How to Prep Your Nails for this Year's Hottest Music Festivals

How to Prep Your Nails for this Year's Hottest Music Festivals

Music festival season has officially arrived, with the kick-off of Coachella in April. Whether you are in the US, Europe, or elsewhere, there is a large slate of additional ones coming up for the year. Along with the music and vibes, music festivals are a chance to show off your style, and the carefree nature they bring allow for a lot of creativity and fun with your look.

Along with the fashion of the season, nails are also an integral part! And lucky you – since semi-cured gel nails are the perfect companion to your hands for music festivals with friends, as they are easy to put on, durable in any conditions, and have so many choices to match the mood of you and the music!


What are the Biggest Music Festivals this Year?

April: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA – the music festival season kicked off with the likes of Tyler The Creator, No Doubt, Doja Cat, and dozens more.

May: Lovers & Friends Festival, Las Vegas NV – for fans of throwback R&B and more, this festival brings together huge names from recent decades like Usher, Janet Jackson, Backstreet Boys, Alicia Keys, and tons more that you’ll recognize songs from

June: CMA Fest and Bonaroo, Nashville TN – whether you are into country music or want to experience one of the most legendary camp-out music and arts festivals, Tennessee is the place to be for fans and influencers this June.

July: Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic, Camden NJ – bring out your patriotic side with this Independence Day collection of classic folk and rock artists like  Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, and of course Willie Nelson himself.

August: Newport Jazz Festival, Newport RI – jazz lovers will rejoice with this festival of famous and up-and-coming artists that will appeal across generations.

September: Rocklahoma Festival, Pryor OK – for harder rock and metal fans, this festival is perhaps the biggest of the year, with performers including Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, Slipknot, A Day to Remember, and more taking the stage for lots of fun and guitar riffs.

October: Country Calling Festival, Ocean City MD – finish off the festival season with some of country music’s biggest stars, including Eric Church, Jelly Roll, Tyler Childers and Lainey Wilson, and many others.


How To Prep My Nails for Festivals?

To get your nails ready for music festivals, you’ll want to make sure to order a variety of your favorite nails in advance – as well as a UV lamp. Since the nail sets are so small and convenient, they’ll be easy to take along your travels via plane, train, or car. Here are a few other tips for your nails when you get ready for the fun weekend ahead in the sun with friends:

  • Apply the nails 1-2 days before the festival for the best results. This will help ensure that they are sturdy and look and feel great on your fingers.
  • Consider applying the nails together with your concert buddies! This will be a fun pre-concert activity, which you can either coordinate the same colors and styles, or make them all different.
  • Make sure to use the UV lamp and keep all fingers under it for at least 90 seconds. This will ensure that the gel is hardened and they will withstand any wear and weather that could arrive.
  • Consider switching the day of the festival. It’s so easy to apply and change nails that it is really no problem to do so. And each set includes 28 nails, so you’ll have spare ones to use or share with each one that you order.
  • Don’t forget your toe-nails! Danni & Toni has a large selection of pedicure nails too, so you can match them with you fingers – or make them totally different.


Which Gel Nails Should I get for the Music Festival?

This really depends on your mood and style, as well as the location and type of music that will be at the festival. You might want to go for the black nail goth look, or for a bright beach style. Or you might be a bit more conservative and rather a classic solid red or pink. No matter which you choose, you can’t go wrong!

That being said, here are a few suggestions that you could consider for it:

Oceanic Shimmer – perfect for summer beachside festivals, these incorporate ocean ombre colors together with gold sparkles.

Stardust Mirage – glittering confetti and fun colors make these the ideal party nails for your summer adventure.

Claret – this dark berry style bridges the line between red and purple, for a classic and stunning style that works for any fun event.

Midnight Magic – despite their name, these nails work perfectly for any time of day – with a mix of black and silver glitter that might fit the vibe for your festival activity.

Love Dots – a super cute pedi design that will instantly bring out the fun and style with your feet. Insta-worthy and a great pick-me-up.


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