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Amazing Matte and Chrome Nail Art Looks You Have to Try Right NOW

These cool blends of smooth matte-finish polishes with slick chrome details have been catching our eyes lately and we had to share. Sexy and sophisticated, the matte/chrome look is a must-wear any time you want to steal the spotlight with a flick of your finger.

All That Glitters Is Chrome

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

Neon Brights

Neon Brights

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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.

Photo: Instagram

Back to Black

Back to Black

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This rich, black base with gold tips is a classic matte-and-chrome pairing.

Photo: Instagram

Reverse It

Reverse It

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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.

Photo: Instagram

Pretty in Pastel

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.

Photo: Instagram

Talk Navy to Me

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.

Photo: Instagram

Galaxy Gradients

Galaxy Gradients

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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.

Photo: Instagram

It's All Pink to Me

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.

Photo: Lulu's

Strong Neutrals

Strong Neutrals

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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.

Photo: Instagram

Color Blocking Beauty

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.

Photo: Instagram

Coming Up Roses

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.

Photo: Lulu's

Flirty Florals

Flirty Florals

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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.

Photo: Instagram

Sultry Goddess

Sultry Goddess

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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.

Photo: Instagram

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