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Nothing beats the January blues better than awards season, right? Whether you’re hosting an Oscar party or watching the Golden Globes in bed with a
healthy snack (read–a sweet and salty treat),
red carpet-worthy nails are an absolute must. Ask your esthetician for help or give yourself a
manicure lesson at home using one of these cool Spring 2014 runway
nail art designs. (Either way, you’ll be the belle of your own red carpet this season.)
Nail trend: Metallic overlay
Designer inspiration: Thakoon Spring 2014 (above)
Why it’s red carpet worthy: A subtle shimmer definitely says you’re worthy of a gold statuette, but it’s not so loud that it overpowers the rest of your look. Apply sparkly polish atop a pastel shade (with heavier colour at the tip) to create a pretty ombré design.
4 more amazing nail art designs to be inspired by after the jump…