French Manicures Are Officially Trending Again, but with a Modern Twist

The 13 Prettiest and Modern French Manicure Ideas - Unique French-Tip Manicures

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If the last time you tried a French manicure was for your middle-school graduation, then yeah—we're with you. But French manicures are officially trending again, though this time with a few glittery, geometric, and minimalist twists.

So to get in on the look before it blows up, check out our 13 favorite designs, below, and get ready to take approximately a zillion Instagram pics.

1. Glittery, Reverse-French Nails

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2. Simple Blue-Tipped Manicures  

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3. Super-Skinny, Black-Lined Nails 

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4. Marbled Lavender Tips 

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5. Suede and Raspberry Nails 

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6. Colorful Cut-Out Tips

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7. Glitter-Loaded French Tips 

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8. Red, Leopard-Print Tips 

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9. Sky-Blue French Mani 

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10. Metallic Tips and Glittery Half-Moons 

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11. Black Negative-Space Tips and Cuticles 

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Chloe Metzger
Chloe Metzger

Chloe Metzger is the deputy beauty director at Cosmopolitan, overseeing the editorial content and growth strategy of the hair, makeup, and skin space on digital, while also obsessively writing about the best hair products for every hair type (curly girl here; whattup), and the skincare routines that really, truly work (follow her on Instagram to see behind-the-scenes pics of that magazine life). She brings nearly a decade of writing and editing expertise, and her work has appeared in AllureHealthFitnessMarie ClaireStyleCaster, and Parents. She also has an unhealthy adoration for Tom Hanks and would like to please meet him one day, if you could arrange that. Thanks.