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Celebrity nail art: The stars using their talons as tiny canvases and how you can too

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Nail art is hot news in the celebrity stratosphere.From colourful cheetah prints to cute kitty cat motifs, stars everywhere are using their talons as tiny canvases.


Katy Perry and Lady Gaga are the most dedicated followers of the art, their nails having become an extension of their overall images.But many more have experimented with unique and quirky designs often posting the results on Twitter.Click on the picture above to see our favourite celeb picks for some nail inspiration and check out our guide (below) to the best nail art products on the market.



Instant Nail Effects is a simple to use nail paint that creates a super cool cracked effect on your nails in one simple stroke. It comes in various different shades, but we recommend the black over a regular nail varnish for that cheetah print effect.Instant Nail Effects by Barry M, £3.99


For those of you wanting to personalise your designs, meet the nail art pen.Perfect for intricate designs, this nail pen from Models Own has a dual application system. The fine line brush is deal for creating strokes and lines, whilst the thin nib pen can be used for more subtle detailing.Model's Own Nail Art Pen, on sale at ASOS, £6.00



Alternatively, nail wraps are a brilliant and easy way to adorn fingers and toes.Try these fierce leopard print versions from ASOS.Nail Rock Animal Print Designer Nail Wraps by ASOS,, £3.47


And these Rebel Nails wraps come in lots of different, daring, £7.99 per set

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