Let's be very clear: We love nail art as much as the next person, but we're firm believers that, as pretty as fully-outfitted nails can be, you don't always need five done-up designs for your nails to make a statement. In fact, sometimes all it takes is one or two accent nails to create a picture-perfect nail look.
Don't believe us? We scoured Instagram for the best accent nails the web has to offer. Ahead, you'll discover dozens of designs that will make you rethink a five-finger nail look. Here's to small details making a big impact.
How pretty are these floral accent nails? If you're swooning over these blooms, you'll be glad to know you can copy them with Olive & June's Loveliest Day Nail Stickers ($8)—just keep in mind that they often sell out, but, thankfully, are regularly re-stocked.
Water Marble Accent
If you're a fan of both monochrome nail looks and water marble designs, you'll love this nail art idea. Try bringing it to life yourself with our water marble tutorial.