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From on-point neutrals to brand-new brights, get your hands on the latest manicure looks from trendsetters like Fergie and Jennifer Hudson
By Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester [amp] Christie Larusso
Posted on July 4, 2011 at 10:00am EDT
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Having already experimented with her hair color, shakes up neutral nails this season by detailing her pointy beige tips with a touch of black.
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ignites her look with tips painted an orangey-red color. Closely cropping her nails keeps the fiery hue contained and classic.
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Nicole Scherzinger has a bright idea, highlighting her neon fingertips with contrasting black-and-white patterns.
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Staving off beauty boredom, freshen up her manicure with a sweep of pale polish in an out-of-the-blue hue.
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She may act timid on Glee, but Jayma Mays doesn’t shy away from color on the red carpet, putting the squeeze on her rainbow-striped frock with tips dipped in this season’s hottest shade: vivid orange.
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It’s a white-out for songstress Ciara, who matches her standout manicure to her summer wardrobe for a clean and crisp look.
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The “Bad Romance” breaks hearts with her shiny red tips filed into fierce dagger-like shapes – and topped off with serious studs.
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has her finger on the pulse of the season’s newest nail trend, painting her nails complementary shades.
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This red almost outshines herself! The high-wattage star paints her fingernails in a bright take on the already bold color.
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not shy about going nude on the red carpet, putting her signature spin on the perfect warm beige by shaping her nails into long ovals.
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tempers purple’s outrageous attitude by choosing pearly polish in a soft lilac tone.
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Going green has never looked more stylish than when Saoirse Ronan paints her fingers in the flattering verdant shade.
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British mega-star – and new X-Factor judge – Cheryl Cole blows a chocolate kiss with nails painted bittersweet brown.
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is sweet on flossy pink polish – adding a feminine touch to her black-and-white neutrals.
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paints her nails in the most universal of metallics, a reflective gray that can work with almost any ensemble.
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Whether it’s New York’s asphalt jungle or the sidewalks of L.A., stars like AnnaLynne McCord are hitting the pavement with lacquer inspired by its gray hue.
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The gets in the matrimonial mood by painting her nails in a blushing pink color that perfectly counterbalances a summertime bronze.