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11 Festive Nail Art Designs You Need To Try This Diwali

Diwali season calls for dressing your best for all those family gatherings, taash parties and fun dinners with friends. The festive season has all of us pre-planning our outfits, researching trendy make-up and hair looks, and making sure our jewellery is shining as bright as the diyas. And while you’re at it, we’re here to remind you to not forget about your nails.

Some things to keep in mind while picking a nail art design for Diwali is that you need to find something that is going to work with your outfits for all the days you are celebrating. This means opting for a neutral shade like nude pink, silver and gold will help. But whether you’re a maximalist or a minimalist, we’ve got some inspiration in tow for everyone. Check it out

This Diwali, try these 11 fun and festive nail art designs

1. Holo French Manicure

If you’re someone who firmly believes that there’s nothing chicer than a French manicure, a festive-themed coat of chrome glitter and the resulting holographic effect ought to elevate your nails.

2. Lavender Sparkle

The lavender purple colour has been a major trend in recent years. Its versatility lies in the fact that the shade compliments most colours ranging from red to blue. And to top it off, the sparkle sticker imbibes the vibe of Diwali to a T.

3. Paint The Town Red

Channel the power of red with this cute yet fierce manicure. And if you’re not a sparkles person, doing this manicure using matte colours will also look just as great.

4. Velvet Gold

Velvet nails created using magnetic glitter nail polishes have opened up a whole new avenue of nail art designs. This gold and silver manicure promises to be the pop of sparkle you need.

5. Teal Beauty

Channel peacock vibes with this teal and chrome glitter manicure, that’s further elevated with hand-painted flowers. Your inner maximalist will thank you for picking these!

6. All That Glitters Is Gold

Diwali is the perfect time to put your love for all things glitter and gold on display and this manicure promises to compliment every one of your festive outfits.

7. Old World Grace

Satisfy the maximalist in you by trying out this extravagant manicure that channels a certain old world charm with its use of pearls, as well as black and gold paint over a white base.

8. Firecracker Fierceness

Over a gold and nude pink ombre base, use some stick ons to mimic rangoli or firecracker designs.

9. Spoilt For Choice

Who says you have to pick only one colour to match all your outfits? The only thing to keep in mind while going for this manicure style is to use different shades from the same colour family.

10. Brown Chrome Nails

Just because it’s festive season doesn’t mean you have to let go of your fall vibes. Embrace the supremely trendy browns and take it a notch higher by adding a chrome effect.

11. Metallic Ombre 

Indian wear usually dapples with either silver or gold accents, and this manicure goes well with both the looks. Start with a silver chrome base and then add a transparent honey-brown shade and follow it up with a dark brown or black.

Now that you’re equipped with the perfect dose of nail-spiration for the festive season, go ahead and book your appointment! There’s a lot of sparkling to do.