The Latest Trend: Chrome Nails

If you love staying on top of nail trends, you've probably heard about chrome nails. Seen on runways, It-girls, and celebrities alike, these shiny, mirror-like manicures are taking the beauty world by storm, and it's easy to see why. With their eye-catching finish and versatile look, chrome nails are perfect for anyone looking to add a little sass to their style. Let’s see what all the buzz is about and how to get this look.


What Are Chrome Nails?

Chrome nails, also known as mirror nails, are all about that high-gloss, reflective finish. They look like they’ve been dipped in liquid metal, thanks to a special chrome powder that's applied on top of regular nail polish. The result? Super shiny nails that catch the light and turn heads wherever you go.

Ready to try out the trend? Here are some of our favorite chrome nails to try out at your next salon visit!


Hailey Bieber's French Chrome

Photo Credit: @nailsbyzola on Instagram 

If you’re familiar with the viral glazed donut nails, you know Hailey Bieber is always on top of the latest nail trends. Here she rocks a modern French mani featuring a subtle neutral chrome base with fiery red tips. We’re obsessed!


Moody Purple Chrome 

Photo Credit: @overglowedit on Instagram

Shades of purple have been super popular in the fashion world and when it comes to nails, the trend sticks. While we love a pastel lavender or lilac nail, these moody purple nails are all the rage. Perfect for a night out or a fun pop to any outfit, this chrome look will have you turning heads. 


Kylie Jenner's Silver Sass

Photo Credit: @kyliejenner on Instagram

With nearly 400 million followers on Instagram, Kylie Jenner always has all eyes on her and is most definitely one to follow for what's hot, especially when it comes to fashion and nails. Always sporting the most chic nail looks, Kylie is a fan of chrome nails sporting metallic manicures in all shades. We are particularly loving these silver chrome nails she's been spotted in lately. 


Glazed Donuts, But Better

Photo Credit: @julieknailsnyc on Instagram

Glazed donut nails are a trend that doesn't seem to be going anywhere and we certainly aren't bothered. These pearlescent almond nails suit any style or mood and are one trend we think will stick around forever. Not mad about it!


Easy Steps to Stunning Chrome Nails With SNS Chrome Powder

  1. Apply Base Gel: Use UV GelStar on your nails and cure under a UV/LED lamp for 20 seconds. For a mirror-like finish, black is recommended. For a reflective finish in other colors, choose your favorite SNS GelStar shade.

  2. Add Chrome Powder: Rub SNS Chrome Powder onto your nails with a sponge applicator. Cure under the SNS UV/LED lamp for 20-30 seconds.

  3. Seal with Top Coat: Apply UV GelStar Ultra-Shine Top Coat and cure in the SNS lamp for 1-2 minutes.

And voila! Beautiful, shiny chrome nails fit for any It-girl in minutes!