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The Polishes Used for the No-Polish Look at Helmut Lang

Photo by <a href="http://peladopelado.com/">Driely S.</a>.
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As Marc Jacobs so accurately predicted last season, the "new" nail polish look is bare. Going naked has never been chicer, and the best example thus-far of this stripped down look was on the fingers of models at the Helmut Lang show.

Per Essie, the simple three-product look was achieved with a base of ridge filler, followed up with one coat of Sugar Daddy and one of Good to Go quick-drying top coat. Voila! Perfectly nekkid, yet polished, nails.
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