You know the drill: Another day, another nail-art trend sparked by Kylie Jenner. On Tuesday, August 15, the 22-year-old cosmetics mogul and mom shared a manicure slideshow captioned, “French Drip😍💗💗💗,” which has unsurprisingly already garnered almost 3 million likes. In the photos, the tips of her rectangle-shaped nails are literally oozing neon-pink polish atop a sheer, pastel-pink base. And although Jenner is known to start worldwide nail trends regularly — tie-dye patterns and ’90s-inspired butterflies are the biggest trends we can credit her with this summer — her new drip design is one that’s been trending for a long, long time.
A quick search under the #dripnails hashtag on Instagram will lead you to more than 10,000 nail-art posts dating back before even before June 2016, when Jenner flaunted a similar manicure in black and white. Naturally, Jenner’s nail art is always top-notch because she has tons of money to throw at expert artists; that being said, there’s an endless world of gorgeous and innovative drip nail-art designs to be seen on Instagram.
Below, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites, from the easily imitated at home to professional-level innovations.
Leave it to Kylie Jenner to take a renowned nail-art trend and make it all her own with her signature bright-pink motif.
Similar to Jenner’s, this version of the nail trend delivers sweetness in truckloads with a pastel-peach base and glittery peach drip.
Halloween preparations, anyone? This bloody-looking red drip on a neutral base is not for the faint or heart.
This nail artists deserves the award for best nail art drip, thanks to the mix-up of stiletto and coffin nail shapes.
You might need sunglasses to feast your eyes on this all-neon assortment of light-catching glitter drips popping on stark, white bases.
Take a turn for the celestial with a three-dimensional black drip, complete with chunky silver glitter stars.
No matter which way you choose to flaunt drip nail art — whether that’s with glittering, three-dimensional gel polish applied by your favorite nail tech or a simple, high contrast design executed at home with what you’ve got lying around — it’s sure to catch a hell of a lot of eyeballs just like Kylie Jenner’s caught yours.