At a Jimmy Choo party in London, manicure enthusiast Alexa Chung
dressed up her neutral manicure with a few red gemstones. We loved her minimalist take on the nail art trend, and how the tiny crystals added sparkle to her understated nude nails. Dress up your buff mani like Chung by adding nail gems with flat surfaces to a few of your nails. The trick to getting this look right is applying the jewels while your polish is a little sticky. Allow the lacquer to dry a few minutes before pressing on the accents, as they’re more prone to slide around if your nails are still wet. Then, paint on two coats of clear nail polish to secure the 3D accent, and impart a shiny finish.
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