Olivia Pope Nails: Kerry’s #Scandal Mani

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Want Olivia Pope Nails to celebrate the last season of Scandal? Read on!

Kerry Washington’s OPI Washington D.C. Nail Lacquer Collection is still available at Ulta.

Olivia Pope Nails, Season 1: CND Shellac in Negligee + CND Shellac in Cocoa

In Olivia’s fast-paced life, there isn’t a lot of time for makeup or nail color changes

–Lisa Wong, Scandal nail guru to Allure

Creative Nail Design (CND) spokeswoman Lisa Wong shared Olivia’s signature nail polish on social media. For Scandal season 1, Olivia wore a special gel nail combo: a thin coat of Cocoa as a base with a top coat of Negligee.  We saw a close-up of Olivia’s nails in “Happy Birthday, Mr. President.”

Olivia Pope Nails Remixed for the 2013 Oscars


Kerry arrived at the 2013 Oscars with a special manicure in honor of her Scandal character. Her tips glowed with a lovely gold and pearl finish. Wong chose CND Effects in Gold Pearl, CND Effects in Gold Sparkle and CND Effects in Gold Shimmer topped with CND Essentials in Air Dry. I think this is a great upgrade for a date or another special event.

Olivia Pope Nails, Seasons 2 & 3: CND Shellac in Romantique + CND Shellac in Cocoa

Olivia went for a more girly shade to complement her nude nails in seasons 2 and 3. Instead of Negligee, Wong turned to Romantique, a gorgeous pink-white hue. This particular shade proved perfect for Olivia, a fixer with a flair for fabulous fashion.

Olivia Pope Nails Remixed for the 2013 Golden Globes

Olivia Pope Nails: Kerry Washington Nails at the 2014 Golden Globes

Nail stylist Lisa Wong has done it again! For the 2014 Golden Globes, she started by giving Kerry Washington’s nails the Olivia Pope treatment (CND Shellac in Cocoa + CND Shellac Romantique). Next, Wong decided to adorn each nail with silver half-moons. She used CND Vinyl Weekly Nail Polish in Silver Chrome to craft the chrome crescents.

No Gel Zone: Get Olivia Pope Nails with OPI’s Tickle My France-y and Barefoot in Barcelona

Byrdie named the shellac nail colors Kerry wore to the 2013 Teen Choice Awards. Coincidentally, they’re the same lacquers used on Scandal!  If you want the look with regular polish, try OPI’s Tickle My France-y layered over Barefoot in Barcelona.

Olivia Pope’s Nails, Season 6: OPI Nail Lacquer in Inside the ISABELLEtway

Inspired by the success of Scandal, OPI opted to collaborate with Kerry Washington in May 2016. The Washington D.C. Nail Lacquer Collection, which is still available at Ulta, features 16 nail lacquers that speak to the bustle of our political climate. On July 28, 2016, Washington shared a close-up of her nude nail mani situated strategically on a yellow Prada Saffiano Cuir Double Mini Tote Bag. She’s wearing Inside the ISABELLEtway, a creamy caramel brown, from the collection this season.

Inside the ISABELLEtway is largely sold out at all major retailer except for Beauty Expert. Beauty Expert is selling the color for $16 with free standard shipping.

Don’t forget that you can also get Olivia Pope Hair & Olivia Pope Lip Look!