Jennifer Lopez‘s manicurist Tom Bachik shares how to make your mani shine like a star’s: with antique takes on silver and gold
Like nudes, gold polish goes with anything, says Bachik, but it’s especially cool to match your nails to metallic accents in your outfit. Bachik painted Lopez’s nails with L’Oréal Paris’s shimmery gold (top, left) to complement her dress.
Colour Riche Nail in Because You’re Worth It, $5.99; at drugstores
Nail Colour in Silver Chrome, $9; goindulge.com
Nail Lacquer in Just Spotted the Lizard, $8.50; opi.com for salons
Nail Lacquer in Signature Gold, $4.49; at drugstores
Tom Ford Beauty
Nail Lacquer in Burnt Topaz, $30; neimanmarcus.com
ADD TEXTURE TO TIPS WITH GROWN UP GLITTER
1 Sally Hansen Gem Crush Nail Color in Big Money, $6.95; at drugstores 2 Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Let’s Go Crazy, $18; nordstrom.com 3 Dior Vernis in Metallic Silver, $23; dior.com
Rainbow brights are fun for late summer! Check out these options, plus a great tip from Solange Knowles’s manicurist Lisa Logan
SOLANGE KNOWLES IS WEARING THIS FAB GREEN!
Ginger + Liz
Nail Colour in Ivy League, $12; urbanoutfitters.com
Nail Lacquer in Slapper, $14; butterlondon.com
Nail Color in Claire, $14; julep.com
NailPak in Marina, $15; dualitycosmetics.com
Nail Polish in Baker Street, $9.50; sephora.com
Nailwear Pro+ Nail Enamel in Sunshine, $6; avon.com
Maybelline New York
Color Show Nail Lacquer in Chiffon Chic, $3.99; at drugstores
Nail Lacquer in Beach Cruiser, $8.50; orlybeauty.com
Nail Enamel in Dream On, $1.99; Target stores
Nail Colour in Shirelle, $16; maccosmetics.com
Nail Polish in Orange, It’s Obvious, $8; essie.com
Nail Polish in Wham! Pow, $8; b-glowing.com
Logan recommends white polish under a bright color to make it pop. Apply a coat of white over your base coat, followed by two coats of nail color and top coat.
Wet n Wild Spoiled Nail Color in Correction Tape, $1.99; CVS stores
GET CIARA’S JEWELED NAIL IN THREE STEPS!
1 Ciara has a gel manicure, but her nail technician Masomi Marie Ueno of Marie Nails says her look can be created at home by first applying three thin coats of nude pink polish.
2 Once the polish is dry, cut appliques to your desired shape and apply on index and pinky fingers.
3 Finish with a top coat over the polish and appliqués to ensure they adhere and to make the look last longer.
Revlon Nail Enamel in Pink Chiffon, $4.79; at drugstores
Kiss Nail Dress in Babydoll $6.99; Walgreens stores
THE JEWELED STRIPS PEEL OFF EASILY WITHOUT RUINING NAILS
This kit gives your nails an added dimension. It takes 15 to 20 minutes for the beads to dry on top of two coats of polish.
Ciate Caviar Manicure in Rainbow, $25; sephora.com
Looking for the perfect party nail? Try these fun DIY options
Fashion-forward celebs like Katy Perry are stepping up their manis by making each nail a different design. Try taking your look to the next level with these stickers, which come in multiple designs and pop on easily.
NCLA Nail Wraps by Melody Ehsani in I Don’t Play Nice, $16; shopncla.com
ART OF THE OLYMPICS!
Champions around the world take pride in their tips.
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TENNIS PLAYER VENUS WILLIAMS
“I’m here to represent the U.S., from … hair right down to the fingernails,” said Williams in a news conference.
TENNIS PLAYER CAROLINE WOZNIACKI
Wozniacki paints her pinky finger to resemble the Danish flag.
SWIMMER MARGAUX FARRELL
Farrell and some of her teammates sported their country’s colors.
SWIMMER MISSY FRANKLIN
The gold medalist reportedly enjoys getting a manicure with her mother before every competition.