The ultimate nail trend for winter

We are obsessed with tortoise shell nails. This classic pattern is currently one of the most searched phrases on Pinterest. (It’s up 1898%!). After scrolling this post, it’s a guaranteed that you will be showing pictures to your nail tech.

Animal print nails have been trending for quite a while, but none quite as textured and elegant as the tortoise shell. Cow print move aside, our new favourite manicure has arrived.

Delicate and full of autumnal shades, it’s the ultimate accessory to match your tort bag, purse or sunglasses. Take a look at some of our favourite takes on the tortoise shell nail trend below.

Tort nail art…

Dark and dreamy, you can really see all of the shades used to create the effect.

We love a feature nail. The chocolate brown makes us super excited for autumn leaves and all that other stuff.

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TOP TIP: The pale base means they won’t show when they start to grow out. We like your thinking.

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We know which half we like best. These cool stripe nails make the tortoise shell more prominent than ever.

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Tort-ally obsessed with these little hearts. The square tips also make them a little bit easier for fastening buttons, typing and picking up your debit card when you drop it on the floor. (If you know, you know).

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