All That Glitters Is Chrome
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This nail look blends both matte and gloss black polishes with bands of shiny chrome in a copper finish. Metallic nail tape helps makes the lines perfectly crisp and hides any waviness between the black bands.
Photo: Liloo Nail Art
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For the perfect summer look, pair a bright color like this aqua with a super shiny silver tip. If your favorite polish doesn't come in matte, knock down the shine with a matte topcoat before applying your chrome details.
Back to Black
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This rich, black base with gold tips is a classic matte-and-chrome pairing.
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For a twist on the classic French mani, place the accent at the base of your nails, creating a silver half moon design against a flat black polish. Get our handy half-moon tutorial and tips here.
Pretty in Pastel
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Pastels AND chrome? This gorgeous half moon design by Hannah Weir of the Nail Trail proves the combo works.
Talk Navy to Me
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A dramatic look for a dramatic girl. Take the classic black matte up a notch with a stormy shade of navy. Top half of each nail with a shiny chrome polish and take on the town.
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Take gradient nails to the next level by creating a bold half moon design with your metallic shade of choice. Master the ombre mani with this tutorial on five fabulous gradient nail styles.
It's All Pink to Me
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Rose gold is all the rage right now and what better way to jump on the trend than this pretty-in-pink mani that uses two shades of soft pink for the base (see the subtle half moon there?) and is capped off by super shiny rose gold tips.
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A classy, soft gray matte polish pairs perfectly with the chrome gold polish in this nail design. This look is perfect for the boardroom AND the bedroom.
Color Blocking Beauty
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Take a classic stripe design and upgrade it with the addition of skinny contrasting chrome stripes between the shades. Nail striping tape creates the crisp lines.
Coming Up Roses
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Add interest to a nude mani by tipping with a rose gold chrome polish. Classy and simple, you can wear this look anywhere.
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Definitely not for the meek, this glamorous floral nail art takes the trend to a whole new level. A black matte base accented with bright petal and leaf patterns in metallic polishes; see the full tutorial here.
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These are definitely a contender for the sexiest nails we've ever seen. Chrome details in gold and silver, studs, and rich matte black polish make for a seriously hot look.