Selena Gomez Proves That A Fresh White Manicure Feels So Right For Winter

Most of the time, Selena Gomez wears her enviably long, subtly square-shaped fingernails glossed in a dark polish, like burgundy or oceanic teal. But for the star's most recent press circuit to promote her brand-new album, Rare, she's fully flipped her aesthetic, veering away from those rich shades and opting for bright white, look-at-me nails instead.

The of-the-moment manicure comes courtesy of Gomez's go-to nail artist, Tom Bachik, who posted a string of glam shots showing the fingernails in action — accenting killer hair and makeup looks, to boot. Ahead, check out close-ups of the perfect winter-white manicure styled three ways, then click through to find the opaque white polishes you need to copy the look right now.

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Bachik posted this glam outtake of Gomez during her NYC press tour yesterday, effectively making the case for matching your fingernails to your long-sleeve shirt.
For her interview with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, Gomez channeled a '60s bombshell in every way, from her squared manicure to the teased half-up hairstyle and mod winged liner.
Of course, you can't go wrong with pairing your all-white mani with a diamond choker and sparkly shadow á la Gomez. Though we're not sure the exact polish she's wearing, you can find our favorite white mani-pedi picks — from a full-coverage option from Tenoverten to an $8 Essie classic — ahead.

Tenoverten Nail Polish in White


Tenoverten co-founder Nadine Abramcyk tells us that this white is 100% opaque — not sheer or runny — so one coat is all you need to get the perfect pop of brightness on your fingers or toes.
Tenoverten Nail Polish in White$12.00 Buy
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NARS Nail Polish in Ecume


Fresh and full-coverage, this shade is more of a neutral milky white as opposed to a neon bright. Nail pro Sarah Gibson Tuttle, CEO and founder of Olive & June, tells us it's her go-to.
NARS Nail Polish in Ecume$20.00 Buy

Essie Nail Polish in Blanc


Essie fans love an all-white manicure, as evidenced by the fact that the Blanc shade — a fresh-washed linen white — is the fourth best-selling shade of all time.
Essie essie Nail Polish in Blanc$8.78 Buy

Floss Gloss Nail Polish in Mrs. Tony Montana


For the trend-seekers, Floss Gloss polish is a must-try. The brand's M.O. is flashy, look-at-me colors, and this cool cream — called Mrs. Tony Montana, an homage to Michelle Pfeiffer in Scarface — is the chicest white around.
Floss Gloss MRS. TONY MONTANA$9.00 Buy

OPI Nail Lacquer in Alpine Snow


OPI nail pro Sigourney Nuñez is loyal to the brand's Alpine Snow shade. She tells us that the glossy white looks good on everyone, giving the skin on your hands and feet the appearance of a sun-kissed glow — sans spray tan.
OPI OPI Nail Lacquer Classics Collection NLL00 Alpine Snow$10.50 $7.49 Buy
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