These Are the Best and Most Over-the-Top Nail Art Looks of 2019 So Far

Intricate nail art and standout nail polish colors flooded Instagram in 2019, inspiring some of the year's biggest trends. Among the most eye-catching looks were Kylie Jenner's butterfly designs, Dua Lipa's mismatched plaid nails, and Rihanna's green polish. There were also countless examples of notable persons wearing neon hues and an endless stream of updated french manicures.

Check out the best and most over-the-top manicures of the year, ahead.

Selena Gomez's Star Nail Art

If you're looking for a more toned-down piece of nail art (one that works better with your school or work attire), consider trying Selena Gomez's star manicure.

Jordyn Woods's Anime Nail Art
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Jordyn Woods's Anime Nail Art

If you're a fan of anime (Japanese animated films and TV shows) and manga (Japanese-born comics) or you just love damn good nail art, you're going to want to copy Jordyn Woods's nail art.

Kylie Jenner's Tie-Dye Nail Art

Jenner debuted tie-dye nail art, which she matched with bubblegum-pink toenails.

Lizzo's Purple Marble Nails

Lizzo recently revealed a set of extralong purple marble nails on her Instagram Story. In her video, the "Truth Hurts" singer zooms in and out on the marble manicure, saying "New nails b*tch, new nails." It's the look — and the attitude — that we're taking with us as we near the end of the year.

Millie Bobby Brown's Florence by Mills Manicure
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Millie Bobby Brown's Florence by Mills Manicure

Millie Bobby Brown's manicure will inspire you to try multiple nail trends at once. She wore long, square nails with a purple gradient tip and negative-space accent nails.

Justine Skye's Eye Nail Art

Manicurist Mei Kawajiri posted a close-up of Justine Skye's manicure for Coachella which had eyes and question marks meticulously painted onto them.

Paris Jackson's French Manicure
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Paris Jackson's French Manicure

Paris Jackson wore a french manicure at the AmfAR Gala. The look proved popular among celebrities this year.

Kylie Jenner's Star Nail Art

Jenner married two major trends with her starry nails: negative space (which uses a beige or transparent base color) and neon nail polish colors.

Lizzo's Red Drip Heart Nail Art

Manicurist Eri Ishizu posted close-up photos of Lizzo's Halloween manicure on her Instagram, which featured a design that was somehow both spooky and cute. Each nail had a red drip design and handpainted hearts on top of a pale pink base. Ishizu dubbed the look a "spooky drip," and we get why. The red nail polish color she chose made the drip design look like the many "blood" nail art looks that have been emerging this Halloween season.

Bebe Rexha's Outline Nails
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Bebe Rexha's Outline Nails

Bebe Rexha's nail art combines three nail trends that we predicted would take over for Fall season: dark shades, pearly finishes, and outline designs (which model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wore earlier this month). The best part: you can re-create the look with $3 nail polishes.

Selena Gomez's Jelly Nails

Selena Gomez's manicure is the Fall version of the jelly nail trend you've been seeing everywhere on Instagram. The singer wore a dark teal iteration of the look created by manicurist to the stars Tom Bachik.

Demi Lovato's Flame Nail Art
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Demi Lovato's Flame Nail Art

Demi Lovato recently stepped out with multicolored flame designs on her nails and posted a photo of the nail art, which was created at Nail Swag — a salon in Los Angeles that specializes in Japanese gel manicures.

Kylie Jenner's Butterfly Manicure

Jenner's butterfly manicure will remind you of the '90s and have you reaching for your butterfly clips and lip gloss.

Rihanna's Neon Green Nails
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Rihanna's Neon Green Nails

At Rihanna's recent appearance at the opening for her Fenty pop-up shop, her manicure stood out — despite her wearing one of her new showstopping Fenty designs.

Kesha's Mismatched Floral Nail Art

Kesha posted a photo of her nail art on Instagram, which combines two huge nail art trends: mismatched nails (a look that uses different colors on each nail) and floral designs.

Dua Lipa's Mismatched Plaid Nail Art
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Dua Lipa's Mismatched Plaid Nail Art

Lipa's manicure was a mash-up of popular nail art looks, including mismatched nails (the look that uses different nail polish colors on each nail) and neon hues (which were popular with celebrities this Summer). It also ushered in the cooler months with a pattern that is quintessentially Fall.

Kylie Jenner's Neon Pink Drip Nail Art

Jenner debuted her neon pink drip nails in August. It was the second time the makeup mogul had worn it, and the look swept Instagram.