How-To: 2021 BET Awards OPI Nail Looks From Andra Day and Issa Rae

Give your clients celebrity-like nails with these two sassy yet classy red carpet-ready nail looks.

Andra Day, 2021 BET Awards nails by Jolene B.
Andra Day, 2021 BET Awards nails by Jolene B.
Courtesy of @jolene.b.nails

This past Sunday's BET Awards was an all-star celebrity event—with some of the biggest names in Black entertainment performing and being recognized for their talents.

The show featured unforgettable performances, unforgettable hairstyles and unforgettable nail looks.

Check out the night's nail looks from Andra Day who won in the “Best Actress” category and fellow category nominee Issa Rae.

Get Andra Day's look:Andra Day, 2021 BET Awards nails by Jolene B.Andra Day, 2021 BET Awards nails by Jolene B.Courtesy of @jolene.b.nails

Step 1: Start by using OPI Natural Base Coat.

Step 2: Then apply two coats of OPI Nail Lacquer in Strawberry Margarita.

Step 3: Using OPI Nail Lacquer in This Changes Everything!, take a brush, and sporadically add in dots of gold detailing to the nails, giving some texture and dimension.

Step 4: Accessorize and adorn the nails with three different crosses on each ring finger. 

Step 5: Finish by carefully applying OPI Top Coat

Step 6: Moisturize with OPI ProSpa Protective Hand Nail & Cuticle Cream and OPI ProSpa Nail & Cuticle Oil.

Jolene B., celebrity manicurist, completed Andra's look for the show.

Get Issa Rae's look: Issa Rae, 2021 BET Awards nails by Eri IshizuIssa Rae, 2021 BET Awards nails by Eri IshizuCourtesy of @erierinailz

Step 1: Start by using OPI GelColor Stay Classic Base Coat

Step 2: Then apply the OPI GelColor Stay Shiny Top Coat

Step 3: Apply two coats of OPI Nail Lacquer in Tinsel, Tinsel ‘Lil Star.

Step 4: Finish off with the OPI Top Coat to seal the look.

Eri Ishizu, celebrity nail technician, did Issa's nails for the show.

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