December 8, 2014 Diana Crisan Nails

The Top 10 Ways to Wear Sparkly Nail Polish

What better way to show your appreciation for winter and the upcoming New Year than by wearing GLITTER? Now is the perfect time to rock some shimmery shades, right where everyone can see them — on your nails! Not only does sparkly polish seem to last a lifetime, but it’s a perfectly appropriate way to dress up your work attire or party hard in (matching disco ball!). Ready to glitz and glam your way to gorgeous with these flashy favorites? Because we are!

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1. Half & Half Glitter Mani

Whoever says glitter can’t be sophisticated hasn’t tried this sleek, essie in Belugaria look. Prove them wrong!

2. Champagne Bubbles

Champagne nail art can quite possibly have the same effect on you as the drink itself — give it a shot!

3. Caviar-Encrusted Tips

Thanks to the essie Encrusted Treasures line, having caviar “on-hand” is much more affordable.

4. Glitter & Gradient Guide

We’ve got you covered with three different ways to let your sparkle shine through; a full on glitter masterpiece, a gradient steel shadow mani using your fave loose pigment eye shadow (like L’Oréal Infallible 24 HR Eye Shadow in Liquid Diamond), or a sticker stripe of shine! We know, we know … we cheated by giving you three!

5. Confetti Cake

With nails that resemble a delicious piece of cake or the best ice cream flavor (ever), you’ll want to eat the glitter … just please don’t!

6. Pastel Galaxy

Think outside of the box … or better yet, outside of this world with nail art that can (almost) defy gravity — all while looking incredibly winteresque.

7. Special Shimmer Effects

So much shimmer and so little time! It’s hard to pick just one, but give it a try!

8. Modern-French Mani

A modern and elegant twist on the classic French mani, this pop of glitter is MORE than just dazzling!

9. Sleek Sticks

Not great at applying nail polish, yet alone the kind with shimmery stones and fancy effects? No problem! These pavé Essie stickers will take care of the hard part.

10. Teal & Gold-Glittered

This mermaid-inspired glitter combo is the perfect Caribbean escape right at your fingertips (literally)!

Which sparkly nail polish look will you try first? Let us know in the comments below!



    About the Author: Diana creates on-trend beauty content for readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.