Festive #NailInspo that will have you ready for CNY

Festive #NailInspo that will have you ready for CNY

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Going beyond red and gold

You've got your new threads, fresh kicks or dainty heels, and appetite all prepped for the upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations. What's left? A pretty set of nails to complete your look for the festivities should be in order.  From the classics of red and gold, to pretty pastels for spring and plenty of bling, here are some of our favourite picks off Instagram to inspire you for the festive season:


Classics (with a twist)

Keeping with traditions, red hues are usually all the rage this season, with shades of gold and orange following close behind. Spring a pleasant surprise with a beautiful ombré do, or keep your dark side in check with a Halloween-inspired manicure—red included of course:


Pretty in pastels

Nothing says spring quite like sweet pastels and candy hues. Put a unique spin on your pretty manicure with rose gold tips, an updated half moon design or lovely marble swirls:


Bring on the bling

Don't be afraid to pile the sparkle on your nails when it comes to CNY, whether it be in the form of a mini glitter party or varying textures of gold. A simple glass nail manicure will also do if you would like to take the low-key road:


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