Seven Amazing Nail Art and Manicure Designs You Have To Try Now
Don't be intimidated. These edgy DIY designs—metallic appliqués, dip-dye tips, and more—are a cinch to re-create. Give yourself a manicure at home with these daring and fall-ready patterns. Nail art is far from over, but it has certainly become more sophisticated this season! Click through the gallery to see the designs we're loving for fall.
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Nail stickers not your bag? Not so fast, says nail art guru Fleury Rose, who used strips of a decal on a high-gloss oxblood base for this stunning design. “These metallic designs can look sophisticated,” she says. “You just have to be inspired.”
(Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Unnatural, $17;
Wine with Prohibition
And now for this season’s take on the half moon: two coats of a deep shade (like burgundy) plus the bottom left bare. “It’s more fresh than versions we’ve seen in the past,” says Rose.
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Luxe Paint Splatter
French (Tulip) Twist
Studded Blue on Blue
Equal parts elegant and cutting-edge, these digits are the nail equivalent of spike Louboutin heels.
(Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Cameo, $17;