Retro Nail Art Looks Serving Major ’70s Vibes

February 24, 2021
Sarah Ferguson
By: Sarah Ferguson | Makeup.com by L'Oréal

From flared jeans to curtain bangs and shag rugs to shag haircuts, we’re here for trends from the '70s that are making a comeback. Also having a moment? ’70s-inspired nail art. Think: manis with trippy, swirly patterns and earth tone color palettes. Get into the retro spirit by recreating one of the groovy nail art looks that we’re loving from Instagram below. 

Give It a Swirl

We never knew that brown nail art could look so cool until we saw this mani. This set was hand-painted by Rayah Naji of @frosteddtipss, a nail artist who takes inspiration from vintage advertisements. 


A Little Bit of Everything

From cow print to checks, @overglowedit paid homage to ’70s fashion trends that are currently enjoying a renaissance with this mix-and-match look.


Dancing Queen 

With glitter accents, this wavy mani is ready to be taken for a spin on the dance floor at Studio 54 … or in your living room. 


Trippy Tips

Like a lava lamp, this mani features vibrant colors and curvy shapes that we’re completely mesmerized by.


Flower Child

With daisies on your nails, how can you not be in a peace and love kind of mood? Use Essie Expressie Quick Dry Nail Polish in Shook, a sunny yellow shade, to get the look. 


Photo: Melanie, @overglowedit

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