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DIY Back to School Nail Art for Teens

    Back to school nail art crops up once the summer is over it’s time to start concentrating on all things fall .Heading back to school can be daunting, but with these nail art designs, you can easily elevate your style. From bold patterns to subtle accents, these designs will make you the trendsetter of your grade.

    Back to School Nail Art

    1. Classroom Inspired

    Back to School Nail Art
    Get the top grades with talons that hint at your eagerness to learn.

    2. Colorful Crayons

    Back to School Nail Art
    Brighten a dull day back with this crayon inspired mani. You can make lighter colors of your nail polish using white paint so that the tips can be painted in a darker color to highlight the design.




    3. Crayola Nail Art

    Crayola Nail Art
    This is one of the best nail tutorials on youtube for that first day back. You will need green, blue, yellow and pink nail polish to complete the look as well as black acrylic paint for the center band.
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    4. Pencil Tips

    Pencil Tips Nail Designs
    Pink always looks great nails. So make sure you get a good color polish to look like an eraser. Offset this by painting a feature nail just like a pencil in yellow and painting a silver line under the ‘eraser’ tip of the nail.

    5. Apples

    Apples Nail Art
    These juicy apples look good enough to eat especially if you team them with actually eating an apple at lunch – if that’s too healthy for you then just stick to painting the apple designs on your nails in a bright red nail polish.

    5. School Accessories

    School Accessories Nail Art

    Mix up your nail designs by painting a school accessory on each nail such as a ruler, an apple, a notebook and a pencil.

    6. ABC’s

    ABC's Nails

    Abc’s and 123’s get a glamorous makeover when applied to the toes. Use red nail polish on the other nails to set off the look which is great for sandals.

    7. Stationery

    Back to School Nail Art
    When it comes to all things academic, of course stationery is a necessity. Copy this clever manicure using fine tipped brushes and acrylic paint to get the finer details included.

    8. Back to School Nail Art Grades

    Back to School Nail Art
    Remind teacher to give you a great grade by donning an A+ on a feature nail. Keep the other nails as plain as possible to really let it shine.

    9. Notebook

    Back to School Nail Art
    The classic lined notebook is a great design to wear on nails. Simply paint your nails in a white nail polish and use a fine tipped brushes to add blue lines and one pink down the side. Finish with an apple or an A+ – whichever you like.

    10. Juicy Red

    Back to School Nail Art


    11. Bling

    Back to School Nail Art

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