• A great gray nail can be neutral, but add in an accent of blue and your negative space manicure is set apart from the rest.

    Image via Pinterest; Source: GetNailed

  • A combination of all things girly and chic, this is a cute spin on the trend.

    Image via Pinterest; Source: Nail Art Gallery

  • Color blocking and negative space combined?  It makes for the perfect geometric manicure!

    Image via Pinterest; Source: Beautylish

  • Throw a little texture into your manicure with some pop art and it complements the negative space well.

    Image via Pinterest; Source: FreeStyleNails

  • Who doesn't love a good stripes and sparkles combo?

    Image via Pinterest; Source: The Sparkle Queen Jolene

  • Both tribal inspired and black and white, this manicure is the essence of summer.

    Image via Pinterest; Source: LeftHandNails

  • A black floral pattern with an accent of gold is the perfect partner for a negative space manicure.

    Image via Pinterest; Source: AmivNails

  • Cotton candy-colored and all lined up is another option for this trend.

    Image via Pinterest; Source: ShellBeezy

  • Plainly colored but full of texture, the negative space aspect of this manicure is fully accentuated.

    Image via Pinterest; Source: All Lacquered Up

  • A rainbow of colors in different shapes is a perfect way to play around with negative space. 

    Image via Pinterest; Source: Just My Nails

Negative Space Nails: Our Favorite New Manicure Trend

Negative Space Nails: Our Favorite New Manicure Trend

Negative Space Nails: Our Favorite New Manicure Trend
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Of all the nail trends that have come and gone, we never thought there would be one that incorporated a partially naked nail. Nail polish is meant to be painted on, not spared! But ladies, expect the unexpected and keep an open mind, because the negative space manicure is having a moment (and we’re okay with it).

To celebrate the wonderment that is this manicure, artists combine trends and techniques to create their own look, coming up with the ultimate nail. From geometric patterns to full on floral designs, the possibilities are endless. Here, we pulled together 10 of our favorite negative space manicures from Pinterest for your inspiration. Take a look and let us know which manicure you’ll be trying in the comments below!

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