Check out this gorgeous manicure parade for every nail shape and length. Draw some inspiration from these hip nail art ideas 2012 to start the preparations for next year's party season.

Splash a little joy and color into your look with these fashion-forward manicure designs. Say no to plain nails that lack personality! Use a high quality nail polish and shaping kit which offers you the chance to make a statement with your mani.

Learn from the best and skim through the amazing beauty blog Nail It!. Get into the groove of a top-to-toe transformation and show off your creativity by combining the most sight-pampering shades and prints to pull off a scene-stealing manicure. Read through our review of hip nail art ideas 2012 to pave your way to become the next year's ultimate trendsetter.

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Floral images work as the perfect details to decorate your nails with. Embrace a romantic and flirty beauty trend worshiped both by designers on the runway and fashionistas on the streets. Team up your urbane chic apparel with one of these manicure designs. Be sure to complete your nail kit with a large variety of nail polish shades. Depending on your mood and the nature of the event, use a color that suits your personality and skin tone. Steal the nail painting tricks presented below and practice a lot to sport dazzling nail designs which can inspire other nail art fans.

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Juggle with the various prints and patterns to come up with original ideas on how to glam up your nails. No wonder polka dots and animal prints conquered the world of fashion. Turn yourself into a real glam puss and sport these too-hot-to-handle designs on your nails. Incorporate the various shapes into your manicure to crown your party-perfect or casual chic outfits. Play metallic, pastel or neon tones to discover the visual impact these hues have on your look.

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