Posted on April 28 2019
Recently, pop art nails have taken Instagram and Pinterest by storm.
Inspired by popular culture, these funky nail designs are characterised by bold, high-voltage colours and crazy, cartoonish graphics. It’s the perfect way to unleash your creativity!
Thinking of trying your hand at the trend? Grab some mani inspiration with these awesome pop art nail ideas - all of which you can easily DIY at home:
1. Confetti Pop
Get the party started with this super fun confetti design!
Sweet, yet sassy, this lively-looking mani will really help put the “pop” in your pop art nails.
2. Minimal Pop
Who said pop art nails can’t also be minimalistic? Add just the barest hint of pop to your tips with this design!
Our recommendations: Our sweet pink Bare It All will work beautifully as the background colour. Cure quickly using our Nova II Lamp - then add a curving line of Run Them Red Lights on each nail. Ta-da!
3. Half And Half Polka Dot Nails
Calling all fans of polka dots… these half and half polka dot nails are lots of fun to create - and to look at!
4. Circles & Triangles
This crazy-cool design adds the perfect pop art twist to any basic geometric mani. Fun, funky and eye-catching, it’ll definitely have you turning heads when you walk by.
Our recommendations: Any bright, cheerful shade can be used for the base. Once dry, use Black Widow to paint random triangles on each nail. Then use our gorgeous Jetsetter Jimmy and Midnight City to add some cute half-circles.
5. Comic Boom
These classic-looking “boom” graphics look like they came straight out of a vintage comic book! Really, there’s no better way to add a touch of old school charm to your pop art mani.
Our recommendations: First, paint on the polka dot background with any of your preferred EasyPeel colours and Snow White. Then, easily create the black and white “boom” graphics with the help of tape or nail art stencils.
6. Negative Space Rainbow
Simple, yet eye-catching, these adorably chic rainbow nails will definitely help you to stand out from the crowd.
From loud and proud prints to simpler, laid-back designs, there’s a pop art look out there for everyone.
Want to up the ante on your next mani with some of these fresh and funky nail designs? Just grab one of our starter kits, and begin bringing your favourite classic pop art techniques to your tips!