55 Red nail ideas to save now

Manu Luize
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Among the different styles and colors of nail art, red nail ideas can be either delicate, more modern, or bold. To get you inspired by red nails with the perfect photos to save and take to your next nail appointment or to get your nails done at home, I have selected 55 photos of red nail designs with different color combinations and styles.

The nail design inspirations online are immense, but I often find it hard to find the really wearable and elegant nail designs, so I went on the hunt for chic and beautiful red nail ideas. Especially for you, who like me, like to chose your nails and get elegant nail art without losing your style and elegance.

Red nail ideas

I picked different ideas of red nails and even some tutorials, separating them by easy red nail ideas, romantic nails, golden and red nail designs, and even some red nails with flowers, one for every occasion you want to choose a red nail design. After all, it’s not just on Christmas or Valentine’s day that we can wear red nails!

A big trend this season, this style of abstract nails or swirls nails was the most seen nail design this season. The cool thing about this nail art design in red is that it can be great both in summer and winter:

Easy red nail ideas

Especially if you’re getting your nails done at home, these red nail ideas are great inspiration for those who will do the manicure alone, as they are easy nails to do at home.

These nails are for when you want to nail nail designs (no pun intended ;), but you still want a simple and practical idea because sometimes “less is more”. Easy nail designs with red nail polish/gel polish are ideal for these days.
This one above is super easy to make by yourself and it’s known as negative nail art.

The combination of pink and red is stunning and modern for the nails, as in this photo above.

Nail designs with red and a touch of glitter are also beautiful red nail options that bring a little shine, without exaggeration, they are perfect for both everyday and festive occasions.

Elegant and super delicate, this French nail art in red and nude is also beautiful:

Are you feeling inspired to do your nails in red? Check out some suggestions for red nail polish for red nail art (just on the links below the photo and you can find where to buy it):

red gel polish with glitter
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Do you love nails? Check 55 Heart nails for Valentine’s Day.

Graphic-decorated nail art with geometric shapes look beautiful and can also be super delicate using red with lighter tones like nude or light pink polish

Do you want to check more easy nail art ideas? You will love this post: 47 Chic Black Nail Art.

Romantic Red Nail Art:

Beautiful to use on Valentine’s Day and for when you want romantic, more delicate, and feminine red nails, below you’ll also find a tutorial on how to do nails with heart nail art.

Here’s the tutorial for these easy red nails with white hearts:

Red Decorated Nails With Gold:

The combination of red and gold nail art has been very popular, an elegant combination that looks great for the holidays or other parties.


Get inspired by the different nail art ideas in red and gold:

Nails in dark red or burgundy are great nail options for autumn or winter, as they are darker:

Red Nail Art With Flowers:

Nails decorated with flowers are always popular, how about red nail art with flowers? I selected some inspirations of red nails with more delicate and cute flowers:

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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.