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In a world where elaborate designs often steal the spotlight, sometimes it’s refreshing to embrace simplicity and let your style speak volumes in a subtle way. The days are getting shorter, the temperature is cooling considerably and we are itching for a simple nail inspo that will brighten our look. If you are anything like us, then this is the best time to experiment and try out different designs that will not just brighten your day but capture some suitors as well. From chiic neutrals to timeless monochromes, we are bringing your way some juicy nail inspo, with our curated collection of minimalist nail designs that are effortlessly elegant and irresistibly sophisticated. This year, we are boosting our fall serotonin with vibrant hues and nude wonders. So grab your nail polish and clear out your camera roll, because these 17 are the best of the best!
This works for anyone, anytime and anyplace. It is a sheer, natural ivory color designed to enhance the beauty of your natural nails. These coats are recommended for more opacity, created to take your pure white nail look into a subtle rich, milky, and creamy shade.
Minimalist Side French Manicure
If you are bored of the regular French tips but still want to keep your Mani on the minimal side then, the side-tip French manicure is about to become your favorite. This piece right here is an allure of elegance, and that coffee brown color just gives it the perfect edge.
While gold usually reigns supreme, silver has been having a moment lately, especially in outfits and manicures. A beautiful thing about silver is that it goes with everything, so there is no worry about your nails clashing with your outfits. You can as well give your Mani some serious upgrade with a stiletto shape and sparkly silver tips.
This fall gradient is stunningly gorgeous! How it starts out neutral and slowly progresses to darker shades of brown is mind bogging. This flattering almond-shaped nail lacquered with glossy neutrals will see you through any occasion.
Mixed Pastel Nails
While these soft hues are popular for spring and summer months, they can brighten your look no matter the season. Pastel nail polish is one of the classics and if you are really a minimalist then this simple pastel melt is just perfect for your aesthetic.
A Barbie Parade
You can never go wrong with pink and adding a little extra romance (more pink!) at the end of your fingertips is never a bad thing. Feel like Cinderella at the ball with these two-tone pink nails offering you the right amount of romanticism and a hint of sass.
Orange French Tips
If you need a manicure that makes a statement, look no further than orange French tip nails! Apart from the fact that Orange is an eye-catching color that will turn heads when you walk into a room, the bright and soft cheery look is enough for us to choose this style. You can use different shapes and designs but a ballerina-shaped nail with French orange tips is mind-blowing. You will come back to thank me later.
The playful aura surrounding cow prints makes me obsessed with it. Cow prints have become more and more popular over the last couple of years and now this cute print is going viral. You could use vivid colors or soft hues, long or short, almond or square, no matter the design it is always amazing. On my list of cow print nails, this trendy play of colors on a classic base is just perfect.
Long French Tips with Blue-Black Design
We all know that French tips are a classic and extremely trendy nail design. The nude base and crisp tips are a perfect pairing. However, that doesn’t mean that we can’t be a little dramatic. These royal blue tips make the prettiest shade for brown skin and the defined strokes of black just gives it that perfect edge it needs.
Abstract Swirl Nails
The best part of this fun and colorful manicure is that there are no rules to creating this look. Because it’s abstract you have the gloss license to do whatever design you want with as many polish colors you like. This look is a fire trend because of its simplicity, euphoric lines, and the leverage to mix and match colors.
Pink and Orange Ombre
There are so many Ombre color combinations that you can try but I’ve you tried pink and orange? This is the cutest manicure around, it’s an incredible flexible look and has a playful style that gives you a lot of wiggle room. Whether you want a simple design or something extravagant, a pink and orange combo is all you need.
Who knew Zebra prints and blue could go so well together? Well…. they do, and we love it! The blue steel daisy and jet black complement themselves with so much precision. Like blue, zebra prints are also very versatile. If you want to embrace your inner rock star, you could use a metallic nail polish for your zebra print base or; You want an unusual finish, you could apply matte coating on top, but if you are a romantic (like me), why not some French tips with a stunning blue on the pinky finger.
Fall brights: A Mani, easy like Sunday morning!
Who said you can’t wear bright colors during fall. Switching to dark, moody nail polishes come fall is one of the many arbitrary beauty rules that are made to be broken. This is a great example of how you can continue to wear yellow into the autumn season. Swirls and tips, Perfecto!
Simple Acrylic Blue Tips Nail Inspo
There is nothing better than acrylic peach nails to match with other colors. And one of the best colors is blue, a hue associated with calmness and stability. Let’s not forget that blue is a versatile color and there are multiple shades to choose from. This soft romantic sky blue color coupled with peach, demands just the right amount of attention.
Simple Croc Prints nail inspo
Crocodile prints are nothing short of amazing. You can choose any color you like and it would still look awesome. It’s got depth! It’s got shadows! And it’s got some stunning unique vibes! And guess what… It’s Unicure, it serves both Mani and Pedi. The flawless croc prints and captivating hot pink are a perfect way to slay and have some fun.
White Marshmallow Swirl
Either the nails are long or short, adding a swirl detail just helps to elevate the whole look. This style features a semi-transparent natural base with playful white swirls that just make it look seamlessly fabulous.
Simple Black Leopard Prints Nail Inspo
This one right here is dedicated to lovers of black just like me. This subtle and chiic nail features a leopard print. Who knew we could couple a matte base with a glossy leopard print overtop. This design is sophisticatedly awesome!