For this holiday issue, we asked Hungary-based nail artist Erika Bakos to incorporate red and gold hues, but that was the extent of the direction. After that, she brought her own signature style and international flair to the nails on this month’s cover. Bakos began by extending the model’s natural nails into a more European-style almond shape. She then highlighted the nails with a cuffed red stripe and a soft gold glitter fade. But it was the 3-D bow crafted out of liquid and powder that really wrapped these nails up just in time for the holidays!

Cover Credits:

Photography by Cory Sorensen

Makeup by Garret Gervais

Hair by Judd Minter

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