If you’re looking for a new design for your manicures, there’s one you’re about to see everywhere in 2022: evil eyes. But this famous cobalt blue eye pattern is more than just an adorable decal.
Used in fashion, beauty, and all aspects of culture, the evil eye has been around for ages. In its most basic definition, the evil eye is meant to represent a curse passed down from someone who envies you. Wearing an evil eye amulet or charm helps you protect yourself and ward off those evil spirits. A nail design that looks cool and only invites good vibes? Yes please.
There are many ways to wear evil eye nails. You can go classic and stick with cobalt blue designs or change it up to the hottest colors of the season. “An easy way to find color combinations that go together is to browse nail brands’ seasonal collections,” Brittney Boyce tells Bustle. be a cohesive collection,” says Boyce. “If you’re not sure where to start, get colors from the same seasonal collection and start experimenting with them.
Need more screenshot inspiration for your next date? Here are 10 Bustle-approved evil eye designs for your nails.