35 Almond Shaped Nails

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35 Almond Shaped Nails

Almond shaped nails will instantly make your hands look longer and more feminine, and because of its lengthy shape, there are endless manicure ideas you can do with almond shapes nails. Whether you choose an acrylic almond nail design or would prefer to play with gel polishes, we’ve got your back with a list of 35 stunning almond shaped nail designs.

1Unicorn Vibes

If the lavender and patel blue ombré wasn’t beautiful and unique enough, this nail art also features a gorgeous, shimmery top coat that makes it a true, unicorn manicure, perfect for festivals or night outs with a simple, black or white dress.

2Crystal French

Instead of the regular, nude and white French manicure, this almond shaped nail art look uses crystals as French tips on the ring fingers, and the outcome is absolutely luxurious.


3Glossy Finish

Although the black, burgundy and brown ombré is unique enough by itself, it’s the super glossy finish that makes this nail art stand out from the crowd, and the different shades look beautiful with the almond nail shape.

4Metallic Rose Gold

With the metallic rose gold, there is no need for any other element – this nail art is perfect in its simple, yet eye catching way.

5Summer Lavender

If you are looking for a very simple nail art that you can easily accessorize anytime, go with this beautiful, almost matte lavender shade. Besides looking great with both silver and gold accessories, it is also makes your summer tan pop even more.

6Porcelain Nails

Almond shaped nails don’t necessarily have to be super long to look gorgeous. This pretty nail design features pastel pink and white with adorable bows, polka dots and a porcelain-like effect on the ring fingers.

7Pink Mosaic

On the other hand, long almond shaped nails are great if you’d like to experiment with colors and shapes, such as this amazing mosaic design, featuring white, shades of pink and taupe. If you feel more daring, try this mosaic look with turquoise, orange and beige!

8Classic Red

Instead of any crystals or nail décor, these red nails are perfectly complete with a glossy top coat. Red and burgundy is a great choice if you would like to make your manicure feminine and sultry.

9Neon Colorblock

The actual almond shape in this manicure is in the background, as the mix of neon yellow, black, white and beige is in the focus. We love how this nail art features geometric shapes and an edgy version of French tips!

10Gold Flakes

A bit more rounded almond shapes look stunning with golden and silver details! Instead of a regular, gold nail polish, this nail art features tiny gold flakes with nude nail polish, and it creates an exquisite overall look.

11Aztec Print

Mauve and black might be a surprising combination for a tribal inspired nail art, but it works really well together – both with the almond shaped nails and with the whole concept of an Aztec, tribal inspired detailing.

12Matte Marble

This nail art takes our breath away with its simplicity. The matte shades, the marble print detailing and the color choices of baby pink and classic, black and white marble looks great with almond shaped nails!

13Chaotic Blue

You might think simple nude, black French tip nails don’t match well with more chaotic and abstract, blue detailing, but this nail design proves the exact opposite.

14Hello Sailor!

The gold, nude and royal blue is a perfect match, especially with the stripes and the gold glitter detailing on the ring fingers. Another small idea that could make the nail design even more special is adding red stripes or red dots instead of gold ones.

15Floral Pink

The glitter flakes and the warm baby pink polish looks beautiful with the porcelain rose inspired detailing on the ring fingers.

16Luxurious Gold

This simple, nude ombré manicure has special elements of chunky gold polish – instead of regular nail polishes, this stays on the nails thick and has a more luxurious, almost jewelry like effect.

17Pastel Beads Almond Shaped Acrylic Nails

Another beautiful, pastel summer nail art look can be created with peach, baby blue and pink nail polish shades. To create the beaded illusion, use acrylic polish to create polka dots and use a golden nail polish with a thin brush to “frame” and separate the beads.

18Almond Shaped Acrylic Nails  With Shades of Blue &

This beautiful acrylic almond nail design features various shades of blue, from matte baby blue to dark, royal blue glitter polish, all mixed with nude and silver glitter. For a more over the top look, mix different shades of glitter (such as gold, burgundy or green).

19Teddy Bear Detailing

If you’d like to have fun with your manicure and use fresh colors, this is the right choice for you! Besides the hot pink, white and grey, there is also an adorable bear sticker on this almond shaped nail design.

20Blue Butterfly

With the white and blue color combo and the beautiful, detailed butterfly, this can easily become our summer go-to nail art look! The almond shape definitely comes in handy with this manicure because of its long, angled shape.

21Iridescent Peach

We are not even sure where to start with this look: the iridescent polish that reminds us of a mermaid, the beautiful peach shade or the black detailing on the ring fingers all look stunning!

22Burlesque Nails

The lace nail art with the contrast of the black and nude polish definitely has a classic, feminine Burlesque vibe to it, and it would surely look beautiful with a red or burgundy dress.

23Monochrome Nails

The double, black and white French tips with the nude base polish look beautiful, and it goes really well with the extra long, sharp almond shape of this nail art.

24Alice Inspired Nails

The blue, black and white with the chaotic, yet beautiful mix of stripes, polka dots, crystals and bows reminds us of the classic Alice in Wonderland story. If you want to take a spin on it, add floral stickers instead of the polka dots or the striped design.

25Polka Dot Color Block

Purple and green might sound like an interesting color combination, but after seeing it, we are 100% convinced, even with the fun, oversized polka dot prints with the nude, yellowish base polish. This design would look gorgeous with an all-black outfit!

26Green Jewels

This nail art design is a true masterpiece! Besides the almond shape (that matches the angled, green French tips perfectly), the green added jewelry takes this manicure to a whole other level.

27Rusty Metallic

This metallic has a really special shade of both silver and rose gold, making the nail look edgy and daring.

28Nude Caviar

The peachy nude base nail polish is the perfect accessory to the golden, beaded focus point of the nails. You can easily achieve caviar nails by applying tiny beads (or a caviar nail set) with a toothpick and setting everything in place with a clear top coat. Although it is a longer process and can take up to 30 minutes, the result will be breathtaking.

29Queen of Hearts

This nail art idea uses the almond shape beautifully to form hearts at the tips of the nails. Besides Valentine’s Day, we can imagine this nail art look for any occasion because of the simplistic, nude base polish.

30Monochrome Graffiti

This nail art look reminds us of a very minimalistic, black and nude graffiti with the XO at the ring finger. If you’d like to add something extra to this look, you can play with neon shades and heart shapes to match the XO sign.

31Broken Marble

Instead of the regular, black and white marble, this nail art design incorporates a gold, “broken marble” effect as well, which makes the whole manicure more interesting. If you would like to experiment more with this nail art, try out a dark blue or emerald green marble base with silver cracks in it!

32Red & Nude

Red and nude is a classic combination that fits any occasion or event. This look has unique placements of clear crystals and an adorable bow, creating a more feminine vibe. Rock this manicure with a white summer dress!

33Golden Frame

This off-white, ivory nail polish is a match made in heaven with the golden detailing. Another thing we love about this nail art is how the gold polish follows the outline of the almond shape and creates a frame around it.

34Hello Spring!

For this beautiful almond shaped nail art, grab your two favorite shades of purple (you can mix warm and cool-toned polishes as well), a white and green polish and get creative! Use a tiny, angled brush to create the floral shape on the ring fingers.

35Unique Rainbow

Say goodbye to usual rainbow shades and grab a few metallic, iridescent shades of blue, purple, orange and pink to create a girly rainbow inspired nail design! You can either replicate this look and use different polishes on each nail, or have an ombré effect on your nails by mixing together the polishes and applying them with a sponge.


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