Lipstick Shaped Nails Are Blowing Up On Instagram As The Latest Beauty Trend
9 August 2019, 12:41
Trust us, you will start seeing these nails EVERYWHERE.
A fresh manicure is a beauty essential and can take your outfit to a whole new level.
And just when we thought we'd seen every nail trend going (let's not forget the stiletto design and coffin-shaped nails), a new beauty trend is sweeping the internet and taking over the 'Gram.
That's right - it's the new lipstick-shaped nail trend that everyone's trying.
As the name suggests, lipstick nails involve getting your talons trimmed asymmetrically, so they resemble a tube of lippy.
Celeb nail artist Park Eunkyung coined the beauty trend, regularly sharing photos of her latest designs via Unistella Nails.
Speaking to Refinery29, Eunkyung said: "I was working on a shoot for a YSL sunglasses campaign and I was really drawn to the cat-eye frames, and thought it would be interesting to try and shape my nails like cat-eye sunglasses.
"It turned out more like a lipstick shape — but I actually loved the detail it gave to my manicure."
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Attention! This is my new lipstick 💄 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 . .. *내 립스틱 네일 어때 * ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ넘나 맘에듬 . . I highly recommend this lipstick shape. It’s so cool and pretty! Especially for people like me who think long nails are uncomfortable . You should definitely thy these. They’re so comfortable! Join me and give them a try! #unistella_new #lipsticshapednails #uni_nailselfie
Discussing the practicalities of having lipstick-shaped nails, Eunkyung commented: "I've recently been loving the look of long nails, but they've never felt comfortable to me.
"Since I've tried the lipstick shape, I can't stop wearing it because it has a unique look that I like, but also because it's surprisingly comfortable — like a short nail and long nail in one."