Friday, August 10, 2012
1. The Caviar:
UK based brand CIATE introduced the Caviar manicure less than a year ago, and it has since taken off! The look offers a feminine and elegant 3-D effect that’s achieved with microbeads. A name like “Caviar” just oozes opulence, no? This is next on my list to try. You can purchase the kit for $25 at Sephora, or attempt a DIY with instructions.
2. The Velvet:
Feeling fancy? Give this mani a whirl. CIATE carries on the couture nail game with its latest creation, the Velvet manicure. It promises to bring “decadent luxury to your fingertips”. The kit comes with crushed velvet, and is available with an array of colors that includes Berry Poncho (dark purple), Blue Suede, and Mink Cashmere. Just like the Caviar, this set can also be purchased at Sephora for $19. Rita Ora seems to have already taken a liking to the trend. Peep her velvet nails below.
3. The Magnetic:
I’ll admit: when I first heard about this I was confused. Magnetic? How? Sally Hansen recently launched their take on the nail trend with colors like Golden Conduct, Electric Emerald, Graphite Gravity, and more. The polish is infused with magnetic particles that form a design when exposed to the specially designed magnet. Interesting.
4. The Galaxy:
Fans of astronomy far and wide will be excited to know that this intergalactic mani now exists. Truth be told, this cute design works great on anyone willing to give it a shot. It doesn’t come in a kit, instead achieved manually.
5. The Tribal Print:
This is a nail design that seemed to be influenced by the tribal print clothing trend. They can be found in a variety of patterns. You can purchase nail wraps from Asos to get the look. But of course I have a DIY option.
I’ve already tried the tribal, now I’m on to conquer the rest. What do you think? Will you be trying any of these manicures?