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Tortoiseshell Nail Manicures Are Back On Our Roster
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Tortoiseshell Nail Manicures Are Back On Our Roster


Getting my nails done feels like self-care to me, and that's not up for debate. When I was younger, I stuck with bold colors on my nails, but didn't really dip my toe into nail designs until I got older. Once I started getting more confident in myself, I realized that I love elaborate and intricate nail art because it literally is a second version of self-expression. But of course, nail trends come and go, and it's always hard to keep up.

Well, IG has spoken and tortoiseshell nails are back on our roster.

I think this trend means a lot to me because I had a tortoise growing up #sentimentalmoment, but these nails are also fire with their design. Just looking at the #tortoiseshellnails hashtag will immediately fill you with nail envy and excitement for a hot girl summer. People have put their own spin on the trend — from adding neon (another nail trend) stripes to some nails, to a variety of coloration and technique.

If you're interested in the trend, remember that it's not about mastery, it's about fun. So, if you're down to try tortoiseshell nails, we've rounded up a few recommendations on how you can put your own flavor on it:

Imarninails 

Sica Mojica

EricaLuvsNails 

Julie Nhi 

POLISHED + DESIGNED 

BhamBNails

Estasha of Heart & Sol Nails 

Maylei Does Nails

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Featured image by Imarninails

Originally July 11, 2019

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