Nail Art Inspiration for Science-minded Manis

nailartantiquescienceTop row – tarnished copper nails by Baddeleyite, moon nails by Basecoat-Topcoat. Second row – metallic-flecked nails by Dressed Up Nails, feather nails by Syl and Sam, maidenhair fern nails by Lab Muffin. Bottom row – graphic flower nails by Ruby’s Nails, lacy garnet nails by Nail Polish Wars.

It’s been a little while since we here at Nail Klub have had a new school year to look forward to, but that won’t stop us from getting in on the season’s scholarly vibe! Inspired by the sophisticated, science-inspired feel of our Style Experiment photo shoot, we went searching for dramatic nail designs with a scientific slant. Our research proves that rich hues, ornate patterns, and warm metallics create stunning complements to your stylish syllabus. For those hoping to make a statement, we suggest experimenting with these designs!

What nail art ideas have you been meaning to test? Let us know in the comments below!

anna

About Anna

Anna's the kind of don't-take-yourself-too-seriously gal who can spend an evening at Monday Night Raw and then turn around and write about nail designs and glitter with just as much sincere, unadulterated delight. She's a firm believer in cats' ability to see ghosts, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the fact that if she wishes enough, she'll never have to iron again.

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4 Responses to Nail Art Inspiration for Science-minded Manis

  1. Alex 08/22/2013 at 10:14 am #

    could you show us how to recreate some of these nail effects?

  2. Sam 08/22/2013 at 5:20 pm #

    Utterly adorable! Just did the leaf one with leaves from my mothers garden. They’re a little thick but sooooo neat!

    • Sam 09/08/2013 at 3:18 pm #

      Ok, one problemo…the leaves i used continued to release oxygen after being covered with a top coat and the air bubbles blocked view of the leaves. As my mother put it, they continued to breath as i suffocated them. i felt bad and removed them…

  3. Lauren 08/24/2013 at 7:19 am #

    So adorable! I plan on doing ALL of them! OH, and if you go under the picture with the credits, there are links on how to do them! Another thing I figured out is that it would be easier to make a little stencil for the lace one if you don’t have a detail brush.

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