When it comes to wedding inspiration, brides-to-be are more than covered on what makeup to consider, what hairstyles to experiment with, and, of course, what dress to walk down the aisle in. But every beauty-obsessed girl knows there’s one particular area no one really addresses: bridal nails! Enter Samira Far, founder of the Bellacures nail salon franchise, and her handsy wedding wisdom.
Keep scrolling for the rundown on what makes the coolest matrimonial mani.
All That Glitters
“Glitter is becoming a real trend," says Far. "Either a gold or silver glitter tip or a glitter half moon with a nude or beige-colored nail. It might sound crazy, but it can actually be done in a really subtle, classy way. It adds a dash of fun to the whole wedding traditional and is really pretty. We've also been seeing glitter additions on a traditional french manicure—a line of glitter over the white tip or a line of glitter above the white tip.”
“Either a square with rounded edges or round shape are our most popular right now,” says Far.
Daring Is a Do
“One client in our Beverly Hills salon asked for a french manicure, but with black and gold tips then negative space in between the black and gold. I thought that was pretty untraditional and daring for a wedding.”
“Most traditional brides stick to a pale pink or nude color. It looks classic and a bit understated but stands out because it’s so clean and polished. Bolder brides will do a red or pink, but it’s still mostly lighter colors and traditional french manicures that are the most popular.”
To the Point
“Pointy nails. They just aren't practical, and usually require acrylics, which most women don't want to get. They tend to damage your natural nails. Also, those sharp points could hurt someone!
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