The "Tacky" Nail Trend We're Backing for the Rest of Winter

Fact: Glitter is having a moment. As evidenced by Euphoria's dazzling makeup looks that took the whole world by storm over the summer and the show-stopping glimmer we saw on this weekend's Golden Globes red carpet, glitter is set to be the name of the beauty game yet again in 2020. And we're calling it now: We think the glitter trend is about to take center stage in the nail arena, too.

If you're operating under the assumption that sparkly manicures should be reserved for the holiday season, we're here to tell you that's simply not the case. Whether you want to make a splash with a bold nail moment, or just add a touch of glint to a muted look, there's a glitter nail idea for you.

It may be the dead of winter, but we've been swooning over some major nail inspo that's keeping things nice and lit over here at Who What Wear HQ. These shiny manicure ideas will make you want to head straight to the salon. Ahead, check out the 17 looks that have our attention right now.

White Glitter

Winter whites are so much more fun when combined with gradient glitter.

Try a french manicure with a sparkly twist.

Gold Glitter

An opaque cast of gold glitter is an instant mood booster.

Even if glitter isn't your jam, you can get a glitter-like look with gold dots.

Negative space always adds a sophisticated touch.

Silver Glitter

This kaleidoscope silver glitter is so cool and eye-catching. 

Even the most subtle silver shimmer is a vibe.

Mixed Metals

Who says silver and gold don't go together?

All you need in life is an ombré glitter manicure.

Metallic Accents

Sometime you just want to keep it kind of low-key.

A little glitter goes a long way.

A pop of metallic is the perfect way to spice up your standard manicure.

Black Glitter

Twinkle, twinkle.

This granulated glitter situation is too good not to try.

Clear Glitter

Even just a smattering across the tips make for a chic nail look.

Crushed diamonds, or glitter nail polish? It's hard to tell.

These crystal clear, sparkly nails will brighten up any day.

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