Good Housekeeping's October 2014 issue explains that a flesh-toned mani is the perfect detox from last season's over-the-top nail art craze. The trend makes fingers appear longer and hands look younger and more elegant, says Julie Kandalec, creative director of Paintbox nail studio. Colors from top left include: Crabtree & Evelyn Nail Lacquer in Alabaster; Essie in Sandy Beach; Butter London Nail Foundation Flawless Base Coat; Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Color Coat in Truffle Shuffle; HIPPxRGB Nail Tint in T4; HIPPxRGB Nail Tint in T3; OPI Nail Nacquer in Going My Way or Norway; Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Color Coat in How Nude.

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