25 Amazing Nail Art Designs For Beginners

25 Amazing Nail Art Designs For Beginners eshasaxena Stylecraze January 11, 2018

Ladies, nails are an extension of what you wear, and cool nail art always happens to garner a lot of attention and compliments. Besides, who doesn’t love an added dose of glamor to their nails? If you’re bored of your classic, monotone nail color and want to try out something fun and quirky, read on and you may find the perfect nail art design for whatever mood you are in. You can realistically accomplish these nail art designs right at home in just a few steps. So, let’s begin!

Simple Nail Art Designs For Beginners And Nail Art Enthusiasts

1. White And Orange Flames Nail Art

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Everything about this nail art design is so fresh and youthful. The color combination is great, and it can be pulled off as the perfect summer nail look. You can also use a different set of nail colors if you’re aiming for a different look.

What You Will Need

  • A white nail polish
  • Orange nail polish
  • Yellow nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Nail art strips

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of white nail polish for the base.
  2. Place the strips diagonally across each other and apply a coat of yellow nail polish.
  3. Place another strip vertically at the center and apply orange nail polish on one side.
  4. Place the strips as shown in the image and apply black at the base of your nail.
  5. Apply a coat of clear polish to complete the look.

2. Purple-Pink Floral Nail Art

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Don’t these nails look pretty as hell? The pink and white combination is delightful and is basically like you have spring on your fingernails. It’s a simple yet classy design and can be recreated in just a few steps. You can wear it to brighten up those dull days or even on a sunny summer day.

What You Will Need

  • A white nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Purple nail polish
  • A thin nail art brush or a nail art pen

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by applying two coats of white nail polish for your base.
  2. Using a thin brush, create the flowers with a pink nail polish.
  3. Use the purple nail polish to add some oomph to the pink flowers.
  4. Finish with a top coat.

You can choose to recreate this look differently as well by creating flowers on the whole nail instead of just one side. You can also use other bright colors over your white base.

3. Color Splash Nail Art

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This is by far my favorite nail art design. You are using your nails as a blank canvas and splashing some colors around for that cool effect. Isn’t it just so artsy?

What You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • An angled nail art brush
  • Blue nail polish
  • Purple nail polish
  • Pink nail polish

Note: You can use any colors of your choice for this look. It will still look just as cool.

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of white nail polish for a good base.
  2. Once it dries, dip the brush in blue nail polish and using your thumb, splash the color over to your nails.
  3. Follow this process for each color until you achieve the look that you want.
  4. Apply a top coat to set.

Your nails are your very own modern art masterpiece now!

4. Colorful Clouds Nail Art

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There’s nothing to not love about this design. It’s colorful, it’s easy, it’s bright, and it’s so damn adorable. We’re playing with just the ring fingernail, and the others are left with a minimal aqua green-blue coat of nail polish. This design is perfect for the spring and summer.

What You Will Need

  • An aqua green-blue nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Light blue nail polish
  • A brush

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint all your nails with the green-blue nail polish except for your ring fingernail.
  2. Use pink nail polish for your ring fingernail.
  3. Use a brush to create the clouds. Start with light blue nail polish and make the vertical lines as shown in the picture.
  4. Once it dries, use the green-blue nail polish to create more clouds on top of the light blue surface.
  5. Apply a coat of clear polish on top.

Wasn’t that simple?

5. Diagon-Alley Pink And Yellow Nail Art

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This colorful nail art is a treat for the eyes. It’s trendy, vibrant, and young. You can pull it off casually and it will brighten up your outfit and your day!

What You Will Need

  • Purple-pink nail polish
  • Yellow nail polish
  • Peach nail polish
  • Nail art strips
  • Top coat

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by painting your nails yellow.
  2. Paint the lower half of the nail with a peach nail polish, going diagonally across the nail.
  3. Repeat the same with the purplish-pink nail polish, going diagonally across the other way.
  4. To finish, apply a top coat and you’re good to go!

