Get the look: Kim Kardashian’s GQ Awards chocolate nail style

By Helena Biggs | 20 November 2023 | Celebrity, News

Kim K Gq Awards Nails

TV personality & business owner, Kim Kardashian, was awarded the Tycoon of the Year award at the GQ Men of the Year Awards, showcasing a chocolate brown nail look created using CND™ products.

The event celebrated individuals who have significantly impacted culture, fashion, entertainment and sports in 2023, at a ceremony in Bar Marmont, LA on 16 November.

The SKIMS founder flaunted a custom Chrome Hearts two-piece in a sandy shade, complemented by a brown smokey eye and glossy nude lip.

Nail stylist, Brittney Boyce of Nails of LA, crafted Kim’s coffin-shaped nails, topping off with the on-trend, brown CND™ shade, Leather Goods.

Here’s how to get the look:

  1. Apply a layer of CND™ Plexigel Bonder and cure in the CND™ LED Lamp.
  2. Using CND™ Future Forms with CND™ Plexigel Builder, build nail length and shape to a long coffin tip. Cure.
  3. Clean the nail with 99% IPA, shape and refine with a buffer, then clean again.
  4. Apply three layers of CND™ Shellac shade, Leather Goods, curing between layers.
  5. Seal with a layer of CND™ Shellac No-Wipe+ Top Coat.
  6. Moisturise with CND™ Solar Oil to condition nails and cuticles.

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*Lead image courtesy of @nails_of_la