Lizzo is making wood nail art happen, and turns out we're 100% on board
From rapping to dancing to playing a mean jazz flute, it seems like Lizzo can do just about anything. And her talents aren’t just limited to music. The “Juice” singer is also basically a fashion icon who has broken barriers by modeling for Playboy and who routinely rocks some of the most creative looks in Hollywood. (If you don’t believe us, check out her hot pink ensemble at the 2019 Met Gala.) Even Lizzo’s nails are good as hell, and she recently outdid herself with a wood grain manicure.
The singer was nominated for Best Female Hip Hop Artist at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23rd, where she performed her hit song “Truth Hurts.” But before her show-stopping performance, she turned heads with a head-to-toe wood grain look on the red carpet. According to Paper magazine, her minidress was custom-made from House of Holland. Artist Alexx Mayo was behind her makeup, and Shelby Swain created her stunning hair look.
Lizzo’s pièce de résistance was her manicure by nail artist Eri Ishizu, which had more shine than a freshly waxed floor.
The finished product was stunning. Lizzo showed off the complete outfit on Instagram, writing, “Ooop! Did I give you a woody?”
Ishizu shared an Instagram post breaking down how she created the look, noting that she used five different shades of Essie nail polish for the swirly effect. She started with a base coat of the white “Blanc,” followed by a layer of the beige “Less is Aura.” To add the wood grains, Ishizu used “Truth or Bare,” “Seeing Stars,” and “Licorice.” The best part is that all shades are available from Walmart, so you can easily re-create this forest-inspired look for yourself.
We don’t know about you, but we’re definitely on board with this nail art. We’re calling it now: Wood grain nails will be the next hot summer nail art trend.