Yin-Yang Nail Art Ideas for Your Next Manicure

May 23, 2022
Samantha Holender
By: Samantha Holender | Makeup.com by L'Oréal
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Striving for more harmony in your life? Incorporating a yin-yang symbol in your next manicure is the perfect way to use your beauty look to visually communicate the desire or concept of balance. The ancient symbol not only makes for a super chic and chill nail design, it’s also shockingly easy to DIY

Between  funky color pairings,traditional sleek patterns and floral-embellished yin-yang nail art, our Instagram feed is filled with inspo. So keep reading, because we’re rounding up our favorite yin-yang nail ideas, ahead.

Classic Yin-Yang Nails 

Mercury was in retrograde for a heck of a long time, so this month we’re making it our mission to balance the chaos. Our first step? Recreating this sophisticated and elegant manicure. The black and white color pairing is a classic, too.

Neutral Yin-Yang Nails

This minimalist, barely-there nail design goes with everything and lets the symbol take center stage. If you’re planning to do it yourself, we recommend using Essie Cold Brew Crew and Blanc.

Maximalist Yin-Yang Nails

For a more whimsical look, swap out black and white for bolder hues. We’re loving the maximalist vibe of this blue-toned look, but feel free to switch it up with the shades of your choosing. 

Multi-Colored Yin-Yang Nails

If picking a single colorway is your biggest struggle, we have some good news. You can embrace the rainbow with this take on the trend. Just pick a different color for each nail.

Earthy Yin-Yang Nails

Just looking at this green color palette brings a wash of calm over us. The earthy tone is chic and grounding, too.

Floral Yin-Yang Nails 

Give us a yin-yang symbol, a flower design and pastel polish and our obsession is bound to follow. This take on the trend is next-level adorable and adds a touch of cheer to your nails.

Yin-Yang Accent Nail 

Just because the yin-yang symbolizes harmony and interconnectedness doesn’t mean your mani can’t be fierce. Cast in point? This flaming hot look with lightning bolts, smileys and fire signs gives us edgy vibes.

Image by @alittlelesstatty

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