For many modern women, manicures aren’t just about nail care and different colors of polish — it’s a philosophy. Women learn new techniques, think over every small detail, and spend hours drawing different patterns in order to express their individuality.
At Bright Side, we looked through hundreds of nail design options and admired the imaginations of their creators. At the end of the article, you’ll find a bonus feature that shows how kids like to make themselves beautiful too.
“My manicurist gave me the Game of Thrones manicure of my dreams. She hand-painted all of them!”
“My nails look like they’re made of rose quartz.”
“My girlfriend tried gradient nails for the first time. I can’t help but want to share this beauty.”
“A ruby manicure with hidden snowflakes”
“This is how I see the characters of The Witcher. My friend and I decided to draw Geralt and his women on my nails.”
“Chocolate truffle nails”
“’They look okay if I don’t study them too closely,’ I tell myself as I study them very closely and nitpick every detail.”
“Even my husband is proud of my water marble.”
“My manicure matches the weather. Matryoshka nails!”
“I got my nails done yesterday, told her she could do anything she wanted. I’m obsessed!”
“When you can’t afford pretty faceted gems so you have to make them yourself.”
“I dedicate this photo to the lady I met who said that I ’wouldn’t be able to do anything cute’ with my short nails.”
“I’m shocked that I did it! They’re wonderful!”
“I call this manicure ’my third husband disappeared under mysterious circumstances.’”
“Hazy mountains and a forest”
“I always loved playing Monopoly during long hurricane power outages in Florida, so I decided to paint a Monopoly-inspired manicure.”
“The manicure is inspired by a cat’s eye gem.”
“My boyfriend asked me to do a purple and silver manicure. Little did I know, the silver was to match my new engagement ring!”
“I inadvertently painted my nails the same color as my blanket!”
Bonus: “I gave my 2-year-old niece complete artistic freedom with my nail polish.”
Have you ever done an artistic nail design? Or do you prefer a more classic manicure? Tell us in the comments below.