Negative space nails are trending now; these are manicures where you leave some part(s) of your nails naked (read: uncoloured), and these “(negative) spaces” peep through a spectrum of subtle to bold designs. Want to be part of this cool trend? Here are eight looks you can DIY or show your manicurist!

1. Pastel palette

pastel palette


Perfect if you’re all for subtlety! You can try this look yourself!

2. The gothic

b&w neg space


Black, white, blank? Perfect combo! You can DIY this nail look too (even though it’ll take some time and skill)!

b&w diy


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