Last Updated on January 17, 2023
What is it about newly painted nails that can make you look and feel so confident and polished?
And the only thing better than newly painted nails is newly painted valentines inspired nail art.
Over the past few years, we’ve seen nail art rise through the ranks in the beauty industry. Long gone are the days of a french mani being about as exciting as it got on the nails front.
If you’re anything like us at Wear Next, you’re obsessed with nail art and are constantly screenshotting inspo images to try yourself at home. I’m always on the hunt for something new, fun and a little bit different.
You can quite literally have anything you want painted on your talons these days, from simple geometric shapes to a realistic painting of anything just about anything your heart desires.
So whether you’re planning a romantic evening at home with your SO or a wild galantines night out with your favourite ladies – the only accessory you need is a fresh manicure with some valentines inspired nail art obvs.
Valentines day has become one of those times where you can go all out with nail art, similar to Christmas or Halloween – the bigger and bolder the better. More is more if you ask us!
Think hearts, kisses, pearls, metallics, marbling, heart decals, cherries and a whole lot of cute – there’s something for everyone – even the not so steady of hands.
If like me, you aren’t blessed with a steady hand why not try the tiny heart decals to give a maximalist effect for very minimum effort.
If the thought of doing your nails yourself really scares you here’s our roundup of the best salons in London for nail art. Don’t worry your secrets safe with us – we also love being pampered.
If, however you are well used to doing your own nails (thanks lockdown) and you’ve become quite the pro at nail art why not try something fun and different like the ace of hearts or the groovy 70’s inspired love hearts? It’s one sure fire way to get noticed this valentines day.
Whatever your nail art experience there’s something for everyone so keep scrolling for 21 of our favourite Valentine’s day nail art ideas. Screenshots at the ready!
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