Matching Nails and Makeup: The Match Made in Heaven

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Aug. 9
The beauty match coming to steal your heart.We have many reasons to be thankful for Instagram models but on top of the list is creating the matching nails and makeup trend.
Starting last year our screens became flooded with beauty gurus matching their nails and makeup together, something we perceived as tacky during its 2013 runway popularity but are now living for.
For an outfit to be on fleek it needs to flow perfectly together, from the shoes to the clothes and even to the makeup and the nails. This hard challenge to achieve is now easier than ever thanks to the waves the nails matching makeup trend is making. If you are finding yourself trying to understand this more then here are all the options you have with this look.
How to match?
The best way to marry your nails and makeup together is either by matching the nails with the eyeshadow or the lipstick colour. The lipstick and nail match is best suited for being subtle like a day at the office and matching with the eyeshadow is usually more on the wild and fun side, it's therefore perfect for a fun night out or a festival. Of course makeup and nails are just art so keep in mind you can always go as fun or subtle as you'd like on lipstick and eyeshadow.

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Press on nails
Probably an even better invention than sliced bread. With this genius innovation we can enjoy new creative nails every day and put them on in less than a minute. For those of us who are not talented nails artists, all we need to do is clean our nails, tear the plastic protector off the nail and then stick it on, After that all that is left is to match the makeup with your new perfect AF nails.

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Matte or glossy
The ultimate question every makeup lover asks themselves on a daily basis, whether to go matte or glossy? Both finishes make a beautiful statement and can tie the look together gorgeously but it's very important to choose the right finish. When going for a glossy look you will look glowy and dewy, it gives the impression of sexy and natural sweat this makes it perfect for a night out or a festival. 
It should also be noted that glossy looks can smudge and wear off in shorter periods of time compared to matte. Matte is more calm and subtle, it makes a statement when entering a room and turns heads while remaining classy and elegant. Matte looks last longer and are less likely to smudge or stain.

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Trends of 2020 to pair with the nail and makeup match
When choosing what trend to go with there are many stunning options at hand and here are some of the best including colourful, metallic and the ever so classic black. 

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Over the last couple of years, colourful looks have only been increasing in popularity, leaving more space for creativity, fun, and joy.  We are here for this phenomena and look forward to seeing all the unique looks to come out of it.

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Silvers, Golds, Bronzes glowing brighter than my future are the futuristic trend giving us butterflies with so many fun ways to play with from combining it with blacks to marbles.

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No matter what you combine with black it will always look lit. Nails and makeup going together are fun and playful so most importantly, enjoy the look.
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