11 Fresh Ideas To Inspire Your Next DIY French Tip Manicure

Grace28Grace28
Aug. 5
Neon? Check. Animal print? Check. These are not just your average French tips...
Bored of the nude and white? Yep, us too. But French tips don’t have to be boring. Here we’re rounded up some of our favourite fun and fresh takes on the classic French tip manicure. If you’re ready to get involved and experiment with something a little bit different, allow us to introduce you to some of the coolest French tips on the internet.

IG@nail_unistella

It’s easier to achieve this look that you might initially think. After painting tips white all the way across, use tape to cover them in half and layer over the blue – or any shade of your choice!

IG@nail_unistella

This look is basically a masterpiece in miniature. You’ll need to be seriously arty to pull off these designer logos with finesse – alternatively, scour the internet for stickers.

IG@nailsbymei

Jazz up a classic French mani with the help of a glitter topcoat and some crystal stickers. The sparkling result is seriously hypnotising.

IG@imarninails

Use a matte top coat to replicate this look – it’s super minimal but oh so modern. We love the addition of the painted on ‘faux star’ on the middle finger.

IG@nailsbyyagal

Nineties nostalgia is in full force right now, so embrace the trend by sketching on the iconic Nike tick. Mismatched multicoloured tips only adds to the retro vibe.

IG@sarahbland

It’s super easy to do this one at home. Apply glitter nail polish to your tips then (while it’s still damp) use an old makeup sponge to swipe down your nail. Effortless.

IG@thehangedit

We love this fun take on French tips which sees the arc applied to the lower curve of the nail rather than the tip. If you go with black, add an extra rainbow layer to brighten it up.

IG@thehangedit

Now here’s a look that’s literally eyecatching. You’ll need a fine-tipped brush or nail art pen to replicate this one, and keep your nails clear so the eyes stand out.

IG@vanityprojects

Millennial pink is so last year. 2020 is all about this pretty pastel lilac shade. It’s a fun but subtle way to change up your French tips style and match your nails to your outfit.

IG@misspopnails

A doubled-up French tips look should be your next manicure move if you’re looking to experiment outside of your comfort zone.

IG@ladyfancynails

Everyone’s obsessed with the cow print trend right now. We’ve already seen it created via eyeshadow, so why not try the nail art version?
So, next time your French tips are feeling a little inspired, you know where to look.
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