6. Plastic Wrap Nail Art Design

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This rare combination of light blue and gold is fabulous. You can wear this look either casually or for a fancy event to go with your gold outfit, perhaps? We’re using plastic wrap to get that unique texture on the nail.

What You Will Need

  • Light blue nail polish
  • Gold nail polish
  • Plastic wrap
  • Clear polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of gold nail polish for your base.
  2. Once it dries, apply a coat of blue nail polish over the gold.
  3. While it is still wet, dab crumpled plastic wrap over your nail.
  4. You will see the gold nail polish seeping through the blue; finish with a top coat!

7. White Minimal Chevron Nail Art

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This minimal design is uber classy and simple to recreate. It’s all white and anything all white automatically takes exclusive to another level. Don’t you agree?

What You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Thin nail strips
  • Clear Polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by placing the nail strips over your nail creating three Vs.
  2. Apply white nail polish on the tip of your nail.
  3. Use a thin brush to fill in the white between the Vs.
  4. Gently peel off the stickers while the polish is still wet.
  5. Apply a coat of clear nail polish to finish.

8. Striped Aztec Nail Art

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This may look complex but we’ve broken it down to just a few steps, and you can get this look right at home. It’s THAT easy. Isn’t it the prettiest design ever? Also, we are totally loving the color combination that’s going on. It’s so good!

What You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Gold nail polish
  • Thin brush
  • Thin nail strips

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails white for the base.
  2. Once it dries, use the nail stripes to create the gold stripes with gold nail polish.
  3. Next, create the pink stripes.
  4. Use the same method and create the black stripe at the tip of your nail.
  5. Using a thin brush, create the aztec design as shown in the image.
  6. Finish by adding triangles in the middle.
  7. Apply a coat of clear polish to set.

9. Pink Ombre Nail Design

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A pink gradient is created to achieve these pretty pink ombre nails. Don’t they look super cute? You can use the same techniques with whatever colors you choose. This is a simple technique and can be done in just a few steps.

What You Will Need

  • A light-peach nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Toothpicks
  • Sponge

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply a coat of the light-peach nail polish.
  2. Pour a little of both the nail polish colors on a clean surface or a plastic sheet.
  3. Using a toothpick, slightly blend the colors together.
  4. Dab the mixed colors using a sponge.
  5. Gently dab the sponge on the nail.
  6. Apply a coat of clear polish to finish the look.

Easy enough? Go and try it now!

10. Gold Glitter Nail Art

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This design is fancy, and it can be worn on days you want to go a little extra! Isn’t it pretty? Also, super quick and easy!

What You Will Need

  • Gold nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • A thin brush
  • Dotting tool

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails with two coats of gold nail polish.
  2. Create pink dots on the corners with the dotting tool.
  3. Outline the pink with black nail polish intermittently as seen in the image.
  4. Apply a coat of clear nail polish.

11. Smokey Grey Nail Art

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This design is so dark and beautiful. You need to try it!

What You Will Need

  • A dark smokey grey nail polish
  • Glitter
  • Clear polish
  • A brush

Step By Step Tutorial

1. Paint your nails using the dark grey nail polish.
2. On a clean surface, mix your nail polish with some glitter (you can use craft glitter).
3. Using a brush, apply this to the ends of your nails as seen in the image.
4. To finish, top it up with a clear coat of nail polish!

Voila! Say hello to fabulous nails!

12. Chocolate Gold Nail Art

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This is perhaps the chicest color on the list. This brown is beautiful, and the combo looks heavenly!

What You Will Need

  • Chocolate brown nail polish
  • Gold nail polish
  • Tape

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of chocolate brown nail polish for your base.
  2. Place the tape diagonally across the nail, so as to form a triangle (as seen in the image).
  3. Apply gold nail polish in the triangular area.
  4. To finish, apply a coat of clear polish.

