9 Cute and Fun Nail Art Inspo You Can Easily Recreate

Don't want to miss out on the ~nail art~ hype? We got you covered!
by Cyril Adavan   |  Feb 6, 2022
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I love how there are many ways to express ourselves. It could be through makeup, hair color, and even tattoos. But lately, I got fascinated with nail art. I like that it's temporary, which means I can experiment with the tremendous amount of possibilities it offers. If you are a beginner and you don't want to miss out on the fun, we got you covered! We gathered fun and easy nail art inspo so you don’t just have to wing it, you can actually ~nail~ it!

Here are some nail art inspo for your next mani sesh:

1. Brighten your day (or someone else's!) with this cute smiley nail art.

Keep spreading positive vibes with these cute smiley nails. The multi-colored base gives this nail art its fun and elevated vibe.

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2. Try something as easy as ABC.

Let your nails do the talking this time by trying out this nail art inspo. You can switch it up by writing your name or your nickname on your nails. Ditch the couple necklace and paint the name of your S.O. on your nails instead. Add a personal touch to this look by showcasing your handwriting. 

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3. Up for some eye-catching swirls?

If full-painted nails get old, this colorful swirl design will switch up the nail game for you. The swirl strokes make it look extra and eye-catching. 

4. Try hand painted layered swirls, but make it freestyle.

We love this highly-colored nail art! Since this is freestyle, go where your hands take you. Modify this look by making your color combination and varying the number of layers.

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5. Mismatched French nails are a refreshing take on the classic nail design.

These yummy-looking multi-colored french nails are a breath of fresh air from the usual white French nails. We also love how the colors are mismatched!

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6. Try basic lines and shapes that don’t look *basic* at all.

If you think this is hard, I kid you not. You’ll be surprised how points, lines, and shapes can give you upgraded-looking nail art just like this one. Tip: Experiment with different colors and line thicknesses.

7. Go for romantic with red heart tips.

This nail art screams classic! The heart-shaped design gives this bold color a playful look.

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8. Bring out your inner BTS fan with BT21-inspired nails.

BT21 are cute creatures created by BTS themselves with the help of artists. Nothing could be cuter than bringing them to life in your nails just like this nail art. Flash a finger heart with an ARMY twist!

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9. More of a girl group stan? Try these nails inspired by Red Velvet's "Power Up" era.

Yes, an ode to the summer queens! This Reveluv recreated the iconic gingham fits of the quintet as nail art. The gingham details in this nail art are on point! BRB, grabbing my mandu bong rn. 

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