The best manicure inspiration that you can recreate at home


Our favourite mani-pedi looks to be discovered on Instagram and how to achieve them

Thinking of giving yourself an at-home manicure but in need of some inspiration? Look no further than our selection of the most sophisticated nail looks from these stylish celebrities, content creators and nail experts.

From chic new neutral shades to nail art designs that are as simple to achieve as they are Instagrammable, there’s plenty here to spark creativity – and we have also helpfully provided the products you need to recreate them. The perfect mani-pedi isn’t as far away as you might think.

For more inspiration on the best new summer nail polish shades, head to our gallery.

New neutrals

Victoria Magrath, aka In The Frow, has not only been demonstrating how she removes her acrylics at home on Instagram, she also proves that you shouldn’t overlook a super light lilac shade when searching for a neutral nail colour. It’s so effortlessly chic.

Get the look: new neutrals

Magrath revealed that she used CND’s Vinylux Nail Polish in Unearthed and Beau. We recommend applying two very thin layers for a smooth, light-reflecting finish.

Lilac tones

Why not follow Jennifer Lopez’s example and experiment with a matching purple shade on both your eyelids and your nails? Her nail artist Tom Bachik called it the perfect summer colour.

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