While we anxiously await the return of Scandal in February, Kerry Washington is busy expanding her beauty profile. Already a creative consultant for Neutrogena, Washington just signed a lucrative deal with OPI nail polish. The actress will serve as creative ambassador for the brand, co-designing her first line of nail polishes. Washington is excited for the chance to sport her own polishes at fancy Hollywood events: “I’m looking forward to testing out new shades on the red carpet,” she told WWD. “The fun, for me, is that nail lives in the crossover space between fashion and beauty.”
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For design inspiration, she’s drawing from the work of another beauty icon: Gwen Stefani. “I’m a big fan of Gwen Stefani’s line for OPI,” Washington said. “She has done such a great job having her collection represent her – not just with OPI, but through everything she’s done. If I can do something similar, I will be very happy.”
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Stay tuned for details on when Kerry Washington’s line for OPI hits stores. In the meantime, Kerry will continue to paint her digits with her favorite OPI shades: Big Apple Red (bright candy apple), You Don’t Know Jacques (taupe polish) and Lincoln Park After Dark (deep red-black), a color we bet Olivia Pope loves too.