47 Black Nail Art Ideas: Must Try Classy Nails

Manu Luize
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Black nail art is a very modern nail trend and that can please even romantic and delicate girls! Yes, the modern black manicure can be chic and elegant.

Black nails ideas

Forget the goth nails, because I’m sure these trendy nails will please even those who love a chic manicure, I’m one of them and I’ve been loving black nail designs lately!

I’ve been creating countless black designs over the last years and to prove my theory, here you will find 47 classy nails for this year that are black nail art ideas that are cute, chic, elegant, and wearable!

Black and pink nails

Black nail designs to inspire you now

Black & Nude nail art

Black nail art with nude nails

One of the most trendy nail art combinations is black and nude nails. This combination is elegant and that’s why any cute or classy nail art will look elegant in this color palette. Are you ready to get inspired by black nail designs with accent nails in nude polish? Make sure you get professional services from a reputable nail salon for flawless results.

To recreate the black and nude nail art by yourself from the photo above, here’s a quick tutorial of how I did it:

From French black tips to stars nail art and much more, here are some more nude and black nail designs to inspire you:

Black and nude chic nail art
Black & nude nails
Chic black nails
French nude and black manicure
Abstract nail art

Matte black nail ideas are also trendy nails this year! They look super modern and edgy, no matter the design.

Here’s a total classic of the black and nude nails, French tips with black polish:

Nude and black French nails with an accent nail, adding a single nail with a different nail art makes all the difference:

Nothing is more modern and trendier than this kind of black nail art for this season:

The cute heart and nude color create a great contrast with the black gel polish, that’s why the design below is so chic, cute, and elegant, even if they are black gel nails.

Geometric shapes are also a nice way to make any nail art instantly modern.

You can’t help but wear a flower nail design even in the fall/winter season? Go with black floral nails for a special detail in your black manicure:

Black and nude flower nail design

If you feel like something a little more starry and witchy, here’s the black design for you.:

Black Ombré nails

Another style of trendy fall nails is the black ombré nails, black nail art that mixes different colors. Even though, I must say black and nude even for ombré nails are also a trend! As you can see below. Add a touch of glitter for sparkly nails:

Black nails with glitter

Black can be very elegant and black manicures with the right nail art can be a great idea for special events and parties, or just to celebrate life! Get ready to add a touch of glitter to your nails:

Black glitter nails
black and white nails

With black glitter or a different color of glitter, the shine will take your black nail art to the next level!

Gold and silver glitter are the most known and used glitter colors with black nail designs, but, of course, you can be as creative as you want! Silver and gold glitter will always bring a touch of elegance to black nails.

Black & silver glitter

Black is always a neutral color, so you can match it with any other color of nail polish, what about mint and black with silver glitter?

Black artsy nails

Black nails with white design

Black marble nails

A timeless classic of all time: black and white! This combination of colors will never go out of style. To make your nails more modern, choose a nail design that mixes black, white, and nude gel polish to create the perfect manicure.

White & black manicure

Do you remember the swirls nails trend last summer? Well, for the trendy nails this year, they come back as a great nail design that you can create in shiny black and white as the perfect shades for this season:

Black and white Frenchies

Add a touch of animal print for cute and special nails!

White and black nails

Black nails for prom, parties & holidays

Chic star nails

They can also be great as prom nails or any party nails in general. Great even great as holiday nails this year since black accent nails are a big trend!

Mix it with gold foil, glitter, or any shining details to create the perfect party nails:

Gold glitter accent
Floral nail art

Black nails red tips

Another combination that’s a must with black is red! It creates strong nail art for those who love a dark nail design that’s not discreet:

Red and black gel nails
Dark nails
Abstract manicure
Cute black and red nails

No matter the time of the year, heart nails will always be a good idea:

Heart nail design

Black nails with rhinestones

Another style of black nail design is the black polish with rhinestones that bring a special shine to the nails, here are some more shiny black nail ideas:

Which one was your favorite? If you love nail designs, you will want to check Easy nail ideas to try now.

Posted by Manu Luize
Manu Luize is a fashion and beauty blogger with over 10 years of experience. As an expert in fashion and beauty, she has been writing about chic outfits, stunning nail art, amazing decor tips, and great travel destinations.