13. Four-Leaf Clover Nails

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This four-leaf clover inspired nail art design is super simple to recreate. We are loving the pale yellow and green combo. The significance of the four-leaf clover is that it brings you good luck! That’s reason enough to try out this design. Don’t you agree?

What You Will Need

  • A pale yellow nail polish
  • Green nail polish
  • A thin brush

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply a coat of clear nail polish, and you’re good to go!
  2. Add white strokes to the hearts.
  3. Use a thin brush and create hearts as seen in the image with green nail polish.
  4. Paint your nails using the pale yellow nail polish for the base.

14. Two-Toned Blue Nail Art

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This nail art design is so simple to recreate, and it looks very fresh and classy. You can use any two colors that you like to achieve this look and glam up your nails in a flash!

What You Will Need

  • A light blue nail polish
  • Dark blue shimmer polish
  • Nail strips

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by applying two coats of light blue nail polish.
  2. Place a nail strip diagonally over your nail.
  3. Apply a coat of the dark blue shimmer polish.
  4. Top it up with clear polish to set!

15. Strawberry Fields Forever Nails

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Do you love red but are bored of the classic red mani? Try something different with this strawberry-inspired nail art design. It looks ultra-fresh and can be worn as a fun summer look.

What You Will Need

  • Red nail polish
  • Dark green nail polish
  • Light green nail polish
  • A mellow-yellow shade or white nail polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of red nail polish for your base.
  2. Using a thin brush, create dots over your nail with either a white nail polish or a dull yellow shade.
  3. At the base, create the head of the strawberry using a dark green nail polish with a thin brush.
  4. For a 3D effect, outline the dark green nail polish with a lighter green. This will instantly make the colors pop.
  5. Apply a coat of clear polish, and you’re done!

16. Deep Blue Nail Art

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This is a fancy design suitable for occasions when you want to amp up your look. It’s also got just the right amount of glitter. You can vary this design with different colors if you wish.

What You Will Need

  • Dark blue nail polish
  • Blue Glitter polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Rhinestones (optional)

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by using the blue glitter polish on the upper base of your nails as shown in the image. You can emphasize on this area using other decorative material as well.
  2. Using a thin brush, create a border with black nail polish.
  3. Use the dark blue nail polish to paint the rest of your nail.
  4. To finish, apply a good old coat of clear polish.

You’re all set!

17. Valentines Nail Art Design

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This V-day inspired nail art design is spot on – not too much and just about right. If you’re in the mood for some pink hearts on your fingernails, then read on.

What You Will Need

  • Pink nail polish (3 shades of pink, as seen in the image)
  • Dotting tool
  • Toothpick

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by painting your nails in light pink for the base.
  2. Create hearts using a dotting tool.
  3. Use a toothpick to create the borders of the heart with a darker pink nail polish.
  4. Apply a coat of clear polish.

18. Triple Cloud Nails

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f you want to amp up your regular French manicure, then this design is for you. It’s got a very minimal pale pink base and just a few pastel shades of nail polish to go with it.

What You Will Need

  • Pale pink nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Light blue nail polish
  • Pastel orange nail polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails using the pale pink nail polish.
  2. To create the clouds, use a brush and start with the light blue polish by making vertical arcs as seen in the picture.
  3. Repeat the process with the white and the orange nail polish.
  4. Apply a coat of clear nail polish to set.

19. Scales Nail Art Design

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This aqua-green nail art design is literally the easiest thing to do. It also looks great on short nails. It’s a forever chirpy color that will make your nails stand out. The color is so bright, and you get to play around with the dots on top using different shades of nail polish.

What You Will Need

  • An aqua-green nail polish
  • Beige nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Purple nail polish
  • Blue nail polish
  • A thin brush

Note: For the scales, you may use other shades as well.

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by applying two coats of your aqua-green nail polish.
  2. Use a brush and start at the tip of your nail, creating dots as you go.
  3. Move up further until you’ve created dots till the base of your nail.
  4. Apply a coat of clear polish and leave to dry!

