It’s time to put away the dark purples and reds of winter and embrace the colors of Spring! Everywhere you look there are flower prints, shades of pink, and the colors of nature — and you can join them. Here are four hot nail trends to try this Spring to add color to your current style.

Go a Shade Darker Than Pastel

Pastels have been popular for a few years now, and they’re a great way to add a subtle pop of color to your nails. However, Spring is for bright colors, so grab your favorite pastels and then upgrade them to a slightly darker shade.

You don’t have to go from light pink to bubblegum pink, but don’t be afraid to play with color. Spring is all about explosions of colors — from flowers blooming to trees getting their leaves — and this is your opportunity to add to the brilliant rainbow.

Neon French Tips

While Spring is certainly the season for bright colors, most people save their brightest shades for Summer. If you don’t want to go overboard with your nails but still want something fun, consider getting a french manicure with a neon pink or orange on the tips. You can contrast the neon with a beige or soft pink that matches your natural nail.

If you really want to get creative, get a reverse french mani with neon at the bottom instead of the top. You can enjoy these half-moons of color throughout Spring!

Try a Fishtail Pattern

Instead of the traditional arc, or even jagged lines, more people are experimenting with a fishtail pattern on their nails. These dramatic arcs contrast the soft femininity of curves with the strength of hard angles.

Next time you’re in the salon, grab your three favorite Spring colors (maybe a soft pink against a green and blue) and ask for a fishtail style. This can also work with two colors, with the second color breaking up the nail in the middle.

Keep Playing with Negative Space

More fashionistas than ever have been adding negative space to their nails, and Spring is a great time to test this trend. Consider designing flowers on your nails with your natural color as the background, or limit your design to a few abstract lines in bright colors. This allows people to focus on the actual art, not just the nail colors.

Whether you’re looking for a simple manicure or a full gel set that will last, make an appointment today. We can find the best colors for Spring to compliment your style.

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