‘Cloud nails’ are Instagram’s dreamiest new manicure trend

Cloud Nails Are Instagram’s Dreamiest New Manicure Trend

They couldn’t be more whimsical

Beauty Crew Digital Content Editor / January 21 2020

If you fancy yourself as a dreamer or have been known to have your ‘head in the clouds,’ your time has come. This season, nail trends are taking a whimsical turn and ‘cloud nails’ are the prettiest new manicure style to hit our Instagram feeds.

From minimalistic marbled designs to arty interpretations adorned with Raphael’s cherubs, there are endless ways to wear the trend.

Take a look for yourself:

Clouds and ✨ for @rubycaster using @the_gelbottle_inc
Clouds and ✨ for @rubycaster using @the_gelbottle_inc
Only from the heart can you touch the sky💖 @apresnailofficial @daily_charme #cloudnails #nails #nailsnailsnails #nailsofinstagram #explore #hudabeauty #gelnails #gel #gelx #apresgelx #coffin #coffinnails #pinknails
Only from the heart can you touch the sky💖 @apresnailofficial @daily_charme #cloudnails #nails #nailsnailsnails #nailsofinstagram #explore #hudabeauty #gelnails #gel #gelx #apresgelx #coffin #coffinnails #pinknails
All that sparkly , cloudy goodness ✨☁️@stockers2 @glitterbels @bluestreakcrystals @shining_claws ******************************************* #nailsofinstagram #nails #naildesigns #nailporn #nailpron #nailpromote #nailswag #nailinspo #nailinspiration #nailinspire #nailartist #cardiffnails #nailscardiff #nailmail #nailfie #nailaddict #nailfashion #nailstyle #nailgame #nailmaster #nailsdid #nails4yummies #nails4u #starnails #cloudnails
All that sparkly , cloudy goodness ✨☁️@stockers2 @glitterbels @bluestreakcrystals @shining_claws ******************************************* #nailsofinstagram #nails #naildesigns #nailporn #nailpron #nailpromote #nailswag #nailinspo #nailinspiration #nailinspire #nailartist #cardiffnails #nailscardiff #nailmail #nailfie #nailaddict #nailfashion #nailstyle #nailgame #nailmaster #nailsdid #nails4yummies #nails4u #starnails #cloudnails
Clouds at dusk . Inspo from @safinailstudio . . . #sackvillenails #halifaxnails #nailsofhalifax #halifaxnailtech #sackvillenailtech #sackvillebusiness #hrmnails #hrmnailtech #halifaxgelnails #middlesackville #lowersackville #halifaxnscanada #halifaxnailart #halifaxnailartist #bsgsquad #bsgpowderblue #bsgfredericton #cloudnails #cloudnailart #duskclouds #dusknails #dusknailart
Clouds at dusk . Inspo from @safinailstudio . . . #sackvillenails #halifaxnails #nailsofhalifax #halifaxnailtech #sackvillenailtech #sackvillebusiness #hrmnails #hrmnailtech #halifaxgelnails #middlesackville #lowersackville #halifaxnscanada #halifaxnailart #halifaxnailartist #bsgsquad #bsgpowderblue #bsgfredericton #cloudnails #cloudnailart #duskclouds #dusknails #dusknailart
head in the clouds ☁️☁️
head in the clouds ☁️☁️
✨☁️💖 By @sophia.phan21 . . #sydneynails #sydneynailart #sydneynailartist #cloudnails
✨☁️💖 By @sophia.phan21 . . #sydneynails #sydneynailart #sydneynailartist #cloudnails
Cloud 9 💅🏾💅🏾💅🏾Follow @nailsbytaaymamiii for daily nails inspirations 💞💅🏾#fallnails#fallseason#fallfashionNailitdaily#nailprodigy#nailsforqueens#nailsdid#nailitmag#fleekynails#nailsofinstagram#blingnails#nicenails#glamnails#nailspromote#tropicalnails##plt#nailsfeed#love#nailsofinstagram#nailslay#nailstyle#nailinspo#longnails#brightnails#whitenails#tagfriends#coffinnails#clearpinknails#acrylicnails#cloudnails#stilettonails
Cloud 9 💅🏾💅🏾💅🏾Follow @nailsbytaaymamiii for daily nails inspirations 💞💅🏾#fallnails#fallseason#fallfashionNailitdaily#nailprodigy#nailsforqueens#nailsdid#nailitmag#fleekynails#nailsofinstagram#blingnails#nicenails#glamnails#nailspromote#tropicalnails##plt#nailsfeed#love#nailsofinstagram#nailslay#nailstyle#nailinspo#longnails#brightnails#whitenails#tagfriends#coffinnails#clearpinknails#acrylicnails#cloudnails#stilettonails
🌟☁️✨ @lorraine.xc #daydreamer #cloudlover #cloudnails #stonernails #acrylicnails #handpaintednailart
🌟☁️✨ @lorraine.xc #daydreamer #cloudlover #cloudnails #stonernails #acrylicnails #handpaintednailart
im crying alittle bit, look at these clouds!!!! she said it reminded her of peter pan~ #nails #nailsofinstagram #nailart #nailartist #cloudnails #gelnails #manicure
im crying alittle bit, look at these clouds!!!! she said it reminded her of peter pan~ #nails #nailsofinstagram #nailart #nailartist #cloudnails #gelnails #manicure
I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it 💅🏽Dreamy clouds by the best @sugechiqky @lansstudios ☁️✨ May this new year bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements and a lot of new inspirations in your life!! . . . . . #BRNZ #BRNZBlog #BRNZBeauty #uñasacrilicas #medellin #nails #nailart #nailporn #nailsofinstagram #nailswag #7rings #nails2inspire #nailstagram #nailfie #nails_page #nailitmag #nailtrend #pastelnails #nails4today #naildesign #lightbluenails #cloudnails #skynails #starnails
I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it 💅🏽Dreamy clouds by the best @sugechiqky @lansstudios ☁️✨ May this new year bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements and a lot of new inspirations in your life!! . . . . . #BRNZ #BRNZBlog #BRNZBeauty #uñasacrilicas #medellin #nails #nailart #nailporn #nailsofinstagram #nailswag #7rings #nails2inspire #nailstagram #nailfie #nails_page #nailitmag #nailtrend #pastelnails #nails4today #naildesign #lightbluenails #cloudnails #skynails #starnails

If you’re looking for more fresh new nail inspo to inspire your next manicure, check out the latest celebrity looks here.

Which is your favourite version of the 'cloud nails' trend? Let us know in the comments.

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Isobel is a Digital Content Editor at BEAUTYcrew, marie claire and InStyle. When she's not busy hunting for the latest beauty news, you’ll find her arranging her skincare collection in search of the perfect “shelfie.” Isobel was previously BEAUTYcrew's Junior Beauty Writer.