21 chrome nails that prove this is the biggest manicure trend right now

Mirror mirror on the wall...

By Victoria Jowett

Chrome nails are having a moment right now, and if you're thinking about giving high-shine nails a go, here are 21 different ways to wear them. From understated to extra, acrylic to DIY nail polish, we've got chrome covered...

1 — Rose-gold

LA-based nail artist Chaun P is known for crafting the dreamiest statement chrome manicures.

2 — Holographic chrome

Micro holographic glitter gives this chrome manicure a blinding multi-colour shine. ✨✨✨

3 — THIS mirror-effect nail polish

Aka, chrome nails in a bottle. Yes, it's currently sold out — and we'll have to get it shipped from London — but don't lose hope, Ciate are expecting more stock ASAP and it'll be well worth the wait, so watch this space...

4 — Diamond blue 💎

This diamond blue chrome mani by WAH Nails is everything we never knew we needed.

5 — Pink chevrons

Negative-space nail art gives the illusion of longer nails. Clever.

6 — Black gunmetal mani

For a chrome mani as dark as your soul, via Pinterest.

7 — Nude x Chrome

Nude nails dusted with diamond chrome powder = the manicure of our dreams.

8 — Holographic heart tips

Fall in love with these holographic heart tips.

9 — All about ombre

When you can't decide between gold or silver, go ombre.

10 — Oil slick duo-chrome

The mermaid vibes are all too real with this duo-chrome emerald manicure.

11 — Copper chrome

The one nail trend that will carry you from autumn to summer? Copper chrome.

12 — Pink chrome

Matching your kicks to your nails is next level beauty goals...

13 — Kendrick chromes

Holographic chrome nails + Kendrick Lamar = Yesssss.

14 — Gold accents

If you prefer to take a minimal approach to nail art, opt for these tiny chrome squares. Très chic.

15 — Stick-on stiletto nails

Convince just about everyone that these press-on copper false nails are the real deal, via The Holy Nail UK.

16 — Liquid metal polish

These metal nail polishes are perfect for DIY-ing the chrome look at home. Unfortunately these products don't ship to Australia (Audible sighs). It looks like we'll be heading to Amazon for the latest metallic deliveries.

17 — Under-the-sea 🐚

Ariel would 100% approve of this mermaid-esque chrome mani.

18 — Unicorn chrome

Lilac-white chrome nails give off an oh-so cool unicorn effect, with zero cheesiness.

19 — Teal Tips

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20 — Sherbet talons

These pink and yellow chrome nails will make you crave sherbet and starbursts. Guaranteed.

21 — Marble chrome

Marble, ombre and rose-gold chrome... AKA, a made-for-Instagram mani.