Wasn’t that super easy? It’s for all the lazy girls out there who aren’t up for anything too elaborate and are looking for a fun way to do their nails.

20. Lavender Circles Nail Art

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This cute nail art design uses lavender and a grayish nude together, and it’s the sweetest combo out there. You can instantly brighten up your hands with this design. Flaunt it in the spring or summer or on a blue rainy day.

What You Will Need

  • Lavender nail polish
  • Nude-gray nail polish
  • Rounded-hole nail art labels

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. For your base, paint your nails with a lavender nail polish.
  2. Once it dries, place two round nail art labels on either side of the nail, leaving a gap at the center.
  3. Apply a coat of the nude nail polish to the middle of your nail and gently remove the sticker while the polish is still wet.
  4. Allow it to dry and apply a coat of clear polish to finish.

21. Leopard Print Nail Art Design

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This chic nail art is easy to recreate with just a bit of will and patience. Aren’t the end results fabulous? The younger crowd will love this animal pattern and it looks so bold and trendy.

What You Will Need

  • A nude nail polish
  • Light brown-beige nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Nail art brush

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. For your base, apply two coats of the nude nail polish.
  2. Using a brush, create uneven spots with the brown-beige nail polish.
  3. Once it dries, use the black nail polish to outline the spots, leaving gaps in the middle.
  4. Top it up with a coat of clear nail polish.

There you go! You now have the chicest nails in town. I’m sure you will get a ton of compliments for this classic!

22. Musical Notes Nail Art

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If you’re a hard-core music lover, then this is something for you. It’s a classic.

What You Will Need

  • Nude nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • A thin brush
  • A dotting tool

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails with the nude nail polish for your base.
  2. Create three thin horizontal lines on the lower part of your nail using a thin brush.
  3. Using your dotting tool, create a dot over the lines as seen in the image.
  4. Now, create the music note using the same brush.
  5. Top it with a coat of clear polish.

23. Red And White Polka Nail Art

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These red and white polka dot nails look adorable! They’re so trendy and can be worn casually. You can also use a different color combination if you want to try something different. Follow these simple steps.

What You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Red nail polish
  • Nail strips or tape
  • Dotting tool or toothpicks

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails white for your base.
  2. Place a nail strip or tape diagonally across your nail and apply the red nail polish
  3. With some red polish on a clean surface, dip your dotting tool or toothpick in the polish and start creating dots over the white area.
  4. To complete the look, top it up with clear polish for that glossy salon-like effect!

24. Yellow Grapefruit Nail Art

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Isn’t yellow such a happy color? Some of you girls may feel yellow nail polish is a little too intense, but let’s reject that. This grapefruit inspired nail art design is so summery and cute, you just have to try it!

What You Will Need

  • A yellow nail polish
  • Pastel pink nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • A thin brush
  • Nail strips

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails with the yellow nail polish for your base.
  2. Place a nail art strip on the upper-base area of your nail and paint it using the pink polish.
  3. Use white nail polish with a thin brush to create the lines over the pink area.
  4. Apply a coat of clear nail polish to complete the look.
  5. You can wear this design on your next beach vacation!

25. Halloween Skulls Nail Art

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This spooky yet cute nail art design is perfect for a Halloween party! What do you think? Celebrate the fright night with this Halloween inspired mani. Also, it’s super quick and easy to do.

What You Will Need

  • Black nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Thin brush
  • Clear polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails in black for the base.
  2. Use a brush to create the white spots on your nails with a white nail lacquer.
  3. Create smaller dots under the bigger ones to make the skulls.
  4. Use black nail polish for the eyes.

Boo! Happy trick or treating!

That was our compilation of 25 nail art designs that any nail art newbie can create! When it comes to nail art, it doesn’t matter what your age is – nail art is a fun way of expressing yourself! It’s time you try out some of these designs and give your nails a quick makeover. Do you have a favorite? Share with us in the comments section below.

