6 Non-Basic Nail Art You Should Totally Try

These nail art designs are anything but basic!
by Janelle Yau   |  Nov 30, 2016
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Back in the day, nail polish was only used to add color to one's digits. But because of nail art now, it's a great way to show off one's personality, favorite things, and even one's mood, too! If you're thinking of getting your nails done, but want to stand out from the sea of nail art, read on because we're listing down six nail art designs that are trendy, and anything but basic!

Keep your nail game strong with nail art that's nothing short of tough and edgy! Ditch the usual blacks and dark hues for a studded nail art design.

Lace is often associated to femininity and daintiness, but this black lace nail art design strikes the perfect balance between girly, and just the right amount of cool and edge.

For light and fun nails, add wacky fruit designs to your nail game! It's amusing, trendy, and rad, too! What's not to love?


If there's any character who's definitely not basic, that has got to be Harley Quinn! Show off your eccentric but always fun side with a bold Harley-inspired nail art.

Tribal designs are usually bright and vibrant, but you can swap the loud hues for muted blacks and golds for a hip nail art design that is chic and classy, too.

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Make sure that your nail game is anything but basic with a cartoon-inspired design! It's trippy, it's fun, and it's definitely nowhere close to common, or boring.

Which of these nail art designs would you want to try? Just tweet us @candymagdotcom or leave a comment below!

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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