If you thought you were getting away with only contouring 90% of your body, you were wrong! According to Cosmopolitan and Refinery 29, nail contouring is now a thing. It's the newest trend that combines two existing trends—nail art and contouring—to make what may be the trendiest trend that has ever been trending.
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The conceit behind nail contouring is that if you paint one stripe of polish down the center of the nail and leave the sides untouched, your nails will appear longer. Manicurist Jin Soon Choi recently used the look on models at the Vera Wang fashion show at New York Fashion week, but she said she has been nail contouring for years.
"This is something I used to do when I was young," Choi told Cosmopolitan. "When I was growing up, my friends and I wouldn't extend the color to the sides of our nails to make our nails look more elongated."
It can be done really simply:
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