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The ‘Pinktastic’ Aesthetic Has Totally Taken Over

Summer’s hottest hue will make your childhood dreams come true. Here’s how to nail the all pink everything trend in a flash.

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The beauty world is always buzzing with new trends dominating pop culture, and this summer is no exception. One trend that has taken the beauty and fashion industry by storm is the ‘Pinktastic’ aesthetic, inspired by the iconic live-action Barbie movie, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. Ready to get instantly Pinktastic? Read on to learn how you can get your nails decked out and dolled up in a flash with KISS and imPRESS.

What is ‘Pinktastic’?

You can think of the term as a combination of pink, plastic and fantastic, and the whole vibe is doll-lightfully fun and undeniably uplifting. The trend has swept through the beauty sphere like a fresh breath of air, and if you haven’t noticed, it’s literally EVERYWHERE! Embracing the power, prowess, and playfulness of pink, the social media beauty phenomena celebrates femininity, fun, and self-expression. Inspired by Barbie’s signature color, Pinktastic offers a vibrant and eye-catching aesthetic that is perfect for the summer season, that merges all shades pinks.

Nails that Wow

From hot pink hues to soft pastel shades and ballerina vibes, the color possibilities are endless. You can experiment with vibrant, solid colors or take it up a notch with glitter, shimmer, or metallic finishes. Whether you prefer a classic, Barbie-inspired manicure, or a bold and edgy look, the Pinktastic trend allows you to express your unique style. Personally, I am obsessed with the campy spectrum of this trend. After all, I’m in my Malibu Barbie era and when it comes to my nails, the dreamier the better! 

Quick and Easy Glam

One of the greatest advantages of the Pinktastic nail trend is its accessibility. With KISS and imPRESS, achieving a Pinktastic manicure has never been easier.  With an array of playfully pink shades and dazzling, dreamy designs, these must-have manis offer a hassle-free and time-efficient way to transform your nails. With no glue needed to apply, imPRESS Manicure will give you flawless nails in a flash. On the other hand, KISS offers an extensive range of ready-to-wear, glue-on nails to help you get a salon-level look for a fraction of the time and cost.

Tips for Nailing the Pinktastic Trend
  1. Embrace the Pink Palette: Experiment with various shades of pink, from soft pastels to vibrant fuchsias. Mix and match colors to create eye-catching combinations or go for a monochromatic look for an elegant statement.
  2. Add Some Sparkle: Incorporate glitter, shimmer, or metallic finishes to elevate your Pinktastic manicure. Accent nails with rhinestones or glitter gradients for a touch of glamour.
  3. Play with Nail Art: Explore different nail art styles such as ombre, French tips, geometric patterns, or floral designs.
  4. Don’t Forget Your Toes: Extend the Pinktastic trend to your pedicure by applying matching or complementary shades on your toenails. Show off your stylish summer sandals with confidence with imPRESS. All you need to do is peel, press, and go!
Shop the Trend

Join the party and let your nails steal the spotlight on all your summer adventures. Here are a few of my faves.

KISS Majestic Nails in Lovely Bubbly ($17.99)

KISS Jelly Fantasy Nails in ‘Jelly Baby’ ($8.99)

KISS Glazed Donut Nails in ‘Pink Sugar’ ($11.99)

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Janene Mascarella