We might be on the verge of fall, but the latest nail polish trends are looking brighter and more sparkly than ever. But along with the pearlescent Champagne and gilded polishes sweeping Instagram right now, there’s one classic fall shade the pros say will be back with a vengeance for fall 2019 — and Kaley Cuoco just gave it a major A-list endorsement.
The shade goes by many names — oxblood, wine, burgundy — but we’re most partial to its French pronunciation: rouge noir. In translation, it simple means dark red, and most polishes include blended purple or black undertones to give the shade its vampy vibe. Scroll ahead to see a close-up of the Big Bang Theory star’s take on the classic mani and the exact polish bottle she used to get it.
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Celebrity nail artist Julie Kandalec posted this shot of Cuoco showing off her glossy, burgundy nails — and pear-cut diamond engagement ring. While the massive diamond is cost prohibitive for most, and you might not have a NYC skyline in your backyard, for $28 you can buy the exact bottle of nail polish the she’s wearing.
Chanel Le Vernis in Rouge Noir
Anyone familiar with Chanel’s nail polish collection could have guessed that Cuoco is wearing Rouge Noir, the classic shade that Kandalec, while working with Chanel, selected. On Cuoco’s short and shaped nails, the blood red polish is stunning, but if you’re looking for other options, you’ll find five more, ahead.
Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour in Rouge Noir, $28, available at Nordstrom
Essie Nail Polish in Knee-High Life
If you can’t justify a prestige nail polish, professional nail artist Jin Soon Choi recommends this more affordable burgundy hue by Essie, calling it, “A vivid wine red with purple undertones.”
Essie Nail Polish in Knee-High Life, $9, available at Essie
Wet N’ Wild Nail Color in Burgundy Frost
This rich red polish costs less than a dollar, which is reason enough to jump on board the burgundy trend and grab it the next time you’re at the drugstore.
Wet N’ Wild Wild Shine Nail Color in Burgundy Frost, $0.99, available at Wet n Wild
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