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The Hottest Valentine’s Nails to Try This Year

If you’re looking for new ideas for Valentine’s nails, then this post is for you. I’ll show you not only all the red and pink heart designs but also some unique ideas like black, white and neutral ones that will still get you in the holiday mood. You’re sure to find a new design to try this year.

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Valentine’s Nail Designs 2024

This year some of the new trends in nail designs are fancy French tips, mix and match nails, neutral nails and retro swirls. Let’s take a look at a Valentine’s twist on these new trends so you can find your favorite.

Heart French Tip Nail Design

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Here’s a classic French manicure with a fun Valentine’s Day twist.

Mix and Match Valentine’s Day Nails

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One of the hottest trends this year is mixing and matching your nail design on each nail. Add a Valentines touch with hearts in various shades of pink.

Heart Stripes

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A pretty new design idea this year is a vertical strip of hearts in different colors.

Melted Valentines Nails

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The melted nail design looks like melted wax dripping on your nail tips. Add classic Valentine hues to try this style for the holiday.

Abstract Nail Design

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Abstract nails are hot right now. Try this trend in pink, and red with a gold swirl and you’re ready for the holiday.

Neutral Valentine Nails

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If you want a unique idea that will be the envy of your friends, try a neutral color pallet with a modern heart design.

Pink Valentine’s Nails

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to break out the pink. Whether you love bright pink or more of a soft pastel you can’t go wrong either way. If you want to rock pink this holiday check out a little inspiration below.

Pink and White Coffin Nails

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Accent your soft pink nails with an XO and a pink heart design.

Long Pink Valentine's Nail Design

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Various shades of pink with French tips and hearts is a winning Valentine’s Day combo.

Light Pink Valentine’s Design

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If you’re looking for a classy design, try a pretty pink with a subtle heart accent.

Pink Square Tip French Nails

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If you’re looking for a Valentines design that doesn’t involve hearts look no further.

Purple Valentine’s Day Nails

Everyone does pink and red for Valentine’s Day. Choose purple to stand out from the crowd. Check out some beautiful purple Valentine’s Day nail designs below.

Light Purple Sparkly Nail Design

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Light purple with white and a little sparkle is a pretty Valentine design.

Short Purple Nails

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For something a little different choose your thumb as an accent nail.

Red Valentine’s Nails

Red is an all-time favorite choice for Valentine’s nails. Check out some gorgeous Valentines nail designs below that are all about red.

Red Hearts with French Tips

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Start with a classic French manicure and add cute red hearts in different sizes to get you in the holiday mood.

Red Hearts & Tips

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Try mixing it up with a combo of red hearts and red French tips.

Black Valentine’s Day Nails

Black is not the typical Valentine's Day color. If you want Valentine’s nails that are modern and unique, try black accents. Check out some inspiration below to pull it off.

Black Valentines Stiletto Nails

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Black and gold on a stiletto nail is a hot combination that is sure to stand out.

Tiny Black Heart Design

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Tiny black hearts on a natural almond nail is a modern look.

Black and White Square French Tips

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Square French tips in black and white is a modern design choice. Add tiny hearts to the tips to sweeten it up a little.

Long Black Valentine’s Nail Design

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If you want nails that will really stand out then copy this black, white and natural design.

Heart Nails

I couldn’t do a Valentines nail post without showing you the very best heart nails. It’s a classic design this holiday that will never go out of style.

Cute Heart Nail Design

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Can you feel the love with this cute Valentines nail design?

Pink and White Almond Nails

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Add textured hearts to really make your nails pop.

Flared Heart Nails

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Try imperfect hearts in variety of Valentine’s hues for a pretty look this holiday.

Valentine French Nails

If you love a good French manicure, then this next section is for you. These are beautiful French nails with a little Valentine’s Day twist.

Red and White French Tips with Tiny Hearts

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Mix and match red and white tips and tiny hearts for a cute Valentine’s Day nail design.

