Nail your Valentine’s Day manicure with one of these super sweet designs. Bold shapes, sugary hearts and that classic red and white color palette will have you feeling the love in no time.
A candy pink base and bold red stripe make a lovely statement that won’t be missed.
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Heart to Heart
You’ll want to file your nails into an almond shape before creating little ovals on the outer tips of your nails. Let your heart art dry completely before finishing with a clear top coat to prevent smudging and voilà.
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Dreamy Half Moons
We’re over the moon about this cotton candy colored mani, but our favorite part is the minuscule heart stickers. How cute are they?
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Love have you seeing stars? Channel that celestial feeling through this space-inspired manicure.
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Celebrate the only time of year when these delightful little candies are absolutely everywhere. Don’t just eat them — put them on your mani, too!
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Eye Heart You
Not all V-Day manicures have to be quiet, sweet and subtle. Get funky with this bold, blue-and-pink graphic design.
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Glittery & Gorgeous
Find a new purpose for your makeup sponge by using it to recreate this adorable design that combines all things sweet: glitter, pink, and pastels.
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How adorable is this dotted look? It’s like calorie-free candy dots at the tip of your fingers. Plus, you can simply switch up the colors for any other holiday.
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It looks tricky, but this mani is actually pretty reasy to recreate. Start with your favourite pink as a base, and add of layers of pink and red, just with a slight curve that mimics a heart.
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Butter Me Up
Don’t feel like you have to stick to traditional colors like pink and red. Unexpected shade like buttery yellow and black work just as well with heart shapes.
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Experiment with negative space for a cool, modern look by using two shades, keeping an empty diagonal gap between them. Pick similar colors like red and scarlet for a coordinated look or opt for contrasting hues to achieve a less-than-subtle style.
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Inspired by everyone’s favourite Valentine’s Day candy, this blogged used pale shades of blue, yellow, pink and purple, plus a few shiny accents to capture the essence of Candy Hearts.
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Dock of Love
Valentine’s fan or not, we can all agree that is manicure is too cute not to try. Even better, on the 15th you can simply paint over the accent nail with red, and your lovely manicure goes from Valentine’s Day appropriate to fun for the rest of the month.
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A Little Rosy
Valentine’s Day wouldn’ t be complete without roses – they are the flowe of love after all. Nail blogger Sarah painted these pretty petals freehand, but if tackling a bouqet feel to daunting, there are always decals.
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A Heart of Gold
We can’t over how sweet that little gold heart is.
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Turn your head just slighty… see the harts? After you’ve mastered the traditional French manicure, swap in red and black polish, and add a little traingle for your own vampy version.
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Spell It Out
Inspired by Scrabble pieces, this mani deserves way more than nine points.
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If you can’t decide one just one design to do, why not to try five different ones? This variety of Valentine’s Day nail art is perfect for the most indencisive mani lovers.
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Hearts? Check. Pretty colors? Check. Totally impressive design? This manicure has it all.
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Just Add Stripes
Who knew that baby blue would be the new color of love? Just add a bit of shiny striping tape and a touch of pink glitter for a whole lot of pretty.
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A Bit of Sparkle
If you’are already rocking pale pink on your tips, add a bit of gold glitter for a chic half moon design.
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This design is oh-so-subtle, yet totally unique and pretty when you get a little closer. Add a pretty set of rings to jazz up the overall look.
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Talk about poetic — this minimalist manicure turns your nails into a heart monitor, complete with a little extra “love” for your pointer finger.
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Play with texture on your nails by swirling matte and glossy designs in this cool magenta take on the typical striped manicure.
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Shades of Pink
Tips chipping on your red mani? Add a swipe of pink in seconds.