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Nail Trend to Watch: Chrome Pigment Powder

Nail Trend to Watch: Chrome Pigment Powder

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More and more nail salons are stocking their shelves with chrome pigment powders. This unique trend adds a nice finishing touch to a killer gel manicure. How does one master this look you might ask? To create a unique mirror effect, the nail artists rub the powder over each nail with a foam tip applicator. Scroll on to see some of the looks, plus the products you need to recreate them!



I turned 26 and got a mani with a tiara. 👸 #birthdaynails #chromenails #holographicnails

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Pinky nude and taupe shades are great for transitioning your nails to fall colors. It acts like a great base layer for all different kinds of chrome overlays.

For this look, try:

OPI Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around!

OPI You Don’t Know Jacques!

Essie Take Me To Thread



Purples create an amazing duo-chrome look whether you use a light or dark shade.

For this look, try:

Essie Model Clicks

Essie Dress Call



Chrome nails are so cool 💎💿☄ #nails #chromenails #chrome #nailart #nailgoals #roundnails #gorgeousnails #beautifulnails

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A black base will make a complete mirror with silver chrome pigment powder! It’s super futuristic look that anybody can pull off.

For this look, try:

Sally Hansen Blacky O

Do you rock a chrome manicure? What color combinations did you try? Let us know in the comments below!

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