We all know that feeling when you’ve been looking forward to a fresh manicure for weeks but then comes the all important decision- what colour, shape, length will you choose? We’ve got you covered here at GB and have put together our fave nail inspo Instagram accounts so you know exactly what to ask for next time you’re looking for that perfect mani!
Founded by entrepreneur Sharmadean Reid MBE, WAH Nails was born out of a creative zine for millenial women focusing on beauty, music and culture. These days WAH’s salon in Soho creates some of the most unique nail art around.
Great For: Crazy prints
Nail Swag @nail_swag
Not your average manicure, Nail Swag is an LA based salon which produces celebrity worthy manicures. This unique salon is Ariana Grande’s go-to for her killer nails.
Great For: Ari-inspired manicures
For bright colours, statement prints and manicures for long and short nails look no further than Glasgow’s NAF. These Scottish babes have been featured in Vogue for their stand out designs and are makeup guru Jamie Genevieve’s fave salon.
Great For: Check out NAF’s stories for cute pups and sassy manis
Olive and June @oliveandjune
If you’re looking for something more subtle check out this LA based account for pastel tones and clean designs.
Great For: Super sweet neutral designs
Paintbox Nails @paintboxnails
This London based salon specialises in modern, fashion forward manicures. From foil effects to geometric patterns, this account is great for everyday inspiration.
Great For: Curated manicure colour schemes
Nail Job @nailjob
Think neon brights and marble effects for this statement nail account. LA based Fariha Ali has worked with celebs including Queer Eye’s Jonathon Van Ness and actress Busy Philipps.
Great For: A List Nail Art
Fleury Rose @Fleuryrosenails
What better place to let your individuality shine than your nails?! These fresh designs will have you running to the salon for bright and bold manicures to stand out in the crowd.
Great For: Rainbow inspired designs