We are reaching the middle of what can be called another unprecedented crazy year that is 2021, looking back what designs have been trending? These designs have been lighting up all over social media;
Go graphic with this year's boldest look! Choose contrasting colours to turn heads, or opt for similar shades for a more muted style. Try your hand at simple shapes and patterns at home.
The futuristic craze has appeared all over Hollywood with nail queen, Kylie Jenner, regularly rocking the style. The metallic trend works in just about any colour and pairs best with longer coffin shaped nails. Simple to create with gel colour base and chrome powders to achieve maximum impact.
Houndstooth Printed Nails
Houndstooth print not only look good on clothes but on nails too! Be careful not to wear too much houndstooth or you will look too matchy matchy! Achieve this look with a stamper or decals for the perfect printed look.
Marble nails has been trending everywhere on socials though mostly achieved with the mixing of acrylic powders on nail extensions. This can also be achieved on natural nails using gels.
Animal print has been trending for several years including zebra print, cow print, leopard print, tiger print and even lady bird print! This is easily done using nail art brushes.
Subtly unleash your creativity with a nail feature. For this understated trend, paint all but one or a few of your nails in a block colour of your choice and make the remaining nails pop! A classic option is a single metallic or sparkly nail, but you could try patterns or graphics. The possibilities are endless!
Ombre colours made a splash in the world of hair a few years back, and now you can rock the trend on your fingertips. Elevate your usual manicure with this gradient pastel look achieved with normal polish or gel colours.
Cat Eye Nails
Cat eye is a special gel that uses magnet to create the 'galaxy' look. Once the 'galaxy' has been set with the magnet draw on little stars to add depth to the 'galaxy' look.
Inspired by Cardi B’s famous encrusted talons, jewel nails are this season’s most extra trend yet. Jewels and crystals of varying sizes are applied to the nails for a blinged-out look that is practically dripping hot!