I’m seeing moon manicures, or reverse French manicures, everywhere this season! Moon manicures actually originated in the 1930s when women would paint only the middle section of the nail, leaving the top and the base bare.

It’s a fun retro look to try and is actually easier than it looks! I found a how-to guide on Jezebel. To create the moon shape at the base, you can use round reinforcement circles for notebook paper from an office supply store. Cut them in half to create the moon shape and stick on the bottom of your nails. Then apply the nail polish color of your choice.

If you want the moon to be a different color, paint the full nail that color and then once dry, apply the reinforcement circle and paint over the top part of the nail with the other color! A new take on a retro look!

Try this look with our Kardashian Kolor holiday colors for Nicole by OPI.

Let me know if any of you guys try it out! Xo


Comments (8)

  1. babydoll7  |   Posted on Nov 21st, 2012

    I’ve seen this trend too. Seems very cool and have been wanting to try it.

  2. anacristina-xo  |   Posted on Nov 21st, 2012

    this is so cooool ! deffinatly want to try this one time :)

  3. Prince Jarvis  |   Posted on Nov 21st, 2012

    Wonderful nail trend.

  4. ♥Farzeen♥  |   Posted on Nov 21st, 2012

    this looks so cool. i haven’t tried it yet. i’ve seen it advertised in magazines though.

  5. annie7  |   Posted on Nov 21st, 2012

    It’s cool! You should try it!
    love you,xx

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  8. Aline Dias  |   Posted on Nov 22nd, 2012

    I will try to do ….

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