TikTokers are always showing off cool new beauty hacks and nail trends, and it’s safe to say they’ve nailed the latest manicure trend. The pretty, glassy nails that are currently taking over the platform are jelly nails, and they’re the perfect fresh look for spring 2022.
@annysihehe decided to try jelly nails:) #fyp #nails #jellynails ♬ Every Summertime – NIKI
How to do jelly nails
To get jelly nails, you can do them yourself at home simply by mixing clear nail polish with the coloured polish of your choice to get a semi-translucent effect. This TikTok from @dicakoo shows how she easily created sheer green jelly nails:
@dicakoo Reply to @ae.mirae green #jellynails ♬ original sound – ⍣
Jelly nails have a nostalgic ’90s-inspired look to them that’s reminiscent of jelly sandals (remember those?). You can make your jelly nails bright and sparkly, or sheerer and candy-esque. If you want to take it a step further, you can even do jelly nails with French tips.
@dicakoo Reply to @myleia_ the highly requested blue #jellynails ♬ No guidance or safety net – Alex Chapman
However you do them, these are the perfect nail trend to spark joy. Try these nail polishes for your jelly nails:
Revlon Nail Enamel, Amazon, $5.
Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast-Dry Nail Color, Amazon, $6.
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