Thursday, 02 August 2018

SS18 Nail Trends

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Butter London

Creating the coolest on- trends nails straight from the catwalk with this ultimate summer guide for nail enthusiasts.

Ballerina Beauties

As seen on the Sophia Webster and Mugler runways, barely there, soft shades are in. Unleash your inner ballerina with Butter LONDON’s Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer in ‘Piece of Cake’, £15 (M&S) Korres Gel Effect in ‘Sandy Nude’, £8 (M&S) & SensatioNail ‘Babydoll Pink’, £12.50 (

Neon Bright Lights

Stand out from the crowd is with brights, as seen BTS at Fenty & Jeremy Scott. Steal the style by using butter LONDON ‘Trout Pout’ Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer, £15 (M&S), SensatioNail Express Gel in ‘Orange You Cute’, £10 (Boots) or Korres Gel Effect Nail Colour in ‘Coral’, £8 (M&S)

Red Riding Hood

Make a statement with a classic red, perfect for any occasion. As seen at the Giorgio Armani and Sonia Rykiel shows, steal this style by using butter LONDON Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer in shade ‘Her Majesty's Red’, £15 (Lookfantastic), SensatioNail’s Express Gel in ‘Out Of The Red’, £10 (Boots) and Korres Gel Effect ‘Royal Red’, £8 (M&S)

Two Tone Pastel

Recreate this look from Paul Costelloe and House Of Holland’s SS18 show of two toned light pastel shades. Suiting all skin tones, use butter LONDON Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer in hues ‘English Lavender’ & ‘Twist & Twirl’, £15 (LookFantastic) and SensatioNail’s Express Gel in ‘Not My Nanas Pearls’, £10 (Boots). Korres Gel Effect Polish in ‘Candy Pink’ will also work well, £8 (M&S).


A strong, clean opaque finish is the new nude, as seen on Antonio Berardi and Chritiano Burani’s catwalks. Get the look with Butter LONDON Sheer Wisdom Nail Tinted Moisturiser (available in four shades to suit your skin tone), £15 (LookFantastic). This is a quick-drying nail polish that glides on effortlessly to deliver natural-looking colour with a high-shine and long-wearing finish. Fortified with innovative Micro Smart Active Technology, the formula delivers nourishing ingredients to repair and condition nails, including Vitamin E for antioxidant protection, Keratin for strengthening nails, Tea Tree Oil to combat brittleness, and Arginine to prevent breakage.

Butter LONDON & Korres are available from Look Fantastic. SensatioNail is available from and Boots.