Nails are not just a part of the body, but they are also a canvas for self-expression. A person’s hands can tell a lot about their personality, and with the evolution of nail trends, one can experiment with their look. Unlike hair, nail trends are non-judgmental, and every color and design has its uniqueness.
Here we have compiled a list of the ten best nail trends for 2023
Chrome nails, popularly known as “glazed donut nails,” are the top nail trend of 2022, and it is expected to continue in 2023. Celebrities like Hailey Bieber, Lizzo, Zendaya, and Dua Lipa have been seen sporting mirror-effect nails in a rainbow kaleidoscope of colors and styles.
Microbeauty is predicted to be the next big thing in beauty, and micronails are the perfect fit for this trend. Millennials and Gen-Zers are trading their long, coffin-shaped nails for mini French manis. The trend is characterized by simple designs, natural shapes, and neutral colors that embody minimalism.
Half-moon nails are the perfect trend for minimalists. The trend involves painting a single color (or an outline) over the lunula (the small rounded shadow at the bottom of each nail). The trend is versatile and can work across many nail lengths, shapes, and colors.
Glass nails, a nail trend created by nail artist Eunkyung Park, use finely-cut holographic foil to create the illusion of shards of glass. The magical end result looks like an expertly-crafted stained-glass window.
Tortoiseshell nails are a layering technique that uses caramel, brown, and black shades. Searches for this trend have increased by 1900% on Pinterest. This year, experts predict animal prints to be one of the hottest trends, and tortoise nails are the perfect toned-down design for this trend.
Cartoon nails, also known as pop art, provide a three-dimensional effect with a one-dimensional finish. The trend is characterized by bright pops of color, with black and white nail polish as the black outline and white accents.
Cherry red is a timeless shade that is becoming a firm favorite among manicurists. The shade is versatile, and one can create a red French tip or play around with different colors to create a rainbow effect. If you want something classy, a simple red gloss finish is the perfect option.
Celestial nail trends are everywhere, and galaxy nails are the perfect example of it. From moon silhouettes to starry details, this trend is versatile and pairs well with nails of all different lengths and shapes.
If you love earthy tones, a forest green mani is a must-try shade this season, with searches up by a whopping 115% on Pinterest. The muted hue has just enough depth to make a statement and is soft enough to go with anything.
Swirl art, characterized by twists, turns, spirals, and bends in various colors, is the latest trend in abstract art. The fresh way to embrace darker tones is on-trend, and it works best with a single color.
From simple designs to the latest trend, there’s something for everyone to experiment with their nails. The year 2023 is predicted to be a year of minimalism, experimentation, and uniqueness. These trends are versatile, non-judgmental, and allow people to express their personality through their nails.