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Sunday, 12 January 2014

2014 spring nail trends

2014 spring nail trends
2014 spring nail trends

Now most people are going to like this, but for spring in terms of a colour palette… It going to be all about neutrals and nudes. Creamy nudes and white nails were all over the catwalks for this season, and I can see them translating well over to consumer talons. Pastel is always "in" during the spring months but they've gone even milkier and even closer to white than ever before. I call them the "not quite whites", white bases with a hint of colour. Also the clean, simple chic barely there mani was also seen everywhere. The "Your nails, but better" look can be achieved with sheer jelly polishes. They give a light coverage, just enough to enhance the natural nail. For seasons, we were taught to search for opaque, one coat polishes, and now we're being told to add some sheer polishes in our collection! It feels like you cant win in the beauty world!

Never fear, nail art lovers. Nail art is going to be hotter than ever in early spring so keep hold of those nail pens and dotting tools. BUT and a big but... nail art seems to have grown up. It's taken a soft and pretty turn, unlike the bright loud and garish patterns that were seen in previous seasons. A major focus point for 2014 in nails will be on a more delicate, classy nail art designs, in a colour palette to reflect this. Embellished nails were everywhere with a lot of 3d nail art at NYFW. Again this was kept quite minimalistic - well as minimal as a bejewelled nail can look! A few crystals here and there, a stud or two to accent the nail. Nothing crazy, just simple and pretty.

So in conclusion spring nails this year will be all about keeping it simple but glamourous at the same time. Fairly youthful but also keeping it classy and refined. I think the trend I'll mostly be embracing will be the understated glam nail art. Watch this space… I'm off to experiment!
What nail trends will you be trying this spring?

48 comments

  1. Looking forward to the more delicate nail art designs- much like the one in the bottom right corner! They seem so much more fuss free to create as well :P

    ♥ M&L
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  2. I love these shades all year round but they look so fresh for the spring :)

    www.walking-in-heels.blogspot.com

    xxx

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  3. love this years nail trends so decreat but effective!
    smozzy
    xxx
    http://todaisiesblog.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Beautiful shades, my favourite actually! Can't wait until Spring now x

    Claire | AgentSmyth

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  5. love all these polishes you've chosen. i've started wearing my white nail polish already, i love how simple it is yet it stands out dramatically.
    lovely post :)
    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Fashion Lifestyle + Photography - www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. I was given a very very light lilac for my birthday in November so I am excited that I'll be on trend this spring! Beautiful colours :) x

    Jo
    xxx

    www.shewearsburgindy.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. I love this! Nude nails are so flattering! :)

    Gem x
    http://www.gemmameansjewel.com

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  8. Really like the bottom right picture. I don't actually own any nude nail colours so will have to get some! I might even be daring and get a white too.

    http://thebravestindividual.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. I love Caramel Cupcake, it's the perfect nude and dries so quickly! :)

    Ellis xo
    ELRBX / beauty & lifestyle blog!

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  10. I love all the nude colours, they're s beautiful.

    Beauty by Alice | Blog | YouTube | xxx

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  11. off whites are my fave colours to wear all year round anyway! x

    www.oliviaroses.blogspot.com

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  12. i love white nails, those pictures are amazing! the dead centre one is gorgeous :

    Rachel x
    Style Soup

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  13. ooh i love the dots! the models own nail polish looks really nice too xx

    www.a-little-treat.blogspot.com

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  14. i love creamy colours on my nails so i am definatly going to be sticking to this trend a lot, i love the white and black polka dot nails! xxx
    mollyox.blogspot.com

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  15. Beautiful, glad this is on-trend for spring, looks so fresh. What's the Rimmel colour pictured? x

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  16. I love neutral, creamy colours on my nails so this trend is perfect!

    Beth | BeautyBubbles♡

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  17. just last night i decided to go for white nails, ahead of the trends eh! xo

    hannexo.blogspot.com

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  18. 2014...must start making an effort with my nails!! ;)

    Hello from a new Bloglovin follower. x

    http://vodkaandarose.blogspot.co.uk

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  19. Love this nail trend - so sophisticated and elegant! I do however need to stock up on nude / 'not quite white' nail polishes as I don't really own many! xo

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  20. Ah, love the "not quite white" nail polishes, always look super nice

    jessssicahart.blogspot.co.uk

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  21. As soon as I saw nud,e I was cursing as I hate nude on my nails but actually milkier pastels sound really good. Gives a really clean look to the nails

    Alex Georgie

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  22. I've actually been really really enjoying wearing just pure white nail varnish. I think it really adds edge to an outfit and can look dainty and edgy at the same time, depending on what you feel like wearing. I'm not yet a massive whizz at nail art, but once I've got the hang of it I'll be coming back to this post for inspiration :) xxx

    http://a-city-girls-thoughts.blogspot.be/

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  23. I can never find the right nude. I much prefer the autumn/winter months when I can stick to darker shades!

    ellenunderwater.blogspot.co.uk

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  24. They just look so so chic. Love it, can't wait for spring/summer already.

    http://www.amandaloves.com

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  25. I love the nail trends coming up. I love the natural chic it has and can't wait to try it myself.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

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  26. I'm looking forwards to pastel colours :)

    Kate xo | www.beautybabbles.com

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  27. i'll be sticking with pastel nudes like i always do!

    love Katy @ THE RAWRDROBE

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  29. I love the look of nudes on the nails, but I'm really picky when it comes to my own! I can never find a shade that's quite right for my olive/brown paws :(
    Iqra |The Blushing Giraffe
    xxx

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  30. those polka dot nails are too cute for words! xx

    http://thehannahway.blogspot.com

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  31. I love the look of the simple embelishments can't wait to try some, it's interesting to see this trend as I always think of more bright pastel polishes like you said, time to get out my nearly white sheer polishes I guess :p

    EmmiHearts

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  32. I like these kinds of shades and I will definitely be going for more of them.
    xx
    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovin’

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  33. Not really feeling this beauty trend. White shades don't suit me at all! Really doesn't go well with my fair complexion! Makes me look very sick!

    www.themondaygirl.com

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  34. I love the white nail look

    www.georginaclare.com
    .Georgina Clare.

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  35. I'm actually hoping to get a white shade from Butter London (the name escapes me but it's a gorgeous shade). I'm definitely into the neutral nail trend.
    Amber
    Lovely Notions

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  36. Essie Fji is so nice

    http://tinyalis.blogspot.co.uk/

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  37. I love that these nail arts aren't too tacky, they look super cute and simple!
    Anna xo
    http://blossomeclectic.blogspot.com.au/

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  38. I love plain white polishes! They are fab! And i love the gold strip detailing :) berrie-blogs.blogspot.com.sg xx

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  39. Can't believe people are already thinking about spring! I am in pure hibernation mode until may :) Lovely nail colours!

    www.emandthem.co.uk

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  40. I'll take this as an excuse to buy more nude nail polishes, yay!

    Lindasaidmeow.blogspot.com

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  41. Great Post!

    and definitely agree with this season new nail look. I love nudes you cant go wrong with this its elegant, classy and goes with every outfit.

    Yas
    www.yasbeyou.blogspot.co.uk

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  42. I know it's controversial but I love plain white nails !

    heypip.blogspot.com xx

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  43. Just painted my nails a nice sheer pale pink before reading this, what a coincidence! Absolutely love the natural nails look
    Kirstyn xx
    pinkinkk.blogspot.co.uk

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  44. Wear nail polish all time. Because naked nails are more sensitive, thin and it's easier to break. I strongly suggest you that dont keep your nails without nail polish. Body Paint Melbourne

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