My ultimate favourite statement (and often the most overlooked component of any outfit) has to be a killer manicure. The following six celebrities always leave me with absolute nail envy. Whether their nails are encrusted with 3D bling or just a classic gel mani that matches their outfit, these badass nail queens never disappoint.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty is the ultimate 21st-century pop star. An all-round fashion inspiration to our generation, she is known for her badass stiletto acrylic nails.
2. Katy Perry
Whether Katy Perry is dominating the pop charts or gracing the stage with crazy outfits, she’s always got crazy nail art. Our favourites are her nail portraits of Prince William, Kate Middleton and her favourite Mr President, Barack Obama.
3. Kylie Jenner
New mother Kylie Jenner is a beauty lover, obviously – she has her own line, Kylie Cosmetics. Whether it’s on the red carpet or on Instagram, Kylie is never fully dressed without her long, acrylic nails.
4. Gwen Stefani
Before pop star Gwen Stefani embarked on a solo career, most knew her as the lead singer of No Doubt. Even back then, Gwen was serving us with all kinds of colourful manicures, and she’s still known for her fierce nails today.
‘I need a gangster to love me better, than all the others do.’ Tattoo-covered singer-song-writer Kehlani stands out from the crowd anyway, but she’s also a nail inspo queen. Her stiletto nails combined with her cool hand tattoos make her the baddest badass nail queen.
6. Khloe Kardashian
It’s no surprise that Khloe Kardashian is on this badass nail list. We’ve spent plenty of time watching her go for manicures with her sister crew on Keeping up with the Kardashians. Khloe has transformed her body in recent years by losing weight and focusing on living a healthy lifestyle, but her nails remain on point.
Who do you look to for badass nail inspo?