French Manicure with Red Hearts

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Take your classic French manicure and add tiny red hearts for a look that’s on point this Valentine’s Day.

Angled French Tips

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For a unique look add a slight angle to your typical French manicure.

Love French Manicure

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Love inscribed on a French manicure is a romantic choice.

Valentine’s Skittle Nails

Skittle nails are when you paint your nails different colors. So for a Valentine skittle look just choose your favorite Valentine hues like red, pink and purple. Check out some inspiration to pull it off below.

Red, Pink & White Skittle Nails

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This nail design looks classy and is to DIY.

Short Valentine’s Skittle Gel Nails

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Skittle nails is a great design choice for short nails.

Valentine’s Gel Nails

Gel nails look great and last for a long time. If you’re a fan, then check out these fun Valentine’s designs especially for gel nails.

Red Heart Gel Nails

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This is a classic Valentine’s nail choice that is never going out of style.

Stylish Valentine Gel Nail Design

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Add a little sparkle and a heart to your pink tips for a pretty design.

Almond Valentine’s Nails

Almond is one of the most popular shapes for nails right now. Many women love it because it looks soft and natural. If you love almond nails too then check out these Valentine designs that look stunning on almond nails.

Love Tick Tack Toe Almond Nails

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For a fun design idea try tic tac toe with hearts instead of 0s.

Swirl Almond Nails

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Abstract swirl nails look pretty in Valentine hues.

Pink & White Almond Nails

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Pink and white almond nails stand out with cute heart designs.

Valentine’s Nails Short

If you have short nails, then you’re going to love this next section. Get inspired by these gorgeous Valentines designs just for short nails.

Short Nail Design with Gold Hearts

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Sometimes simple designs are best like these tiny gold hearts on light pink nails.

White Hearts Short Nail Design

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White hearts on natural nails is a simple, classy choice.

Valentine’s Short Gel Nail Design

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Red hearts and silver dots look cute on short nails.

Long Valentine’s Day Nails

If you have long nails whether they are natural or acrylic, you’ll get some inspiration in this next section. I’ve gathered some fun Valentine’s Day designs that work well for long nails.

Pink Sparkly Long Nail Design

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Each of these nails are a mini masterpiece.

Long Square Tipped Lip Nails

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If you want to try out a fun Valentine design that doesn’t involve hearts how about lipstick kisses?

Long Textured Pink Nails

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Textured nails are in this year. Try it out with pink sweater designs, chunky glitter and jewels.

Stiletto Valentine’s Nails

If you really want your nails to stand out, then stiletto is the shape for you. Check out below some long stiletto nails in the newest Valentine’s designs.

Pink & Gold Stiletto Nails

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Light pink and gold is a classy combo that really stands out on these stiletto nails.

Red Valentine Stiletto Nails

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Bold red looks hot with a standout shape like the stiletto nail. Up the sweet factor with an accent heart nail.

Tiny Heart Nail Designs

Tiny heart designs are all over Instagram this Valentine’s Day. There’s something delicate and pretty about this design. If you want to try it this holiday, get inspired by some beautiful ideas below.

Small Hearts with French Manicure Design

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Tiny hearts with a white French tip is a winning combo.

Tiny Red Hearts with Red French Tips

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If all over hearts is too much for you mix it up with a few French tips.

Black Hearts with Polka Dots

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Black hearts with tiny polka dots would be a fun, unique design for Valentine’s Day.

Red and Pink Heart Nails

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Red and pink hearts on a natural almond nail looks chic.

Classy Valentine’s Nails

If you’re looking for some classy nail designs for Valentine’s Day, then look no further. These next designs would look great to wear to work or for a special occasion.

Long Light Pink Valentine’s Nails

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Take your nail design up a notch with just a little bit of sparkle.

Elegant Pink Nail Design

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Pink French tips and hearts makes for a chic combination.

Pink and White Valentine French Manicure

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Here’s a unique take on a French manicure.

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