New Nail Polish Trends

Alpha Nails: From space-age metallic manis to tie-dyed tips, fall's designer digits are all about the big finish.
high tech nail trends
Liz Von Hoene
Alpha Nails: From space-age metallic manis to tie-dyed tips, fall's designer digits are all about the big finish.
high tech nail trends
Liz Von Hoene
Alpha Nails
SHE'S ALL MATTE This sultry navy polish goes on like any other, then surprises with a muted, velvety dry-down. Just remember to skip the top coat. On nails: OPI Matte Nail Lacquer in Russian Navy, $8.50. Also try: Knock Out Cosmetics Flatte Nail Polish in OX, $19.
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high tech nail trends
Liz Von Hoene
Alpha Nails
GLITTER-SWEET Yes, sophistication and sparkle can coexist: Rose-gold flecks suspended in inky-black lacquer mean a fiercely futuristic look. On nails: Lippmann Collection Nail Lacquer in Superstar, $35 for a set of three. Also try: Rescue Beauty Lounge Nail Polish in Look Rich, Be Cheap, $18.
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high tech nail trends
Liz Von Hoene
Alpha Nails
SILVER SURFER Minx's ultrathin polymer sheets are placed on nails, then heated for an almost-indestructible finish—no drying time required. On nails: Silver Minx manicure; go to minxnails.com for salons.
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high tech nail trends
Liz Von Hoene
Alpha Nails
FADE TO BLACK This sleek ombre effect is fashioned from layers of Calgel's healthy-for-nails liquid overlay, which comes in 96 shades. On nails: Calgel color gradation tips; go to calgelusa.com for salons.
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