Nail art ideas and color trends you can totally do yourself.
Going to the nail salon isn’t an option for everyone in the age of COVID-19. And even if it is, some of us feel more comfortable doing our own nails from now on. So what’s a nail art lover to do? Ahead, we rounded up the best fall 2020 nail trends—from the runways to Instagram—that you can totally DIY. All you need is a few key nail polishes and a little imagination (okay, and some polish remover too) to create these must-have nail looks for the fall.
Nothing makes a statement like an all-black manicure. Done in high gloss or matte, a black manicure is chic and sophisticated with a little edge. Here, a model backstage at Philipp Plein with almond-shaped black nails.
Essie nail polish in Licorice, $8.99, target.com.
Looking to take your black mani up a notch? Try this geometric pattern that you can achieve with just a few pieces of nail tape.
Not feeling an entirely black nail? Add squiggles—painted along the edges of your nails—to a basic nude manicure.
Nail art that’s intricate can be impossible to DIY—so embrace big, bold, graphic shapes instead. We love this mix of polishes with a few nails accentuated by big and colorful dots.