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Hot or Not? Are You Here for Mismatched Nails?

4 September, 2018 - 07:17pm by - Head Pixie | 21 Comments

By BR Tabatha

We do believe the circle has spun once again. For a long time it felt like every week a new nail trend was hitting the 'Gram. Then eyebrows surpassed nails in 'grammability, and they stayed photographable for a goodly amount of time, entertaining us weekly with new, random and sometimes downright strange looks. Recently though brows have been given the brush off and nails are back. This week? Mismatched nails are getting their 'Gram on.


Unlike so many nail trends that feel like they require one to have a degree in nail art, mismatched nails are a look we can all achieve, because they are what they are - quite simply you're just applying different colours on different nails. 


There's no pom poms or fancy patterns. No creating bubbles in which you'll add glitter, water and marine life. A swipe of pink here, a flick of yellow there (and yes I'm loving __giss.elle__'s take on mismatched nails. Elegant, yet fun and quirky all at the same time), and you're done!


Best of all you can still add your own touch of flair. A glitter nail here, a holo nail there, a holo glitter nail everywhere. It's a good time. It's a fun time. And with the warmer months approaching it's the perfect time for mismatched nails to have their day in the sun.

So do tell, are you a fan of mismatched nails? Or do you like your nails matchy-matchy? And if you could rock your own mismatched nails combo, what would you be rocking? Chat away!

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I love the extra creativeness that can be achieved by mixing and mismatching nail art.

Some look great, some not so much. Coordinated styles is nice.

That's exactly what I think aswel

5th September, 2018 at 4:58 pm

As long as both hands match I’m ok. I couldn’t handle nail polish like the last two pictures, my OCD would get the better of me.

LOL me neither. I like it if some nails are different from others as long as there are only two styles between them.

4th September, 2018 at 9:07 pm

Totally I have to have both hands having the same look. I can have the feature nail on a different finger that one hand although I prefer it on the same fingers.

5th September, 2018 at 11:40 am

Hmmmm nope. I don't mind a feature nail but this is not my cup of tea really.

I love this!!! The pink green and holo are my faves, wish i had a green that bright!

I’m all for mismatched nails, although I wouldn’t go as far as two different coloured hands. Different colour nails, yes, but I’d do the same colours on both hands, even if the colour order for the nails is rearranged.

I love your nail designs. Wish I had your talent!

5th September, 2018 at 11:38 am

Thank you, Tannygirl

5th September, 2018 at 3:59 pm

I quite like a 'feature' nail...but just the one.

Yes that would be maximum in my book

5th September, 2018 at 11:06 am

I mix it up harrrrrrd with my nails. Love it

Mixed mani all the way - I can't do plain nails, and sometimes my two hands are different, but always a coordinated design

Yeah.. depends on the colours and style... the top one looks ok for me... but not the fluorescent colours below... i can’t handle those colours on me hahahaha =D

They look fun as long as they compliment each other.

I agree the have to be complimentary shades.

5th September, 2018 at 11:39 am

No not for me -perhaps one different nail can look cool if decorated but overall I like total look

I'm not sure which box to check because it's a yes and no from me. The first one looks good there's some method to the madness in that both hands match and most nails are the same color. Having a monochromatic look but different designs also looks nice. I also love a feature nail and I've done that in my manicure. But two different colors hands, hard no having ten nails different colors hard no.

I love these, they look lovely. And a great way to use up all of your nail polish. I look forward to trying this out over the spring. I still like a one shade colour look for all nails though.

I like it on other people more than I like it on me. I'm more of a matching person.


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