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We saw cowboy boots and fringe make their way back into our hearts and closets this year, but nothing — and we mean nothing — could have prepared us for what was just around the corner in the beauty scene: cow-print nails. Yup, you read that right, cow-print manicures are trending just about everywhere right now, and we have to admit, they’re pretty damn chic. 

Moo-ve over leopard print (cheesy pun intended), because everyone from Kendall Jenner to Ariana Grande is giving the sassy new black-and-white nail art a try. They’re not totally out in left field with this one — a quick Instagram search for the hashtag #CowNails boasts thousands of results. 

Each take on the cow-print nail trend is a little different. Some people are going all out with the bold mani on every single finger, while others are easing into the trend with a single statement nail. For the brave souls still with us, you can try to recreate the cow-print look at home by painting your nails with a white base, like Essie Pearly White or Essie Blanc,  and dabbing on some black spots. It’s surprisingly doable because perfection is not key here and every nail can look a little different. 

With so much buzz around this new spring-ready manicure, we have a feeling it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. If you can’t beat them, join them, right? Ahead, find a few of our favorite cow-print nail looks for some inspiration before your next manicure appointment

 

 
 
 
 
 
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