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Folks are starting to return to work and school; however, nail art is still seeing a huge surge on social media. What’s the one trend currently on the rise? Smiley face nail art.
Maybe celebrities like Harry Styles, Lucy Hale and Dua Lipa are to blame for how popular the happy nail trend is these days. Maybe people are associating colorful smiley faces with the sunny weather. Either way, it’s a fun and easy trend to hop on.
If you don’t have a manicurist who’s good with nail art on speed dial, not to worry. There’s an easier way to achieve the look: smiley face nail art decals. Take a look at the designs below to do up your nails and make them smile.
Ciate London Smiley Nail Art Stickers, $12.60 (Orig. $18)
Back in 2020, Ciate London dropped an entire line of smiley-inspired makeup. The brand still sells its yellow smiley face nail art stickers for $12.60. If you want a minimalist look, apply a base coat, then the stickers and finish with a glossy topcoat.
Etsy Smiley Nail Art Decals, $3.88+
Etsy is one of the best places to go for custom nail art. There are a plethora of smiley face nail art decals and stickers, but this set from Gelapressed gives shoppers two different nail art sheets. Smiley #2 in particular fits the trend of smiley faces popping up on social media. Plus, if you want to paint your nails a color that’s not yellow, you can stick on a colorless smiley from this pack, too.
Who says you have to “keep it simple?” Do the most with your nails and add a nostalgic touch with these tie-dye and smiley face gel nail strips. You can apply your smiley face nail art gel strips directly onto your nail and shape them for a perfect fit.
Naturally, Amazon is one of the major retailers with, well, everything. There are lots of smiley face nail art stickers to choose from, but you should snag this multicolored set of smiley face nail art decals for just $10 to start. You get four sheets of emoji stickers, animals, smiley faces and more that you can switch up with any nail lacquer or polish.
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