Dear Hands: We kept you warm and tended to your perpetually parched skin all winter. Now do us a favor and look pretty for all our ice-cream cone Instagrams, K? Here are five fresh nail-art ideas to get you started.

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hologram ombre nails NY
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Iridescent Ombré

Our obsession with all things unicorn continues with a (slightly) subtler take on hologram nails.

Get the look at The Gel Bar

palm leaf nail art NY
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Tropical Vibes

We may still be a few months away from summer, but at least our hands are beach-ready.

Get the look at Van Court Studio

paintbox spring nail art NY
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Ruler Stripes

Graduated lines plus negative space adds up to one A+ look.

Get the look at Paintbox

sea glass mosaic nails NY
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Sea-Glass Mosaic

As dreamy and tranquil as a Mediterranean fountain.

Get the look at Valley

abstract squiggle nail art NY
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Abstract Squiggles

Worthy of a spot in the MoMA.

Get the look with Lady Fancy Nails 

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