Coffin nails, also known as the ballerina nail are characterized by their coffin shape, that is they narrow off to the tip and are perfect for your next manicure. The shape is on trend in 2022 and ideal for anyone who is looking for stunning nails that are stylish and modern. Loved by celebrities and top stylists and its not hard to see why, providing nails more durable than stiletto acrylics whilst still maintaining its feminine style. Perhaps the top characteristic is the versatile nature and the adaptability to different colors and designs, the limit with coffin acrylic nails is your imagination. With so much to choose from we have taken a selection of the top choices to try in your next manicure.
This look required the nails to be fairly long, so growing your own nails, without breakage can be tricky, unless you have ultra strong nails, acrylics are therefore recommended for this style, which is possible to do in the home with a special kit.
To get the perfect shape for your coffin nails aim for a stiletto shape, then square it off at the end. This technique works well whether you are using false acrylic nails, gels or if you are lucky enough to be able to grow your own nails to the right size and shape. You always start by creating an almond shape, keeping the shape as even as possible, you then clip of the end straight vertically across on the length you are looking for. When filing the nails it is important to begin from the outside and work inwards.
If you are going for long or short nails, then these ideas are for you, we have taken the most popular ideas from the net to help you plan for your next set of coffin nails.
Perriwinkle – Pantone´s 2022 shade of the year periwinkle combined with subtle tips, monotone and glitter, such a feminine elegant look that will match everything. The shade is one of the must try nail trends of 2022.
If there is one main trend this year, it´s adding a little bit of sparkle. Its not hard to see why, just one sparkly nail which co-ordinates with the rest give that little bit of bling to make you feel special. This is a perfect example and an amazing take of the classic french tip manicure, adding french tips with color,
Pretty pinks doesn´t get better than this with diamond shaped tips.
Another top trend for 2022 – Nail Art Glitter – Add some sparkle to your nails with glitter pieces.
Black tips – These are everywhere right now, make them extra special with stick on gems tuned to stars.
The classic French manicure twist, matt blended nails.
White nails are always popular due to their elegance and ability to match everything. mix it up with some sharp lines.
For a feminine look add some flowers and duel colours at the cuticles.
French manicures today are no longer restricted to the classic nude with white tips and this is a big trend for this year, the limit being your imagination. The following is a classic example of the french manicure with a twist, having every tip a different color. Check out this shape, so elegant.
Here we showcase more examples of The French manicure with a twist. The abstract V tipped frenchies is always a winner.
Stepping in to spring and summer bright coloured nails are definitely a great choice, I mean color therapy is real and why shouldn´t it start with the nails?
Green is everywhere right now, how dreamy is the marbled effect on this set, again we are seeing the one sparkly nail, be sure to match the colours with the other nails.
I hope this has given you some inspiration for your next manicure. You can go wrong with acrylic coffin nails, they are modern, elegant and fabulously glamourous.