The latest nail design trend comes from Korea and Japan and is 3D, where gemstone appliqués, bows, studs and abstract shapes adorn a manicure that becomes a true work of art.
2023 has been a prosperous year when it comes to nail art: in fact, there are many trends that have disappeared on platforms like Instagram and TikTok, starting with Hailey Bieber’s Clean Girl Nails, Milk Bath Nails and Glazed Donut Nails. , to get to Coquette Nails and Double French Manicure. But just like the spinning wheel, the birth of new trends never stops, and these days, a new trend seems to have conquered the podium of the most recreated manicures of the last period, and this 3D gel manicure.
If you are into nail art and keep a close eye on the Instagram pages of the best nail artists from around the world, you have surely noticed a common thread in the latest creations posted by more or less any nail artist in their feed: one in particular, comes directly from Korea and Japan and is simply 3D nail art, layers enamels and volumetric decorations of all kinds, decorating nails.
Mesmerizing, often extreme (but not necessarily) and extremely chill and futuristic, 3D nails are covered with ornaments of any shape and size: from studs, flowers, to stars, bows, gel-created raindrops and sea waves, to gemstones and crystals. There is no limit to what can be created and achieved with this trend. In addition, thanks to the power of social media and the inspiring outfits of celebrities such as Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Doja Cat, Cardi B and Rosalía, 3D art has spread beyond the Internet, clearing out conventions and deviating from them. charm of quirkiness and extravagance, which he often carried with him, e becomes the prerogative things that should be and within reach of everyone. A revolution in the concept of 3D manicure, which is finally considered a real art (and above all portable – why not – just in case).
And, in some cases, it really is art: just take a tour of Instagram to discover the creations that look like little sculptures on every fingernail, overlaid with textures and vibrant colors, full of detail and detail worthy of a nail museum. art.
After all, the world of nails is becoming more diverse and full of offers, but not only: technology has evolved over the years so much that, in addition to the huge variety of products available for make nail art constantly up to date – traditional nail polishes, gels, resins, acrylic liquids, fiberglass, powders, LED and UV lamps, nail files and dotters – have also significantly reduced the production time, thereby making 3D nail art even faster and easier to create, thereby raising the bar.