September 7, 2013

The Best Acrylic Nail Designs for Prom

With prom just around the corner, it’s time to start planning and preparing for the highly anticipated night. A night of dressing up, dancing, and making lasting memories with your friends! Prom is such a fun time where people step out of their comfort zone and express themselves. From head to toe, you’ll want to look your best. You may even want to glam up your nails! Here are a few of our fave prom nail designs you could try!

Don’t Shy From Color

pink painted nails

When you think of acrylic nails, you most likely picture french tip nails. While these are known as the classic and iconic look, they are certainly not the only option. Switch things up and add some color to your nails. From dark to light, holographic to matte, your choices in color are endless. Stand out with a bold color, or keep it simple and let your prom attire be the talk of the show.

Designs on Designs

designed painted nails
A solid color isn’t your only option for your nails. Animal prints, logos, phrases, florals, geometric shapes, stripes, polka dots, even a famous painting! All of these things have been designed on nails. Think of your nail as a blank canvas where your imagination can run wild. Express yourself through your nails!

Acrylic Nail Shapes

really long nails painted

The nail is traditionally shaped to form a conical point that’s slightly rounded. Today’s nail lengths and shapes are all over the page. The length and shape of your nail can actually say more than the design or color! Go for the classic look or stop traffic with a bold look! The stiletto look is a very long and sharply pointed look. The cat claw look is a much more natural length with a sharp finish much like claws. You can really make a statement with this style! Don’t forget to maintain your nails after making them look good! You would hate to see them lose their look before you got to show them off to everyone.

A Night to Remember

collage of painted designed nails

Make the night special for yourself by feeling great and looking great! Don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone. Prom is the perfect event to try them out! Book an appointment in our student salon* to get your nails prom ready!

*All services provided by students under the supervision of licensed professionals.

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