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!
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Marble nails are making a comeback, play up your designs with graphic bold graphic lines in contrasting hues.
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The Butterfly Effect
Nude polish with painterly accents like this watercolor butterfly are just what you need to channel the summer.
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Feeling artsy? These calligraphy nails add an edge to the minimalist nail trend.
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In the wise words of Kanye, "vibes." Can't take that beach escape this weekend? Let your nails be your visual escape.
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Two coats of clear polish and and strategically placed white stripes look modern and clean.
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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.
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United Colors or Summer
Graphic stripes in rainbow hues make for grown up nail art when cocktailed with negative space.
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