Love Is In The Air: Trending Valentine’s Day Nail Art Ideas To Try In 2022


Let’s face it, Valentine’s day will always be filled with more than cheesy traditions and motifs. However, that doesn’t have to stop you from sporting a stylish look on the festive day. That said, when you’re putting together a look for a night spent with your girls, your beau, or yourself (because who doesn’t need some quality alone time?), nothing will set the mood quite like the perfect Valentine’s day nail art.

In fact, there are plenty of Valentine’s day nail designs that are downright cool - and something you’ll want to wear past February 14. Think sparkly rose-gold finishes that actually look grown-up, rainbow nails in shades of pastel or gradients of pink, and of course, a few french mani options. Whether you’re the type who’s into all things romantic or your idea of a perfect Valentine’s day is a hot date with your couch and Netflix, these Valentine’s day nail art ideas will have you feeling the love. 

Fall In Love With These Valentine Day Nail Art Designs

Whether you’re choosing Valentine’s Day to go all-out with some nail art or you want to keep everything on the minimalist side these chic Valentine’s day nail art ideas will put the finishing touch to any ensemble for the occasion. Scroll down to see them all. 

The Chicest Nail Art For Valentine’s Day


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Negative space nails have been trending for a while now, and that’s because they are a really subtle way to add some drama to your nails without having to do a ton of detailed painting. To ape those crisp lines, use a thin nail brush. 

The Heart-Tipped French Mani

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If you’re looking to kill some extra time at home and take your Valentine’s day nail art up a notch, consider trying this breakout nail-art trend that is equal parts festive as it is minimalistic chic. This is a classic take on the trend and it will legit make your heart skip a beat this Valentine’s Day.

The Moody Valentine’s Day Manicure

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To recreate these stunning colour-blocked nails? Start with a light pink base. Then, once it's dry, paint a straight line down the center and fill it in half with red.

The Compliment-Inducing Nail Art

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K, so we know we said this list wasn’t going to be all about hearts, but you blame us? This Valentine’s day nail idea is so simple and chic and manages to hit the romantic vibe without being corny. 

The Pink-And-Red Valentine’s Day Mani

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The key to - ahem - nailing this manicure is painting the colours in the right order. Start by painting your nails in a neutral base. Then, create the shapes with red and pink nail paints, and once they are all dry, seal in your hard work with a clear top coat. 

The Cutesy Nail Art

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Look we would blame you if you want to screenshot this Valentine’s day nail art for your nail artist. But if you are up for a DIY challenge, you’ll need a baby pink, pink, and red nail polish along with a precise mani brush to create a heart shape at the center of your digits.

Don’t Forget To Love Yourself, Too!

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Our favourite trend lately is a colourful French mani, and this nail art is the perfect example. Pick a few of your fave nail colors- like red, maroon, pink - and paint your tips with the same or different hues.

Spice Up Your Nail Game

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The best thing about this Valentine’s day nail idea is that it isn’t overtly Valentine’s Day-themed, thanks to the subdued colours. Prepare to copy this sweet and chic look all-year-round.

Quirky Valentine Day Nail Idea

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Valentine’s day isn’t just about pinks and reds, y’all. This heart French mani is a cool and stylish way to celebrate. Take heart-shaped tips to the next level with sugary-sweet phrases like “let’s kiss” and “xo.” 

Universally Flattering Iteration

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Nail stickers are the easiest way to do Valentine’s Day nail designs at home. And it doesn’t get cuter than this pink and white set worn on only one finger. 

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A Glamm beauty gift set that is perfect for the Month of Love, whether you want to treat a special someone or just pamper yourself.

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