Best of Fest: Lipstick and Mani Envy

Savvy ESSENCE Fest attendees rocked bold lips and enviably chic mani's. See our favorites!

Virginia Lowman Jul, 06, 2015

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Your summer manicure should be playful and fun. Ditch conventional neutrals for something bright like this citrusy hue.

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This attendee proves that cobalt blue is best when paired with a little sparkle.

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Hot pink looks grown up on stiletto nails.

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City dwellers up the ante on a summer mani with this taxi cab hue.

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This summer trade in your black liner for red. Line your lower lash line with a pop of color to brighten up your everyday look.

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The festival goer proves that nail art isn't dead with crystal and bead encrusted nails.

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Your mani isn't NOLA-worthy until it's decked out with beads and gold stripes. 

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Add fun colors like peachy pinks to your polish arsenol to take your nails from drab to fab.

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Who says your french mani has to be uniformed? Coat the tip of one or two nails with your favorite shimmer polish for nails that look as if they've been dipped in sugar.

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Add depth to your makeup look by lining  pink lips with a purple liner.

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This festival goer proves that seafoam green is the perfect compliment to cinnamon skin.

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Coat your nails with your favorite bright hue for a manicure that screams summer.

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Cool girls pair yellow sitilletos with denim.

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Upgrade your basic white mani with next-level nail art like bold stripes.

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Bold lips and bright nails are the perfect compliment to your summer beauty wardrobe.

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Powder blue eyeshadow may be a faux pas, but it looks gorgeous on nails!

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Pair a habanero-hued mani with pink lips like our own, Gia Peppers!

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Looking for a modern take on the classic french manicure? Try topping a white base with platium white tips. 

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Rock a deep purple lip with fresh skin and fleathery lashes for the ultimate summer-ready look.

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The ultimate beauty necessity? A matte red lip that you can rock all summer long.


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