Nothing says fierce quite like having the hottest new nail designs on the tips of your fingers. You could be wearing a tracksuit in Woolies while searching for a 24 pack of toilet paper and still look glam as hell thanks to your on-trend talons.
So if you’re heading to the salon soon, and have no idea what
manicure to go for, we’ve rounded up some of the best new designs to inspire you…
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Just your regular pastel pink mani, only with bright blue peepers placed in strategic positions. Into it.
@_gelcoco Dramatic dots
What do you get when you mix negative space and feature nails with a fiery red shade? This showstopping design. Bravo, Betina.
A sunny design to match your sunny disposition? Or just a huge Harry Styles fan? Either way, we LOVE IT.
@annasarlvit Jelly nails
Who doesn’t want their nails to look like gummi bears? This jelly-like design may be semi-see-through but choosing a bright colour will pack a punch.
@akikonails_nyc Chequered nails
If you can’t quite pull off this pattern in a flanno, it might just work on your nails.
@jessicawashick Peach patterned nails
We’re peachy keen on any design featuring fruit.
@betina_goldstein Fruit salad nails
@akikonails_nyc Smiley face nails
It’s impossible to feel sad with this many friends on your fingers.
@nailartbyqueenie Pearl nails
Just in case you weren’t already oozing enough class. Also a great one for brides who are looking for something a little more fancy schmancy.
@betina_goldstein Wavy stripe nails
Give me ‘juicy fruit’ but make it ‘wavy’ – cheers.
@heynicenails Multi-tonal nails
If you struggle to choose just one colour at the salon, your prayers have been answered. Multi-tonal nails are in.
@betina_goldstein Multi-tonal ombré nails
Stick to one side of the shade spectrum and make it semi-ombré…
@jessicawaschick Multi-tonal contrasting nails
Or go nuts and choose colours from every shade family.
@nailsbyqueenie Tortoise shell nails
Move over sunglasses and hair accessories, tortoise shell just found a new home.
@betina_goldstein Neon tip nails
A bold colour choice in a minimal design. Genius.
@nailartbyqueenie Amethyst nails
As if our crystal obsession wasn’t already at an all-time high.
@betina_goldstein Ice-cream nails
With sprinkles and a cherry on top.
This article has been updated since its original publication.
Do you like nail art or do you prefer to keep it classic with nail colour?