13 Nail Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Manicure




Here are 13 nail design ideas to inspire your next manicure; from Stay Glam 




Nail trends are always changing which means you will never run out of new nail designs to try.

With all that choice though, deciding on what nails to have next can be difficult!

We are here to help and have found 13 of the best nail ideas to inspire your next manicure.




You will find sparkly nails, ombre, magical designs and much more, there is something to suit every style!

1. CHIC METALLIC NAILS

Metallic shades like rose gold look so stylish and chic. Here we have a beautiful mani idea that uses rose gold and glitter. By adding glitter you give the nails a glam and sparkly look. A design like this would be amazing for a special occasion or for a night out. You can also just use the rose gold without the accent nails for a subtler look.

Chic Metallic Nail Art Idea

Source: @cacabeauty.br




2. COLORFUL GLITTER OMBRE NAILS

Next, we have another idea for the ladies who love magical, unicorn inspired nails. These nails feature a pastel rainbow look with sparkling glitter. The rainbow colors are beautiful and unique. You can have a full ombre manicure like this or use the rainbow design as an accent nail.

3. CUTE IRIDESCENT NAILS

Love the iridescent nails featured earlier? Then you may like these nails too! This design shows a different way to style iridescence. The nails are painted in a light neutral tone with an iridescent nail and luminous shard accent nails. We think this design is beautiful and chic, it will suit all nail lengths and shapes.

Cute Iridescent Nail Idea

Source: @ana0m

4. GOLD GLITTER AND MATTE BLACK COFFIN NAILS

If you are looking for a glamorous mani idea then these nails are for you. The nails feature matte black and gold glitter, which compliment each other perfectly. Two nails are gold glitter, two are matte black and the last nail is a combination of the two. Nails like these will wow and give everyone envy.

Gold Glitter and Matte Black Coffin Nails

Source: @riyathai87

5. BEAUTIFUL LIGHT BLUE NAILS

Our next idea is another light blue design. These feature a light blue with a subtle blue ombre and glitter accent nail. Nails like these are so pretty and will suit all nails no matter the length and shape. Recreate the whole look or maybe just the blue and glitter or blue and ombre.

6. ELEGANT MATTE RED NAILS

Red nails will always be in style, the color is a classic and is timeless. You can however mix up the look by adding in accent nails, just like these. These red nails have been paired with elegant botanical accent nails. Use a botanical design or try your own art to make the mani unique to you.

7. PINK AND BLACK NAIL ART IDEA

Very light colors and dark colors look beautiful when worn together on your nails. Here we have a stunning example. The nails are black and have been paired with a soft pastel pink. We love this combination as it is pretty, trendy and elegant. Add sparkle for a glam look or ditch the gems and glitter for a subtler design.

8. PURPLE OMBRE AND GLITTER NAILS

Next, we have a stunning manicure idea. The nails feature a light purple shade, subtle ombre and glitter. We loved these nails because they are shimmering and look magical. Recreate this look or use the ombre or glitter as an accent nails.

9. LIGHT NAILS WITH STYLISH ACCENT NAILS

You can jazz up the subtlest of colors with accent nails. These nails feature a light color with a glitter and patterned accent nail. The pattern is simple with lines and dots, you can easily recreate something similar at home. Use this mani as inspiration or use your own color palette and designs.

Elegant Light Nails with Stylish Accent Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

10. OMBRE COFFIN NAILS WITH GLITTER AND RHINESTONES

Like the classic french manicure but want to change up your look? Then this next manicure is for you. These nails use the same colors in a french manicure but have turned it into an ombre style. The white has also been replaced with glitter on some nails too. This is a fresh and modern take on the traditional manicure. Recreate with or without the rhinestones.

11. CHIC MATTE BLACK NAILS WITH SPARKLE

Next, we have another matte black idea. Some of the nails are black while two of the nails feature black and silver glitter. Black and glitter look beautiful together. Use black and silver glitter like this or you can use other glitters too. Maybe silver and gold or even one color.

Chic Matte Black Nails with Sparkle

Source: @riyathai87

12. ELEGANT NEUTRAL NAILS WITH RHINESTONES

Prefer softer and lighter colors? Then this next idea is for you. These nails are a glossy neutral color with gem accent nails. A design like this would be a beautiful choice for a special occasion like a wedding and it would suit any nail length and shape.

Elegant Neutral Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @nail_sunny

13. BOLD GLITTER OMBRE NAILS

Last on our mani list is this bold glitter ombre idea. The nails start as a bright pink and blend into a light color. We love these nails because they are pretty, statement making and elegant. You can recreate this design or maybe consider an all pink look too.

That is the end of our nail ideas, the only problem you have now is deciding which design to try!