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    13 Modern Nail Trends You Will Wear Through 2020

    With minimalist and maximalist options for nail polish and nail art, there's something for everyone.

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    1. MODERN FRENCH MANICURE

    The modern French manicure is similar to the French mani, except the tip uses a different coloured nail polish instead of white. Channel this look with the Lotus Herbals Color Dew Nail Enamel in Black Angel - ₹117 or in Orange Alert - ₹123

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    Black and orange appear to be the most popular colours for this trend right now.

    Get the black nail polish here and the orange nail polish here.

    2. HOLOGRAPHIC NAILS

    Follow the holo nail trend with Beromt Holographic Nail Art Polish, Silver Holo Glitter - ₹339

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    Get it here.

    3. NEON YELLOW NAILS

    Recreate the neon yellow nail trend with Revlon Nail Enamel, Funky Limelight - ₹219

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    Though neon yellow was a popular summer trend, it's still going strong. Use this all over your nail or even just on the tips like a French manicure.

    Get it here.

    4. NUDE NAIL COLOURS

    Choose a nude nail polish that closely matches and complements your own unique skin tone for an elegant look. Recreate with Volo HD Nail Polish - ₹399 (Set of 4)

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    Taupe shades are in, so all these colours are trending. You can paint all your nails the same colour or even paint each nail a different colour for a "skittle manicure" look.

    Get it here. If you'd like to try even darker shades, try this set from the same brand.

    5. THE SKITTLE MANICURE

    Recreate the skittle manicure with this Volo Nail Polish Set of 4 in shades of terracotta - ₹399 or with this Set of 4 in sophisticated candy shades - ₹399

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    Remember when ombré nails were trending a while back, and each nail went from dark at the bottom to light at the top, or from one colour to the other? The skittle manicure trend is an extension of the same concept except, here, each nail is painted a different colour. The skittle mani trend works best when the different colours used are from the same colour family, so the look is pleasant and not too jarring to look at. I also see a lot of people painting the ring finger and thumb nails the same colour.

    Get the set of terracotta shades here.

    Get the set of candy shades here.

    6. GOLD GLITTER NAILS

    Add a smattering of gold glitter to the top of a metallic or neutral coloured nail, or just paint it all over for a full-on golden look with Maybelline Color Show, Bling It On - ₹150

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    You can wear it as is, or layer it atop any other nail polish.

    Get it here.

    7. DEEP GREEN NAILS

    Green eyeshadow is really having a moment right now, and so are deep green nails in shades of jade and forest. Get the look with House of Makeup Nail Polish in Military Green Matte - ₹250

    Get it here.

    8. BORDEAUX NAILS

    Wine coloured nails will always be classic – elegant for winter and for any time of the year, really. Get the look with DeBelle Gel Nail Lacquer in Glamorous Garnet - ₹275

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    Get it here.

    9. CLEAR NAIL POLISH

    If you hate colour, the good news is bare nails are having a fashion moment. Just cut and file your nails short. Optionally, add a coat of Revlon Nail Enamel, Natural - ₹168 to recreate the clear nail polish look.

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    Get it here.

    10. PURPLE NAILS

    All shades of purple nails are trending from lavender to deep purple. We recommend trying one (or all) of these three shades: Lakmé Shade 48 - ₹165 or DeBelle Blueberry Bliss - ₹275 or SUGAR Cosmetics 001 Purple Patch - ₹200

    11. MINIMALISTIC FRENCH MANIS

    French manis with short nails and a very thin strip of white, are hot right now. Recreate this look using two nail polishes: the clear Revlon Nail Enamel in Natural - ₹168 and the white Maybelline Color Show Nail Enamel in Porcelain Party - ₹55

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    Get the clear nail polish here and the white nail polish here.

    12. TERRACOTTA NAILS

    Nails the colour of a clay matka are everywhere these days. The Lakme True Wear Nail Color, Shade N237 - ₹103 is an excellent example of this.

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    Get it here.

    13. MAXIMALIST NAILS: EXTENSIONS AND BLING

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    You've probably seen this on celebrities and Instagram baddies. Though this trend is here to stay, people either hate it or love it.

    Maximalist nails come in many varieties. They're usually super long and in a coffin or stiletto shape, and may be in pale or bold shades, plain or with lots of blingy nail accessories. They're expensive and high maintenance. Most salons in India don't even offer this, and the ones that do typically charge well upwards of ₹3,000.

    I've only got them once for a very special occasion and while I loved how they looked, they were hard to do normal tasks with and hurt like crazy when one broke. Despite this, I recommend giving this trend a try – maybe it's a keeper for you!

    Recreate the maximalist manicure trend with the highly reviewed FOK Set Of 200 Reusable Acrylic False Nails - ₹278 and Graear Nail Art Rhinestones - ₹2,317

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    Affix the acrylic extensions, shape the nail as you like, add colour and finally, affix the bling bling.

    Get them here:

    FOK Set Of 200 Reusable Acrylic False Nails - ₹278

    Graear Nail Art Rhinestones - ₹2,317

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