We love watching crazy nail art videos on Instagram as much as the next girl, but in real life we prefer designs with a bit more versatility. (You can only rock a full-blown Picasso on your nails to so many occasions.) Here, 11 totally grown-up nail art designs you can wear every day.
Upgrade your manicure by downsizing the design.
Skip childish daisies and opt for rich vines and sporadic blooms.
Remember when you used to draw aimlessly all over your notebook? This is like a grown-up version of your squiggles.
Dipping the edges of your nails in navy has major impact with minimal color.
A metallic line across a neutral color adds just the right amount of shine.
Keep it simple with stellar details in black and white.
There’s nothing childish about this pink and purple mod design.
A little Art Deco inspiration for your next night out.
Simple, artsy and Insta-ready.
You don’t need to go straight down the middle with two colors. Let them zig and zag where they please.
A classic done upside down is just as chic as the original.