It’s a situation we’re all familiar with: you head to the nail salon with visions of amazing nail art dancing in your head. Then you get there, and there are too many choices… how do you pick a shade of pink, let alone choose the perfect print from a thousand different design options?! Especially hard is selecting a design that’s cute, but also work-appropriate, because if you’re paying to get your nails done, there’s no way you want to remove it come Monday.
We’ve rounded up some of our latest nail art inspiration perfect for work, courtesy of some of the salons featured on Vaniday (which by the way, saves you money as you get 10 percent cashback on every booking and saves your manicure, because once you set up an account, you can pay for services online so there’s no smudges from you delving into your purse).
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This look is SO pretty, but also still pretty work-appropriate. What's not to love?
A twist on the classic French manicure, this look is subtle enough that your boss won't notice but cool enough that your friends will.
Salon: Kimiyo G
The ombre floral design makes your fingers look longer (and also conceals the grown-out portion for lazy girls who still want to look like they've got their lives under control at work).
Salon: Kimiyo G
Perfect for a bride who wants something a little different, or just a girl who wants nail art that works in pretty much any life situation.
Salon: Kelyn Esther
While Cher rocked a French manicure in Clueless, we'd like to think that in this decade, she would have definitely gone for nail art designs that perfectly matched her sweater/skirt combo. Salon: Kelyn Esther
Black marble with crystal
You can either go for a minimalist marble look of your Instagram flatlay dreams, or level the look up for a special occasion by adding a Swarovski cluster.