If you’re the type who routinely indulges in at-home manicures, then you know that nail art trends come and go with impressive speed. While some of these trends are decidedly more wearable than others, there’s no doubt that they always manage to surprise us. From intricate designs involving tiny beads and jewels to outrageous 3D creations, the latest nail art trends never fail to impress – and baffle – us. So if you’re looking for a way to switch up your mani routine this season, why not try one of these bizarre trends? Ahead, we look at some of the most unusual nail art trends out there. Trust us; you won’t be disappointed!
Weird and wacky nail ideas to try this year
These are the most unusual nail art trends we’ve seen, from weird and wacky to downright bizarre. These nails will turn heads from 3D designs to unexpected color combinations.
- 3D Nails
One of the latest trends to take over Instagram is 3D nails. There’s a design for everyone, from flowers and gems to animals and cartoon characters. While some people may find them OTT, we think they look pretty amazing!
- Glow-in-the-dark Nails
This trend is perfect for clubs or festivals where you want your nails to stand out. Glow-in-the-dark polish is applied over a white or light-colored base coat, then charged under a UV light. The result is a super bright mani that will make you the party’s life!
- Mirror Nails
Mirror nails are the perfect way to add a touch of glamour to your look. The highly reflective polish creates a stunning effect that will turn heads. If you’re looking for a unique nail art trend, this is it!
- Colorful French Tips
French manicures are a classic, but they can be a bit boring. If you’re looking for something fun, try painting your tips in colorful shades. From rainbow hues to pretty pastels, there’s no shortage of options.
- Dinosaur Nails
This trend is not for the faint-hearted! Dinosaur nails involve painting 3D designs of dinosaurs onto your nails. They’re sure to turn heads, but we’re not sure how practical they are!
- Floral Nails
Floral nails are a pretty and feminine way to wear nail art. From delicate daisies to vibrant roses, there’s a design to suit everyone. If you’re looking for a spring/summer nail trend, this is it!
- Galaxy Nails
Galaxy nails are out of this world! The sparkly polish is applied in swirls to create a cosmic effect. It’s the perfect way to add a bit of glamour to your nails.
- Glass Nails
Glass nails are created by applying a clear polish over your nails and then dipping them in loose glitter. The result is a stunning mani that looks straight out of a fairytale!
- Holographic Nails
Holographic nails are perfect for adding a touch of magic to your look. The iridescent polish creates a rainbow effect that is sure to turn heads. If you’re looking for a unique nail art trend, this is it!
- Neon Nails
Neon nails are the perfect way to add color to your look. These nails are sure to turn heads whether you go for a bright pink or an electric blue. If you’re looking for a summer nail trend, this is it!