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Jelly Nails Are Trending On Instagram—And They're So '90s!

Remember the see-through blow-up couches and jelly sandals that took over our lives in the ‘90s? Taking inspiration from these adorable throwbacks, nail art lovers are rejoicing, as once again, a new trend emerges on our Insta-feeds. Enter: #jellynails.



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With 11,000 tagged photos on Instagram, jelly nails are all the rage this season. Reality star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner even dipped her tips in the jelly nail trend too and posted about them on her Instagram page. And from then on, #jellynails went mainstream, with thousands of nail art lovers posting their own takes on the neon colored jelly nails.



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Basically, there's no way not to nail this trend. Whatever color you choose or size that you like, for sure it is going to rack up those Instagram likes. Here's a look at some of our favorites online, so you can get some inspiration for your own: 



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So how can we create this look? It’s pretty easy: just add a fake clear tip to your nails or sculpt it with a clear, hard gel, and then add sheer, vibrant nail polish on top. As for the nail shape, you can opt for claw-like talons or a slightly shorter ballerina style tip.

Whatever size and color you opt for, these nails are sure to bring in a lot of (good) attention. So, is this trend yay or nay? 


Lead photos via Kylie Jenner and Jessica Waschick