50 Gel Nails Designs That Are All Your Fingertips Need To Steal The Show

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That amazing power to last super long makes gel polish manicures a sure-shot winner when it comes to gorgeous nail arts that are going to keep your fingertips dazzling for days! Not only are those long-lasting, but gel manicures open up a whole world of possibilities to transform your nails from plain to absolutely enchanting. Whether it’s getting a 3rd dimension to your tips, working out acrylics, creating intricate patterns and prints or simply adorning them with layers of glitter, gel nail paints have got you covered. To prove the statement even better, below are 50 Gel Nails Designs That Are All Your Fingertips Need To Steal The Show.

31. Classic Black and White

Classic Black and White

Black and white come the first two shades to the mid when someone mentions going for a classic combination of colors. But the amount of possibilities and variations you can work out in the two shades is absolutely endless – and that’s why this one-of-a-kind mani doesn’t fail to hit the mark with those whole black tips and two accent nails. For the accents, you have got a coat of black leaving a little negative space towards the cuticles wherein white acrylic comes into play to pull off a 3D design in pretty floral.

Design Details : pinterest

32. Glitters and Solid Pinks

Glitters and Solid Pinks

There are times when you crave for a little hint of the offbeat for your look even if you are all about simple and subtle all the time. This one combines glitz and soft pinks with utmost ease, featuring alternating coats of the two. The dark pink glitter with a little addition of multi-colored bits has got absolutely nothing in common with the rest of the tips covered in glossy pink, yet they both seem to add beauty to each other with the kind of contrast they bring out. Whether you have got long acrylic nails or natural short tips, this one is a sure-shot winner.

Design Details : pin

33. White Steals The Show

White Steals The Show

Adorable is the word for this exceptionally cute gel nail art that sports a clever and beautiful use of nail striping tape, keeping the negative spaces the star element. The first finger is a conventional french tip, while the second has got a solid white base with 3D curves adorning the tip in the same color. For the rest of the tips, you go for a thin and thick stripes of white alternating with the natural base of your fingertips. To make the white tips even more splendid, colorful rhinestones have been put along the cuticle.

Design Details : instagram

34. Chrome Stripes on White, Grey and Black

Chrome Stripes on White, Grey and Black

Give your nails a little treatment of royalty with stripes of chrome pulled off on the tips, sectioning them into three individual frames of color. The amazing union of black and white doesn’t miss to create magic yet again, but that special section of grey blending the two colors together makes it all the way more awesome. Plus, the thin pretty line is lovely and rich enough in itself. What makes it easy to put the design together is the simple use of striping tape and the idea of going for solid coats of gel polish.

Design Details : pin

35. Nudes and Royal Blues Go Hand in Hand

Nudes and Royal Blues Go Hand in Hand

Who knew a little touch of embellishments placed along the cuticles on a dark backdrop of blue could cause serious nail envy, specially when the larger part of the nail is covered in nude glossy gel polish. While those shiny stones are possibly the easiest way to amp up the mani, the other tips covered in the same shade of royal blue gel polish can make the design pop out so beautifully. Undoubtedly, it’s a must-try look that could be worn with just about any attire you can imagine.

Design Details : instagram

36. Add A Subtle Shimmer To Nude Pink

Add A Subtle Shimmer To Nude Pink

Thanks to glitter being so versatile, there is always a subtle way of adding shimmer to your nails. And here’s another one of those creative gel nails designs – simply use nude pinks to paint your tips, while leaving two of them for the accents. Having one of them coated in white, a glitter nail pen in pink creates two zig-zags in the middle, while the star element here is the tip smothered in multi-colored glitter. It’s as effortless to recreate in no more than a deal of 10 minutes as it’s stunning to look at.

Design Details : http://pin.it/LsipFCz

37. Midnight Blues and Glitter Ombre

Midnight Blues and Glitter Ombre

These sharp, long pointy nails are often a matter of those Halloween get togethers, a dramatic night out or simply captivating everyone around with that edginess you flaunt. What makes them so alluring is those dark layers of midnight blue gel nail polish coupled up with ring fingers adorned with a glitter ombre blending blue and silver glitter together. Add a little flair of blue around the tips while leaving the rest of the nails in that empty negative space to bring out that much needed contrast.

Design Details : instagram

38. Pink Gel Nails With Silver Glitters

Pink Gel Nails With Silver Glitters

Calling for just one single shade of nude pink and a dash of silver glitter, it perhaps, can’t get more convenient than this to make a spectacular mark with your fingertips. The eye-catching pink sizzles with its gloss with the silver coated nail striking the moment it manages to catch the very first glimpse. You don’t need any more elements of decor or loads of color when you bring this idea to life on large acrylic nails that have been shaped in pretty squares on the tips. That’s what you call picturesque !

Design Details : baddiosa

39. Free-Hand is Sheer Art

Free-Hand is Sheer Art

If you have got a nail art brush and you are all set to try your hands at a little drawing, let your creative juices flow on your fingertips with this super elegant gel nail design. Cover the nails in thick coats of dark pink matte polish, and grab a solid black for the ring finger. Golden embellishments around the cuticle offer that metallic shine to the look, while the accent nail features that free-hand drawing of yours in a thin line of black coming into play on the pink backdrop in the most flawless fashions.

