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10 amazing nail art designs for a haute—and healthy—manicure


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Paintbox 1Just having one color on your nails is so 2014.

Nail art has gained huge traction this year, with designers like Rebecca Minkoff parading it down the runway, blogger Sincerely Jules rocking it with an armful of jewelry, and, of course, everyone and their mother posting nail art selfies on Instagram.

But with so many designs out there, it can be really hard to choose which one to ask for at the nail salon. We’ve narrowed it down to some fall favorites. For some serious manicure inspiration, click through for 10 of-the-moment nail art designs—all from natural nail salons and non-toxic nail polish brands—to show your manicurist.

Warning: Don’t try to attempt these at home or you’ll end up looking like a 6-year-old painted your nails. (Or maybe that’s just me?) —Jamie McKillop

(Photo: Instagram.com/PaintboxNails)

 

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Olive and June(Photo: Instagram.com/OliveAndJune)

 

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Ten Over Ten(Photo: Instagram.com/TenOverTen_NYC)

 

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Paintbox(Photo: Instagram.com/PaintboxNails)

 

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Valley(Photo: Instagram.com/ValleyNYC)

 

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Chi(Photo: Instagram.com/ChiNailBar)

 

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Hortus(Photo: Instagram.com/HortusNailworksNYC)

 

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Essie(Photo: Instagram.com/EssiePolish)

 

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Deborah Lippmann(Photo: Instagram.com/DeborahLippmann)

 

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OCC(Photo: Instagram.com/OCCMakeup)

 

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Scotch(Photo: Instagram.com/ScotchNaturals)

 

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