Nail art is one of the most popular beauty trends of 2021 and it’s going to continue its reign well into 2022. “A lot of old trends that people assumed to be dying out or tacky, such as French tips, made such a big comeback in 2021 and many old trends [will be] updated and reintroduced in 2022”Sarah Haidar, a self-taught nail technician who runs the popular Instagram account, says: @Heluviee. Even if you’re more of a manicure minimalist, there are definitely options for you in the nail design world. So, what winter nail art trends can we expect to see in 2019?
“Swirly nail art had a good run this past year but will slowly fall off to give room for cleaner geometric line art,”explains Queenie Nguyen, who is a co-worker with Alessandra ambrosio (Kate Hudson) Brittney BoyceKim Kardashian and Megan Fox’s colleague, Nails of LA, also says that experimentation will be a major theme in 2022. “We’ll get extreme minimalism with very simple, one-shade manicures on long nails, [but we’ll also see] a lot of 3D nail art,”She reveals.
Want to see what nail art trends are being favored by the pros? Here are 10 trends that they believe everyone will wear for the season.
It is possible to already see celebrities like Lily Collins Camila Marrone rocking this clean and simple trend, but don’t think there’s just one shade of neutral. “You can pick a semi-sheer one for a more natural and feminine look or an opaque one to make the color pop more,”Haidar should be encouraged. Boyce suggests that natural shapes are topped with a glossy gloss finish.
“The key is to make sure the colors complement each other, whether it’s a gradient or belonging in the same color palette,”Boyce explains. A gradient is a combination of different colors. You can use multiple colors by choosing themes such as neonOr pastels (Nguyen calls it the rainbow approach). ‘Skittles nails’Harmony is possible by clicking on the following link:
Negative space refers the unpainted portion of a manicure. designThis trend is completely freestyle. “You can paint lines however you’d like and have it come out looking abstract and colorful,”Haidar is encouraged. You can lean into any color scheme you like, starting with a You can use a single color and add more interest by using streaks of other colors.
“To make [this look] all come together, I would recommend having one concept similar between the whole thing,”Haidar. Haidar says to choose between opposing color gradients and try Each hand is a different color, with one or two fingers displaying the same color. designBoth hands.
Try milky brown tortoise nails for something more muted. “They’re actually quite natural and have an abstract look to them,”Boyce explains. “Amp up [animal prints] by playing with the base color and using bright complementary colors,”Pro is the best description of the pro. Consider a bright pink nail for the trendy cowprint nail. designPerhaps even a periwinkle hue, depending on the Pantone color of year.
Trimming to be minimalist
“Having a thin strip of color along the cuticle or tips can give you that little accent to play up a nude manicure,”Haidar says. Think bright colors, metallics and gradients when choosing a color palette. Or black and white. “With a thin liner brush, draw a barely there line in one swipe on-top of a nude base,”She continues.
“Instead of glitter all over, an ombré glitter is more chic, especially when it’s on a very sheer and neutral base,”Boyce explains. This look was actually worn by Jennifer Lopez recently. The glitter is thickest at its tip and gradually tapers towards the cuticles. “It’s a good trend for both longer and shorter nails,”Boyce.
Boyce defines the Modern French as any variation on a French manicure. “This involves playing with angles and thickness of the tip,”She shares. Subbing in a wavy tip designDoing a half French at an angle or splitting the tip down its center with two colors.
Accents with gold foil
“A subtle touch of gold accents adds more glamour to any nail design,”Nguyen explains the trend Vanessa HudgensRecently sported. Boyce predicts this season that there will be more French manicures made with gold foil. “It has undefined edges to give it that of-the-moment, undone look,”Boyce agrees. It can also be seen in the form flakes and marble patterns.
Subtle 3D Embellishments
Celebrities like Hailey Bieber And Machine Gun KellyYou can experiment with subtle nail jewelry and 3D nail art, which will both be new trends for 2022. “It’s an easy way to spice up a neutral manicure without being overpowering,”Nguyen explains. Think: tiny appliqués like pearls, rhinestones, or metallic stickers (Nguyen recommends picking these up on Amazon).