisely the point. After years of advocating only the most tasteful glint-more flicker than glare-we've found ourselves besotted with the latest nail craze of mega-size, mirrored flakes in metallic and jewel tones. It's like a trip back to the Palladium circa 1984. And we're totally digging the trend: It's a little rebellious, very luxurious, and gaudy in the best possible way. Here's how to shine on.
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Neat nails are a must. Glitter on ragged nails looks like a kid's art project. Nails should be at least an eighth of an inch long and filed into a soft, round shape. "Glitter looks more feminine that way," says manicurist Jin Soon Choi.
Size matters. Fine glitter looks best on short nails. The longer your nails, the bigger the glitter can get; just apply a thin layer so the flecks aren't too close together. It should resemble stars in the sky,Read More »from How to Wear Glitter Nail Polish