There is something to be said about the power of a manicure. It’s not just about a fresh coat of polish or perfectly shaped nails, it’s about the way it makes you feel. A well-manicured set of nails can give you a sense of confidence and poise that is unmatched. And looking at our favourite nail artists, and beauty aficionados everywhere, we’ve discovered that this season’s manicure trends reflect our collective need for self-expression and self-care. From bold, bright hues to understated neutrals, and dainty details that serve as seasonal inspiration, we’ve uncovered the most beautiful nail trends of 2023 to use as a reference for your next manicure appointment.
These nails play on the idea that less is really more. Just like those days when you just want to ditch your lipstick and apply a gentle coat of gloss instead, lip gloss nails offer a similarly neutral but endlessly shiny sheen. Minimal upkeep is just an added bonus.
The chicest little addition for those seeking a subtle edge, black accents is one way to add a touch of effortless cool to your nails. Whether you opt for a Baby French (that is, all the makings of a traditional French polish, only significantly slimmer), or something more abstract like polka dots a la Yayoi Kasuma, this trend is set to take over.
Making like an evergreen tree is the mode of the season, with a series of verdant tones adorning our nails. From vibrant hues to deep, near-black colours, this earthly ode is easy and effortless.
Leaning into nail art trends in the most subtly chic way, these dainty daisies (be they on one nail or all) are whimsical, feminine and pretty.
Offering a warming note of deep purple, this monochrome nail trend leans into the colour of the season. We recommend finishing them super glossy and never longer than necessary.
As if your tips were dipped in vats of molten gold and silver, this trend is all about effortless excess. With a nod to chrome nails, in a fresh and slightly more French way, it is one way to add a little fun to your regular manicure routine.