Over the past year and a half, we found ourselves painting our own nails. With social-distancing mandates and COVID travel restrictions confining most of us to our homes, the mani/pedi was minimized to an act of self care.
But this summer, with vaccinations happening across the country, we're taking steps towards normalcy, which makes treating yourself to a professional manicure — when the times comes — even more thrilling.
If you're dry on ideas for your upcoming salon appointment, we've got you covered with the five biggest nail-art trends for summer 2021. Whether you want to try a variation on the classic French, or a fun '70s swirl situation, scroll through to source your inspiration.