Instagram has given us ALL of the inspo when it comes to beauty recently – from gold-plated nails to rainbow hair – but it’s time to crack open your nail art kit again, as this might just be our fave trend of all!

Ariel-inspired mermaid nail art has taken social media by storm, with designs varying from shimmering turquoises and pink glitter to holographic and jewel-encrusted. Need some nail-spo? Give some of these a go. We’ll definitely be trying them all!


Holographic mermaid nails

Mermaid shimmer nails

Bright mermaid nails

Under-the-sea nails

Jewel-embellished nails

Chrome mermaid nails