Inspired by Extravagance

Mani Monday- Jewel Edition

I wanted to change things a little bit, and look at jewels in a different realm. How about jeweled manicures, from gold infused polish to crushed diamonds, the world’s most expensive manicure can set you back $250,000, just a LITTLE over the top. Kelly Osbourne got a lot of heat for it when she had black diamonds incrusted in her nails for the 2012 Emmy’s, and on Racked you can see more of these extravagant gemstone manicures.

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Granted that any mani will not last over two weeks, I figured gemstones aren’t the most practical of ideas, but surely there had to be a  DIY alternative to bring the elegance, style, and sparkle inspired by these mega manis.

Dior, launched Diorific Jewel Manicure Duo, a gold nail polish that comes with pearls you sprinkle over your nails that fall with the caviar trend.

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But I have to admit, Essie rules on Mani inspiration for me. Lately their collections have been inspired by metallics, jewel tones, and even their stick ons are great options for on-the-go manis that NEED to look great, and for me that is ALWAYS. Take a look and let me know what you think.

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And for those looking for some DIY ideas and how to get the best many, click here for some helpful  Buzzfeed hacks.


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