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30 Best Nude Nail Designs You'll Love in 2021

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Manicures and pedicures are some of those life luxuries you can't help but strive to afford, especially for style inspirations. Just as your fashion sense, your nails also need to be on fleek. Nude nails have a spot on every nail lover's mood board when it comes to nail design. 

Why go for nude nails? 

Besides being easy to style and just cute and neat to wear, there are so many other reasons why we just can't get enough of nude nails, some of which include: 

· They are great for minimalists who want simplicity. 

· They are the ideal nail designs for weddings and other such events.

· They are perfect for daily living.

· Nude nails are the go-to for clean and easy to wear nail designs 

· They are also great low-maintenance nails for those who are looking to keep cute nails on a budget

· Nude color nails are the best to go for a seamless match with any outfit or makeup color. 

So if you want to join the millions of nail lovers who are crazy about nude nails, the following are some great nude nail designs ideas and how you can rock them. 

Best 30 nude nail designs ideas 

1. Ombre nails

Ombre nails

How to get this nail design

To get this nude ombre nails design, adorn your nude nails with sparkles or glitter. 

How to wear it 

 You can wear this nail design on a girl's night out or a night date with that special someone. 

2. Acrylic nails 

Acrylic nails

How to get this nail design 

So to get the perfect nude acrylic nails, visit a professional nail technician who will begin by first cleaning, soaking, and filing your natural nails. 

How to wear it 

Perfect for your birthday dinner or party, you should wear these nude nails if you are not a fan of super long and dramatic nails. 

3. Coffin nails 

Coffin nails

How to get this nail design 

To get the nude coffin nails, ensure you file both sides of the nude nails while leaving the tips flat.

How to wear it 

Nude coffin nails work best when they are long, so wear them long.  

4. Nude pink nails 

Nude pink nails

How to get this nail design 

A palette of pink and nude nails is such a pretty fit. Use nude and pink nail polish alternatively on your fingers and add some stones for extra beauty. 

How to wear it

Wear this nail fit with any solid-colored ensemble to make it pop. 

5. Nude brown nails 

Nude brown nails

How to get this nail design 

To get this nude nails design, make a mix of nude and brown nail polish on about two nails on each hand. 

How to wear it 

This nail design is best worn in fall with two tonal colors, nude and brown, to complement the fall season. 

6. Nude almond nails 

Nude almond nails

How to get this nail design

 Use nude nail polish on an almond-shaped nail set and dust a slight shimmer on each nail before adding your topcoat. 

How to wear it 

Rock these nude nails if you want an affordable nail design without too much fuss. 

7. Long nude nails 

Long nude nails

How to get this nail design 

To get these nude nails, get some extra long nails and horizontally file the tips. Add some green gems for decorative purposes. 

How to wear it

Are you a knuckle ring lover? Stack your rings on your fingers when wearing the nails to appreciate the sass of this nail design. 

8. Short nude nails 

Short nude nails

How to get this nail design 

Short nails are perfect for those who want to look natural and can't stand anything getting under their nails. Get these short nude nails in acrylic fashion, adding two minimalist polka dots at the cuticle area of each nail. 

How to wear it 

Wear them for your first day back to school as they are the perfect manicures for a back-to-school-themed fashion. 

9. Cute nude nails 

Cute nude nails

How to get this nail design 

Undoubtedly, nude nails are the king of all cute nails. This attractive design is achieved when you add flower or glitter details on long nails with a nude polish. 

How to wear it 

Wear this design with any outfit of your choice, especially if it has little to no details or designs. 

10. Simple nude nails 

Simple nude nails

How to get this nail design 

Nude nails that are simple but chic are always drop-dead gorg! Get this design by using neutral nude gel polish, plain with no additional designs. 

How to wear it 

These nude color nails are another fall-inspired nail design you should rock during the autumn season. 

11. Dark nude nails 

Dark nude nails

How to get this nail design 

Nude nails come in different shades, and the dark nude designs are just one of them. Just get any dark nude press on nails and press onto your already prepped natural nails. Easy peasy! 

How to wear it

 Wear dark nude nails with a contrasting light-hued dress for balance. 

12. Marble nails

Marble nails

How to get this nail design 

Try these marble nails in the nude using a thin brush to draw rippled streaks across the nude base polish. Don't forget to add some gold flakes. 

How to wear it 

Perfect for the romantic, rock these nude nail designs to any romantic event to complete your romantic-themed outfit. 

13. Pastel nude nails 

Pastel nude nails

How to get this nail design 

 Get this gorg nude and pastel goodness by applying different pastel shades diagonally to the top sides of each nail in a uniform manner. 

