Almond nails are certainly in style – and for good reason! They look good on everyone. The softly tapered finish of the almond shape is absolutely appealing and gives a feminine, attractive, and elegant look to any finger.
The almond nail shape is especially great for girls who have short, chubby fingers as it elongates the look of the hands further.
If you’re on the fence about trying this nail shape or just looking for inspiration, look no further. We’ve listed our favorite almond nail designs that will convince you to jump on the trend.
1. Blue Negative Almond Nails
Contrast the minimalist by going bold! Match a delicate negative space almond nail design with a bright hue swirl (in this case blue) for the perfect contrast.
2. Glitter Lilac Almond Nails
Glitter and pastels never go out of style, especially when you want a fun manicure that’s perfect for spring. Complement your pastels by adding a chunky glitter accent almond nail that will steal the show.
3. Comme De Garçon Almond Nails
Fashion geeks know this logo! Pay tribute to the legendary fashion label by wearing it on your nails. Try the Comme Des Garcons Play logo on almond nails and add your own special twist.
4. French Glitter Almond Nails
Can you see those precisely pointed tips? How about those clean tips of glitter? It’s a neutral almond nail design, but with a hint of sparkle. Add some fine glitters to the tips of your almonds for a smooth gradient, don’t be afraid to try different colors too.
5. A Touch of Glitter Almond Nails
Recreate and modernize this classic nail design by adding glitter to the very tips. Coat your almond nails with a nude base then proceed to add your sparkle for a clean, sleek, and elegant look.
6. Dipped in Gold Glitter Almond Nails
It’s glittered to perfection! Another way to incorporate some glitter into your almond nail design is by adding a glitter gradient. Compared to the more polished and clean French tips, the gradient makes for a more subtle blend of glitter.
7. Hue-mor Me! Almond Nails
Instead of going for the same old boring red for valentines, try spicing up your nail design by opting to choose different hues of red. Start by painting your pinky with the lightest hue then go for a darker hue for each finger.
8. White Party Almond Nails
You can never go wrong with a set of clean white almond nails. The look is sophisticated and subtle, suitable for both work and the weekend.
9. Wild Nudes Almond Nails
Don’t be afraid to go the artistic route when it comes to almond nail designs. They pair well with anything! You can paint a different design for each finger like the photo above.
10. Safari Chic Almond Nails
These tipped zebra print almond nails are a great way to incorporate animal prints without overdoing it. The design will work for our minimalist ladies and the bolder gals.
11. Abstract Swirls Almond Nails
The white swirls and gold accents on this manicure provide a whimsical and new-retro feel to the classic almond nails.
12. Pink & Gold Marble Almond Nails
Create a subtle marble nail design by opting for pastel colors, like pink. Add some gold leaf and holographic flakes to your almond nails to create the marble effect. The result will look extra feminine and chic.
13. Pink & Purple Candy Swirls Almond Nails
It’s retro cute! These pink and purple swirls with the heart accent almond nails would look perfect on Valentine’s, or those boogie disco nights.
14. Nude with a Twist Almond Nails
Add an accent nail or two! Nude almond nails don’t have to be plain or basic, add some abstract swirls for an artistic flair.
15. Marbled Almond Nails
These daring peacock green almond nails are a super-luxurious color, but the use of gold and white on an accent nail for that marbleized effect? Delicious! Just look at the stunning details.
16. Retro Hearts Almond Nails
It’s the bolder and more retro version of the pink and purple candy swirls. For this almond nail design, try making the swirls bigger for that retro pop look.
17. Glossy Nude Almond Nails
The clean and simple nude almond nail is the best option for our minimalist sisters out there. It’s easy to maintain and it looks good with anything. Pair it with your favorite accessories for that added sparkle!
18. Textures & Patterns Almond Nails
Get inspired by your surroundings! We’re loving how these almond nails resemble wallpapers and floor or marble patterns. It’s eclectic, unique, and stunning.
19. Classic French Tip Almond Nails
You can never go wrong with a classic! The white tips will attract attention to your almond nails’ attractive and refined form, whilst the nude base will make them look longer.
20. Breakfast at Tiffany’s Almond Nails
Make your almond nails look fabulous by adding a swipe of polish in a beautiful hue. Try this tiffany blue color with some french tip accent nails for a new and trendy look.
21. Eye Spy Abstract Almond Nails
Nails are a way to express yourself, and what better way to do so than with a handful of colors, shapes, and patterns for that abstract twist to the classic almond nails.
22. Black & White Almond Nails
This classic color palette looks even more stunning with an edgy pattern on almond nails. Given the complex design of the style, it might be better to reserve an appointment with your manicurist or take your time trying to replicate it.
23. Waved & Dotted Almond Nails
Easy and chic, right? Paint your almond nails a baby blue color and a nude base for your accent nails, add some wavy baby blue polish on the accent nail, add some black dots on top, seal it, and voila!
24. Matte & Yellow Almond Nails
A mustard matte shade on almond nails makes a standalone statement that steals the show. They look especially great during the fall and summer!
There are tons of designs that work well with almond nail shapes! You can be simple and elegant, or bold and trendy. The almond nail shape is definitely worth a try!
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