We've seen a lot of nail trends float in and out of the ether of the Instagram beauty world, but this one just might be our favorite. After all, the opal is one of the most beautiful gemstones out there -- it's subtle, but has enough flash to feel like something special.
These nail artists have figured out a way to harness the beauty of the opal and translate it to your next manicure. The best part about this overall effect is that each of the techniques results in a different outcome -- but all of them are shining as bright as the gemstone that inspired them. Check out some examples of this new nail trend below.
Opal nails go great with opal hair.