These Nail Trends Are Going To Be Huge When Salons Reopen

All the inspo you need for your post-pandemic appointment!
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If youโ€™re like me and are obsessed with getting your nails done, then youโ€™re probably counting down the days until the nail salons can open.

As I have been waiting (not so patiently) to be able to see my nail artist again, Iโ€™ve spent hours on Pinterest researching some inspiration to bring with me when my nail salon reopens (which has now been moved up to 29 June – yay!)

What Do the Professionals think?

I asked my nail artist and young entrepreneur Courtney Lee (@nailsbycourtneyjade on Instagram) what she thinks will be the number one requests sheโ€™ll receive when sheโ€™s able to open up. According to Courtney, โ€œ cow print will still be huge for summer, neon french tips and also old English font is really popular at the moment!โ€. She also said that โ€œthere will definitely be a lot of neon and bright coloursโ€. Be sure to check out Courtneyโ€™s Instagram for serious nail envy, and her new salon opening soon (@peachysalon).

Here are some nail trends that I think will be BIG in 2020…

Colourful French Tips

I definitely agree with Courtney on this! This exciting and fresh twist on the classic french tip nails is super simple, yet super effective. Opting for a bright red, or a soft lilac can instantly create a serious beauty statement.  This looks great on any length nails, which means itโ€™s perfect if your nails are shorter after lockdown – I know mine are!

Lightning Bolts

Adding a lightning bolt to any solid colour makes it instantly cooler! Add it on one nail, or on all of them! A fun take on this trend is having a different colour bolt on each nail. This trend is super fun and I will definitely be partaking.


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This is another great take on the classic french tip! This is a great way to include more colour into your nail look, but in a more subtle way. This looks especially good in pastel colours.

Holographic/ Glitter

Feeling brave? If so, why not go for a full glitter or holographic set? This is my ultimate go-to. You cannot go wrong with some sparkles!

Floral Designs

If you love wearing floral patterns, why not put them on your nails? This is a great look for summer and looks especially fab on a pastel colour (like baby pink, light yellow, or lilac).

What 2020 nails trends are you loving and going to be asking your nail artist for on June 29th?

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