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10 Lovely Lunar Manicures for an Out-of-This World Ring Selfie

We’re going starry-eyed for these moon nail designs.

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Cosmic digits are a major trend, and the latest iteration is the darkest, dreamiest, and edgiest yet. First it was star-studded fingertips; now it’s moon manis that are sweeping Instagram.

While there are an infinite number of hues from which to choose, when it comes to lunar nail art there’s something so beautifully bewitching about shadowy shades. We love pairing black with white accents, or midnight blue with gold adornments. And, of course, glitter instantly ups the galactic glamour.

Ready to journey to the dark side of the moon? We’ve got some stellar inspiration. Scroll on for 10 dreamy designs that you can rock for an out-of-this-world engagement ring selfie that'll have the likes rolling in.

Moon phases meet the night sky with silver sparkles. The secret to creating this divine design? After drawing the white outlines—while the polish is still wet—blot a gray tone to blur the edges.

A smattering of white constellations and a crescent accent nail exude astral allure.

For the astronomy enthusiast, test your skills with a full set of hand-painted lunar phases.

Can’t wait until April 2024 for the next solar eclipse? Get your fix on your fingertips with an inky cobalt, black, and glowy golden white.

These bat-winged beauties are perfect for brides with a propensity towards gothic glamour.

A negative space mani gets a high-impact update with deep blue and lunar embellishments.

This abstract interpretation of the trend—a galaxy-inspired base and glitter-edged cuticle—is out of this world!

Sleek. Simple. Stellar. White moon phases really pop against the jet black.

Slim lines and occult imagery cast a spell atop noir nails—and the effect is completely magical.

This hybrid galaxy and moon-phase mani is sure to satisfy all your cosmic cravings. Want to rock this mani on your wedding day? Pair it with a starry wedding dress or a celestial hair accessory to really let your interstellar style shine .

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