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Valentine’s Day nail inspiration to screenshot or try at home
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Valentine’s Day nail inspiration to screenshot or try at home


by Holly O'Neill
09th Feb 2024

Get ready to screenshot Valentine’s Day nail inspiration for your next appointment or nail art attempt.

@overglowedit

According to Pinterest, there are Valentine’s Day beauty trends. Nothing surprising – red lipstick, thanks to something TikTok is calling ‘red core’ – not quite the niche subculture of say, cottagecore, but equally dumb, essentially meaning to wear red. Searches for ‘red core aesthetic’ are up +2500% from last year, according to Beauty Daily by Clarins, which makes sense because before last year we weren’t adding the nomenclature core to just about every word. But less rambling – red nails, for Valentine’s Day, groundbreaking. ‘Short Valentine’s Day nails’ searches have surged 900%, marking a move away from stiletto nails, and classic French nails are evolving too with searches for heart-shaped tips up 100%. We’ve rounded up the best #redcore, heart shaped French tips and designs the Internet has to offer ahead of Valentine’s Day below – get ready to screenshot.

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Featured photography by @overglowedit, @oi_nail, @iramshelto, @betina_goldstein, @lolo.nailedit @thehangedit, @themaniclub and @aimeestokesbeauty.

This article was originally published in February 2023.