The singer takes her retro look very seriously—Veronica Lake-like waves, a heavy liquid cat eye, and pointed talons a la Elizabeth Taylor.
Even if you can’t pull off Miley’s midriff-baring new style, you can emulate her impeccable hair and makeup. It’s impossible to go wrong with glowing skin, bold brows, and a classic red manicure.
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Perry matched her nails to her sequined Dolce & Gabbana dress at this year’s Met Ball.
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While she favors glitz and glam when it comes to clothes and accessories, Beyonce usually keeps her long nails painted a solid color.
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Gomez is in the midst of a Miley-like makeover, with bubblegum pink talons and the studs to match. (Try Gomez’s own Nicole by Selena Gomez Nail Lacquer ($7) in Naturally.)
When pointy feels witchy, follow Rihanna’s lead and try a square edge.
Fergie dipped her sharp gold nails in glitter to match her sparkling dress at the Logo Awards.
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Steinfeld matched her nails to both her event—Comic-Con—and her outfit, an eyeball-covered Kenzo dress.
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One of the first (of her generation, at least) to file her nails to a long point, Adele accepted her Oscar wearing Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure ($6) in Almost Almond over Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast Dry Nail Color ($5) in Quick Sand.
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Don’t be afraid to go dark! Richie painted her dangerously sharp nails black to contrast with her white jumpsuit for an appearance on The Today Show.