Summer just isn’t summer without a little nail art. Draw inspiration for your perfect vacay mani from @CiaoManhattan2012, the hottest nail tech in NYC. Whether you’re channeling your inner politico or trying to find your zen, she’s got the perfect summer mani inspo for you!
Grown Up Nail Art
Marble nails are making a comeback, play up your designs with graphic bold graphic lines in contrasting hues.
The Butterfly Effect
Nude polish with painterly accents like this watercolor butterfly are just what you need to channel the summer.
Feeling artsy? These calligraphy nails add an edge to the minimalist nail trend.
In the wise words of Kanye, “vibes.” Can’t take that beach escape this weekend? Let your nails be your visual escape.
Two coats of clear polish and and strategically placed white stripes look modern and clean.
A simple bold line down the center of your nails is cool enough to be considered art, but minimal enough to be taken seriously in the office.
United Colors or Summer
Graphic stripes in rainbow hues make for grown up nail art when cocktailed with negative space.