DIY: 8 Chinese New Year Manicures We Love

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Have you got everything sorted out for Chinese New Year yet? If you’ve missed out on your appointment with your manicurist, here are some quick DIY manicures that you can dish out to make it just in time for the festive season!

1. Gold French Tips

All you need is a red polish and another that sparkles, preferably gold for this season and all can be done in under 15 minutes!

Gold French Tips

Get the tutorial here

2. Get Stampin’

If you’re a true manicure lover, you would have an assortment of nail stamps that can be used to re-create this look. We love the colour combinations that she used for this and can’t wait to try it out for ourselves

Get Stampin'

Find out how to re-create this manicure here

3. A Little of Everything

Marble, accents and a Chinese Character to top it all off – we can have it all for this Chinese New Year!

A Little of Everything

Get the deets on how to achieve this here

4. In Full Bloom

One of the most common manicure designs and very popular, if you’re doing your nails at the beach. This colour combo makes it perfect for the festive season

In Full Bloom

Get the know-how on these DIY blossoms here

5. Reverse French Tip

Take things for a twist by introducing a rever French tip at the cuticles instead of the tip of your nails with this simple 2-coat manicure

Reverse French Tip

How to make this work for you? Revealed here

6. Gold for Goldfish

It’s amazing what simple decals on your nails can do to transform your manicure, especially this festive season. We find the goldfish decals to be most fitting and cute too!

Gold for Goldfish

Check out how this manicure was created here

7. For All Seasons

Remember those polishes you bought for your Christmas manicure? Now’s a good time to bring those out again to use them for creating a Chinese New Year themed manicure

For All Seasons

Find out more about this sparkly manicure here

8. Dress Up Your Nails

Looks like someone is dressing up their nails literally with a cheongsam-inspired design and we love it!

Dress Up Your Nails

You too, can dress your nails up by following the simple instructions here

Have you treated your nails for a manicure yet in time for Chinese New Year? We hope these designs will give you an inspiration if you’ve yet to get those nails treated!

A geeky minimalist who has a passion for fashion, food, traveling, social media and all things creative

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