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Just when you’ve mastered the cheekbone contour, beauty gurus come up with yet another technique to try. But this time, it doesn’t require a super fancy brush to get the job done. Here's the skinny on nail contouring– the latest nail art trend and Insta craze. 

To create a longer-looking nail, all it takes is applying a clear base coat or a lighter-colored coat of polish onto your nail, then sweeping a deeper color down the middle. Similar to face contouring, the tiny sliver of lighter polish tricks the eye into thinking nails are longer.



#NailContouring Is the new trend & the fastest way to seemingly long #Nails 💅✨ #essie #nailart Photo credit @essiepolish

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Want uh-huh-honey nails? Try this matte, tonal Between the Lines mani. #paintboxmani

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If you're looking to re-create the trend yourself, we're obsessed with these two fall nail colors by Formula X. 

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Applying the faded taupe color of 'Intrigue' as a base coat, followed by a sleek, straight line of the deep maroon shade of 'Ignite' will look give the false illusion of longer-looking nails, plus an ultra- glossy finish. 

What nail polish brand is your go-to for rocking a killer mani? Tell us in the comments below!

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