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25 Amazing Nail Art Designs For Beginners eshasaxena Stylecraze January 11, 2018

Ladies, nails are an extension of what you wear, and cool nail art always happens to garner a lot of attention and compliments. Besides, who doesn’t love an added dose of glamor to their nails? If you’re bored of your classic, monotone nail color and want to try out something fun and quirky, read on and you may find the perfect nail art design for whatever mood you are in. You can realistically accomplish these nail art designs right at home in just a few steps. So, let’s begin!

Simple Nail Art Designs For Beginners And Nail Art Enthusiasts

1. White And Orange Flames Nail Art

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Everything about this nail art design is so fresh and youthful. The color combination is great, and it can be pulled off as the perfect summer nail look. You can also use a different set of nail colors if you’re aiming for a different look.

What You Will Need

  • A white nail polish
  • Orange nail polish
  • Yellow nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Nail art strips

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of white nail polish for the base.
  2. Place the strips diagonally across each other and apply a coat of yellow nail polish.
  3. Place another strip vertically at the center and apply orange nail polish on one side.
  4. Place the strips as shown in the image and apply black at the base of your nail.
  5. Apply a coat of clear polish to complete the look.

2. Purple-Pink Floral Nail Art

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Don’t these nails look pretty as hell? The pink and white combination is delightful and is basically like you have spring on your fingernails. It’s a simple yet classy design and can be recreated in just a few steps. You can wear it to brighten up those dull days or even on a sunny summer day.

What You Will Need

  • A white nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Purple nail polish
  • A thin nail art brush or a nail art pen

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by applying two coats of white nail polish for your base.
  2. Using a thin brush, create the flowers with a pink nail polish.
  3. Use the purple nail polish to add some oomph to the pink flowers.
  4. Finish with a top coat.

You can choose to recreate this look differently as well by creating flowers on the whole nail instead of just one side. You can also use other bright colors over your white base.

3. Color Splash Nail Art

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This is by far my favorite nail art design. You are using your nails as a blank canvas and splashing some colors around for that cool effect. Isn’t it just so artsy?

What You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • An angled nail art brush
  • Blue nail polish
  • Purple nail polish
  • Pink nail polish

Note: You can use any colors of your choice for this look. It will still look just as cool.

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of white nail polish for a good base.
  2. Once it dries, dip the brush in blue nail polish and using your thumb, splash the color over to your nails.
  3. Follow this process for each color until you achieve the look that you want.
  4. Apply a top coat to set.

Your nails are your very own modern art masterpiece now!

4. Colorful Clouds Nail Art

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There’s nothing to not love about this design. It’s colorful, it’s easy, it’s bright, and it’s so damn adorable. We’re playing with just the ring fingernail, and the others are left with a minimal aqua green-blue coat of nail polish. This design is perfect for the spring and summer.

What You Will Need

  • An aqua green-blue nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Light blue nail polish
  • A brush

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint all your nails with the green-blue nail polish except for your ring fingernail.
  2. Use pink nail polish for your ring fingernail.
  3. Use a brush to create the clouds. Start with light blue nail polish and make the vertical lines as shown in the picture.
  4. Once it dries, use the green-blue nail polish to create more clouds on top of the light blue surface.
  5. Apply a coat of clear polish on top.

Wasn’t that simple?

5. Diagon-Alley Pink And Yellow Nail Art

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This colorful nail art is a treat for the eyes. It’s trendy, vibrant, and young. You can pull it off casually and it will brighten up your outfit and your day!

What You Will Need

  • Purple-pink nail polish
  • Yellow nail polish
  • Peach nail polish
  • Nail art strips
  • Top coat

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by painting your nails yellow.
  2. Paint the lower half of the nail with a peach nail polish, going diagonally across the nail.
  3. Repeat the same with the purplish-pink nail polish, going diagonally across the other way.
  4. To finish, apply a top coat and you’re good to go!

