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Have you gotten stuck in a nail rut? Ask yourself—when you arrive for your manicure and find yourself face-to-face with a gigantic wall of colorful polishes, do you find yourself reaching for the same traditional red or pink polish every time? Or maybe you’re no stranger to nail art, but still find yourself using the same aquamarine nail gems over and over.If so, don’t worry. We rounded up five fun new nail art ideas you can take to your manicurist. And some of them are even easy to do at home too!Go glam gothThough you could easily do this inverted French manicure with any mix of colors, we like the goth-meets-glitter approach that our editor Kate went for. We think the black base would also look great with blood red or silver tips, so embrace your inner Jane Eyre and get dark.Try a simple stripeStripes are a great entry-level way to dip your toe (or finger, as it may be) into the world of nail art. A single accent stripe on one finger is an easy way to start; if you’re going all out, you could even try a faux animal print or veer into plaid territory. All you need is striping tape and polish, and the world of clean lines is yours. Don’t have a steady hand? Try stickers.Nail wraps, or nail stickers, give you the look of nail art fast, as our writer Amelia discovered. All you have to do is stretch these pliable stickers over your nails, and they resist chips for up to 10 days. They often have amazing accents, too, like intricate stripes or gold studs. Think disco ball.Body glitter may not be making a comeback anytime soon, but that shouldn’t stop you from donning the next best thing. Throw a glitter topcoat over your favorite shade of polish—you barely need to be coordinated to do it.Let your nails be a canvas.Consider giving a pro free rein, especially if this is for a special occasion. It’s worth it, especially if you go to Chicago nail artist Ashley Crowe, aka Astrowifey. As our writer Kelly found out firsthand, Astrowifey’s custom manicures (like the The Birds–inspired one above) show Leonardo da Vinci–esque levels of creativity and precision.Read More