Lunar Appeal – The Half Moon Manicure


Do you love these chic half-moon manicures seen on the runways at 3.1 Phillip Lim Fall 2011 collection? The combination of the sandy beige and the inky dark blue used for the half-circle accent is striking, vintage classic yet unapologetically stylish.

Also known as the ‘moonicure’ or ‘reverse french’, this quirky take on the regular french manicure has been around since the 1930s or 40s. But it has recently become one of the hottest trends after stars like Dita Von Teese have been showcasing this nail art.

It happens to be amazingly simple to do at home as well!

Here’s how: