The end of the school year is approaching fast, so it’s definitely time to start getting serious about the upcoming graduation party season. While creating the perfect look usually consists of finding the right outfit, chic accessories and a timeless hairstyle, it also requires selecting amazing graduation party nails to help complement the overall look.
To put your clients in that festive party-time mood, we rounded up five nail art designs that will make any party-goer swoon. From romantic florals to astrology-inspired nail art, it’s safe to say that these nail looks will fit any personality perfectly.
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Looking for graduation party nails that will steal the show? This nail art places a fun accent of glitter at the top of each nail. To create the look, start by placing a thin coat of multicolored glitter nail polish on the top of the nail to create a pop of sparkly color. Then, using a thin brush and some acrylic paint, create a small star, dot or accent that sits on the base of your glitter. Finish with a topcoat for a simple yet fashion-forward look that’s ready to hit the dance floor.
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While many assume that party nail art is vibrant and bold, there’s no denying that a simple nude nail can flatter any fancy outfit. Create this look by filing the nails into a square shape. Next, use an elegant natural shade to create that irresistible, sultry nude color that goes with any clutch. Finish with some topcoat, and prepare your client to be showered with compliments all night long.
Feel the Love Tonight
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Nothing says classic love story like Disney-inspired nail art. Create this fun graduation party nail art by adding some white polish to round-shaped nails. Then, grab a brush and some acrylic and hand-paint brightly colored Disney characters on a few nails on each hand to create a masterpiece inspired by your youth. Finish with some topcoat, and say hello to one of your most requested nail designs that is nothing short of unique.
Reach for the Stars
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Great for clients who want unpredictable, edgy nail designs, this astrology-inspired nail art will match any one-of-a-kind party outfit. Begin by filing nails into a short round shape. Then, using a brush, carefully drop purple, green, blue and black polishes onto the nail. Use an orange stick or a toothpick to swirl the colors into a breathtaking starry night sky. Hand-paint some stars with white polish for the final touch.
Go for the Gold
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If your client is requesting nail art that is simple but packs a punch, try creating these dazzling gold-accented nails. To create this sizzling graduation party nail design, start by filing the nails down to an almond shape. Then, using a brush and some striping tape, carefully brush on some gold polish to each nail until it forms an elegantly modern, angular shape. Finish with a topcoat, and encourage your client to take a #nailselfie or two before they begin their big night.
Graduation season is a great time to embrace some fun and gorgeous nail art that perfectly accompanies any dress, suit or accessory. Get in a party mood with unique and unforgettable nail designs perfect for your teenage clients.