When it comes to nail art, we’re firm believers that there are no rules. Neons, three-dimensional nail appliques, rhinestones—you name it, we’re here for it. And when you add a sprinkle (or heap) of glitter nail polish to the mix, we’re instantly obsessed. There’s so much to love about glitter nail designs. They’re eye-catching, attention-grabbing, and undeniably gorgeous (we could watch our glitter nails shine in the sun for hours, tbh), and they’re always on-trend, too.
Celebrity nail artist Queenie Nguyen, says, “I love that glitter nails are festive, fun, and long-lasting. They are quite versatile nowadays, and one can choose to go all out or rock them subtly.” Nguyen doesn’t see glitter nails disappearing anytime soon, whether they’re in the form of glitter ombré, glitter French tips, glitter stars and snowflakes, or accent nails. Like something more minimal? Nguyen has also been seeing glitter outlined around solid nail colors for a more chic and unique effect. There you have it, glitter is versatile and if you haven’t tried it, now’s your time to shine. Keep reading for the 10 best glitter nail art ideas that’ll have you gleaming through the year.