If there’s anything the LGBTQIA+ community has taught us, it’s that self-expression in itself is an art form. It is free to take on any shape, colour, pattern—as long as there’s liberation in the process. And with that, our talons are easily the best canvases. These days, there are no limits when it comes to donning on longer-than-life claws or opting for 3D-illusion on your nail beds. It’s a fun, non-committal way to add some drama to your daily life, or if you simply desire something more covert, there’s a nail art design for you out there as well.
This Pride month, take the opportunity to show your support and allyship with the community by sporting a minimalistic rainbow across the nails, or take it up a notch with some chrome detailing over bright multi-coloured hues. Want something fun yet practical? Spruce up a neutral manicure with holographic sparkles and glitter that’ll go with every outfit imaginable for all the Pride month parties, or let the nails do all the talking with some simple lettering to show your love.
So whether or not you’re looking to accentuate a specific Pride month outfit with your nails, or elevate your everyday look, it’s all embracing bold colours that’ll give you more room for experimentation and channelling authentic self-expression. With that in mind, we’ve pieced together a few Pride month nail art styles to try out, from bold ombre hues to intricate detailing. See them all, below.
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Flowery french tips
Welcome heat of June with these blossoming floral tips. Carnations, roses and violets make up our favourite florets.
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An airbrushed affair
As one of the biggest nail trends in summer 2022, the airbrushed look makes for an understated yet highly customisable set in preparation for Pride Month.
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Switch up the rainbow colour scheme with this minimalistic manicure that’s easily achievable at home.
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Abstract jelly claws
Stand out with these jelly avant-garde claws to let your artistic side loose. The bright hues coupled with abstract design are sure to turn heads.
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Futuristic chrome detailing
Futuristic silver detailing make the world of the difference if you’re looking to spruce up an average ol’ manicure.
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Chunky holographic shimmer
Want your manicure to last through the month? These ombre holographic confetti tips will keep your nails looking good even after they grow out.
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Read it loud and proud
These nails need no explanation. In Mandarin, it reads: love is love. Say it louder for the people in the back.
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No rules apply when it comes to this set. Mix and match your favourite prints for the ultimate maximalist Y2k-inspired manicure. Our top combination? Floral and animal print.
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Match the kicks
We love a good colour coordination moment, so why not match your nails to your kicks? It’s a simple way to add some detail and elevate your everyday look.
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Embrace your inner child with these innocent doodles. Creativity knows no limits when it comes to this set, customise the design to your liking and play around with motifs that feel authentic to you.