| April 9, 2013

Spring is (finally) here, which means no more mittens! Phew.

It also means it’s time to get your nails looking their best. But why stick with a traditional manicure when there are so many easy ways to take things to the next level?

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With polish as your medium, and your nails as your canvas, a little creativity and some patience, there's no limit to what you can do!

Check out some of our favorite tutorials:


Angled French Tips

We love this modern take on a classic French tip manicure. Katy from Nailed It shows us how to easily acheive this look using two contrasting shades of polish and some gold striping tape.

Algae Veronica
Ombre Nails

If you have a favorite color in more than one shade, an easy manicure trick is to paint each nail darker or lighter than the other, creating this effect. We love Algae Veronica's purple ombre nails!

Matchy Matchy Nails

If you're feeling extra ambitious, you can match your nails to your outfit! Check out MissLadyFinger for more inspiration.

Fading Glitter

This manicure by TheDailyPolish.com proves that glitter makes anything better.

Neon French Tips

Neon polish can be fun, but if you want to tone things down at bit, try a neon French tip. Check out Kaitlin's tutorial at TheDailyPolish.com.