Attention Everyone: 15 Reasons to NOT Retire Black Nail Polish!
by India-Jewel Jackson, Glamour Magazine
Beth may be ready to see black nail polish retired, but I am not. I think it's eternally chic, somewhat mysterious, and it looks ah-mazing on absolutely everyone. (Name one person who looked horrible with black nail polish. No rush, I'll wait.) If anything, maybe the look just needs to be refreshed and re-imagined. Here, 15 interesting ways to rock dark, swarthy digits. (Thanks Pinterest!)
1) Wear it flat and matte.
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2) Add a colorful glittery topcoat.
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3) Make it suuuuuuuuuuuuuper shiny and add a single silver stripe.
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Hey previous naysayers—ready to switch teams yet? Come on back over to the dark side!
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