Every year, the nail industry offers consumers new tools and tools for the care and processing of nail plates, performing unusual, magnificent nail designs. One such breakthrough that changed the lives of millions of girls and women was the invention in 2010 of gel polishes for manicure. Unlike conventional coatings, they have a number of advantages:
- do not lose their excellent appearance within two weeks;
- you can grow the nail plates again if the edge breaks;
- gentle composition does not harm the internal structure of the nails;
- serve as a means of protecting the surface from harmful external factors – household chemicals, adverse weather conditions, acids and alkalis.
Gel polishes are willingly used by nail designers to create another masterpiece. The application technology is so simple and affordable that even novice fashionistas can easily cope with the task.
Inspired by the presented collection of photos, it is easy to choose a special design for your nails. Recognized luminaries of the nail industry offer in 2022 not to be afraid to freely experiment with a variety of shades, combinations of techniques and accessories. Advanced nail design can become a convenient and practical tool with which a beautiful lady expresses her feelings, passions and emotions, emphasizes an image carefully selected for the occasion, or shares an excellent, positive mood with others.
What gel polish manicure trends are popular in 2022
Compared to previous seasons, this year’s fashion trends have undergone some changes. So, for example, sharp, too long nails gave way to neat, medium and short nails. Today it is no longer considered bad manners to appear in the world with an acid-bright, catchy manicure or, on the contrary, a design in black.
Some directions, on the contrary, received a natural continuation and development. The fashion for natural textures, natural forms is also reflected in nail design. Nails that are close to natural are relevant: a softened square and rectangle, oval, almond. Also, quite expectedly, animal prints in the form of a snake, tiger or leopard skin, turtle shells and the characteristic color of herbivores – zebras, giraffes, cows are in trend. Interest in floristry and a variety of cute insects, prints with images of fruits, people, domestic and wild birds, and animals does not fade away.
It is too early to refuse simple, concise solutions. In fashion:
- monochromatic coatings, ranging from neon and noble dark to soft pastel or mirror;
- plates of different colors or shades of the same color on one hand, with a smooth transition from more saturated to lighter, or with the same degree of brightness;
- gradient along each plate, with smooth overflows or distinct geometry in the form of triangles, arcs. Looks amazing with cat’s eye coating;
- modern variations of French and moon manicure with gel polish, using negative space and bright contrasting shades, non-standard solutions;
- technique “cat’s eye” on a monochrome coating. Magnetic gel polishes transform an unpretentious, boring design into something beautifully luxurious, worthy of a queen.
Also, you should pay attention to the thin vertical and diagonal lines-stripes applied with paints, peas of different sizes. Minimalism and magnificent marble technique are not inferior to their positions. And the quail egg design, with black splatters on a bright or pastel background, with abstract strokes, is a recognized hit of this season.
If you want something festive, positive, then acid-bright and neon gel polishes are at the service of fashionistas. In the summer, drawings and 3D designs with juicy fruits and berries, images and stickers of tropical islands, inhabitants of the seas and oceans are most relevant. Brilliant decor will help to make a simple manicure from colored gel polish festive:
- kamifubuki, crystals and pearls;
- different types of foil, including “broken glass”;
- glitter and glitter powder;
- metallized strips;
- rubs, broths, sequins.
Plates decorated with acrylic sand look great in the form of stripes, charming vignettes, flowers or patterns.
Beautiful gel polish designs with French technique relevant in 2022
For forty years now, French has not lost its position. On the contrary, it develops and changes, becoming more and more beautiful and unusual. If in the classic version the main background has a transparent coating, and the tips are painted with an even white stripe with an arcuate inner edge, today a variety of options are available to fashionistas:
- millennium with sequins, sequins or glitter;
- crystal, with a transparent edge;
- fan-french with the use of decorative materials and arbitrary execution of a “smile”;
- color, which includes both solid and multi-color edges, as well as a luxurious gradient;
- designer jacket with double, unfinished stripes, smooth lines;
- the edge, decorated with stamping in the chosen theme – patterns, cobwebs, lace, flowers and creepers.
The technique can be supplemented with any brilliant decor, artistic drawings and geometry, accent fingers.
Unusual novelties of 2022 moon manicure gel polish
Lunar technique involves visual selection of the area of the nail hole, located at the base of the plate. At the same time, nail masters use several variations:
- two different colors, for example – white, nude and red; pink and blue;
- negative space left in place of the hole, combined with colored gel polish;
- drawing the base of the nail with the selected color on a neutral background. This design is often complemented with a jacket, a mirror jacket, drawings and minimalist geometry in the form of stripes, dots;
- one-color coating, separated by a thin contrast line, a strip of paint, foil or negative space;
- holes highlighted with sparkles, rhinestones, nail art.
Holes can be drawn by hand, with a brush or using special stencils. The shape is different:
- arc, triangle;
- straight or beveled line.
They are often combined with different patterns, colored dust, rhinestones and beads, foil.
Artistic and minimalist drawings with gel polish as decoration
Pictures, graphics and inscriptions applied to the surface of the nail plates are a great tool for self-expression. With their help, you can create any mood and image:
- bright, temperamentally passionate;
- gentle, romantic, in a love theme;
- universal, for work and household chores, for every day;
- for an important business meeting, a solemn event and a parade on Victory Day;
- informally freedom-loving;
- cute-direct, sarcastic or playful;
- tough and serene.
The plot is selected individually, …