6. Plastic Wrap Nail Art Design

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This rare combination of light blue and gold is fabulous. You can wear this look either casually or for a fancy event to go with your gold outfit, perhaps? We’re using plastic wrap to get that unique texture on the nail.

What You Will Need

  • Light blue nail polish
  • Gold nail polish
  • Plastic wrap
  • Clear polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of gold nail polish for your base.
  2. Once it dries, apply a coat of blue nail polish over the gold.
  3. While it is still wet, dab crumpled plastic wrap over your nail.
  4. You will see the gold nail polish seeping through the blue; finish with a top coat!

7. White Minimal Chevron Nail Art

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This minimal design is uber classy and simple to recreate. It’s all white and anything all white automatically takes exclusive to another level. Don’t you agree?

What You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Thin nail strips
  • Clear Polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by placing the nail strips over your nail creating three Vs.
  2. Apply white nail polish on the tip of your nail.
  3. Use a thin brush to fill in the white between the Vs.
  4. Gently peel off the stickers while the polish is still wet.
  5. Apply a coat of clear nail polish to finish.

8. Striped Aztec Nail Art

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This may look complex but we’ve broken it down to just a few steps, and you can get this look right at home. It’s THAT easy. Isn’t it the prettiest design ever? Also, we are totally loving the color combination that’s going on. It’s so good!

What You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Gold nail polish
  • Thin brush
  • Thin nail strips

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails white for the base.
  2. Once it dries, use the nail stripes to create the gold stripes with gold nail polish.
  3. Next, create the pink stripes.
  4. Use the same method and create the black stripe at the tip of your nail.
  5. Using a thin brush, create the aztec design as shown in the image.
  6. Finish by adding triangles in the middle.
  7. Apply a coat of clear polish to set.

9. Pink Ombre Nail Design

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A pink gradient is created to achieve these pretty pink ombre nails. Don’t they look super cute? You can use the same techniques with whatever colors you choose. This is a simple technique and can be done in just a few steps.

What You Will Need

  • A light-peach nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Toothpicks
  • Sponge

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply a coat of the light-peach nail polish.
  2. Pour a little of both the nail polish colors on a clean surface or a plastic sheet.
  3. Using a toothpick, slightly blend the colors together.
  4. Dab the mixed colors using a sponge.
  5. Gently dab the sponge on the nail.
  6. Apply a coat of clear polish to finish the look.

Easy enough? Go and try it now!

10. Gold Glitter Nail Art

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This design is fancy, and it can be worn on days you want to go a little extra! Isn’t it pretty? Also, super quick and easy!

What You Will Need

  • Gold nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • A thin brush
  • Dotting tool

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails with two coats of gold nail polish.
  2. Create pink dots on the corners with the dotting tool.
  3. Outline the pink with black nail polish intermittently as seen in the image.
  4. Apply a coat of clear nail polish.

11. Smokey Grey Nail Art

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This design is so dark and beautiful. You need to try it!

What You Will Need

  • A dark smokey grey nail polish
  • Glitter
  • Clear polish
  • A brush

Step By Step Tutorial

1. Paint your nails using the dark grey nail polish.
2. On a clean surface, mix your nail polish with some glitter (you can use craft glitter).
3. Using a brush, apply this to the ends of your nails as seen in the image.
4. To finish, top it up with a clear coat of nail polish!

Voila! Say hello to fabulous nails!

12. Chocolate Gold Nail Art

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This is perhaps the chicest color on the list. This brown is beautiful, and the combo looks heavenly!

What You Will Need

  • Chocolate brown nail polish
  • Gold nail polish
  • Tape

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of chocolate brown nail polish for your base.
  2. Place the tape diagonally across the nail, so as to form a triangle (as seen in the image).
  3. Apply gold nail polish in the triangular area.
  4. To finish, apply a coat of clear polish.

13. Four-Leaf Clover Nails

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This four-leaf clover inspired nail art design is super simple to recreate. We are loving the pale yellow and green combo. The significance of the four-leaf clover is that it brings you good luck! That’s reason enough to try out this design. Don’t you agree?

