If you want serious nail art, you have to go to a serious professional – but you can create equally striking looks at home without needing 25 different nail tools and colours. Whether you want to update your regular nude look, get into the festive spirit, or try a graphic colour-blocked mani, it’s time to break out #TheClaw
1. OMBRÉ NAILS
Have you ever seen a nail look that’s so simple yet so striking? Makes you wonder why we haven’t thought of it earlier! Ombré nails work with any shade, be it blues, reds and pinks, or rainbow shades – but we love it in nude. Simple yet elegant.
Sephora Collection Color Hit nail polish in the following shades: cookie break, sweet summ tan, flirting game, miss or madam, and
road to love
2. FESTIVE RED GLITTER NAILS
If you love red nails – and it’s a classic for reason – give it a festive spin by adding one glitter nail. That way you still feel in the spirit of the season without going full Rudolph.
Yves Saint Laurent La Laque couture nail lacquer in rouge ‘n pop art
Barry M Cosmetics classic nail paint in ruby slippers
3. GRAPHIC ART DECO NAILS
Unleash your inner flapper with a set of art deco-inspired nails. File them straight across and create a graphic colour-block look on only one or all of your nails.
Essie Gel couture nail polish in spiked with style
Essie Gel couture nail polish in style stunner
Essie Nail laquer in celebration mani thanks
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