We’re Calling It Now: Mirror Nails Are Going to Be a Big Trend for Spring

posted: 03/03/16
by: Mara Betsch

Nail trends can be, well, extreme -- remember broken glass nails and, most recently, fur nails? But, thankfully for us less-daring manicure lovers, the nail trend for spring seems to be a bit more subdued. Though not a new idea, mirror nails are gaining traction on Instagram and down runways.

While some mirror manis involve reflective polish from cuticle to tip, others apply small reflective elements that even the most risk-averse beauty addict would like. With the amount of nude colors we've seen on red carpets, these monochromatic looks are sure to be a hit. Take a peek:

Like what you see? You can take these looks to your local nail salon, or you can try it at home! Nail polish brands have metallic options -- we like Essie's No Place Like Chrome -- that allow you test out a mirror nail or two before you commit to an entire manicure.