Once upon a time, long, long ago, we were all obsessed with a little something called “glazed donut nails.” By now, most of us have left behind the more lackluster parts of the trend (the plain color and the still super bizarre nickname) and kept the best part: the chrome overlay. Chrome powder can be layered over just about any nail shade to take it up to another level, making for a grown-up take on sparkly nails that we can’t get enough of. It’s eye-catching while remaining wearable, meaning it’s the perfect addition to a manicure as we enter the holiday season.
Here, we’ve rounded up the best of the best chrome nail inspiration, so you know exactly what to ask for next time you go to the salon. ‘Tis the season for sparkly fingers, and these 15 chrome manicures are calling your name.