These Nail Art Looks Prove That Everything Is Better With a Cherry on Top
May 18, 2021
This summer, ordering ice cream isn’t the only time you’ll be using the phrase “cherry on top.” The sweet red fruit is the perfect topping for your nails, whether you’re getting a classic French manicure or a maximalist hodge podge of designs. Get inspired (and maybe a little hungry) by scrolling through our favorite cherry-on-top nail art looks from Instagram below.
To get this cherry-topped French manicure, @nailartbyqueenie used Essie nail polish in Russian Roulette and Blanc.
The Devil’s in the Details
Not feeling a cute and sweet vibe? Follow @getnailed_bb’s lead and incorporate them into a cheeky and edgy look like this one.
Small cherries are a fun way to add color and flair to a minimalist neutral mani. For inspiration, check out this look from @theheirsofvenus.
Mix and Match
Nail artist @bysadiedaisy painted cherry, butterfly and smiley face designs on this leopard print French mani that proves that more is more.
To DIY this outlined cherry design, you’re going to need a striper brush and a bubblegum pink polish like Essie’s Pin Me Pink.
Bring cherries to life with holographic 3D polish. Here, the addition of the smiley face accent nail makes for a unique and colorful look that screams summer.
Crystals and Cherries
In the mood for some bling? As demonstrated by @nuka.nails, red Swarovski crystals make the perfect base for cherry nail art.
Who says cherries have to be painted in red and green? We love this dainty, luxe take on the trend by @cmgbeautyx.
Photo: Queenie Nguyen, @nailartbyqueenie