Whoa! Rihanna’s Grammys manicure cost $5K

Think Shellac manicures cost a pretty penny? Think again! Rihanna rocked a manicure at the 2012 Grammy Awards that puts your nail salon-bought nails to serious shame.

Rihanna gets a $5,000 manicure

Rihanna is known for spending mega-bucks on her looks. The “We Found Love” singer reportedly pays upwards of $23,000 a week to her hair stylist, Ursula Stephen.

“Rihanna likes to pioneer new styles but it’s costing her a fortune,” a source told the UK Daily Mail.

However, her strand spending pales in comparison to the gold manicure she rocked during the 2012 Grammys. The heavily-tatted singer ended up wearing the Amor 24 gel nail polish from Red Carpet Manicure, a hue that goes for $5,000 a bottle!

Why the big price tag? It has small bits of real gold in the bottle, according to the company. RiRi’s reaction to the polish? She promised the brand that she would “guard it with her life,” according to People Style Watch. It was a good promise to make, especially because the color went so well with her gorgeous Giorgio Armani dress and Neil Lane jewels.

Red Carpet Manicure nail polish is becoming one of the go-to lines for celebrity red carpet events, thanks to the company’s presence at the various gifting suites held before awards shows. Kate Beckinsale and Joy Williams also wore the line on the Grammy Awards’ red carpet, according to RadarOnline.

We love that celebrities are spending more time on their nails for red carpet events — a good color or design can really ramp up a designer gown for just pennies.

We’re never going to spend that much on our nails, so it looks like wearing polish from Red Carpet Manicure is just a pipe dream, right? Not so fast! The company also offers an at-home LED starter kit that retails for $60 with an additional 54 shades at $10 a bottle. Not enough options? Another 18 colors are set for release on April 1.

Or, we can all chip in on a bottle and then sell it to Cash4Gold when we’re done. They say they buy all gold, so why wouldn’t they take gold-flecked nail polish?

We kid, we kid (sorta).

See how to get Rihanna’s red carpet manicure

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