10 Nail Designs to Inspire Your Valentine’s Day Mani


As Valentine’s Day soon approaches, you may be looking for alternative ways to celebrate the holiday. Whether you’re having a Zoom date, a night at home with your love or are treating yourself, doing your hair, makeup and nails is a fun way to add a little excitement into the night.

From classic shades of red and pink to more intricate art, here are ten nail designs to try out this Valentine’s Day!


We all love a good mismatched set, especially when it’s holiday themed! Instagram user @tentinycanvases_llc’s XO mani reminds us that there are no rules with it comes to nails, and we’re so here for it!

Pretty & Pink

If you’re looking for a girly, pastel nail moment, then @julianna_claire’s ombre art is the way to go! Each shade of pink will make you feel chic and ladylike, and the added hearts are the perfect touch.

Sweet as Candy

If your V-Day can’t be filled with candy, your nails still can be! Instagram user @lucylondonbeauty brings artistry to these Sweetart-inspired nails. This set is a real treat and is guaranteed to impress.

Dainty Hearts

For those wanting a more subtle V-Day mani, look no further than Instagrammer @eternalhappinesss. These nude nails accented with tiny hearts are so simple but capture the holiday perfectly.

Golden Love

@eekabeauty’s set is great for those who don’t want the frilly colors of the love-filled holiday but still want to celebrate. The gold lettering on this set is gorgeous and will take your mani to the next level.

Lovely Lines

You can never go wrong with a pink base and an added design element. @reynadidmynails’ pink manicure is perfect for those who want an artistic set. The line work adds a fun touch that will take your basic pink nails to fun and flirty.

Romantic Red

@thenailbarnorth’s classic red shade accompanied with heart accents is great for those looking for a small homage to V-Day. The matte polish gives this set a chic look that you’ll love well into February.

Love Letter Galore

For a more intricate design, this love letter nail art from @amberjhnails is to die for! The nude base perfectly complements the small designs that are giving us major To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before vibes. We’re loving this one!

True Love Tips

Instagram user @nailsby_eleanor’s Valentine’s nails are cute, trendy and fun. The unique take on French tips is unlike anything we’ve seen before, and we’re loving the natural color paired with pop of red.

Hearts Galore

Last but not least, this red and pink design from @nailsbyjanettea is perfect for anyone wanting to be a little extra this year. The red hearts paired with pink base encompass the spirit of Valentine’s Day and will leave you feeling full of love.

How are you doing your nails this Valentine’s Day? Tag us in your sets on Instagram at @readthetease!

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