Some nail art screams “HEY, I’m your nail art!” announcing your love of pumpkins, flowers, and pizza to the world. Others, though, like the 13 manicures ahead, are more of a quiet whisper, existing only in barely-there nudes, skinny lines, and soft, geometric shapes—all incredibly pretty, yet minimalistic enough to try on yourself. …Or, you know, to take to a nail salon as inspiration, because who are you, a wizard? So keep reading to find your new go-to mani lineup, and get ready for a barrage of compliments from strangers.
1. THESE ULTRA-THIN PASTEL LINES
2. THESE SUBTLY-GRADUATED WATERCOLORS
3. THESE FINE, BLACK HASH MARKS
4. THESE MATTE-BLACK ECLIPSE NAILS
5. THIS MILKY, NEGATIVE-SPACE MANICURE
6. THESE CHECKERED, BLUE-AND-WHITE NAILS
7. THIS BLACK LINE-TIPPED MANICURE