24 Ways To Get Your Nails Ready For The Spring

It’s finally getting warm, so ditch that gray and black for something softer.

Every few months Pantone Color Institute releases a selection of colors that their trendsetters say are THE colors for the upcoming season. These are what they’ve determined for Spring 2014.


And these are some manicures you can adapt seamlessly for the Spring using the palette.

1. The waterfall manicure

Check out how to do this yourself here.

2. The halfmoon mani with a twist

Grab the tutorial here.

3. Reverse manicure with dots

Grab the tutorial here.

4. A single stripe

Check out how to get this look here.

5. The diagonal split

Paint your nails white and wait for them to dry. Once that is complete use tape to section off which part you’d like to paint and which part you’d like to keep and go for the gold!

6. An ombre gradient

Check out the tools you need here

8. Dots on dots on dots manicure

Grab a tutorial here.

9. Pastel striped manicure

Read the tutorial here.

10. Go for an eclipse

11. Bring some friends along

12. Daisies

Learn how to make these daisies here.

13. Color block it up

Check out how to do this here.

14. The crackle

Watch the tutorial here.

15. The scallop manicure

Check out the tutorial here.

16. The mermaid nail

Learn how here.

17. Drips

Read a more detailed tutorial here.

18. A cutaway manicure

Grab the directions here.

19. Candy canes

Learn how to adapt these candy cane nails for spring here

20. A golden takeover manicure

Check out how to do this here.

21. Sweetheart nails

Learn how here.

22. Sunset chevrons

Check it out here.

23. Color blocking

Grab directions here.

24. Bonus: an adorable strawberry manicure

Check out the tutorial here.

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