Next season nail trends to try now
Three of 2017’s biggest nail trends, translated into easy DIYs that, really, anyone can do.
LAYER, IT’S CAKE
Layering nail polish is a terrific trick that gives new life to sheer colours, which can often fade and look dull. First, paint nails your favourite base colour. Then layer a shimmer or glitter polish as a second coat. This makes the lacquer shine and hold onto its lustre.
Zig zags just got super simple. After applying a base coat, paint a grid of small dots onto your nails. Connect the dots, making a “V” pattern, then extend the lines up to make the zig zags. Finish with a clear top coat.
DROP BY DROP
The water droplet mani is so fancy, but a snap to master. Start with a base coat and your preferred polish. Use a bobby pin to gently dab small drops onto your nail. Let the bubbles of polish dry completely, then apply a top coat.