Introducing Ice Cream Nails, Instagram’s Sweetest Beauty Trend

Temperatures may be rising but we’re keeping cool with Instagram’s latest beauty trend – everyone, meet ice cream nails.

Here’s the scoop (pun intended) on summer’s sweetest mani: #icecreamnails are fun, colourful and totally swoon-worthy. Oh, and did we mention they’re super easy to DIY? Unlike bracelet nails which can take hours to perfect at a salon, ice cream nails are simple to recreate.

Start by painting your nails beige. Then use a darker shade of brown to paint diagonal strokes across the lower half of your nail. Once that dries, use your fave pastel shades to paint dripping-like designs onto the tips (the messier the better!). And you can’t forget the cherry on top – complete the look by adding beads or small, colourful nail polish strokes to resemble sprinkles.

Feeling inspired? Scroll through our gallery to see the 18 sweetest examples of ice cream nails.