63 Different Ways to Wear Nude Nails This Year

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Nude nails are stylish and versatile. As nude is neutral, it will suit any color and any pattern which makes the nail design possibilities endless. With that said, it also means that there are too many nude nail designs to choose from! So, we have done some of the work for you and found 63 of the most beautiful nude nails on Instagram. You will find glittery looks, trendy patterns, sparkling rhinestone nails and much more.

1. Nude Matte Nails with Glitter

We are starting off our top picks with this stylish and sparkly idea. Most of the nails are matte and there are two accent designs. One nail is nude chrome and the other is covered in glitzy glitter. This is such a trendy and beautiful idea. You can recreate this look or use a similar design on shorter nails too.

2. Subtle Nude Ombre Nails

Ombre is one of the must-have nail art looks and you can create chic ombre with nude nail colors. Take a look at this stunning example. The long nails are light at the bottom and change to a darker nude tone towards the tips. This is an elegant and versatile nail idea that you can wear for any occasion.

Subtle Nude Ombre Nails

Source: @sheadbeauty

3. Nude Coffin Nails with Gold Glitter

Glam up your look with our next idea. These nails feature two different glitter polishes and a glossy nude nail. Nails like these are beautiful and will dazzle everyone. You can recreate the nails with the following colors Cinnamon Gold, Hola and Smokey Nude which are all available at JustNails.

Nude Coffin Nails with Gold Glitter

Source: @joannasnails

4. Nude Almond Nails with Rhinestones

Next, we have a simple and elegant design to show you. These nails are nude with subtle ombre and each nail has been finished off with one sparkling rhinestone. A mani like this would be perfect for a special occasion such as a wedding or prom. The design will suit all nail lengths and shapes.

Nude Almond Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @amur_nails

5. Short Nail Design

Our next nail idea is stylish and chic. These nails are all light nude and each one has black geometric nail art. The nail art features thin, neat lines that are put together to create a trendy pattern. You can try and create similar lines to these with nail tape or you can try stencils.

Short Nude Nails with Geometric Art

Source: @tior_nails

6. Simple Nude Coffin Nails

If the nails with rhinestones and patterns are not your thing, then try something simple like this. The nails are long and coffin shaped with a glossy coat of nude nail polish. It is a subtle and stylish idea that will keep you looking classy for any occasion. Plain nude nails with suit all nail lengths and shapes.

7. Nude and Silver Glitter Nails

The next idea we have shows how amazing nude looks on short nails. These nails are a light shade with silver sparkles all along the cuticle. This is such a pretty and elegant idea. It is perfect for the ladies who like to keep their nails short and stylish. However, if you do prefer the longer nails, then a design like this will look beautiful on those too.

Nude and Silver Glitter Nails

Source: @joannasnails

8. Trendy Chrome Nail Idea

Love chrome? Then this nail idea is for you. For this look all of the nails feature a light chrome color. This is such a chic and stylish design. Nails like these will be a great choice for someone who likes the classic colors but wants to try something new. This way you get the best of both worlds and can try a fresh design without being over the top.

9. Nude Acrylic Nails with Glitter and Rhinestones

Looking for a nail design to wear for a special occasion? Then you need to check out these nails. The nails are all light nude with accent designs. Two nails are nude with silver glitter and the other nail has a stylish sparkly pattern. It is a stunning nail art idea that will look amazing for a night out, party, prom or even a wedding.

10. Simple Nail Design with Glitter Ombre Accent Nail

Next, we have another glittery look. Most of the nails are a darker nude tone and there is one accent nail on each hand. The accent nail features a light nude shade with sparkling glitter. This is a beautiful idea and the glitter is quite subtle as it is only on one nail. You can pair any glitter color with a design like this. Silver, gold or rose gold would be stunning.

Nude Nails with Glitter Ombre Accent Nail

Source: @joannasnails

11. Dark Nude Coffin Nails

Our next idea is pretty and glam. The nails are a light nude shade with two accent nails. One accent nail has sparkling rhinestones and the other is covered in pink glitter. The pink glitter looks gorgeous! If you are going to use pink, use a light shade so it compliments the nude color.

