So you’re getting engaged or have the sneaking suspicion that you might be. With this exciting life change on the horizon, it’s important that you have the perfect mani to match your new ring (for all the selfies, of course). With that in mind, we teamed up with celebrity manicurist and Paintbox Creative Director Julie Kandalec to create an engagement mani that’s fresh, different and will match your new bling. She chose the metallic Essie shade “Let It Glow” for its dimensional impact. According to Kandalec, using a matte top coat over a metallic shade creates juxtaposition between the two finishes in a fresh and different way. Learn how to get the look ahead.
About the Author:Tembe Denton-Hurst hails from Brooklyn, NY, but if you ask her, the answer will be much more complicated. She's passionate about YouTube, storytelling and swatching everything she can get her hands on. When the assistant beauty editor isn't brainstorming crazy ideas for makeup.com, she's lurking on Reddit, spending time with her cats Stella and Dakota or asking obvious questions.