How to wear it 

Wear the nail design with pastel-colored makeup and your favorite spring dress. 

14. Flower trend nails

Flower trend nails

How to get this nail design 

To get these nude nail designs, draw some flower art on your nude nails and add streaks of gold flakes just under the flower arts. 

How to wear it

Wear your flowered nails in the summer with a midi summer floral dress. 

15. Jeweled nude nails 

Jeweled nude nails

How to get this nail design 

 You can get this design by fixing as many rhinestones, gems, and the likes as you want on the nude nails.

How to wear it 

You do not really need too much finger and wrist jewelry when wearing these nude color nails. Just accessorize to the barest minimum with this design. 

16. Matte long nude nails 

Matte long nude nails

How to get this design 

Get this design by using dark shade nude color on long nails and giving a matte finish. 

How to wear it 

Wear these nude nails with a coffee brown monochrome ensemble for the perfect fit. 

17. Short matte nude coffin nails 

Short matte nude coffin nails

How to get this design 

Get the matte nude nails using short acrylic coffin nails with matte nude polish and some crystals for extra cuteness. 

How to wear it

Wear the design with a complete tonal nude outfit. 

18. French tip nails

French tip nails

How to get this design 

Use any color (preferable white) of polish to make an upside-down v shape on the tip of your nude nails. 

How to wear it 

Wear the nude French nails with your bridesmaid's fit, and you'd stand out as the prettiest bridesmaid on that day. 

19. Polka dots design

Polka dots design

How to get this design 

On nude almond nails, add white dots all around in a polka dot fashion. Leave some nude nails bare without the dots to create an appealing balance. 

How to wear it 

These nude nail designs are best worn on short to mid-length nails and are ideal for brunch. 

20. Nude stiletto nails 

Nude stiletto nails

How to get this nail design 

These nude nails are for you who don't mind long pointy nails. File the nails to have sharp tapered tips and add matte black glitter and rhinestones for more artiness. 

How to wear it 

Since they are edgy, unconventional, and bold, wear them with an all-black fit, like a suit and tie event. 

21. Winter nude nails 

Winter nude nails

How to get this nail design

Get these nude nails design by going for short acrylic light nude nails and adding some seasonal accent like a gold leaf to one nail of each hand. 

How to wear it 

Wear in the winter, of course! And the accented nails will make a nice addition to your Christmas fashion. 

22. Textured nude nails

Textured nude nails

How to get this nail design 

Create a pattern on your nails and layer gel or polish in the design you created for a unique textured accent. 

How to wear it 

This nail design is another seasonal nail, great for the holidays. Be sure to rock it this Christmas. 

23. Print nails

Print nails

How to get this nail design 

On short oval nails, use any print sticker on one nail and leave the other nails on different shades of nude polish. 

How to wear it 

Wear these nude nails if you love some cute and simple accented nails or love to show your creative side. 

24. Nude nails with hearts

Nude nails with hearts

How to get this nail design 

Get these nails using very simple medium nude almond nails with a tiny red heart on each nail. 

How to wear it

 It's ideal for a valentines date because of its romantic touch. 

25. Pop art nails 

Pop art nails

How to get this nail design

Get these nude nails with pop art using a light nude color base and add stickers, writing, and drawings in vivid colors. 

How to wear it 

Wear this one to an art festival, and you'd tell everyone how creative you are without saying a word. 

26. Papaya nude nails 

Papaya nude nails

How to get this nail design 

On a nude base, draw half papayas on the side on one nail on each hand. 

How to wear it 

Rock this design on your summer vacations and to beaches. 

27. Nude nails palette

Nude nails palette

How to get this nail design 

Use different shades of nude on long coffin nails, starting from the lightest shade to the darkest. 

How to wear it

Wear these nails with gold knuckle rings to add some vibrancy. 

28. Metallic nude nails 

Metallic nude nails

How to get this nail design

Get a blend of medium-length nails in a neutral nude shade and rose gold metallic gel. 

How to wear it

Wear this nude nails design on an evening date to a fancy restaurant. 

29. Nude nails with gold accent 

Nude nails with gold accent

How to get this nail design 

On nude coffin nails, add different gold accents on all the nails to jazz things up. 

How to wear it 

They are perfect for parties, especially one with loads of picture-taking. 

30. Colored French tips

Colored French tips

How to get this nail design 

Instead of all-white French tips, try multicolored tips on nude nails.

How to wear it

Wear these nails twinning with your BFF in an outfit and also in nails. 

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