Jennifer Lopez's Double French Manicure Might Just Be as Iconic as the Singer Herself

Taking a classic look to a whole new level, Lopez rocked a simple set of shimmery nails when accepting the iHeart Radio Icon Award on Wednesday.

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Jennifer Lopez is an icon for so many reasons, so it's undeniably fitting that she was the recipient of this year's iHeart Radio Icon Award at the annual music extravaganza on Wednesday. And while, yes, Lopez's epic performance, chills-inducing speech, and gorgeous green acceptance look (which rivaled the history-making Versace number) were all, true to form, flawless, her manicure was equally as deserving of attention (and, hey, maybe even a trophy).

On Wednesday, Lopez's manicurist, Tom Bachik, took to Instagram to share a close share a close-up snap of Lopez's hands complete with massive diamond rings (but of course!) and her, in Bachik's words, "minimalistic modern mani." Simply put: Bachik put a stunning twist on a true classic — the French manicure — by adding a rose gold "modern smile" to her coffin-shaped tips. The result? A double French manicure that excluded elegance — perfect for a night that celebrated Lopez and her all-encompassing legacy. (

Alongside the downright shimmery snap (the nails! the rings! the Lopez energy!), Bachik elaborated on how he pulled off the minimal mani. First, he gave Lopez the "perfect cuticles" using the Tweezerman Ultimate Nail Care Set (Buy It, $60, tweezerman.com), a comprehensive kit Bachik created with the brand that includes everything you need for a flawless at-home manicure, including a fingernail clipper, a toenail clipper, cuticle nippers, a buffer, file, and more.

If Bachik's Instagram activity is any indication, Lopez is a fan of a French mani in any shape but went with a soft coffin nail for the iHeart Radio Music Awards. From there, Bachik seemingly used a clear polish as a base and a frosty shade for his client's tips. Unfortunately, the nail guru didn't mention which shades he used or how many coats he applied, but something as simple as Static Nails French Manicure Set (Buy It, $55, nordstrom.com) will likely do the trick if you're looking to DIY at home. (

Of course, the pièce de résistance of Lopez's literal award-winning look is the curved, shimmery line Bachik dubbed the "modern smile." He achieved this by blending two colors by The GelBottle Inc — Eve (Buy It, $19, thegelbottle.us) and Rose Gold, (Buy It, $23, thegelbottle.us) — and using a fine-tipped detailer brush from Doublemoss Arte. While it looks like his exact tool is sold-out, you can draw equally-delicate curved lines using a thin brush such as that in the Red Carpet Manicure Nail Art Tool Kit (Buy It, $12, ulta.com).

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