What You Will Need

  • A pale yellow nail polish
  • Green nail polish
  • A thin brush

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply a coat of clear nail polish, and you’re good to go!
  2. Add white strokes to the hearts.
  3. Use a thin brush and create hearts as seen in the image with green nail polish.
  4. Paint your nails using the pale yellow nail polish for the base.

14. Two-Toned Blue Nail Art

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This nail art design is so simple to recreate, and it looks very fresh and classy. You can use any two colors that you like to achieve this look and glam up your nails in a flash!

What You Will Need

  • A light blue nail polish
  • Dark blue shimmer polish
  • Nail strips

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by applying two coats of light blue nail polish.
  2. Place a nail strip diagonally over your nail.
  3. Apply a coat of the dark blue shimmer polish.
  4. Top it up with clear polish to set!

15. Strawberry Fields Forever Nails

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Do you love red but are bored of the classic red mani? Try something different with this strawberry-inspired nail art design. It looks ultra-fresh and can be worn as a fun summer look.

What You Will Need

  • Red nail polish
  • Dark green nail polish
  • Light green nail polish
  • A mellow-yellow shade or white nail polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Apply two coats of red nail polish for your base.
  2. Using a thin brush, create dots over your nail with either a white nail polish or a dull yellow shade.
  3. At the base, create the head of the strawberry using a dark green nail polish with a thin brush.
  4. For a 3D effect, outline the dark green nail polish with a lighter green. This will instantly make the colors pop.
  5. Apply a coat of clear polish, and you’re done!

16. Deep Blue Nail Art

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This is a fancy design suitable for occasions when you want to amp up your look. It’s also got just the right amount of glitter. You can vary this design with different colors if you wish.

What You Will Need

  • Dark blue nail polish
  • Blue Glitter polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Rhinestones (optional)

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by using the blue glitter polish on the upper base of your nails as shown in the image. You can emphasize on this area using other decorative material as well.
  2. Using a thin brush, create a border with black nail polish.
  3. Use the dark blue nail polish to paint the rest of your nail.
  4. To finish, apply a good old coat of clear polish.

You’re all set!

17. Valentines Nail Art Design

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This V-day inspired nail art design is spot on – not too much and just about right. If you’re in the mood for some pink hearts on your fingernails, then read on.

What You Will Need

  • Pink nail polish (3 shades of pink, as seen in the image)
  • Dotting tool
  • Toothpick

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by painting your nails in light pink for the base.
  2. Create hearts using a dotting tool.
  3. Use a toothpick to create the borders of the heart with a darker pink nail polish.
  4. Apply a coat of clear polish.

18. Triple Cloud Nails

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f you want to amp up your regular French manicure, then this design is for you. It’s got a very minimal pale pink base and just a few pastel shades of nail polish to go with it.

What You Will Need

  • Pale pink nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Light blue nail polish
  • Pastel orange nail polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails using the pale pink nail polish.
  2. To create the clouds, use a brush and start with the light blue polish by making vertical arcs as seen in the picture.
  3. Repeat the process with the white and the orange nail polish.
  4. Apply a coat of clear nail polish to set.

19. Scales Nail Art Design

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This aqua-green nail art design is literally the easiest thing to do. It also looks great on short nails. It’s a forever chirpy color that will make your nails stand out. The color is so bright, and you get to play around with the dots on top using different shades of nail polish.

What You Will Need

  • An aqua-green nail polish
  • Beige nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Purple nail polish
  • Blue nail polish
  • A thin brush

Note: For the scales, you may use other shades as well.

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Start by applying two coats of your aqua-green nail polish.
  2. Use a brush and start at the tip of your nail, creating dots as you go.
  3. Move up further until you’ve created dots till the base of your nail.
  4. Apply a coat of clear polish and leave to dry!

