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60 of the Prettiest Pink Nail Design Ideas to Screenshot

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In the kaleidoscope of nail polish colours, there’s one hue that has stood the test of time and continues to make a subtle yet bold statement – pink.

Beyond its (pretty outdated) association with being feminine and girly, pink nails have evolved into a versatile and timeless choice that transcends trends (looking at you, Margot Robbie and Barbiecore).

Whether you prefer neon pink, baby pink, magenta, or fuchsia, pink can be worn in so many different way and in combo with basically every colour you can think of.

That’s why we’ve curated 60 of the *best* pink nail designs for any event, occasion, length, shape, and time of year – that’s right, we’ve definitely got you covered on this one.

So, let’s paint the town…Pink?!


Pink nail designs

1. Hot pink nails

Kicking off the roundup is, of course, the classic hot pink nail! We *love* how this colour looks on a shorter, round nail.


2. Nude pink nails

Understated glam with a touch of pink? You can’t go wrong with this set created using Dior’s Pétale de Rose 500.


3. Clear pink nails

Simple and fit for any occasion, the ultimate clean girl mani.


4. Coral pink nails

Perfect for a summer soirée sipping Pimms, these peachy nails look amazing on every skin tone.


5. Light pink short nails

For a ‘barely there’ look that will go with any outfit, go for light pink.


6. Pink nails with aurora shimmer

Want to elevate your pink nails? Add some aurora shimmer *chefs kiss*


7. Baby pink nails

Baby pink nails are the perfect shade for all of our neutral-loving guys and gals.


8. Neon pink nails

Neon doesn’t need to be garish! We love this short and shiny set.


9. Red and pink wavy nails

Go one step further than plain pink by adding another colour with a wavy design.


10. Barbie pink nails

If you’re still on the Barbiecore trend, we got you. with these Barbie pink nails complete with the classic logo.


11. Milky pink nails

Gracing the nails of Hailey Beiber, Kim K, Zoe Kravitz and Jennifer Anniston this year, we can bet milky nails are here to stay through 2024.


12. Bubble gum pink swirl nails

The sweetest manicure trend out there with bubblegum pink swirls.


13. Pastel pink nails with stars and glitter

Nothing beats pastel pink for a sweet mani, this set with added stars and glitter looks amazing on shorter nails.


14. Pastel pink with red hearts nail art

Slightly obsessed with this pastel mani complete with red hearts – perfect for Valentine’s Day.


15. Ballerina pink nails

This shade isn’t just for ballerinas, you know.


Pink with other colours

16. Red and pink nails

Add a bit of red to your pink nails with these cute negative space hearts.


17. Pink and orange nails with mismatched nail art

Could nails get any cuter with these mismatched hearts and animal print designs?! We think not.


18. Orange and pink airbrushed nails

The prettiest airbrushed orange and pink nails.


19. Pink and orange swirl nails

This mani is giving ice cream sorbet vibes.


20. Pink, purple, and royal blue inky nails

Possibly the prettiest pink nails in the roundup, IMO. The inky effect on this mani is seriously cool.


21. Pink and purple press on nails with mismatched nail art

The *coolest* Y2K nail art on these press on nails.


22. Yellow and pink nails with mismatched nail art

Mismatched nails are huge at the moment, and this set is perfect for spring with flowers, fruit, and cute smiley faces.


23. Yellow and pink nails with black checkerboard feature nails

Yellow and pink ombre looks amazing as a standalone mani, but these added checkered feature nails up the ante on the checkerboard nail trend.


24. Green and pink stiletto nails with silver details

green and pink stiellto nails

Image – @queenspeckham/@fuegonailsldn/instagram

Can’t decide between hot pink and green? We say, go for both.


25. Pink, green, and blue chrome nails with rainbow nail art

The prettiest Over the Rainbow nails.


26. White and pink marble nails

You can’t go wrong with pink and white marble nails – an absolute chic classic.


27. Grey-pink sheer round nails

The perfect mix of light pink and grey.


28. Pink, purple, and grey pastel nails with dots

This mix of pink, purple, and grey pastels with cute dots is so dreamy.


29. Beige and pink lava lamp nails

Bringing it back to the 60s with these lava lamp-inspired nails.


30. Black and pink abstract swirl nails

Go all punk princess with black and pink or stick to sweet and simple like this abstract swirl mani with hot pink.


