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With fall comes the opportunity to step up your beauty routine in all the best ways — we’re talking fall-inspired manicures. And while we love a good moody nail polish shade for fall (Essie Stop, Drop & Shop, anyone?), we’re all about adding some nail art into the mix, too. If you need any inspiration — to try out on your own at home or bring to your next salon appointment — we rounded up some of our favorite fall nail art looks, ahead. 

Abstract Textured Mani

This abstract fall manicure will add a unique touch to your tips. You can mix up the different colors and patterns you use to make the look more your own. 

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Classic But With a Twist

You don’t need to opt for typical orange hues to show your appreciation for the season. This muted mauve and gold manicure still says fall.

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Sunset Gradient

If the perfunctory moody fall colors aren’t your thing, this brighter alternative will help you get into the spirit of the season. 

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A Fall Color Story

Not a nail art kinda girl? No problem. Get into the fall mood with a simple nail color story ranging from yellows to oranges and reds. 

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A Fall Adventure

Show off your wild, free spirit with this abstract fall-toned manicure. The colorful shapes and silver detailing are fit for an autumnal adventure.

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A Clean Slate 

There’s something about the change of the seasons that feels like a fresh, clean slate all over again. The brown tips seen here are a nice update on a classic French manicure.

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Tortoise is already so trendy but add in a little negative space and you have yourself a mani that will be the talk of the town. The half-and-half nail art design keeps this manicure just subtle enough. 

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Cozy Flannels

Get into the cozy flannel spirit with this red and white nail art idea. It’s the perfect warm-up manicure to sweater weather. 

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Back to Basics

Sticking to neutral tones like nudes, tans and browns, this gradient nail look is calm and minimalist — fitting for fall. 

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Read More:

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