The French manicure is alive and well on the red carpet. 

By Erin Lukas
Jan 06, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
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The best way to accessorize a red carpet dress isn't by wearing diamonds, but rather with some serious nail art. On top of giving us inspiring makeup and hair moments like matte red lipstick and blunt bobs, award shows are where the next big manicure trends are born. 

Don't believe us? Just take a look at the celebrity nail art from the 2020 Golden Globes red carpet. Stars like Jennifer Lopez and Scarlett Johansson both brought the French manicure into the new decade, while Busy Philipps and Kerry Washington's maroon nails were a refreshing alternative to classic red. 

Thanks to the following celebrity manicures, consider your 2020 manicures sorted. Keep scrolling for the biggest nail art trends from this year's Golden Globes red carpet. 

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Paper White 

Ansel Elgort 

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Ansel Elgort has been experimenting with makeup throughout the past few months, and he took his beauty look to the next level at the 2020 Golden Globes. In addition to a dust of silver glitter on his eyes, he painted his nails white — one of the most popular nail colors of the night. Who knew the summery nail polish staple would look so good with a navy velvet suit? 

Priyanka Chopra  

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When in doubt, white nail polish will go with any red carpet gown. Priyanka Chopra went with the sheer neutral shade to offset her hot pink gown.  

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Rich Maroon 

Busy Philipps 

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The actress nailed two manicure trends at once with her Golden Globes nail art. She finished off her oxblood nails by painting the tips blush pink. 

Kerry Washington

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Kerry Washington's nail artist Kim Truong looked to the star's wine-colored lipstick for manicure inspiration. The exact shade? OPI's GelColor in Malaga Wine

French Manicure 

Scarlett Johansson 

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The French manicure is alive and well in 2020 thanks to stars like Scarlett Johansson embracing the classic nail art on the Golden Globes red carpet. 

Jennifer Lopez 

 

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Jennifer Lopez's manicure was all about Old Hollywood glamour. Her nail artist Tom Bachik meticulously groomed her cuticles with Tweezerman's Pushy Nail Cleaner and The Rock Hard Cuticle Nipper, then mixed a custom white polish shade for the base. 

Baby Pink 

Salma Hayek 

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The beauty of Salma Hayek's manicure is that it's actually possible to that you don't need to DIY at home. Thuy Nguyen kept things simple by painting the star's nails with OPI's Nail Lacquer in Stop It I’m Blushing, a pretty blush pink. 

Dakota Fanning 

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Dakota Fanning demonstrates how amazing blush pink looks on short nails. 

Paint It Black 

Cynthia Erivo 

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Cynthia Erivo was feeling her classic shiny black nails on the Golden Globes red carpet. 

Lucy Boynton

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An easy way to make a jet black manicure even cooler is a frosty top coat. Nail artist Mel Shengaris painted Lucy Boynton's nails with two coats of Chanel's Le Vernis in Pure Black and then topped it off with Chanel Ombre Première Top Coat in Penombre. She applied the shimmery eyeshadow before the black polished dried. 

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