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Sheryl George
Dec 29, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

Glitter for New Year's Eve may not be a new concept but we won't say no for a chance to bedazzle our digits a bit during the holidays. We hunted down the best glitters for your #nyemani along with the coolest ways to wear them.

Get Gilded with Gold

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We love Jin Soon's chunky gold and white speckled formula (JINsoon Nail Topping in Bijou, $18; jinsoon.com) which allows for layering. Wearing a subtle hue like navy blue underneath gives nails a more sophisticated touch- we're obsessed with Jin Soon's version of applying polish from the center towards the cuticle for a subtle dose of shimmer (as seen at top).

Rock out with Red

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This opaque red and black base (Deborah Lippmann lacquer in Ruby Red Slippers, $20; birchbox.com) gives a dark and edgy take on sparkle. To keep things from looking over the top, "do a short round nail, so tons and tons of glitter is not jumping out at you," says celebrity manicurist and creator Deborah Lippmann.

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Slip into Silver

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Metallic tones and New Year's Eve parties go together like peanut butter and jelly. Whether you like a chunky glitter as with this Essie polish (Frilling Me Softly, $9; essie.com) or a finer opaque glitter like OPI's version (By The Light of the Moon, $10; ulta.com), these gunmetal and silver hues will add a bit of shine to your tips.

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