It is not only nail trends that are getting chicer updates every other day. We just got introduced to an all-new nail shape which is here to give all other shapes a run for their money. Forget almond, stiletto, coffin and squoval, it’s now time to get lipstick nails!

Derived from K-beauty, lipstick nails are well, shaped in the form of a bullet lipstick. A fusion of rectangular and stiletto-shaped nails, lipstick nails have a pointed, slanted edge, just what a brand-new lipstick looks like. The good news is that you can wear lipstick nails on long AND short nails. And, there are a zillion chic ways to wear them with panache. Find out!

 

Classy glass

Classy glass

Glass nails are classic, simple and a treat for minimalists. If you’re someone who likes to keep their manicure game muted yet stylish, then you must include crystal on lipstick nails. Get your manicurist to create some quirky art on top of glass nails for added glamour.

 

Sunshine

Sunshine

Opt for a bright solid colour and let your lipstick nails do all the talking. To get similar nails, we suggest you reach for the Elle 18 Nail Pops Nail Polish - 111. For a matte finish, apply a coat of matte gel polish, and voila! Perfect for the summer season, yellow lipstick nails are sure to make you stand out.

 

Shades of nude

Shades of nude

To amp up your lipstick nails, create a gradient nail art in different shades of nude. Opt for glitter polish on two fingernails and paint the rest of your fingernails in shades of brown in matte texture. This subtle yet striking manicure is definitely going to take your glamour quotient to an all-new level.

 

Bubbles

Bubbles

Go for bubble manicure on your lipstick-shaped nails for an oomphy effect. Use bright colour combinations such as white and blue for your nails to scream Spring. You can use the Elle 18 Nail Pops Nail Polish - 39 and the Lakmé 9 To 5 Primer + Gloss Nail Color - Indigo Ink to create this stunning bubble nail art.

 

Checkered

Checkered

Another super cool way of dressing up lipstick nails is to draw checks all over to give your nails a fashionable spin. Create some tiny, cutesy hearts over the checks to take the cuteness quotient of your manicure one level up. This manicure can be a great option for all those with shorter nails.

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