As winter slowly approaches, so does our desire to experiment with new nail ideas. This season, it's all about old-fashioned block polishes with modern ones, from brown glazed donut nails to glitter and velvet polishes; these are the hottest nail trends to try over the coming months.
Since Hailey Bieber first launched this donut glazed trend to match her sknicare line Rhode, there's been a major demand for glazed donut nails. For this winter season, we especially love the choco-brownish 🍩 version that reminds us of x-mas treats. Going to holiday parties with glossy, shimmery, reflective nails that catch the light at different angles, it's a match made in heaven.
Black nail polish is always in fashion since it's a chic, elegant, fail-safe option. Whether you go for a matte or glossy finish, black nails look great on any nail length/shape and work well with every skin tone.
If you want to elevate your go-to mani, a magnetic polish could be just the ticket. Velvet nails are perhaps the most luxe-looking trend of the season. The sumptuous texture elevates any color from deep purples to nude beiges and everything in between, but we think a deep, dark hue is where this color trend really shines.
Celebrity manicurist Harriet Westmoreland has nailed the mani-pedi game once again this year by putting the French manicure back on the beauty map, and it's not going anywhere this season. For this winter, a French manicure with either a white tip or a glitter tip will be a big trend.
Similar to red lipstick, there is a perfect red for each woman that compliments her skin tone perfectly. What is Christmas without a classic red manicure? This season, it's all about super-glossy bloody-red. If you prefer darker shades like burgundy and mauve red, they look great on shorter nails, especially if you add a glossy topcoat. It can take your look from zero to 100 really quickly.
Are you struggling to decide which nude color to pick? This next one is for you. Earthy tones inspired by our favorite winter spices—such as cinnamon, cocoa, ginger, vanilla will be hot this season. Neutral colors will always be the leading nail trend because they never go out of style—but this winter, they’re going to be really big.
While glitter polishes will no doubt be chunkier and more impactful, there is a more subtle shimmer option if you want a simple holiday look. Add it to French tips for a subtle nod, or coat the entire nail in a fine white or gold shimmer for a super-festive look.
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