This story was originally published on July 10.]
We've got to hand
it to L.A. The City of Angels doesn't mess around when it comes to manicures
. Around here, we're dead serious about our digits, can you blame us? In a town where every detail is scrutinized, it makes sense that nail art is more than just an afterthought. In fact, to some locals it's a downright chef d'oeuvre — a meticulously planned part of an outfit that can be even more crucial than a pair of stilettos.Need some hand-y inspiration
? Just peruse our lineup of the hottest nails we spotted on the mean streets of L.A. Then, we suggest booking that lunch-break mani, ASAP.Like this post? There's more. Get tons of beauty tips, tutorials, and news on the Refinery29 Beauty Facebook page!
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