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Kelly Osbourne Actually Got a Manicure with that $250,000 Nail Polish

Kelly Osbourne sports her wildly expensive nails. (Photo: The Cut)

Who needs a diamond ring when you can get a…manicure? We told you about jewelry designer Azature’s $250,000 Black Diamond polish before—and now it turns out that Kelly Osbourne actually got a manicure with the insanely expensive lacquer. There’s only one bottle of the polish in the whole world, which contains 267 carats of crushed black diamond powder, and Osbourne tweeted that she felt “excited and honored” to wear it. All we can say is that we hope she doesn’t have a habit of biting her nails. 

Though we think the value of Osbourne’s manicure was pretty ridiculous, we do have to say that now we’re totally intrigued by gem dust polishes. Luckily there are a few affordable sparkly lacquer options out there that aren’t just reserved for red carpet appearances. Check out three choices after the jump! 

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College Girl: Nail Biters Anonymous, A Solution Awaits

“You’re never going to get a boyfriend with nails like that,” my roommate Melissa’s psychology professor used to tell her. Ridiculous, I know. But living with hera chronic nail biterthis summer has shown me that if there’s any appropriate time to kick a bad habit to the curb, it’s while you’re still in school and before heading out into the real word.

Melissa has been biting for as long as she can remember, and she was once even hospitalized for a cuticle infection. She’s tried a million different things to stop, including once wearing winter gloves year round. Needless to say, that did not work. I’m sure all other biters out there understand how frustrating and time-consuming it is to quit, so read on for classic solutions as well as a new method that’s proven to be quite effective.

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