There’s no denying that we love anything glazed or shiny – whether it’s glazed donut skin, 90’s highlight, or the latest beauty trend of lip gloss nails. The trend has already been spotted on Hailey Bieber, Anitta, and Jessica Chastain, and we spoke to Celebrity Manicurist, and Mylee Brand Ambassador, Tinu Bello for her tips on how to achieve the look at home.
What are lip gloss nails?
“This nail trend mimics the shiny sheen finish of lip gloss applied on bare lips or nude lipstick. The trend now though is really all about the glossy topcoat – you want your nails to shine from every angle and sort of look like jelly. For Hailey Bieber’s nails she added a really glossy topcoat on top of a gorgeous shade of pink that screams Barbiecore aesthetic. Anitta did the same but with more of a pearlescent nail shade as a base. Jessica Chastain used a more sheer nail colour that works gorgeously with her skin tone, complete with a glossy topcoat.”
How to create at home?
“Start with nails that are buffed, super clean, and immaculately filed into shape. A healthy nail leads to longer lasting polish.
For the base colour you can go for a sheer nude like Jessica Chastain. I love Mylee For Your Eyes Only gel polish, £7.99 and Mylee Birthday Suit gel polish, £7.99. Or pearlescent base like Anitta, I love Mylee XOXO gel polish, £7.99 and Mylee So Nude gel polish, £6.39. Or embrace the bright like Hailey Bieber, I love Mylee The Missing Pink gel polish, £7.99 and Mylee Stand By Me gel polish, £7.99.
Lastly, and the most important step, the glossy topcoat. Mylee Toap Coat gel polish, £8.99 has a gorgeously glossy finish that also shields from chipping (a dream). Apply a few coats for the ultimate lip gloss finish.”