12. Dark Nude Ombre

Earlier we featured nude ombre, here is another way to wear the trendy look. These nails are not as subtle as the others and you can really see the color change. The lower half of the nail is a light nude and then the nail changes to a dark nude tone. It is a statement making mani and is perfect for the ladies who prefer a bolder look.

Dark Nude Ombre Nails

Source: @sheadbeauty

13. Sparkling Nude Nail Design

You can never have too much sparkle on your nails. Here we have a set of glitzy, statement nails that feature beautiful rhinestones and glitter. The nails are a chic, glossy nude shade with two accent designs. One is silver glitter and the other one is covered in rhinestones in all shapes and sizes. This is a stunning mani and it is a great design for anyone who likes to look glam.

14. Nude and Gold Glitter Nails

If you love glitter but want a subtler look then these nails are for you. These nails are all a light nude shade except for one nail. The one nail is covered in gold glitter. As you can see, the glitter still makes a stylish statement but the overall look is not as bold as the ones with lots of glitter and rhinestones. It is just a nice way to jazz up the simple nude. You can even make the glitter subtle to by adding just one coat of glitter polish.

Nude and Gold Glitter Coffin Nails

Source: @nailsbykatrins

15. Long Nails with White V Tips

Our next idea is like a French manicure with a trendy twist. All of the nails have been painted in a beautiful nude shade and each one has been finished off with a white v tip. It is a cool way to combine the classic nail look with modern styles. You can choose other tip colors too, maybe even choose glitter!

Long Nude Nails with White V Tips

Source: @chaunlegend

16. Nude Stiletto Nails with Gold Glitter

Next, we have a glam and stylish idea to show you. These stiletto nails feature a beautiful nude shade that has been paired with gold glitter and gems. Some of the nails are plain nude and there are three other gorgeous designs. One nail is all gold glitter, another nail has a gold and glitter chevron design and the last nail has two gems. It is a stunning look that will make a statement.

17. Nude Pink Nails and Sparkling Glitter

It is not just gold and silver glitter that look gorgeous with nude. You can try other colors too. Here we have nude pink nails with two glitter accent nails. The accent nails feature a pink and rose gold glitter. As you can see, the pink looks beautiful with the nude. It is a pretty and romantic mani idea that would be perfect for a wedding, prom, date night or even Valentine’s Day.

 Nude Pink Nails and Sparkling Glitter

Source: @joannasnails

18. Stylish Marble and Glitter Nails

Another cool nail trend you can try with nude nails is marble. This next idea features nude nails with two accent designs. One is glitter and the other has a chic, white marble pattern. It is a subtle but stylish nail art idea that will suit everyone. You can recreate this look or choose to have nude and marble nails with no glitter. You can check out tutorials online to help you create the marble look.

19. Easy and Elegant Nail Design

Nude and gold is such a chic combination. Don’t just take our word for it, check out these nails. The nails are light nude with gold accent nails. For the accent design there is one gold stripe with a gold embellishment. This is such a stylish look! You can create a similar design with gold tape to get the stripe look and choose any embellishment. Gems would be nice too.

Easy and Elegant Nude Nails 

Source: @nailsbykatrins

20. Matte Nude and Purple Glitter Nails

Purple is another color that goes beautifully with nude. Here we have nude nails with two purple glitter accent nails. As you can see, the two colors compliment each other perfectly. You can choose glitter like featured or just have a plain purple shade.

Matte Nude and Purple Glitter Nails

Source: @joannasnails

21. Animal Print

Take a walk on the wild side with out next nail idea. These nails are nude with an animal print accent nail. The accent nail looks like a trendy snake print. You can try and recreate a similar snake print or choose any animal print. Leopard, cheetah, tiger… try anything you like!

22. Pretty Nail Design with Glitter and Rhinestones

Our next idea is another glitter and rhinestone look. For this design the nails are a chic nude tone with two accent nails on each hand. Two of the nails are glittery on one hand and one the other there are glitter and rhinestone nails. It is a glam and sparkly look that would be amazing for a special event.

23. Long Nude Nails With Subtle Glitter

The next nail idea we have to share with you is this subtle sparkly look. This design features nude nails with a light ombre and glittery accent nails. We love these nails because the glitter is soft and glitzy. It is the perfect set of nails for anyone who wants a glam and elegant look.

