The 6 Nail-Art Trends Pros Predict Will Be Huge For 2019

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2018 has had its ups and downs, that's for sure, but it's been a great year for inventive manicure trends overall. Leopard print, negative space, and not-so-simple scribble reigned supreme in salons and, of course, on Instagram, prompting us to ditch the failsafe nudes altogether (sorry, Ballet Slippers; sorry, Queen Elizabeth) for something a little more offbeat — and next year's crop promises to be just as creative and cool.
Ahead, top London manicurists Ama Quashie, Ami Streets, and Lauren Michelle Pires predict the nail-art designs that are going to be major for 2019. So grab the polish remover, swipe off that inoffensive nude, and let the pros steer you in the right direction to start the new year on the right note.
This story was originally published on Refinery29 UK.