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16 Happy Nail Art Designs That'll Boost Your Mood


It's no secret that a having a fresh mani can instantly make you feel better. But it turns out that the specific color and design of your nail art can impact yourВ emotional state too.В Studies have shown thatВ different colors have different impacts on our mood. According toВ experts, having certain colors in certain spaces of your house canВ affect the way that you feel in the space. They found that yellow spaces are considered optimistic and uplifting, and pink is thought to be fun and energetic.В

It stands to reason, then, that the hue and designs that youВ put on your nails can impact your mood, too. So whether you're in need of a pick-me-up, or just trying to maintain yourВ carefree summer disposition, check out these 16 nail art designs that are guaranteed to boost your mood.В

@oliveandjune

Who doesn't love a good pastel rainbow vibe?В

@aliciatnails

These peach-toned cherry nails scream summer aesthetic.В

@stephstonenails

This dreamy mani makes us want to lie in the grass and watch clouds.В

@oliveandjune

Re-create this look by swipingВ on a light pink shade, and adding someВ Olive and JuneВ daisy decals.В

@aliciatnails

We love the way this chic, minimal design combines bright baby blue ad metallic gold.В

@chillhouse

Chillhouse described thisВ unique mani best, captioningВ its photo "groovy, baby."В

@aliciatnails

We can't get enough of these vibrant, multicolored tips.В

@paintboxnails

Pink glitter? Don't mind if we do.В

@chillhouse

The bright coral dots bring some fun to this otherwise boring light pink mani.В

@aliciatnails

These quirky eyelash designs will have you smiling every time you look down and notice them.В

@sundays_studio

"There's something very special about this design, it's really striking and powerful, and makes me feel very happy and confident when I have it on my nails. It's a bit out of the ordinary too, so I feel a little bit adventurous when I have it," says Amy Ling Lin, owner of Sundays Nail Studio.В

@stephstonenails

These metallic cross-hatched nails definitely stand out.В

The Moon Goddess Market Adorable Vintage Kitty Cats and Flower Nail Decals Waterslide $4Shop

Paint on an opaque white, and then let these vintage cat decals take center stage.В

Personail Fries Before Guys Fast Food Nail Polish Wraps $14Shop

Spice up your mani with pizza, hot dog, and fry decals.В

So Gloss Palm Beach Nail Wraps $8Shop

Teleport to your favorite tropical paradise with these palm leaf nail wraps.В

Personail Paddle Pop Rainbow Nail Polish Wraps $14Shop

Achieving a flawless rainbow mani has never been easier.В В

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