There’s a serious 90s renaissance going on right now – it’s influencing everything from fashion to hairstyles. And now nails. Beyonce and Bella Hadid have both been sporting the classic French mani, need I say more?
2019’s take on the French mani is cool enough to make you forget even your schooldays’ most tragic DIY-jobs – ultra-thin, wobbly tips *shudders*. Switch up the colours and nail shape, or add nail stickers, for a contemporary twist.
While a bright white mani looks great with deeper skin tones, a milky shade is perfect when tans fade (or if you’re scared of that tipp-ex look). Layer for an opaque colour or keep it sheer for a more natural finish.
Make a bold statement with your hands – granted, nail art isn’t as hardcore as knuckle tattoos but at least it’s mum-friendly. Choose your words wisely (10 letters max), pick a font and let your nails do the talking.
We’re already huge fans of marble bathrooms (chic) and marble cakes (delicious) so marble nails were bound to be a hit. If you like it classic, use white for the accent colour, or go with contrast colours and metallics for something different.
There are two types of people in this world. People who get mani’s religiously and those who don’t. If you don’t, negative space nails are for you. Get a design on the top half of your nail – incorporating your natural nail – without having to worry about regrowth. Revolutionary.
6 nail trends you need to try for Autumn 2019
I know that officially autumn doesn’t start until the 23rd of September but, look, Bake Off has started and pumpkin spice lattes are back which means that summer is over. Sorry, but it’s true. While the same cannot be said for dark nights, we’re welcoming autumn’s nail trends with open arms.
By Beth Ludolf
2019 was a pretty great year for beauty trends. We’ve relived the 90s, gone in on the glitter and rhinestones (thanks to Euphoria) and made our brows bushier than ever and 2020 is looking no different. We’ve lined up a whole host of emerging nail trends to start off the new decade the right way - with a fresh mani. By Beth LudolfRead more
Though 90% of our manicure trips end with nude-coated fingertips, there’s something about new-season trends that keep our eyes looking toward the catwalk. The past few weeks have seen all sorts of fingertip goodness, from claw-like extensions, to well-groomed bare nails. From New York, straight to London, (and all the OTT clothing in between), here are the 9 nail looks that have caught our attention, that’ll definitely be trying out next time. Probably. By Rachel SpeddingRead more
Let’s be honest, February is still pretty bleak. It’s absolutely freezing, it gets dark by 5 pm and summer is ages away. When it’s put like that, it’s no surprise that smiley face nails have become our newest obsession. The perfect antidote to doom and gloom. Yellow is the classic – think 80s acid house smiley – on a natural nail background (ideal for keeping your mani looking fresh too), but there really are no rules with this one. Loved the rainbow nails trend from last year? Get a different colour on every digit. Go with an accent nail if…View the board