Bright colours and fun patterns are a great way to get yourself into the swing of spring. Whether you’re applying a fresh look to your bedroom, your wardrobe, or your nails, springtime is a good time for a makeover.
Check out these cheerful spring manicures that will have you feeling ready for spring showers and April flowers in no time!
1. Two toned green nails
Choosing two different shades of green reflects the bright leaves and fresh green grass popping up everywhere outside as spring starts to bloom.(Source: Style Frizz)
2. Spring shades and polka dots
If you like the idea of using springtime greens but you’re looking for a little more flare, choose one accent nail and dot colours polka dots all over a contrasting background.(Source: Style Frizz)
3. All-over polka dots
A series of small, evenly spaced polka dots across all of your nails looks cheerful and whimsical.
4. Green gradient chevron
Both the ombre colour effect and then pattern are bright and cheerful enough for some springtime style in this look!(Source: Style Frizz)
5. Pastel blue with glitter tips
Light spring colours are always season appropriate, but they’re even more cheerful and bright when you pair them with matching glitter.
6. Coloured confetti polish
Springtime is the time to start wearing white again, but coloured confetti sparkles add a pop of personality!(Source: Orglamix)
7. Flowers and stripes
Alternating white strips with brightly coloured ones will brighten your mood and matching flower stickers (or painted flowers, if you’re a detailed person) will make sure everyone knows you’re ready for spring.(Source: Cosmetic Cupcake)
8. Cuticle polka dots
Concentrating your polka dots around the moon shape at the base of your nail is playful, especially if you do them in a few different colours!(Source: Moncur)
9. Banana nails
Spring is a time for fresh, colourful, delicious fruit! Of course, you’ll mostly be eating it, but fruit also makes for a cute themed manicure!(Source: Popsugar)
10. Neon, bows, and rhinestones
The brighter the colour, the better! When it comes to spring time, blending cheerful shades and fun patterns is rarely a bad thing. Bows and rhinestones give a colourful manicure a little extra kick.(Source: Love This Pic)
11. Mini egg nails
What’s cuter than a manicure that mimics your favourite Easter candy? These mini egg nails are perfect for early spring.(Source: Popsugar)
12. Spring bouquet nails
If you’re a detailed person with the patience to paint individual petals, use your skills to create a fresh spring bouquet at the tip of each nail! For extra prettiness, choose on accent nail on each hand for full coverage flowers.(Source: Holy Manicures)
13. Branches, blossoms, and birds
This gorgeous manicure combines all different techniques! Ombre the background to look like a summer sky, get detailed with a painted image, and continue that image across all of your nails for a truly unique look.(Source: Guff)
14. Posies and hearts
Cover your nails in blossoms with little leaves, then choose one nail and stick a piece of tape cute in the shape of a heart right in the middle. Paint over the heart in a contrast colour until the polish is opaque and the flowers underneath can’t be seen. Once the polish is completely dry, peel up the hear so that the flowers underneath peek through a heart shaped cutout!(Source: Fab Fashion Fix)
15. Cherry blossoms
Painted delicate, blooming pink blossoms on each nail will make your manicure look just as cheerful and bright as the flowers blooming on the cherry blossom tree outside your window!(Source: Guff)
Have you give yourself or your friends other springtime manicures that you don’t see here? Tell us about your techniques in the comments section or link us to pictures of your work!