As the nation comes together to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, beauty queens far and wide are planning their bank holiday looks. From evening beauty, to street party style, we all enjoy getting a little patriotic with our glam, and what better way to show love for your country than with a British-inspired manicure? If you're looking for ways to get into the Jubilee spirit, then check out these iconic nail designs that are certainly fit for a queen.
For fans of a French tip, this quirky take on the classic by @base_coatstudio is an ideal option for your bank holiday manicure. A subtle nod to the flag colours, this red, white and blue design works perfectly on squared off nails for a uniform finish.
- Start by filing nails to a square shape and painting with a nude base coat.
- Swipe a white shade on the left half of your tip. Once dry, repeat on the right hand side with a royal blue shade.
- Using a precision brush, swipe a line of vibrant red along the edge of your blue tip.
- Top with a clear base coat for a smooth and shiny finish!
The crown jewels
For lovers of glitz and glam, this golden design by @abigailchater is perfect to get you in the Jubilee spirit. A special set for an equally special occasion, this mani will add a touch of luxe to your bank holiday celebrations.
- File nails into an oval shape and paint with a nude base coat.
- Paint the tip of your middle finger blue.
- Using a precision brush, paint a crown on your ring finger, a gold swirls on your index, and along the cuticle of your middle finger.
- Complete with red, white and blue flag details.
- Cover with a clear top coat.
Fly the flag
Sometimes a classic is best, and what could be more classic than the Union Jack? This patriotic mani by @abigailchater is sure to attract some attention over the Jubilee weekend, with a bold yet chic finish.
- File nails to an oval shape and coat with a nude base.
- Using a white shade, alternate between painting your tips, and along your cuticle. Paint your ring finger white.
- Using a precision brush, add red and blue accents on each nail.
- Draw your flag on the ring finger.
- Apply a clear top coat to finish off.
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