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The Korean nail trend that'll have you showing people the finger(s)

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The Korean nail trend that'll have you showing people the finger(s)
Otherwise known as cuticle stickers, this Korean trend one-ups the traditional mani by daring to go outside the (nail bed) line

Let's face it, cuticles are just about the most neglected of body parts when it comes to personal grooming. But that's all about to change with the advent of shadow nail art, aka cuticle stickers, by celebrity Korean nail salon Unistella. Before you raise a skeptical brow and write this off as a beauty gimmick that's riding on the K-wave just because, we'll have you know Unistella is legit. Like, on every Seoul Fashion Week runway, countless editorials, and repping Irene Kim's nails level of legit. From every colour under the sun to all the hottest manicure trends, this K-nail atelier has done it all, so its concept of ready-to-wear cuticle stickers is the switch-up polishaholics were eager to get their hands on.

 

Besides finally giving attention to your cuticles, shadow nail art straddles the line between minimalist manicures and negative-space chic, paired with or sans nail lacquer. Perfect for those who love spiffy fingertips and the resident lazy girls, this is the #nailspiration to bring to your next mani-pedi appointment:

THE NEW NUDE

 

EVERYDAY IS HENNA DAY

 

COLOUR BLOCKING IT

 

COOL SQUARES

 

MONOCHROME SHADOWS

 

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