The Best Nails from the 2018 SAG Awards

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These were the best nails spotted at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet.

Celeb tech Steph Stone used Essie in Blanc and Cascade Cool on actress Millie Bobby Brown to create linear nail art.

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Celeb tech Michelle Saunders used Essie in Mademoiselle on actress Mandy Moore. “Mandy’s shimmery, cobalt blue gown called for an elegant, feminine nail. Essie’s mademoiselle, a classic sheer pink, was the ideal choice. We topped it off with Speed.Setter top coat for a high shine finish,” Saunders says.


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Saunders also used Essie Treat Love & Color in Daytime Dreamer for actress Saoirse Ronan. “Essie’s Daytime Dreamer, a newly released shade from the Treat Love & Color line, was the ultimate match for Saoirse’s Louis Vuitton dress. The lilac blossom hue made for a fresh, monochromatic look,” Saunders says.


Actress Yara Shahidi wore Essie in Licorice, applied by celebrity manicurist Emi Kudo. “Pairing impeccably with her custom Ralph Lauren pant suit, Yara chose a bold, matte nail. We started with two coats of Essie’s Licorice, a creamy jet black, and finished with Matte About You top coat for an added modern edge,” Kudo says.


Kudo also painted the nails of actress Kristen Bell. “Essie’s skinny dip, a light peachy pink from the wild nudes collection, was the perfect shade to complement Kristen’s fair skin tone as well as her embellished J. Mendel ball gown,” Kudo says.

Actress Oliva Munn wore intricate nail art by celebrity manicurist Shigeko Taylor. “Olivia wanted her nails to play off her sparkling, Oscar de la Renta dress. We started with two coats of a classic, opaque black shade, Essie’s Licorice. Then, we created a variety of simple designs, mixing loose silver glitter with Essie’s Gel.Setter top coat to mimic the intricate, sequin details of her dress,” she says.

Tom Bachik used a single coat of OPI Infinite Shine Samoan Sand and Diborah Lippmann Bring on the Bling on actress Margot Robbie.

Celeb tech Nettie Davis painted a modern french for actress Natasha Lyonne.

Celeb nail tech Debbie Leavitt used MiniLuxe in Cranberry for Nicole Kidman.

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Nail tech Spifster created intricate nail tips for actress Danielle Brooks.


Celebrity tech Merrick Fisher used Deborah Lippman in Single Ladies for actress Natalia Dyer.

Fisher also used Chanel in Gris Obscur for actress Taryn Manning.

Which one of these SAG Awards red carpet looks is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

-Sigourney Nuñez

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