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New Year’s Nails: The Top 6 Gel Nail Art Looks to Ring in 2023

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Time is ticking for 2022.

It's nearly time to kiss the year goodbye, and with less than one week to go until the biggest party season of the year, there’s no time to waste in picking your nails to ring in 2023.

This New Year, what do you have planned? Is it glamorous evenings spent in the company of ice-cold champagne? Or perhaps a summer music festival, dancing the days and nights away? Whatever you’re planning, bring the party with you with these stunning gel nail art looks. Whether you love a traditional New Year shimmer and shine, or a bright, bold look that kicks the new year off with a bang, we’ve got the perfect gel manicure design for you!

Hippie Trail Gel Nail Art

Gelous Hippie Trail gel nail art - photographed in Australia on model

Fingers at the ready, this psychedelic gel manicure brings all the good vibes to your New Year festivities. Pairing perfectly with summer festivals and sun-drenched days that turn into fun-filled evenings, you’re guaranteed to have a ball as you celebrate your way into the new year. For this free-spirited look, you’ll need a mix of bold, bright Gel Nail Polishes, Gelous Blooming Gel and a Dotting Tool. Create the psychedelic effect by leaving your Blooming Gel uncured over your base and create a trail of dots, starting with one shade before dotting another shade or two inside the previous dots. Watch this trippy design come to life before your eyes, and get ready for a groove!

Looking for a tutorial?

To recreate our Hippie Trail gel nail art, watch our YouTube tutorial here.

Silver Glitter Ombre Gel Nail Art

Gelous Silver Glitter Ombre gel nail art - photographed in Australia on model

There’s nothing that says ‘New Year’s Eve’ more than glitz, glamour and a dazzling sparkle. For when glitter Gel Nail Polish is the only reasonable option, this is the gel manicure for you; fit for popping champagne and dancing the night away in style. Stun the crowds by creating an ombre effect as a celebratory twist on your nail art by simply blending French Kiss and Dance the Night Away together using your Ombre Brush. This is a gel manicure you’ll be wanting to raise a glass to. Bring on the bubbles!

Looking for a tutorial?

To recreate our Silver Glitter Ombre gel nail art, watch our Mini Tutorial Highlight on Instagram here.

Starry Night Gel Nail Art

Gelous Starry Night gel nail art - photographed in Australia on model

Shine brighter than the rest this New Year's Eve with these pastel starry nails. Forget the fireworks, at the stroke of midnight you’ll be the star of the show. This nail art may look out of this world but it is really easy to achieve using Gelous Gel Nail Polish and a Thin Nail Art Brush. Start by creating your subtle base with French Kiss and form your stars using Icing on the Cake. Simply continue to outline your stars with your Thin Nail Art Brush by using Just White, Pop the Champagne, Dreamland or Perplexed, and paint some curved lines across the rest of your nails using these soft shades. Sparkle your way into 2023 with this dazzling gel manicure that looks great from day to night.

Looking for a tutorial?

To recreate our Starry Night gel nail art, watch our YouTube tutorial here.

Negative Space Fluro Tips Gel Nail Art

Gelous Negative Space Fluro Tips gel nail art - photographed in Australia on model

Make some noise for 2023 with this fluorescent set that takes your classic french tips to a new level. Fun, bright and brimming with energy, you’ll bring the party with you wherever you go with this electric gel manicure. For this vibrant look, you'll need to first create your natural sheer base with French Kiss. Create your negative space french tip by using your Short Striping Brush with a neon Gel Nail Polish, like Neon Barbie, in order to really get the party started. Turn up the music and shake up the cocktails, it’s time to make a toast to new beginnings.

Looking for a tutorial?

To recreate our Negative Space Fluro Tips gel nail art, watch our Mini Tutorial Highlight on Instagram here.

Seafoam Shimmer Gel Nail Polish

Gelous Seafoam Shimmer gel nail polish - photographed in Australia on model

This New Year's Eve, invite Seafoam Shimmer to the party. A shimmering blue-green Gel Nail Polish that combines tropical beachy paradise with dazzling celebrations. What’s not to love? You’ll wake up feeling refreshed just by looking at your nails. Wave 2022 goodbye with this majestic Gel Nail Polish, and watch 2023 roll in with wonder.

Little Princess Gel Nail Polish

Gelous Little Princess gel nail polish - photographed in Australia on model

Your New Year will be a fairytale with Little Princess, a pink-glitter Gel Nail Polish that adds a dash of magic to your gel manicure. Fabulous, flirty and feminine, this hue has the power to make a statement as the clocks begin to count down. Be the cutie of the party this year with this charming pink Gel Nail Polish that shimmers as sweet as a little princess.

What will your gel manicure look like for New Year’s Eve 2022? Will it be vivid and bright, or more glitzy and glamorous? To glitter, or not to glitter? Whatever you fancy, make it a manicure worth celebrating with Gelous Gel Nail Polish. Shop now to make your New Year’s one to remember!

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