Scroll through your favorite influencers' Instagram feeds and you're bound to notice one beauty detail in particular: stiletto nails. Thanks to celebrities like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Kylie Jenner, the long, superpointy, talon-like claws have surged in popularity. Because they are so lengthy and thus fragile, stilettos are best achieved with acrylics or gel, which will provide some strength and stability.
They're absolutely an edgy style, so they're not for everyone — those who are rough on their hands should skip this one — but their appearance is undoubtedly mesmerizing! If you're interested in taking the plunge, keep reading for 20 razor-sharp stiletto nails that will inspire your next visit to the nail salon.