17 Times Zendaya Nailed It (Literally!)

Just in case you need some inspiration for your next mani!

Virginia Lowman Oct, 15, 2015

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Glitter, nail art and Hello Kitty! Your take away? Why choose when you can have it all?

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Negative space get's a designer upgrade with addition of a Chanel decal. Play with color like Zendaya and take your mani from drab to fab by upping the ante on the contrast factor. We're loving this black and white.

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Seeing spots? Play with studs and animal print stencils to copy this fierce stiletto mani.

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Remember when the cracked nail polish effect was super popular? Why not revive the trend on stiletto nails and pair it with one of your favorite current trends like negative space? Mixing the two looks allows you to have a little fun with your mani by adding a personal touch.

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Never under estimate the power of an accent nail. If monochrome is too uniformed for you, spice it up with a pop of color. We love this blue hue that Zendaya used to dress up her nude manicure. Looking for a similar blue? Try Zoya Nail Polish in Sia.

$9, available at zoya.com

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French manicures are a little dated. Modernize your mani by making it matte and accenting it with a jewel of your choice.

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All nails are not created equal, so you shouldn't treat them as such! Take a cue from Zendaya and mixup your nail art with every nail. It's fresh, artsy and the perfect compliment to a monochrome outfit.

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On any given day everyone is her own Superwoman. Deck your nails in your favorite superhero from Wonder Woman to Storm for a superhuman boost of girl power to outfit your day. 

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Keep it clean. Nude nails are appropriate for every occassion. Pair with diamonds for an added touch of glam.

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Not a nail art enthusiast? This baby pink shade is simple and elegant, and day-to-night friendly.We lov this "You Callin' Me a Lyre?" shade from OPI.

$8.50, available at drugstores

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The ultimate boost when you're not feeling so hot is red lipstick and a complimentary mani. To copy Zendaya's fire engine red, try Essie Nail Color in Jelly Apple.

$8.50, available at drugstores

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Zendaya may have grown out of chewing bubble gum, but she proves that the color still looks awesome on nails! Want a similar shade? Try Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Xtreme Wear in Bubblegum Pink.

$4, available at drugstores

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Show off your coffin nail trend and let your nail shape take the lead. Ditch the nail art and opt for a cream shade instead. For a lonwearing formula that smells like a dream, try Julep Nail Color in Bombshell.

$14, available at julep.com

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Clueless as to what nail look your should wear to that next formal function? Zendaya makes a case on the red carpet for this iridescent pearl hue, and you could too! Try this Opal-toned nail lacquer from Crabtree & Evelyn.

$8, available at crabtree-evelyn.com

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Zendaya Nail Tip: If your outfit is colorful and super embellished, your nails should be simple and understated. 

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Zendaya proves that sheer color looks clean and effortless without compromising on style. Want a similar shade? DIY your next gel mani with SensatioNail Gel Polish in Barely There.

$12, available at drugstores

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Feeling daring? Outfit your nails in red fatigue!