Notting Hill Carnival is nearly upon us, soon the streets of Notting Hill will be transformed into a parade of colourful, vibrant sights and amazing sounds. There are many ways to get the involved with the carnival spirit whether its just enjoying the carnival vibes, wearing a full on carnival costume or eating the amazing food .
The best way to make sure you have the full on carnival spirit is to make sure your outfit is carnival ready, one way you can also dress up your outfit even more is by making sure you have the best carnival themed nail art on your hands. When it comes to carnival nail art there are SO many options and ideas you can choose from!!
Below are some of the many nail art ideas you can try for carnival!!
1. Colourful & playful nail art
Colourful nails are perfect for carnival, whether you have the same colour on every nail or switch is up and paint each nail a different colour, the brighter the colour the better!
Glitter is perfect for any occasion, it adds glamour to any nail design. The fun thing with glitter is that it is very versatile, you can cover all you nails in glitter or be more subtle and just paint a small section.
Flags are the perfect way to decorate your nails for carnival!
It's the best way to represent your country by having the national flag painted on your nails, or if you are feeling really vibrant have a range of flags painted on your nails.
4. Marble Nails
Marble nails have been around for a while it is a subtle but very artistic design, there are various techniques to achieve this look, try brighter colours for more of an impact which will make it ideal to wear to carnival.
Anything bright and colourful is perfect for carnival especially neon colours. Neon is also great for summer you can keep it simple or be bold and mix it up with fun designs and patterns.
If you want something more subtle but will also make a statement, floral patterns are the way to go. This nail art is great for summer as well as carnival! to make more of an impact paint the floral pattern on one nail of each hand and have a statement nail.
7. Mix and match
Mix and match nails are a great idea when you can't possibly pick one nail design, so why not choose a different design and image for each nail, this way you are guaranteed to include every carnival themed image on your nails.
8. Palm Trees
We may not be in the Caribbean but we can pretend that we are by having palm trees painted on our nails. This is the perfect nail art for carnival if you are going for a simple but creative look.
9. Chrome Nails
This new nail art trend has grown in popularity over the past few months and is a great way to guarantee you to have all the attention on your nails and it is also very easy to achieve.
10. Negative space
You cant go wrong with negative nails even if you happen to make a mistake you can play it off as if it was supposed to happen. This style is very versatile and can range from the most simplest designs to the most complex design. Try using more than one colour to make them stand out.
11. Ombre Nails
Ombre nails are a great way to incorporate your two favourite colours together, they are also a quick and easy design to do at home.
Striped nails are a simple way to decorate your nails and make them look amazing, there are many techniques you can use to complete this look. Try altering the thickness of the stripes and the colours you use to make them really stand out.
13. Gems and Jewels
Nail art with gems and jewels add glamour and attention to any nail design, they add a range of diversity to your nail design and can transform the simplest nail design into something amazing.
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