6 Nail Tattoo Ideas That Instantly Upgrade Your LookJanuary 26, 2022
Do you remember the joy of cutting out a temporary tattoo as a kid, pressing the wet paper against your skin and peeling it off to reveal your cute new butterfly/cartoon character/star-shaped bicep tat? That same nostalgic feeling can now be transferred to your manicure. Whether you opt for the traditional water method or H2O-free stickers, nail tattoos are the simplest form of DIY nail art and can add flair to any manicure. Keep reading for our favorite sticker-covered manis, ahead.
A bubblegum pink mani is anything but basic when you plaster on these melting smiley-face stickers. Squeeze in a couple of extra stickers on your thumbnail for a cute scrapbook-like effect.
Cartoon CutiesThis nostalgic mani can be yours with these adorable cartoon-inspired decals from Amazon. Just use tweezers to peel them off and place them on your nails once they’re completely dry in order to avoid smudges.
Most RebloggedTake a cue from the 2014 Tumblr aesthetic and cover your nails in alien, lightning bolt and pizza tattoos courtesy of @inked.bydani. You can apply them just like regular temporary tattoos, by dampening your design of choice and pressing it on your nail.
Silver SparklesThis glimmering negative space mani is proof that there are minimalist ways to rock glitter nail polish. The abstract shapes are also easier to DIY than a perfectly clean French mani.
Skip the nail polish altogether and decorate your digits entirely with stickers. If you’re a nail-biter, this is a cute and clever way to kick the habit.