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Nails, nails and more nails
This post is all about nail designs that you should try out
Nail designs come and they go BUT they sure do get more creative as the years past
So here I am just doing my usual.. drinking a my grande pink drink with light ice from Starbucks and looking through Pinterest and like any avid Pinterest lover.. I couldn’t help but feel overwhelmed with inspiration that’s was on my feed.
What really peaked my attention was the nails! Seriously guys I am obsessed.
So what did I do you ask? Well I took 100 million screenshots of course. I just can’t believe how far we have come when it comes to nail designs.
As I look through all the pretty and inspirational pictures for my next nail salon visit… I can’t help but think ” how will I choose”. Enters first world problems.
2021 is an amazing year for nail designs – even if most of us are still stuck at home.
Nails are a great way to express ourselves and make us feel like our lives together (even when its not).
With summer right around the corner I realized I don’t have to choose just one! I can’t try them all. Yayyy.
Below are some of the nail designs I am excited to try.. and I think you will be too!
Get your screen shot fingers ready.
Unique and appealing, theses neon flame nails are perfect if you are tired of your plain Jane designs. These nails scream confidence and fun. This set is perfect for those of you who love to experiment with different nail designs and colors. This would be an amazing set for fashionistas, influencers and aspiring social media stars.
A modern take on the two-toned nail design. Not only is this design incredibly easy to replicate but these modern neons colors are sure to get your tons of compliments. This nail design would look amazing with a clear or matte coat. Anything with a flat edge can be used to achieve the perfect straight line across the nail bed.
The aesthetics of this set alone should make you want to run to the salon. This nail design is simple, classy and exquisite. This is the type of design that can stand the test of time. Pair it with some bomb jewelry and your hands will look like they belong on someones Pinterest.
This French manicure with flowers tips is definitely not for newbies. Or is it? Surprisingly these stunning flowers are jus stickers that are placed oh so perfectly and beautifully. This nail design is great for nature lovers who want their to look like it took 10 hours to do but it only took a fraction of the time!
Not only would these be stunning for valentines day (obvi with diff. messages) but this nail design would be great for everyday. Everything about this nail design is obsession worthy.. cute shapes, pretty color, stunning nail shape.. what more can you want from a nail set?!
On a Cloud
These are actually press-on nails! And believe me when I tell you they are even prettier in person. The neutrals colors along with the dreamy design makes for a great everyday nail with a POP. These were seen -along with a ton of other amazing press on nails- in my Shein Haul. You can check that out here.
Sophisticated, classy and total rich vibes is what this nail design gives. The design is so simply but the provides an intricacy with the dark moon shaped design. These nails are perfect if you want an insta worthy set.
Another insta worthy set is this abstract version of a French manicure. This nail design is elegant and fun at the same time. Attending a CEO meeting or going out for drinks? This set stand out at either. The best part is although this design looks intricate, it can be achieved with basic polish and stickers!
Chic Cow Print
I will definitely be requesting this nail design in one on my upcoming trips to the salon! It is so fun and distinctive that you prob. won’t see a ton of other people out and about with this nail design – which makes it even better. The contrast of the black and white on a nude base screams chic. This nail design is perfect for long coffin or square nails but can work on shorter nails as well.
Love designer but not their prices? Or just wanna pay homage to your fav designer brand? Then designer nails are perfect for you. Adding your favorite designer logo in a tasteful way (as shown above) is a major flex and will have you receiving compliments all day.
Slanted French Tips
Regular French tips bore you? Try slanted French tips. Even better try slanted French tips with a pop of color. I would love to try this nail design with a pretty blue polish though the neon orange is super pretty too!
Hello easter vibes! These colors are perfect for spring time. These would look great with a matte or gloss top coat and on any shape. This nail design is extremely simple and can easily be re created from the comfort of your own home. Nail designs like the one pictured above are perfect for all year around because it is simple and you can always change the colors to correspond with the current season.
When you can’t decide what exact nail design you want, why not just get something different on every finger. With this nail design, you are definitely adventurous are comfortable trying new things! This type of nail design can be applied to pretty much anything you want. Animals, flowers, cars and pretty much anything you want can be placed on your nails.
The Neon Swoosh
Neon and the ohh so popular nike symbol make for a very Pinterest worthy nail design. This nail design is great if you are and athletes but also love to get your nails done. The colors give off the perfect spring/summer vibe which is perfect for this upcoming spring season. The design looks very different and pretty but it is extremely easy to replicate this nail look with the rights tools and some stencils.
This nail look reminds me of Easter eggs and the easter bunny for some reason. There are many different shapes and colors in this nail design so it may not be the easiest to replicate at home but it not impossible. The various shapes and colors make this design feel free and easy like a warm day in the spring!
A checked pattern and pretty pastel color made for a cool af nail design. You will probably need to go to an experienced nail tech to recreate nail designs like this look as there are different patterns and gradients. I am personally obsessed with this nail look because it is so different from what you would usually see. The great part about this nail design is that it would look great on any length and any shape- though I do love it on the rounded nail shape.
Red but Abstract
Nude and red is a beautiful color combination for your nails. Any two toned nail design is great especially fro those of us who are indecisive. The half shape design on these nails id beautiful and screams classy woman. This nail design is perfect if you are a professional woman with a day job. Truly a modern design but still simplistic – I love it!
Painted Brush Strokes
Wanna go to a museum but are not close to one or don’t want to spend money? Then this nail design will be perfect for you! These beautiful nails look like something on a wall at a museum. Just like a painting, these nails are a real conversation piece. These are very in depth and may be hard to do at home unless you have some experience doing nails SO I recommend hitting up your favorite nail tech to re-create these beautiful nails.
This is a more cutesy nail design BUT it is also elegant. It would look stunning with a white outfit as the pink base and gold centers add a subtle pop of color. This nail design may be hard to replicate at home but not impossible – you would just need to learn how to angel the brush so that you can re create the petals flawlessly.
Stunning and easy to re create at home, this nail design is everything! With this nail design all you would need is 5 nails polishes that will look great together and a bottle of matte and shiny top coat nail polish. It is super easy and there are tons of inexpensive tools that will help you achieve that curved French look. The color combinations you can put together is infinite. Any shape and length nail would look great with this design.
Multicolored French Tips
2 thing that will make me obsessed with a nail design? Simplicity and uniqueness. Though those two things sound like contradictions, they are work together very well! This nail design is the perfect example of that. These colors are not ones you would think would work together but they actually do beautifully! Just like the previous nail design you can add a clear and shiny top coat or you can always try to do a matte top coat. This is another nail design that can easily be recreated at home.
Modern art meets nail design. Nail designs like this one make me super happy because they are just so creative and unique. These nails have is packed with amazing beauty and detail so they expierenced hands of a nail tech will definitely be needed to recreate these nails. You can also use nail wraps like the ones seen below in the shop section to recreate this nail look!
Updated Animal Print
Animal print will always be in style when it comes to nails. The nail design Gods just have to make sure that they are designing it in a modern and chic way. The animal print nail design nails it in terms of modernity and chicness. If you are looking for a unique way to incorporate animal print on your nails then this is a great way to go. You can get creative with the animal print and color with the look. This design looks great on round, almond and square nail shapes.
Sweet, romantic and oh so party – this nail design is everything a girl can asked for. Don’t let the hearts fool you, they are not only for Valentine’s Day. These would be perfect for date night or really whenever the f%&k you want to have hearts on your nails. I love the gradient of pastel colors as a background for the embossed hearts. You can replace the hearts and add any shape you would like. Just add some polish and embossing powder like the one seen below and voila- super cute nail design!
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