This past weekend, the 2017 Teen Choice Awards took place, honoring tweens' and teens' favorite bits of pop culture. The night was jam packed with exciting performances and appearances, but per usual, the fashion was the main attraction. The blue-carpet style at the TCA's was bold, colorful and fun—a perfect fit for the show's lighthearted nature. While the outfits were all show stopping in their own right, we all know that no outfit is fully complete without a manicure to match.
Today's top television and film stars rolled up to Los Angeles's Galen Center rocking nail art and classic shades by Essie. Read on to get hear their nail artist's inspiration and learn how to recreate the looks on your clients.
Lucy Hale | Essie shade: Wicked
Inspiration: “Lucy wanted to do a fun, unique take on a neutral nail. Essie’s Wicked, a deep creamy red, helped bring out the darker stone details of her embellished Fausto Puglisi mini dress,” says Celebrity Manicurist, Christina Aviles.
Peyton List | essie shades: blanc and topless & barefoot
Inspiration: “Peyton and I decided to create a graphic nail art look to incorporate the wrap component of her silk Bec & Bridge outfit. I started with two coats of Blanc, on a diagonal, covering about two thirds of the nail. Then, using a thin liner brush, dipped in Topless & Barefoot, I drew a line half way through the Blanc, and filled it in. These shades were the perfect neutral tones to complement the design element of Peyton’s outfit, while adding a modern edge to her elegant look,” says Celebrity Manicurist, Julie Kandalec.
Lili Reinhart | essie shades: no place like chrome, carry on
Inspiration: “Lili’s nails were inspired by the metallic accents of her burgundy lace dress. I started with two coats of No Place Like Chrome and then applied Carry On down two thirds of the nail, leaving a slight crescent of metallic at the bottom. This subtle nail art added a touch of rock 'n' roll to Lili’s overall look,” says Celebrity Manicurist, Steph Stone.
Millie Bobby Brown | essie shade: lilacism
Inspiration: “Essie’s Lilacism, an elegant lilac, was the perfect soft pop of color against Millie’s bright yellow Kenzo midi dress,” said Celebrity Manicurist, Merrick Fisher.
About: Essie aims to inspire a love for the manicure experience with a wit and style that touches the hearts of women everywhere. Essie has recently grown its brand with launches of the long-wear gel couture and the care + color line of TREAT LOVE & COLOR. with unbeatable, professional quality, the Essie love continues to grow as strong as ever.