Selena Gomez's Red Holiday Manicure Comes With an Edgy, Slightly Impractical Twist

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 24:  Selena Gomez seen on the set of 'Only Murders in the Building' in Manhattan on February 24, 2021 in New York City.  (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 24: Selena Gomez seen on the set of 'Only Murders in the Building' in Manhattan on February 24, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)

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Red manicure season is somehow already upon us, and Selena Gomez is showing the world how to bring a bit of edge to the classic nail trend. The Only Murders in the Building star recently paid a visit to her trusty manicurist, Tom Bachik, and walked away with the coolest nail art we've laid eyes on this week. Bachik first painted Gomez's nails with a matte maroon polish and then kicked the nostalgic factor up a notch by piercing several of her tips with teeny-tiny hoops. He also adhered a metallic semicircle and matching stud to each ring finger for an extra flair.

Pierced nails, though slightly impractical, were all the rage in the '90s and experienced a bit of a resurgence back in 2017. Some fans have hypothesized that Gomez brought them back into the spotlight with red nail polish as a way of showing support for the release of pal Taylor Swift's Red (Taylor's Version) album later this week. If such is the case, that's the definition of BFF goals.

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