All that glitters may not be gold, but it does give you picture-perfect nails. Even though gradient matte nail art designs and basic neons have dominated the manicure trend chart for a while, it seems like their reign is coming to an end. Now it’s all about adding a whimsical touch to your fingers with the help of glitter.
Whoever said that you should never use too much glitter, clearly didn’t know what they were talking about! Glitter manicures are fun, quirky and add a magical flair to your digits. So, whether you’re getting ready for your engagement photo shoot or just want content that’s ‘gram-worthy, make a statement with glitter-covered nails.
Given the situation the world is in, we understand that not everyone is quite comfortable with going to the salon. The best thing about these shimmery manicures is that you don’t need an expert to board the glitter train. With so many options out there, you’re sure to find something that will match your style and personality. Keep on scrolling to check out our top 7 mesmerizing glitter nail art designs that are oh-so-easy to recreate at home and will make your nails and life shine bright.
This design is all about combining two nail art trends. Typography nail art designs gained popularity last year and they are still a hit amongst influencers and celebrities. If you want your nails to do all the talking, take this nail art design to another level by adding a bit of glitter. You have two options when it comes to embracing this nail art design-- glitter letters with a simple base or a shimmery base with coloured letters, either way, this nail art is sure to get people’s attention.
Is the Little Mermaid your all-time favourite Disney movie? Then this nail art design is just for you. A shimmery purple holographic nail colour along with a few embellishments is all you need to instantly give your nails those #MermaidVibes.
If you're feeling extra edgy, instead of your regular black nail paint, opt for one with glitter particles. Coffin shaped nails covered in black glitter paint is ideal for those who love all things dramatic as it gives off a mysterious and elegant vibe. Not to mention it’s great for Halloween.
Create a milky way masterpiece on your nails by using a mixture of metallic and glitter nail paints. Galaxy nails have become a cult favourite with more than 74,000 tagged posts on Instagram, so the design options are endless. If you want to create an out-of-this-world nail art design opt for a range of dark and light blue shades to achieve that galaxy-like finish.
Not everyone loves bold and dramatic manicures and it’s totally fine. But that doesn’t mean glitter nail art is not for you. If you want to keep it simple and basic, apply the Miss Claire clear glitter nail polish which has an assortment of super-thin metallic flakes. It provides even coverage with incredible shine and gives you salon-like nails with just one swipe.
Move aside French manicure, glitter tips are the next best thing for those who love taking the subtle route. For this nail art design, you could either opt for a solid base colour and add glitter to the edges of your nails or you could apply the glitter only to the tip while leaving the rest of your nail bare. It’s simple, chic and will leave you with #RunwayReady nails in no time.
If you love all things matte, then this is just for you. Textured nail polishes create a sand-like effect on your nails while giving them a subtle shine. This nail polish delivers a wash of colour with just one swipe and is free from toxic chemical. If you’re sporting that newly engagement bling on your finger, opt for one of these glittery matte shades. It will leave you with salon-like nails and you wouldn't need to worry about your manicure stealing the show.
Don’t have weekend plans? Well, now you do! Grab your glitter nail paints and give your digits a magical makeover. After all, glitter does make everything better.
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