Summer Nail Art (Competition)


Beauty gets fun in summer. Don’t get us wrong, beauty is the best all year round – but when it comes to summer, playing with colours and styles comes into its own.




One of the best ways into the summer spirit is with nail art. Even the most sacred of beauty rituals can be given a little revamp when it comes to nails. So if you’ve always been a little afraid of changing your style when it comes to your makeup, maybe making a move with your nail colour could be the perfect step for you.




Pretty colours, pastels and shimmery shades are everywhere at the moment, but that doesn’t mean that block colour is the only answer. We’ve taken to some of the cutest styles for inspiration. From a subtle nautical theme to quirky fruity print, symbols and shapes always add a little extra to your style.




But what should you go for? We’ve been finding a few little ways to get the latest trends and style inspiration. Follow our simple steps and you’ll be matched with your perfect summer nail art style in no time at all…




Find Your Inspiration


1. Pin Crazy

We all love Pinterest. It’s the perfect place to feel inspired and find a new look, for everything beauty, fashion and lifestyle – not just nails.

For constant inspiration, don’t forget you can follow us on Pinterest Here too.


2. Insta It Up

Instagram and beauty go together like no other. So of course we head to the best Instagram accounts for inspiration. From celebrities to beauty insiders, nail styles are everywhere. Try searching for hashtags to see the bets posts.


3. Get the Glossies

Whoever said tradition was dead? Some of the best inspiration can be found in glossy magazines. From the hottest trends to the latest catwalk nails, the beauty editors really know their stuff. If you’re looking for something a little less out there, these guys will also have the chicest of chic for your summer nail style.


4. Check out video tutorials

If you’re new to the nail art trend, the Internet is full of hundreds of tutorials to guide you way from correctly applying the base coat to making the final finishing touches. Try looking on Youtube, Vine and Instagram too – now that’s the kind of homework we like!


Now that you know where to find your style inspiration, we’re excited to see what you go with! Make sure you share your nail art styles with us on Twitter so we can share it too!

Now you’ve heard all about nail art, it’s time to shows your stuff and win some amazing prizes. We are giving away the Ultimate Nail Art kit to one lucky winner, worth £80.00 (items listed below)! To enter, all you have to do is tweet us @Hairtrade with an image or video of your best summer nail art including the hashtag #summernailart and we’ll pick our favourite to win!


Prize bundle includes:

Jessica Nail Polish – Lime Cooler (14.8ml)  RRP: £9.75

Jessica Nail Polish – Barely Blueberry (14.8ml)  RRP: £9.75

Jessica Nail – Born 2 Pansey (14.8ml)  RRP: £9.75

EZ Gel One Step Gel Nail Polish (12ml)  RRP: £15.00

EZ Gel UV Nail Lamp Dryer with Timer 36W #White  RRP: £19.99

Jessica Nails Nourish – Cuticle Therapy Formula (28g)  £15.99


Competition ends 8th Sep 2015

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