17 Valentine’s Day Nail Art Designs We Love
Whether you plan to go out for romantic dinner or stay in for a movie marathon, celebrate the season of love with these Valentine's Day nail art ideas. These designs are sure to make you swoon.
Ikat Heart Nails
Just grab three of your favorite pink polishes and a striping brush to try out this trendy, fabric-inspired look for Valentine's Day. The finished look will impress and nobody has to know just how simple it was to achieve.
Scrabble Tile Nail Art
We give One Nail to Rule them All triple word score for this board game-inspired nail look. Stickers create flawless letters over a coat of neutral polish. We can't help but l-o-v-e this innovative nail art.
Velvety Heart Nail Art
Floral Heart Nail Art
Every girl loves hearts and flowers on Valentine's Day! Combine the two icons with this floral and heart nail art tutorial for a look that's fresher–and longer lasting–than any bouquet.
Studded Heart Nail Design
Demelza of Demelza's World adds a little toughness to a traditionally girly heart manicure with studs. The best part? The painted heart doesn't have to be perfect. You'll cover the edges with gold beads.
Heart Accent Nail Art
If you don't want to freehand a heart shape, use tape to create the look. Apply red and gold polish for every day, or play up the romantic Valentine's Day vibe with pink and white polish. This quick accent nail is perfect for a last minute mani.
Ombre Striped Heart Nail Design
Aqua Hearts Nail Art
Pretty Pink Heart Nail Art
Valentine’s Nail Art Using Water Decals
Owls are at the top of our adorable animal list, so why not show off your animal instincts with a mixed mani? If you aren't comfortable with freehanded nail art designs, try water decals. Chickettes shows you how to apply them for a flawless finish.
Diagonal Striped Nails with a Tiny Heart
These nautical-insipred nails say it all: Hello, Sailor. Daily Something uses a stamping tool to create the stripes, making this nail look both simple and stylish. Rock this mani on Valentine's Day, or skip the heart for an everyday look.
XOXO Nail Art Design
If hearts aren't your thing, check out this Xs and Os inspired mani. Californails says using a nail art pen for this tutorial may be cheating, but we think it's brilliant, especially for a dash-out-the-door mani.
Metallic Hearts Nail Design
Edgy meets romantic in this tutorial by Nailed IT. You can use nail art pens to draw hearts on every nail, like these show, or sketch a quick heart on an accent nail for an understated–and faster–Valentine's Day mani.
Hearts, Hugs & Kisses Nail Art Design
Love Spell Valentine’s Day Nail Art
Stamped Hearts Nail Art
With red nail polish, stamped hearts, and a smattering of sparkles, this nail art by Rebecca Likes Nails' is hot for Valentine's Day. The tutorial uses a stamping tool to make it easy, so there's no need to fret if you haven't mastered freehand nail design.
Pink Gradient Heart Nails
If you want to rock pink polish for Valentine's Day but can't decide on a single shade, you'll love this gradient nail art tutorial by Blondes Love Cupcakes. Choose multiple shades, plus glitter for a winning look.