31. Pink and nude nails with black nail designs

These nude/pink nails with black and pink mix-and-match art is bang on trend with checkers, smiley faces, and slowers.


32. Nude pink nails with gold celestial nail art

This nude/pink mani with handpainted celestial nail art is the stuff of dreams.


33. Pink and silver nails

Aura nails are well and truly on the radar for 2024.


Pink nail art

34. Pink jelly nails with flames

This slightly opaque set looks *fab* with white flames and glitter.


35. Peachy pink glitter nails with pink flower tips

Add something a bit extra to peachy pink glittery nails with some cute flowers on the tips.


36. Pink chrome French tip nails

Pink, French tips AND chrome? It’s a match made in nail heaven.


37. Ombre pink French tip nails with strawberry nail art

We are MASSIVE  fans of ombre nails (we wrote a whole article on the best 60 ombre nails!) and this set with juicy strawberries is no exception.


38. Gradient pink square nails with diamonds

Like a rhinestone cowboy. Or girl.


39. Sheer pink shimmer nails

The sweetest subtle sparkle with a tiny red heart. So. Cute.


40. Light pink nails with orange and pink flowers

This pink and orange floral set is the epitome of cute.


41. Chrome pink nails

Did you know we are also *slightly* obsessed with the chrome nail trend? Yup. We curated our 60 fave chrome nail looks here!


42. Pink nails with chrome nail art

Say it with nails.


43. Light pink classic French tip nails

These classic Frenchies are perfect for any event or occasion.


44. French nails with micro pink tips

Switch it up by using pink on your Frenchies instead of white!


45. glazed donut pink French tip nails with half moon cuticles

Add some half moons to your French tips for a super modern take on the trend.


46. Short jelly pink nails

Prefer a short manicure? We got you.


47. Bubble bath pink nails

This Bubble Bath OPI shade is *literally* everywhere at the moment.


Pink nails by finish

48. Acrylic pink nails with 3D charms

3D nail art is huge this year, and this set covers all the nail art bases.


49. Two tone pink nails with gold stars and gems

Dreamy. Literally.


50. Sparkle pink French tip gel nails with confetti glitter

Another take on the French tip with some added colourful confetti glitter.


51. Matte white nails with pink squiggles

Matte is the perfect modern approach to any colour and shape, and these squiggle nails are a really understated take with a pop of colour.


Pink designs by nail shape

52. Pink Panther short glitter almond nails

These classic almond shaped nails look amazing in a pink shade, and this Pink Panther nail art is so cool.


53. Coffin pink jelly nails with chrome designs and gems

Coffin-shaped nails are great for elongating the fingers, giving an elegant look.


54. Square pink nails

We love a short square nail.


55. Short strawberry pink glossy nails

This custom strawberry pink shade is everything. used @the_gelbottle_inc in Bae Watch, Bellina, and Cherry Baby to achieve the perfect brightness without teetering into fluorescence.


56. Pink wedding nails with chunky glitter and iridescent details

Who said wedding nails had to be white? Not us!


Pink nails by season

57. Spring nails with glitter pink and red hearts

Your Valentine’s Day nails – sorted.


58. Summer juicy pink watermelon nails

I can almost smell the watermelon through this image! The water droplet 3D details give this mani a super realistic look.


59. Halloween black glitter nails with pink ghosts

The perfect pink and black mani for Halloween!


60. Winter pink nails

Nothing says winter like snowflakes.


The takeaway

From subtle pastels to bold neons, the spectrum of pink nail designs is as big as it is beautiful!

Whether you prefer minimalist elegance or intricate patterns, long or short, square or round – there’s a perfect pink nail design to suit every occasion and style.

With the myriad of pink options available, there’s no limit to the looks you can create, so get yourself off to the salon or settle on the couch and give yourself an at-home mani.



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Senior Beauty Editor

Laura Kemp started her journalism career as a news reporter for one of the largest newspaper groups in Europe before moving into features and editorial writing. Combining her love of hard-hitting journalism with her passion for beauty, she’s now Senior Beauty Editor at Live That Glow. When she’s not writing, researching, or interviewing her favourite experts, you’ll find Laura practicing her downward dog or drifting on her paddleboard.

Expertise: Hair care, nails
Education: University of Salford

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