Wasn’t that super easy? It’s for all the lazy girls out there who aren’t up for anything too elaborate and are looking for a fun way to do their nails.

20. Lavender Circles Nail Art

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This cute nail art design uses lavender and a grayish nude together, and it’s the sweetest combo out there. You can instantly brighten up your hands with this design. Flaunt it in the spring or summer or on a blue rainy day.

What You Will Need

  • Lavender nail polish
  • Nude-gray nail polish
  • Rounded-hole nail art labels

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. For your base, paint your nails with a lavender nail polish.
  2. Once it dries, place two round nail art labels on either side of the nail, leaving a gap at the center.
  3. Apply a coat of the nude nail polish to the middle of your nail and gently remove the sticker while the polish is still wet.
  4. Allow it to dry and apply a coat of clear polish to finish.

21. Leopard Print Nail Art Design

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This chic nail art is easy to recreate with just a bit of will and patience. Aren’t the end results fabulous? The younger crowd will love this animal pattern and it looks so bold and trendy.

What You Will Need

  • A nude nail polish
  • Light brown-beige nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Nail art brush

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. For your base, apply two coats of the nude nail polish.
  2. Using a brush, create uneven spots with the brown-beige nail polish.
  3. Once it dries, use the black nail polish to outline the spots, leaving gaps in the middle.
  4. Top it up with a coat of clear nail polish.

There you go! You now have the chicest nails in town. I’m sure you will get a ton of compliments for this classic!

22. Musical Notes Nail Art

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If you’re a hard-core music lover, then this is something for you. It’s a classic.

What You Will Need

  • Nude nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • A thin brush
  • A dotting tool

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails with the nude nail polish for your base.
  2. Create three thin horizontal lines on the lower part of your nail using a thin brush.
  3. Using your dotting tool, create a dot over the lines as seen in the image.
  4. Now, create the music note using the same brush.
  5. Top it with a coat of clear polish.

23. Red And White Polka Nail Art

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These red and white polka dot nails look adorable! They’re so trendy and can be worn casually. You can also use a different color combination if you want to try something different. Follow these simple steps.

What You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Red nail polish
  • Nail strips or tape
  • Dotting tool or toothpicks

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails white for your base.
  2. Place a nail strip or tape diagonally across your nail and apply the red nail polish
  3. With some red polish on a clean surface, dip your dotting tool or toothpick in the polish and start creating dots over the white area.
  4. To complete the look, top it up with clear polish for that glossy salon-like effect!

24. Yellow Grapefruit Nail Art

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Isn’t yellow such a happy color? Some of you girls may feel yellow nail polish is a little too intense, but let’s reject that. This grapefruit inspired nail art design is so summery and cute, you just have to try it!

What You Will Need

  • A yellow nail polish
  • Pastel pink nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • A thin brush
  • Nail strips

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails with the yellow nail polish for your base.
  2. Place a nail art strip on the upper-base area of your nail and paint it using the pink polish.
  3. Use white nail polish with a thin brush to create the lines over the pink area.
  4. Apply a coat of clear nail polish to complete the look.
  5. You can wear this design on your next beach vacation!

25. Halloween Skulls Nail Art

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This spooky yet cute nail art design is perfect for a Halloween party! What do you think? Celebrate the fright night with this Halloween inspired mani. Also, it’s super quick and easy to do.

What You Will Need

  • Black nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Thin brush
  • Clear polish

Step By Step Tutorial

  1. Paint your nails in black for the base.
  2. Use a brush to create the white spots on your nails with a white nail lacquer.
  3. Create smaller dots under the bigger ones to make the skulls.
  4. Use black nail polish for the eyes.

Boo! Happy trick or treating!

That was our compilation of 25 nail art designs that any nail art newbie can create! When it comes to nail art, it doesn’t matter what your age is – nail art is a fun way of expressing yourself! It’s time you try out some of these designs and give your nails a quick makeover. Do you have a favorite? Share with us in the comments section below.

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