Abstract swirl nail designs have absolutely taken over the nail art world. We’re seeing a lot of manicures on our social media feeds flaunting twists, turns, spirals, and bends that look absolutely mesmerising. And of course, we couldn’t let you miss out on this!
If you want to replicate this gorgeous look, watch the video below and follow the instructions to create statement-making swirl nails yourself. We’ve also culled some of the best nail looks to give you some serious nail-spo!
- Start with a clear base coat followed by sheer white polish
- Repeat with a second coat of white nail polish. If it looks too thin to you, you can go over it with a third coat.
- Paint on the swirls using a detail brush with any colour of your choice
- Add a top coat of clear nail polish and you’re done!
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- 1. Shades of green swirls
- 2. Pumpkin swirls
- 3. Blue and white swirls
- 4. Barbie pink swirls
- 5. Creamy neutral brown swirls
- 6. Neon rainbow swirls
- 7. Light purple swirls
- 8. Berry red swirls with stars
- 9. Bright green swirls
- 10. Gold and purple swirls
- 11. Bubblegum swirls
- 12. Mean girls pink swirl
- 13. Monochrome swirls
- 14. Fun swirl tips
- 15. Ice cream swirl
1. Shades of green swirls
These gorgeous green nails will have all your friends feeling green with envy.
2. Pumpkin swirls
These orange nails are perfect for the Lunar New Year. Elevate them by adding a little hint of gold sparkle.
3. Blue and white swirls
Give your digits a refreshing update with this white-and-dark blue combination.
4. Barbie pink swirls
Channel your inner Barbie with these multi-tonal shades of pink. This gorgeous design will be your friends’ next nail inspo when they see you with these.
5. Creamy neutral brown swirls
If you want to hop on the trend but aren’t too sure about getting brightly coloured nails, then these nails are just right. This neutral nail design is more natural but still on-trend.
6. Neon rainbow swirls
Add a little pop of colour into your everyday look with these neon rainbow swirl nails!
7. Light purple swirls
If you want something less brightly coloured but still eye-catching, we’d suggest this beautiful light purple design!
8. Berry red swirls with stars
This super fun nail look will instantly make you the star of the show. Upgrade the classic swirl nail look with some sparkling stars!
9. Bright green swirls
If you don’t want to take it all the way, simply add a few bright green swirls on the tips of your nails.
10. Gold and purple swirls
Elevate your next manicure with these simple yet classy sparkly gold and purple nails.
11. Bubblegum swirls
Give these super fun bubblegum swirl nails a try at your next manicure appointment! If you’re looking for a unique nail design then this is definitely the one for you.
12. Mean girls pink swirl
On Wednesdays, we wear pink! Live out your Mean Girls dreams with this bright pink nail design or, even better, get matching nails with your friends!
13. Monochrome swirls
If you’re into simpler designs then this elegant monochrome swirl nail look is perfect for you. It’ll elevate all your outfits for sure.
14. Fun swirl tips
If you’re a fan of French tips, then you may just love this bold swirl nail design. You’re sure to capture everyone’s attention with these vivid swirl nail tips.
15. Ice cream swirl
Get this ice cream-inspired swirl nail design at your next appointment! This abstract design will be grabbing everyone’s attention.