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Go funky fab with these nail trends

What gal doesn't want to look in the mirror and say "Dang! I look good!" At SheKnows, we know you want to put your best face forward so our team of Beauty and Style experts have set out to uncover the best beauty and style tips out there...

Easy designs for nails

The best part about changing up your nail polish every now and then is mixing and matching with different colors, designs and textures. If you're a nail polish lover like us, then you'll be sure to get inspired with these creative and funky nail designs!
Sally Hansen Salon Effects

It's an animal world

Animal print-inspired nail designs have been on the rise ever since Sally Hansen Salon Effects gave the trend a boost with their leopard and zebra nail strips. Now, with  Nicole by OPI Nail Pens in a variety of colors, you can make your own animal print nail designs. For a funky, eclectic leopard print look, try using the black Nicole by OPI nail pen as the outline for the spots. As a background color for the spots, use a bright blue like Tarina Tarantino's nail lacquer in Supernova and for the actual spots color, use a glittery pink like OPI's "I Lily Love You."

Deborah Lippmann nail color trends

raining glitter

If you're into glitter (and lots of it), Deborah Lippmann has some glitter shades you will love. To get a super rich glitter effect, apply at least three coats of polish to each nail. There are many ways to experiment with glitter nail polish such as painting only one nail on your hand in a glitter polish to make it stand out or by applying a gradient effect of glitter polish on your nails. To achieve the glitter gradient effect, apply one coat of glitter polish to your nail, then a second coat but start at the middle of your nail and swipe up. To finish the gradient effect, start the third coat just below the tip of your nail and swipe up.
Essie nail color in Braziliant

neon nights

This season, bright neon nail colors are very in. Wearing a neutral outfit with neon nails are a sure way to add some fun pop to your look. Bright orange and fuschia pink are popular colors with this look right now. Wear these bright colors for a girls' night out or a date night -- they're sure to be head-turners! For a rich, bright orange, try Essie nail color in Braziliant.

What do your nails say about you?

What do your nails say about you?

Your hands are your body's movers and shakers, so your nails need to make a good first impression. Have you ever given some thought to what your nails say about you?

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