Design Details : pin

40. Metallic Silver Gel Nails

Metallic Silver Gel Nails

Let everyone skip a heartbeat when they catch a glimpse of your metallic fingertips that carry that absolutely unreal look with utmost grace. It’s all about applying a few coats of metallic silver gel nail polish all over your pointy nails to make them look quite edgy, unconventional and startling at the same time. Adding that gleam of reflection on the tips with those glorious paint layers don’t call for anymore touches of extra beauty as some things are enchanting enough in themselves!

Design Details : instagram

41. Chrome Mirror Nails

Chrome Mirror Nails

Who would believe that your nails can be transformed into a gorgeous mirror that literally allows you to check your reflection in? But taking a look at this one, you are going to be surprised at your eyes as a little crazy mirror powder when rubbed on top of a layer of cured gel polish does it all in just a matter of few minutes. Lastly, you need to seal it with a topcoat, while the other nails are a complete variety of patterns – stripes, zig-zags, floral prettiness, loads of silver embellishments and rhinestones, as well as some negative space.

Design Details : instagram

42. When Matte Meets Chrome

When Matte Meets Chrome

Matte and Chrome are quite similar to two opposite poles of the planet – but don’t they say opposites attract each other very well, often complimenting one another like no other. This is exactly what this gel nail art does by combining matte with chrome in shades of bright golden and pretty pink. While the matte pink covers the maximum of your nails, the tips has got a gorgeous ‘V’ painted at the top, perfectly charmed up with the golden prettiness at its best. Isn’t it so undeniable?

Design Details : instagram

43. Holographic Gel Nails

Holographic Gel Nails

With manicure trends popping up just about everyday, here’s the latest something that’s taking rounds all over the world among fashion artists and nail connoisseurs Holographic Gel Nails flaunting a whole spectrum of colors in a peculiar chrome finish. No matter how hard it seems to pull off, this one is actually quite a simple deal taking no more than 5 minutes to work out the design. Head to the below inspiration to take a deeper look into the gel nails that are all thanks to a unique gel powder.

Design Details : pin

44. Who’s The Golden Bride

Who's The Golden Bride

Perfect for the perfect bride, this one with all its gold can make everything even more luxurious, glorious and of course, beautiful! The nail art sports a touch of copper blended into glossy gold gel polish, having some of the tips covered in a solid coat of the metallic paint while the others are adorned with a silver-copper glittered layer. Make it bride-worthy by adding lots of rhinestones around the cuticles to make the glamorously painted tips apt for the occasion they are intended for.

Design Details : instagram

45. Here’s How Copper and White Rule It

Here's How Copper and White Rule It

You are going to back the title, ‘here’s how copper and white rule it’ once you take a look at this out-of-the-box gel nail art that has got thick metallic mirror copper coats for the tips, while working out equally intricate accent nails. The ring finger has a white coating that has been studded with pointy copper stones, while the middle finger features a floral design painted in milky white on top of the same metallic copper. However, this one is surely not for those who like to stay away from the idea of edgy!

Design Details : instagram

46. Shattered Glass Gel Nails

Shattered Glass Gel Nails

What if a few tid-bits of a shattered glass could fall onto your finger nails? This innovative manicure has got slightly transparent glossy gel polish coating your fingertips in light pink with utmost grace, but the magic lies in those beautiful pieces of nail decor creating a broken mirror effect on two of the accent nails that have got the semi-opaque backdrop yet again. How realistic do the pieces look is simply amazing – all credits to a clever use of some gel nail powder and little embellishments!

Design Details : instagram

47. The Black Queen Nail Art

The Black Queen Nail Art

Taking you to a whole new world of fantasy, this one gets its much deserved title as The Black Queen Nails with lots of black and transparent silver coming into play like magic. While some of the tips sport a unique element of reflection, complimented with a stripey and curvy designing done with black, the rest of them are thoroughly coated in matte black, with a great twist right in the middle. If you have got a little patience and can work with nail brushes with a bit of fluency, this is your go-to mani for a special night!

Design Details : instagram

48. Dew Drops On Subtle White

Dew Drops On Subtle White

What a versatile hue is showcased by these super shimmery white nails that have got a little pink blended into the paint. Gel nails provide a perfect glossy base for that element of glitter that comes with a unique third dimension to itself, creating the illusion of dew drops falling on your fingertips. The final touches of splendor are added by a few rhinestones placed strategically around the cuticles, while a last top coat keeps the different layers underneath intact and gleaming!

Design Details : instagram

49. Negative Space Glitter

Negative Space Glitter

To make those sparkles pop out at their best, you often need to unite them with a contrasting color that not only compliments the shimmer, but also provides a smooth base for the same. But this times, you are going to ditch the idea of going for any other hue and simply let the glitter alone be the showstopper. What this one goes for is an ombre look for the silver glitter that sports negative space on the bottom half of the nails. Just a final layer of top coat makes it all rightly glossy and finished!

Design Details : instagram

50. Granite Nails

Granite Nails

Marbles, with their soothing texture and subtle colors blending together in a milky fashion look absolutely amazing when integrated into your space – but how about integrating them into your appearance? Turn your nails into a piece of marble that look surprisingly similar to granite, having black and white melting into each other. Thanks to the kind of creative freedom gel nail powder offers you, this one is all about a few nail brushes in black, having thick coats of whites work out the stunning backdrop.

Design Details : instagram

Surely pulling off a gorgeous manicure at home deserves a few days of prettiness lasting on those tips of yours, and that’s what gel nail polish makes sure with utmost ease. So, when you have got a whole bundle of gel nails designs to get the magic flowing, why wait to adorn your fingertips with a dose of color?

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