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The new "nude" nails

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A natural-shade category: The nail art

“It’s on a downward cycle, but give it a few years and it will come back up again,” said manicurist Marian Newman, who conceived the nails at Vivienne Westwood, Manish Arora and Giles. “I’m a big believer in making it bespoke. Make it just for you.” READ MORE: 3 beauty looks you need to try this summer

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A natural-shade category: The nail art

Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in A Fine Romance ($20), at sephora.com. READ MORE: Date night beauty must-haves

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A natural-shade category: The "active" mani

This was the mani of the season. Backstage at Alexander Wang, nail guru Michelle Saunders defined it as a “short rounded nail with barely any free edge, which prevents catching. It’s a sporty, feminine and hassle-free manicure.” READ MORE: The 11 most luxurious beauty products

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A natural-shade category: The "active" mani

CND VINYLUX Weekly Polish in Dandelion ($11.90), at cnd.com. READ MORE: The top 25 drugstore beauty buys

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A natural-shade category: The white colour

“It’s clean and fresh with different versions, whether it’s pink, sheer, or opalescent,” said manicurist Deborah Lippman, who used a nude shade at all six of her New York shows, including Theory and Narciso Rodriguez. READ MORE: 10+ ways to simplify your summer beauty look

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A natural-shade category: The white colour

YSL La Laque Couture in Nuit Blanche ($27), at sephora.com. READ MORE: The top ten beauty treatments to try this summer

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A natural-shade category: The shape

“When you think of nudes this season, round is the It shape-people are looking for a feminine touch,” said manicurist Jin Soon, who combined two taupes to create a “rosy beige” that flattered all skin tones at Derek Lam. READ MORE: The 5 best comforting beauty rituals

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A natural-shade category: The shape

CoverGirl outlast stay brilliant nail gloss in Daisy Bloom ($8.49), at drugstores and mass-market retailers. READ MORE: 11 most comforting products for your body

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