The Important Beauty Detail You Might Have Missed At The Golden Globes

Like Seth Meyers said, there was a lot to talk about last night at the 2018 Golden Globes. But before the awards show even started, all eyes were on the gowns — and thankfully, not in the "Who are you wearing?" way. Instead, stars dressed in head-to-toe black to celebrate the rollout of the Time's Up initiative, with some men wearing the movement's pin as well. And yet, there was one symbolic trend sweeping the red carpet that was so subtle, you might not have noticed unless it was holding up a golden statue.

For some A-listers in attendance, the message against sexual assault didn't stop at the floor-length gowns, special guests, or important callouts. To shed even more light on #MeToo, these stars also painted their fingertips with black nail polish to stand in solidarity for all the whistleblowers who have ever come forward — proving that polish might be a small detail, but its significance is just as powerful.

Click ahead to check out exactly why it shouldn't be overlooked.

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Kerry Washington

As one of the 300 women in television, film, and theater to kick off the Time's Up movement, Washington continued spreading the message with her sparkly Prabal Gurung gown and a glossy black mani to match.
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Debra Messing

From the very beginning of the evening, the Will & Grace actress made it a point to make her opinion known — just ask Giuliana Rancic.
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Nicole Kidman

Even before Kidman won big for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series, she took to the red carpet with jet-black fingertips to say, "Time is up."
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Chris Sullivan

In addition to wearing the HeforShe pin, the This Is Us star walked the red carpet with an all-black manicure.
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Kathryn Newton

Spotted: The Big Little Lies moment we waited all season for. It might not have taken place in Monterey, but seeing Madeline Martha Mackenzie (played by Reese Witherspoon) embrace her on-screen daughter at the Globes is a heart-melting moment — and her black nail polish made it all the more special.
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Saoirse Ronan

Elizabeth Saltzman, Ronan's stylist, told British Vogue that Ronan's Golden Globes look was about strength, but it wasn't until after the actress won Best Actress for her role in Lady Bird that we finally got a glimpse of the pièce de résistance to her ensemble.
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Heidi Klum

Subtle black accessories — and a bold, black feathered gown — is exactly how Klum stood in solidarity.
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Michelle Williams

The All the Money in the World actress showed off her black manicure mid-embrace with Tarana Burke, creator of the #metoo movement and senior director at Girls for Gender Equity.
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