Olympic Style: Athletes and Swimmers Nail It!

P&G sponsored celebrity manicurist Sophy Robson”>Sophy Robson to set up a pop-up nail salon in the Olympic Village, staffed with 18 manicurists. Athletes can stop by and choose from over 200 different designs which has led to a dazzling array of designs. Beauty editors and trend spotters, such as The Nailasaurus are asking, “Does this spell the beginning or end of the explosive beauty trend’s growing popularity?” With the overwhelmingly positive reaction from nail bloggers and fans, nail art shows no sign of abating.

A variety of Sophy Robson’s Olympic designs

Laura Trott of Team GB in the Olympic Village


Team GB Archer Amy Oliver


Jamaican nails

Danish nails

Kristina Vogel shows German nails

New Zealand nails

Team USA’s Venus Williams

Italian Nails


Team GB’s Rebecca Adlington
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Blogs devoted to nail art have never been more popular. Jenny Pasha of 10 Blank Canvases showed her Olympic-inspired nails highlighting Gymnastics - Artistic, Canoe Sprint, Swimming, Athletics


10 Blank Canvases

10 Blank Canvases


Sammy of The Nailasaurus created special Olympic Nails. Here is what she used.

I used Sally Hansen Xtreme wear in Pacific Blue and Green With Envy, George@Asda Buttercup and an unnamed L’Oreal Red. I used the same colours for the rings on my thumb, plus W7 Black. All the details were painted with a striping brush and Black and White Acrylic Paint.

The Nailasaurus
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Wednesday, August 08, 2012 · Categories: Sports and Fitness, Trend Analysis, Beauty and Health, Fashion, Lifestyle
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