Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish in Spiked with Style
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At first glance, Constance Wu arriving at the Oscars draped in marigold was a vision of elegance — but her nail artist slipped something into her beauty look that made it skew more toward sexy. Celebrity manicurist Christina Aviles chose a deep, glossy cherry red for Wu's fingertips. "We didn't want it to be too red or skew black, " she said. "Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish in Spiked With Style ($12) gave her look a bit of edge to avoid something princess-like."
See a behind-the-scenes look at Wu's Oscars manicure ahead.