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Natalie Portman's Yellow Nail Polish

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I never thought of Natalie Portman as being too over-the-top crazy with her hair, makeup, or outfit choices. So I'm somewhat surprised to see her wearing bold, bright yellow nail polish. I guess it's not too outlandish. Pantone, the company responsible for predicting color trends in the home and fashion industries, did predict that the bright and sunny shade of mimosa would be the color of 2009, after all.

As for the polish, I'm not sure if I've embraced its hue quite yet, but I'm digging how Natalie chose to wear it with a crisp white shirt, simple blazer, and dark denim. This shade harkens back to the punky days of the late '70s and early '80s — skinny jeans and black and white striped t-shirt included. Thinking yellow might be in your forecast? Check out some of my nail polish suggestions below:


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Nadia24gv Nadia24gv 7 years
I just canNOT get down with the yellow. It is wrong, smoker's nails.
Bella321 Bella321 7 years
My nails are yellow! Seriously its a fun summer color my fingers and toes
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 7 years
That's so 80's...guess I could do it, again. Is BIG hair coming back, too?
Fifaxita Fifaxita 7 years
i wear it last month while in Berlin and i actually like it... once i get over my black polish i will try yellow again
nutella2683 nutella2683 7 years
I love Essie's Shorty Pants! I bought the shade last year and I actually had it on a few weeks ago until one of my bosses gave me an "are you serious?" look. Off it came :/. I USUALLY receive positive comments though. It is really nicely banana bright yellow against my brown tanned skin. I do agree though, it's not for all races/skin tones as it can look like a fungus. Natalie does pull it off though!
hottpink hottpink 7 years
Not sure I would sport yellow nails. Maybe for fun on the weekend or something but I don't think my work would appreciate the bold color!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I hate it.
cloroxcowgirl cloroxcowgirl 7 years
Yes, I'd wear yellow nails, I love that shade Natalie is sporting.
Kelliegrl Kelliegrl 7 years
I don't mind funky nail polish, though I usually reserve certain colors for my toes. I've worn anything from white, icy blue, black, you name it.
cupcakeemmi cupcakeemmi 7 years
No thanks.
luvluvg luvluvg 7 years
So very bright. I love it!
heatherhas heatherhas 7 years
Yellow is my favorite color! Natalie can pull it as a nail color, but I don't think I ever could.
chaumeout chaumeout 7 years
Lately, I've been into all things nail polish/art and I'm totally surprised this doesn't pique my interest at all.
satarah satarah 7 years
I don't really like yellow nails. It kinda makes people look sick, IMO. Maybe a different shade will work, though.
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 7 years
Not the shade for me I'm afraid. Though I have worn a very sheer sparkly dull gold before. That looked fantastic.
Bella14Stella Bella14Stella 7 years
Looks like she has jaundice in her nails - or that she has neon smoker's nails! BLEH!
voltages voltages 7 years
I like it.
SCC SCC 7 years
Yellow? Interesting...however, I don't think the shade will work with all skin tones.
SKC-Sparkle SKC-Sparkle 7 years
EW - I think this looks terrible.
goddessru goddessru 7 years
yea ... yellow nail polish is just one of those colors that I wouldn't try. Maybe a pale yellow with sparkles as someone said, or with some gold... that could be nice.
neonbee neonbee 7 years
I don't really like yellow on my nails. I guess the colour reminds me too much of yellow, unhealthy nails. =/
TammyO TammyO 7 years
Sephora by OPI in Cab Fare is great. I have it and it's a bit sparkly yellow. So cheerful! I have to say that these yellow tones look best on my hands. When I painted my toenails with the yellow it looked horrific, like I had some toenail fungus.
le-romantique le-romantique 7 years
I had a pale banana-esq yellow color years ago... man,i wish i remember who made it so i could tell you!
kaykayelle kaykayelle 7 years
Whenever I wear my Essie Shorty Pants I always get comments - usually more positive than negative. I love it, but I too would love a soft, pale yellow polish. Wish I could find one.
le-romantique le-romantique 7 years
I get yellow polished fingernails every May for my bday... its like, my thing... I don't want it to be trendy :[ I get my toes done yellow throughout the spring/summer as well, but its different for finger nails... thats like.. bold.
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