24. Chic Nude Nail Idea

Our next nail idea is so chic and stylish. Some of the nails are nude and some are white. There is one accent nail with both colors too. One of the nails is also decorated with white rhinestones. It is a gorgeous look and it is perfect for those who like unique nail art. You can buy gems online and apply them with nail glue.

Chic Nude Nail Idea for Short Acrylic Nails

Source: @amur_nails

25. Dark Nude Coffin Nails with a Pop of Glitter

Just like with any other color, there are different shades of nude. You can use more than one on your nails and here is a stylish way to do it. One of the nails is light nude, the next is a darker tone and one has an ombre design with both shades too. There is also a glitter accent nail. As you can see, you can create stylish and unique nail art with two nude shades. Recreate the whole look or try without the glitter for a subtler manicure.

Dark Nude Coffin Nails

Source: @beaunailss

26. Glam Nude Nails with Rhinestones

Add some glamour to your look with a nail design like this one. All of the nails are long, coffin shaped and are painted in a beautiful nude shade. Two nails on each hand are also decorated with crystals to. We love this manicure because the nude color is chic and the gems jazz it up a little. The nail shape also gives the nails a trendy and edgy look to. You can recreate a similar look with any nude shade and with any crystals.

Glam Nude Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @_allured

27. Gold Glitter Ombre

Next, we have a sparkly ombre look to show you. All of the nails are nude but there are two accent nails. The accent nails have a sweep of gold glitter to create an ombre effect. It is a beautiful idea and glitzy nails like these would be perfect for a more special occasion. Recreate these nails or you can use any glitter color to make the manicure more unique.

Gold Glitter Ombre Nail Design

Source: @nailsbyjuni

28. Nude Nails with Trendy Cuticle Nail Art

The next nude nail idea we have to show you is trendy and sparkly. These nails are a stunning, light shade. Each one is also decorated with crystals around the cuticle. We love this nail art because placing the crystals at the bottom of the nail just gives the overall manicure a unique look. It is a modern and stylish design that will suit everyone. Try the whole look or you can just put crystals on one nail as an accent.

Light Nude Matte Nails with Rhinestones

Source: @nailsbydon239

29. Elegant Nails with Sparkle and Chrome

This next manicure is one of our favorites! Each nail has a different design and these include chrome, ombre and plenty of sparkle. The colors used are so elegant and because the shades used are light, you can try a few different nail designs without being too over the top. A nail look like this is perfect for those who want an elegant and trendy manicure but want to keep it classy too.

Elegant Nails with Sparkle and Chrome

Source: @getbuffednails

30. Simple Nude Coffin Nails

If all the bold nail designs with crystals and glitter are not for you and you want to keep it simple, then this idea is perfect for you. Here we have nude nails that are just painted in one glossy shade. Even though the nails are long, the overall look is still quite subtle. Nails like these are great for the ladies who need a chic, easy to wear manicure that can be worn for any occasion. You can recreate this look any nail length and shape. Check out what nail polish was used on the page below.

31. Unique Nude Coffin Nails

Next, we have a nude nail design that will make you stand out from the crowd in style! Most of the nails are a light nude shade but there are two accent nails. The accent nails are translucent with cool nail art. This is a gorgeous and unique look that will suit everyone. A manicure like this would be perfect for a party or night out.

Unique Nude Coffin Nails

Source: @beaunailss

32. Cute Nails with a Heart Design

Love cute nail art and glitter? If so, you need to check these nails out! All of the nails are a light shade and two of them have glitter nail art. One nail has a stripe down the middle and the other has a pretty heart. You can create this look at home with nude and silver glitter nail polishes. Hand-paint both the stripe and heart or you can use a stencil.

Cute Matte Nails with a Heart Design

Source: @gabbysnailart

33. Nude Nails with Crystal Accent Nails

Our next idea is another sparkly one! Here we have nude nails with two crystal accent designs on each hand. Two of the accent nails are the same and two are different. It is an elegant and glam manicure that would be perfect for a wedding or any other event where you want impress! Different sized gems like these can be bought online and you can stick them on in any pattern. So, recreate this or try your own crystal design.

