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Some nail art screams “HEY, I’m your nail art!” announcing your love of pumpkins, flowers, and pizza to the world. Others, though, like the 13 manicures ahead, are more of a quiet whisper, existing only in barely-there nudes, skinny lines, and soft, geometric shapes—all incredibly pretty, yet minimalistic enough to try on yourself.

…Or, you know, to take to a nail salon as inspiration, because who are you, a wizard? So keep reading to find your new go-to mani lineup, and get ready for a barrage of compliments from strangers.

1. THESE ULTRA-THIN PASTEL LINES

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2. THESE SUBTLY-GRADUATED WATERCOLORS

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3. THESE FINE, BLACK HASH MARKS

4. THESE MATTE-BLACK ECLIPSE NAILS

5. THIS MILKY, NEGATIVE-SPACE MANICURE

6. THESE CHECKERED, BLUE-AND-WHITE NAILS

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7. THIS BLACK LINE-TIPPED MANICURE

8. THESE SLEEPY-EYED LASH NAILS

9. THESE WHITE STARBURST NAILS

10. THESE SINGLE BLACK-AND-WHITE LINES

11. THESE XOXO NAILS

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12. THESE GOLD-STRIPED, CUT-OUT NAILS

13. THIS CLASSIC EVIL-EYE MANICURE

From: Marie Claire