Product of the Day: Essie
The Goods:This bold nude-beige shade with a slight shimmer was used on the models' nails and toes at the DKNY spring 2012 runway to balance out the bright prints of the collection. While it doesn't debut until November 1, we're pumped to share this first-look at the elegant hue.
Why it Works:"The color is universally flattering," says founder Essie Weingarten. "It looks great on every skin tone." This includes Donna Karen, who chose it after liking how it looked on her own paws. Weingarten also predicts that neutral will be the hot hue this spring.
Backstage Tip:According to lead Essie manicurist Elle, nail shape should always mimic your cuticle silhouette. "Don't fight what you have," she advises. "If your cuticles are oval then you don't want to be wearing a square nail."
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