As a nation, we spent far too long staring at our chipped nail polish.
When we got the opportunity to go back to the salons, we embraced the opportunity with open arms.
There has never been more colour and patterns on nails. One look on Instagram and the feed is a kaleidoscope of art and we can’t get enough of it.
From pastel floral motifs to abstract shapes, nails are now an extension of personal style. Nails are an addition to a Saturday night outfit and the perfect accessory to Sunday brunch.
Entire social media pages are dedicated to the art and the meticulous nature with which nail technicians carry out their work should be commended.
They are a way to express oneself in a non-committal manner. There is no long-term partnership promise. And depending on your mood, you can change it up as many times as you like.
And so, if you are in need of some new inspiration, here is a selection of some of the best nail art ideas to ask for at your next appointment.
Lilac and abstract
Simple with a twist
Nails on fire
Minimal and elegant