In my opinion, having good, presentable nail designs can make a huge difference in one’s overall look. Taking care of your nails is a tedious job. The length, shape, and color of your nails can make a lot of a difference in your impression.
The color of your nails can leave a big impression on your personality. For instance, different colors show different aesthetics which are often associated with power, strength, sophistication, and funkiness.
There are only a few colors that can make as big a bold statement as black nail designs can. It belongs to the category of “versatile color”. Black nails match everything you wear. You don’t have to think twice before stepping out.
Matte black nail designs are often associated with power and strength. The color can be used in so many different ways, whether it is serving as a base coat for some vibrant shade or a monochromatic appearance.
Slytherin Nail Designs – Subtle Snakes in Print
To give some dramatic effect to your nails you don’t always need to play with different colors. You can use matte black nail paint and a shine gloss to add some drama. Slytherin nails are the best go-to nail design that you can go for. The shiny gloss covering matte black scales design is great for a bold weekend.
Art Deco Black and Clear Nail Designs
If you are into architecture and deco height jewelry then you would love these designs. It looks like shining stained glass, using a clear base and layering it with black lines which mimics the dramatic yet edgy look. If you are a dramatic person you can try this one too. It’s a homage to modernize and can serve as a makeover to the dull.
Haute Couture Runway Glitter Nail Designs
You can be more glamorous with your nails without going all out. Bring that drama to your simple nails by adding some black glitter. The black acrylic color is not that glittery when applied. Instead, they shine with a subdue glitter.
Black Swan Ballerina Nail Designs
If you are more into formals and still want some drama, you can opt for this design. Using a dusty pink nail color at the cuticle can add a little shimmer to your basic matte black nails. They look amazing with pink dresses.
The Butterfly Effect Nail Designs
In your childhood, if you loved catching butterflies then you may fall for this design. Now you can have butterflies on your nails. These oil slick gold trapezoid shapes are set against a shirty black matte base giving your nails a butterfly effect.
Goldfinger, Gold-Flecked Round Nail Designs
This design is inspired by the Drama of Bond. It uses gold flakes over a matte black base adding more drama to it. File the edges of the nails which will work as a cherry on the top.
The Crown Jewels of the Queen Nail Designs
If you are designing your nails for some big event then you can add some jewel effect to them. Paint your nails with all shiny black paint and layer them with thick gray and black stripes. Now to make them look rich and classy add some jewel elements over them and you are good to go.
Motrica Addams Valentine’s Day Nail Designs
Simple yet sweet. This nail art is inspired by America’s gothic sweetheart, Morticia. Leaving the ring finger, paint all your squared tip nails with black nail paint. On your ring finger add a clear glossy base and design a heart over that creating a whole Valentine’s vibe.
Matte Acrylic Nail Designs with Just a Hint of Gloss
Another one of matte black nail designs for those who want to make a statement with a sober look. Paint your nails all black with matte black nail paint. To create an impact paint a small triangular shape from the base of the nail and add a gloss over it. It’s understated but awesome at the same time.
Polka Dots with a Twist – Pink and Black Short Nail Designs
These designs are meant for those who are interested in acrylic designs along with some virtual interest. Two nails of each hand are painted with a soft blush pink base and progressively larger black polka dots are layered on top of it. On the rest of the nails, paint them with black glossy nail paint.
Rainbow Bright Graduated Rainbow Spectrum Nail Designs
If you are into funky stuff, then this will be the best design for you. Who said you can’t be colorful with black?. In this design, you paint all your nails with glossy black nail paint and then layer them with the rainbow spectrum dots. This will be a fun and unique take on black nail designs.
Rose Garden with Soft Pink Roses and a Black Base Nail Designs
This design is all about a chic aesthetic. A high gloss black background highlights pink roses and soft green leaves. It’s both dramatic and romantic at the same time. These nails are best for giving summer vibes.
Galaxy Inspired Black and White Splatter Nails Designs
These nail designs are inspired by the galaxy and thick clouds. These black and white nail designs give a whole galaxy vibe. Intersperse solid black nails in with the white splatter of design are great for creating a dramatic vibe.
Ying-Yang Black and White Nail Designs
Some people are more into light colors and find dark ones like black as vampy. Here is a trick to add white color with it. The symbol of Ying-Yang describes the cause and effect, and how one color forces itself to another. It is a great way to show off your nails by making a meaningful statement.
Matte Black Nails + Face Line Art Nail Designs
Color your nails with black matte nail paint. Using white color line out your nails in different shapes. This will add a fashion-forward statement to your nails and will draw the attention of others to your nails.
Black Nails + Snake Nail Designs
If you dare to be bold enough, you can paint your nails of one hand white and the other black. This will go all out and make a bold and daring statement. You can draw snake lines on the white nails with black nail paint that will add funkiness to your bold nails.
White and Black Animal Print Nail Designs
If you are in love with animal print designs, then you will fall for this. Paint your nails with white nail color and then using black nail paint draw cheetah paws over it. The animal print looks cool and is itself a statement.
Black Nails + Star Constellation Nail Designs
Are you a person who loves to experiment with new designs? Then this would be the correct choice for you. Layer your matte black nails with white splatters. This will give a star constellation vibes.
Black Nails + Gold Flames Nail Designs
Black and gold when they come along always do wonders. Start by coating your nails with black nail color, glossy or matte that depends upon you. Then layer them with gold flames by using nail tools. This design will grab others’ attention.
Christian Louboutin Nail Designs
Women who understand fashion are more likely to fall for this nail designs. The striking red makes your nails instantly noticeable. This design is inspired by shoes. No other color could make a bold statement what black and red together can.
Black Nails + White Stripes Nail Designs
If you are more of a black and white person this design will attract you. Apply glossy black nail paint on all your nails and with white nail paint draw a thin fine diagonal line over it. It will give a symmetrical aesthetic to your nails.
Nude Nails + Black Tips Nail Designs
For a modern approach, you can paint your nails in glossy nude color and layer them with black tips. This will add a french taste to it. You can thicken your black tips according to your wish.
Nude Nails + Black Heart Tips Nail Designs
If you are more of a classic person and want something classy yet elegant you can go for these nail designs. To create this design first you have to paint your nails with transparent nail color. For black heart tips, you have to draw an inverted heart with black nail color. For an overall glossy look, layer the design with transparent color and you are good to go.
Black Nails + Silver Detail Nail Designs
To create some edgy nail designs, what’s better than black and silver?. Coat your nails with matte black nail color and then fill your cuticles with silver color. This design will give you a chic vibe. In my opinion square shape nails would look much better with these designs.
Black Nails + Feature Glitter Nail Designs
Sometimes basic plain designs can work better in a long run. For this design, all you need is basic black nail paint and feature glitter. This basic yet classy nail designs can be worn with every color of your clothes. Basic black can also create a chic statement and does not acquire a load of confidence to pull it off.
Black Nails + Eyes Nail Designs
Are you more of a funky person? Then you should try these fun nail designs. Through this, you can truly show your creativeness. All you need is a black nail paint(glossy or matte) and different attractive neon colors to draw eyes over your nails. Neon colors will pop out when layered over black and will surely create a fashion statement.
Some Tricks for Beautiful Nails:
- Use white craft glue before painting your nails. You can also use petroleum jelly which will make it easy for you to remove the nail enamel.
- Avoid chipping of your nails by smartly applying two base coats.
- To make your nails pop, add a white base coat before applying any hued nail paint.
- To create exotic theme-shaped nails you can use paper hole stickers.
Black nails are versatile. Even if you think that you can’t pull off this trend, there’s a design for every aesthetic out there. Get on board with this trend in a way that fits and suits your personality.