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Trend Alert: Gunmetal Nails

Here's a new twist on the metallic nail trend. Those who find black nail polish to be a touch too dark, red to be too bright, and yellow to be too over-the-top can find comfort in gunmetal gray. Gunmetal is a sleek, dark and sultry member of the silver family. Here are three bad-ass nail shades you'll be sure to love.

Hit Me With Your Best Shot from the Lippmann Collection ($15) was created with Pat Benetar! This is polish is a sexy and smoldering ultra dark gunmetal gray that will make you feel like a rock star. It has been formulated with biotin and green tea to nourish, strengthen and protect your nails and has a chip-resistant glossy finish.

For two more gorgeous gunmetal nail polishes,

Gunmetal Grey from Zoya ($6) is a deep steely, silvery metallic polish that looks glittery and sultry on nails. Caution, this color encourages all kinds of naughty behavior!

CND polish in Hyde in The Dark ($6) is part of the new Fall 2007 collection. This dark metallic grey polish lasts for up to ten days without chipping. The color is chic and it won't streak—an important thing if you're dealing with metallic lacquers.

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trixiefire trixiefire 9 years
I'm loving these new nail trends. I was so thrilled ten years ago when nail polish companies started realizing that women wanted to match their nails to their outfits a little better, and started coming out with colors that werent just red or pink hued. These gun metallics are SEXY!
grrlyrebel grrlyrebel 9 years
Me likey! I love this as a neutral alternative to the burgundies and deep blues of previous seasons. I could go for certain chocolate shades too...
chiquita29 chiquita29 9 years
Anyone know where to get CND? I've never seen it anywhere.
cliu810 cliu810 9 years
wow...I really like those colors
sillysugar sillysugar 9 years
OPI also came out with a gunmetal black called "black satin" i really love it!! :)
tati33 tati33 9 years
Love Zoya!!
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
These are must try too - I have them all since I am a black nail polish fan. 1. OPI - Light my Saphhire - gorgoeous deep black with a metal tinge - I am wearing it now!! 2. OPI - My Private Jet - another Fab black with sleek glitter, subtle but the effect is awesome! 3. MAC - Nightfall. The perfect gunmetal shade of black! Woot!!!
diy diy 9 years
diy diy 9 years
this might be the doe I need to get me out of my nudie nails phase....
aSLAMMINhottie aSLAMMINhottie 9 years
Sooo in lust with these nail trends!
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 9 years
My favorite color toe nails.
lemuse20 lemuse20 9 years
Is there a new trendy nail color every week???
indielove indielove 9 years
Revlon has a limited edition shade called Steel-eto, which is a gunmetal color. I need to pick up some fall polish.
kiwitwist kiwitwist 9 years
I want this! :woohoo:
glam-sugar glam-sugar 9 years
I'll have to try it! Speaking of nail trends, I've got OPI Russian Navy on now and love it.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I've used a color like this before, loved it.
SummerBaby SummerBaby 9 years
gun metal nails.. thats totally hot! :)
lickety-split lickety-split 9 years
sounds fun :)
ccsugar ccsugar 9 years
Ohhhh I like!! 8)
Ava-Gardner Ava-Gardner 9 years
Oh yep, I'm going to snap one of those up, thank you!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Wow! I am really liking the grey! Perfect!
LauriJon LauriJon 9 years
Never thought of gunmetal for nails, but it could definitely work. Thanks!
i-am-elle i-am-elle 9 years
Oooh! I love dark nails, I need to get a bottle of gunmetal nail polish. :) Why are you feeding my addiction, Bella?? :-P
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