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Creative & Unusual: 8 Of The Latest Nail Art Designs Making Waves In 2022

Creative & Unusual: 8 Of The Latest Nail Art Designs Making Waves In 2022

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A beautiful manicure is an important component of most women’s beauty regimes. In a world where fancy nail art designs are the norm and innovative designs pop up frequently, it can be quite difficult to stay on top of the latest nail trends to keep you stylishly in vogue. This 2022, a plethora of nail designs have gone mainstream, but which wave is worth riding and which isn’t?

Prior to choosing a style, your personality should be your first consideration. Are you the girl who loves subtility or you’ll rather be the life of the party? For instance, girls in the first category may be drawn to glass or magnetic nails given that they are simple, yet have enough character to not be boring. On the other hand, babes in the latter category will be glad to know that Chromecore and 3D embellished nails have their names written all over them because they come correct with drama!

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Additionally, it’s important to note that this curation of the latest nail designs of 2022 is flexible enough to work season after season. That is to say, you can count on them to make an impact regardless of the calendar month. In addition, you can trust that given the full steam of these nail styles, they are expected to remain relevant even beyond 2022. That means, dearest style star, you can bet that these nails will keep giving in the coming year. Amazing!

Check out 8 of the latest nail designs making waves in 2022 and beyond…

#1. Glass nails

 
 
 
 
 
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Simple, stylish, and classy are some of the words that best describe these clear nails. As stated earlier, the subtle girl will find her mojo with these nails as they aren’t too daring for her appetite. You can rock them colored, plain glass, or enlivened with nail stickers. Go on and have a blast, it is by no means boring.

 
 
 
 
 
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#2. Magnetic nails

 
 
 
 
 
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There’s something quite charming about magnetic nails thanks to the intriguing out-of-this-world (literally!) sheen visible on them. They gently play on the mind, welcoming you in but are not imposing to be so distracting. Whether you go for bold or subtle tones, the effect is still the same.

 
 
 
 
 
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#3. Jelly nails

 
 
 
 
 
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Glamour Magazine called this lipgloss for your nails, and we can see why. They are so easy to do yourself and the end result is a clear, glossy effect. Since picking steam from TikTok, every social platform has received its own fair share of the jelly pump and they come in a variety of options giving every girl her pick. Surely, this is one of the latest nail designs that allow you to play subtle, crazy, or glam.

 
 
 
 
 
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#4. Chromecore nails

 
 
 
 
 
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Molten-esque chrome nails hit us like lava and now, the beauty space is stuck on them. We’ve seen them in chrome orbs, diamond plating, and even chrome French tips — proving that the design is indeed flexible.

 
 
 
 
 
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#5. Artistic press-ons

 
 
 
 
 
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There’s no list of nail designs that’s complete without press-ons. Damn, aren’t they a wonder of the beauty industry! They are easy to use, the results are instant, and we have the option of switching up our nail game as many times as we want. The press-on nails making waves are the artistic options, including wild lengths, textures, and designs.

 
 
 
 
 
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#6. Coffin-shaped nails

 
 
 
 
 
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Perhaps, nail shapes don’t come to mind as often as the design itself, but they are these days. From almond to stiletto and square, different shapes command different vibes on different women. Lately, the rave has revolved around coffin-shaped nails due to its sleek, architectural style that’s a stark contrast from the classic almonds.

 
 
 
 
 
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#7. Matte top coats

 
 
 
 
 
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In the same way matte lips stole our hearts, matte nails are posed to do the same thanks to a chic topcoat making its way to the market. Regardless of the polish color you choose, one coat of this instantly mattifies your nails for a plush effect. Another interesting thing to note is that gives a different result on different bases. For instance, over metallic, it looks steel. Over cream, it looks velvet. Over pearl, satin.

 
 
 
 
 
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#8. Glitter/3D embellishments

 
 
 
 
 
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Party girl, here is your magic, and girl, it shimmers! Glitter/3D embellishments are a total vibe thanks to the variety of ways you can use them. Glitter mixes are available in different-sized glitters, colors, and textures which can make things interesting when used. The plethora of sizes and colors give a different effect due to their uniqueness. Where one shines, another can appear glassy.

 
 
 
 
 
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