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19 Nail Art Looks That Are Seriously Woke and Beautiful

These looks are the complete opposite of basic and boring. 

Even if you opted out of the Women’s March or other social change rally, there's always an opportunity to express solidarity through your beauty choices.  Woke nail art is trending, and these socially conscious designs are too powerful to be ignored.

From Black Lives Matter designs to pro-choice themes, these artistic manicures are equals parts provocative and effective conversation starters around politics, feminism and social justice.

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Remember: your nails don’t have to be basic and boring; they’re a canvas for self-expression, and we’re sure you’ve got plenty to say.

Lead by the incomporable designs of New York City based manicurist Ami Vega, get inspired with our favorite woke looks below! 

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