Calling All Aspiring Mermaids: Here's One Manicure Trend You Have to Try

Ciate Shell Manicure
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The world of nail art is continues to evolve—we've tried out gadgets and gizmos aplenty to help us create intricate designs, but Ciaté's latest innovation makes giving your digits an under-the-sea motif easier than ever! The brand that brought us caviar, floral, and even feathered nail effects has just rolled out their shell manicure kits, which incorporate actual crushed seashells in the mix. We love the idea of a pearlized accent nail against a solid hue, but if you're feeling daring, you can deck out all 10 of your fingers in the textured pieces. Simply apply a coat of lacquer, and while it's still wet, sprinkle the shell pieces on top, and press them into place. Unlike other textured manicure looks, this trend can be finished with a layer of top coat! Because the sea shells are real, a clear lacquer won't cause the colors to run, and will keep the beachy, siren-esque vibe going for a week straight. Shop the sets for $25 each at now!

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