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.
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.
If the perfunctory moody fall colors aren’t your thing, this brighter alternative will help you get into the spirit of the season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get into the cozy flannel spirit with this red and white nail art idea. It’s the perfect warm-up manicure to sweater weather.
Back to Basics
Sticking to neutral tones like nudes, tans and browns, this gradient nail look is calm and minimalist — fitting for fall.