Rihanna's Flashy Fingertips: From Nail Art to Neon and Glitter, Is There a Nail Trend She Hasn't Tried? (GALLERY)

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Rihanna's Many Manis

Rihanna's nails are as much a part of her look as her ever-changing hair.

Never without a statement-making mani, the "Diamonds" singer treats her nails as one of her most important accessories.

But Rihanna doesn't just try the latest nail trends, she sets them, from neon nails to glittery designs and french manicures with flair.

Like her outfits and hairstyles, the singer's nails channel the mood of her music at the moment, but one thing stays consistent: their long, oval shape.

Rivaling Lady Gaga with her creative nail art, the great thing about Rihanna's many manicures is that they're not just about making a statement. Sure, she'll rock smiley faces and long black nails, but her fingertips would never be mistaken for talons thanks to their feminine form.

The rule used to be that when wearing bright hues (or bold designs), stick to short nails. But the rule-breaker has made pairing both trends with long nails chic. Just use her tricks when going loud and loud: Stick to a classic oval shape -- and change up your polish as soon as it starts to chip.

Thought recently the pop star has been coordinating her nails with the rest of her outfit to fit the more sophisticated style she's been sporting while promoting  her new album "Unapologetic," Rhi Rhi has sported plenty of fingertip flair over the years.

So whether you're looking for a new solid shade to sport for the holidays or you're looking for some fun nail art ideas, get inspired by our round-up of Rihanna's array of bold nails, from red, yellow and black to stripes, sparkles and smileys.

Check out the gallery of the singer's hottest nail designs and hues.

Which would you try? Tell us below.

Learn how to recreate one of the season's hottest nail art trends in the video below.

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