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Coffee lovers and manicure enthusiasts, raise a glass(of iced coffee)! There’s a new nail art craze that perfectly captures the essence of your favorite pick-me-up. Say hello to “Iced Coffee Nails,” a chic and caffeinated nail trend that’s taking TikTok by storm. Just like a refreshing iced coffee on a hot summer day (or whenever, if you’re that girl), these nails are effortlessly cool.
Iced Coffee Nails (like latte makeup) are inspired by the soothing, creamy hues of your beloved drink. Imagine the rich and creamy swirls of coffee and milk, infused with subtle hints of caramel and chocolate. Now, picture these delectable shades right on your fingertips. This trend is all about translating the comfort of your coffee ritual into a stunning nail art masterpiece. And, TBH, it’s super easy to do.
Key Elements of Iced Coffee Nails
- Creamy Neutrals: The foundation of Iced Coffee Nails is a soothing palette of creamy neutrals. Think soft beiges, warm tans, and gentle browns that mimic the colors of your favorite iced latte or cappuccino.
- Swirls and Accents: To truly capture the essence of coffee, nail artists incorporate delicate swirls and accent designs reminiscent of coffee art. These can be done using white or light brown polish to create the illusion of frothy swirls atop your nails.
- Coffee Bean Details: For a more detailed and textured look, some nail artists opt for small coffee bean motifs or decals. These can be strategically placed on a few nails to add that extra pop of coffee charm.
- Glossy Finish: Iced Coffee Nails look best with a glossy top coat that mimics the shine of freshly brewed coffee. This finish not only adds depth but also enhances the overall appearance, making your nails look as inviting as a perfectly brewed cup of coffee.
Into it? Take a look at Iced Coffee Nails in action below, and shop some cold brew-inspired hues.