Have fun with your holiday party look with bold metallic nail polishes that add glitz without making you look like a roll of tinsel.

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Wet n Wild Salon Nail Colour in ‘Under Your Spell’

This metallic polish is for all those who love a simple, red shade. This one has a glint of sparkle to its deep, burgundy red tone.

Wet n Wild Megalast Salon Nail Colour in Under Your Spell

R55

Diorific Vernis in ‘#001 State of Gold’

A two-tone silver and gold shade in a drop-dead opulent bottle, you’ll be happy to let a nail chip just so you can pull it out your purse for a quick touch-up.

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R39

SpaRitual Nail Lacquer in ‘Out Loud’

This attention seeker is pure fun. Pair it with a simple outfit, as it will make your nails stand out.

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R124

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Essence Nail Art Special Effect Topper in ’02 Circus Confetti’

If the thought of metallic nail polish scares you, this top coat gives you total control. Add lightly on top of your favourite shade or go wild with nail art designs.

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R34.95

MAC Studio Nail Lacquer in ‘Cocktail Hour’

A great alternative to gold, this bronze nail polish with a slight gold undertone is warmer and complements all skin tones.

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R150

MAC Studio Nail Lacquer in ‘Formidable’

A galaxy on the fingertips, this polish has undertones of pink, gold, blues and purple.

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R150

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Inglot O2M Breathable Nail Enamel in #646

This polish looks dark navy in the evening but in the light, it becomes a sapphire-jewel tone.

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R199

LCN Nail Polish in ‘Oh My! Sea Treasure Ahead’

Another great polish to layer on your favourite shade and add as much, or little, sparkle as you want. The copper and gold flecks in this polish can give your nails a nail art effect, with out much effort.

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R170

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