Nails are a great way to express yourself. Not only that, but they can really help pull your entire look together. They’re the perfect accessory that can show your aesthetic. There are so many shapes and styles that sometimes it’s hard to pick what style you want to do. Take a look at these 20 nail trends to give you some inspo.
1. Almond French Tip
Take a look at this modern take on a classic. The shape adds an elegant touch to a nail trend that never goes out of style.
French tip pairs with any outfit or aesthetic perfectly. If you are looking for a style that matches with anything almond french tip could be your new go-to!
2. Colored Tips
If you’re looking for the perfect model off duty nails then this style is for you! These are all the rage on social media right now, especially among influencers and models. It’s minimalistic, cute, and unique. It’s also totally customizable to your preference. Now you can have all your favorite colors in one place!
3. Every Nail A Different Color
This one goes hand in hand with the colored tip trend. It’s everything you could want and love all in one place. You can play with all the color combinations in the world. You can make it aesthetic and do all tones that are similar, or you can go wild and choose colors that aren’t similar at all. So try this trend, and get creative!
4. Stilleto Shape
This shape became extremely popular over the past couple of years especially with celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Rhianna, and Lady Gaga sporting them. They may not be the most practical style, but they sure do make a statement. If you’re feeling feisty this is definitely a trend to try out!
This trend is another modification of the classic french tip. The most popular ombré trend seen is the classic pink and white, but don’t be afraid to ombré any two colors together! It’s a classy touch to any nails with the colors blending together perfectly. If you’re looking to spice up a classic try out ombré nails!
If you are looking to make a statement this is it! This is the perfect trend if you want something extravagant for a special occasion. These are compliment getters and definitely will be the star of the show.
Matte is a simple classy nail trend that will never go out of style. If you are looking to add a small change to help you get out of your comfort zone this is the way to go. Adding a matte topcoat can take a classic mani to the next level!
Fairly similar to matte; satin nails are the middle ground between a regular mani and a matte one. The best way to describe satin nails is a shiny matte. It doesn’t really make sense but it does look amazing.
If you are somebody that stays on top of trends then you have seen these nails on your feed. Models and influencers everywhere are sporting these, and we are totally digging it!
This is another trend that you have complete creative control over. It can go in any direction, but the point of abstract nails is to keep it as simple as possible. One of the chicest nail trends to be popularized in 2020 for sure.
10. Different Colored Hands
The best of both worlds! Pick any two colors and mix it up, this will definitely give off a fun and careless vibe if that’s what you’re going for. You can keep it aesthetic by choosing similar tones, or you can have fun and do something different, either way, it’ll always look cute!
11. Chrome Effect
This nail trend became popularized in 2016 and more commonly known as the “fairy dust” trend. When it first became popularized there were only about four colors that you could get but now you can get any color under the sun!
Get a classic silver chrome or opt for the chic nude chrome below, you can’t go wrong with this trend!
12. French Outline
And here we have another take on the french tip. This is where abstract meets french tip and is arguably one of the most unique and stylish nail trends of 2020.
This trend is most commonly seen doing a white or black outline, but you can try it with any shape or color!
13. Textured Nails
You can’t tell me that these aren’t the most adorable and dainty nails you’ve ever seen! Instead of sticking with a plain flat design, why not try and add a little dimension?
Most popularly seen during the holidays with a sweater texture these are a perfect way to be creative!
14. Animal Print
This is a trend that never goes out of style and we can see why! Animal print isn’t going anywhere and we couldn’t be happier! Try a full animal print mani or just keep it simple with animal print tips. This trend is something you’ll wanna try!
This is one of the prettiest and most popular nail trends you need to try! You can do a classic black and white marble, or try something more soft like these, but this is a nail trend we think is going to be sticking around for a while.
16. Multi-Colored Nudes
This trend is something new that recently got popularized by Kylie Jenner, and look how cute! You can never go wrong with a nude mani it goes with everything, so why not have all the nudes at once?
17. Designer Brand Patterns
This trend is for the luxurious people out there. This trend looks rich, literally. You can go for a full brand look like this one, or just have a small accent nail but either way, this nail trend is so cute!
Looking to steal the show? Neon is the way to go. Neon is a way to add a pop of color to your look. This is definitely a way trend you’re going to want to try this spring and summer.
19. Glow In The Dark
This nail trend is just screaming fun! Why not get nails that come with a little surprise? Whether you’re sitting at home or out on the town these nails will always be a show stopper!
20. Simple Designs
This trend is for all my minimalistic people out there. A trend that goes hand in hand with abstract nails, but this one is just a little more extra. If the abstract is too minimal for you, but everything else is too much, this will be your happy medium!
What’s your favorite nail design? Let us know down below in the comments!
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Alina is currently a student at the University of Arizona, majoring in Psychology. She has a passion for writing about everything including fashion, design, health, lifestyle, and so much more!