Nude Nails with Crystal Accent Nails

Source: @_allured

34. Nude and Gold Glitter Nails

A chic color combination that you should consider trying on your nails is nude and gold. Here is a beautiful example of how to wear the two colors! Each nail has a different design which includes glitter, gems and more. We really love the nude nail with the trendy gold lines. A manicure like this is perfect for the glamorous ladies. Recreate the whole look or just one or two of the nails that you like.

Matte Nude and Gold Glitter Nails

Source: @naildby_j

35. Elegant Sparkly Nails

Next, we have a pretty and elegant design to show you. These nails are an almond shape and are painted in a light shade. All of the nails have a subtle sweep of glitter and one nail has a gem design too. Even though the nails are sparkly, they are still quite subtle. It is just a classy and stylish idea that will suit everyone.

Elegant Sparkly Nails

Source: @_allured

36. Chic Nude Nails with Crystals and Stripes

If you love nail art that makes a statement then this is for you! All of the nails are long and are painted in a glossy, dark nude shade. Two nails on each hand have an accent design too. One of the nails has crystals on the tips and around the cuticle while the other nail features gems and a gold stripe. It is a very glamorous design and it is one of our favorites.

37. Trendy Matte Nails

Earlier in the post we shared a nail design where more than one nude shade was used. If you liked that idea, then you need to see this manicure. Each nail is painted in a different shade and two of the nails are quite dark. All of them are matte too. We love the colors used and the matte just gives the manicure a trendy edge. You can recreate the look with any five nude nail colors and just use a matte top coat.

Trendy Nude Matte Nails

Source: @nadiaa_o

38. Glam Nude and Marble Nail Idea

One of the must-have nail designs is marble and here is how to wear marble nail art in style. Three nails are nude, one is covered in glitter and one features marble art. As you can see, the marble looks stunning with the nude color. You can recreate with or without the glitter accent nail and there are lots of tutorials online that can help you create beautiful marble art.

39. Stunning Crystal Nails

You can create so many different designs with crystals and here is a gorgeous example. For this look, all of the nails are dark nude but each one has a different crystal design. All different sized gems have been used and some of them are different shapes too. We love this because it creates such a unique and glam look. You can have a go at creating something similar yourself. Just buy lots of gems and stick them on with nail glue in any pattern you like.

40. Nude Nails with Sparkly Silver Tips

Next, we have a pretty, stylish and sparkly idea. All of the nails are painted in a light nude shade. Each nail also has a sweep of silver glitter on the tips. The silver glitter compliments the nude color beautifully. A nail design like this one is perfect for a special occasion or for the days where you want to feel a little glam. It would also be great for the holiday season too.

Nude Nails with Sparkly Silver Tips

Source: @badgirlnails

41. Cute Polka Dots

Another cute nail art design that you could try is polka dots. Here we have dark nude nails with white polka dot accent nails. We love the colors used because white and nude is a stunning color combination. Polka dots can be hand-painted or you can use a dotting tool. A dotting tool can be bought for a low-cost online and it will give you neat results every time.

Cute Polka Dot Nails

Source: @nail_sunny

42. Light Nails and Gold Glitter

Our next idea features another gorgeous and glam design. Some of the nails are painted in a chic light nude shade and two of the nails are covered in gold glitter. The glitter looks stunning with the nude and it really makes a statement. You can recreate the gold look or use any glitter color of your choice.

43. Pretty and Elegant Nail Idea

Looking for an elegant and classy nail design? If so, this could be perfect for you. The nails are painted in a soft and light nude color. One nail on each hand has stunning crystal nail art too. We also really love the nail shape because it just suits the delicate and pretty design perfectly. Nails like these would be great for a special occasion such as a wedding.

Elegant Matte Nail Idea for Almond Nails

Source: @hennasnailss

44. Chic Nude and White Nails

Next, we have a chic and classy idea to show you. The nails are all nude with white tips and there is a white design near the cuticles too. We love the color combination and the cuticle art just gives the classic nude nails a modern and trendy twist. This design can be created on any nail length and shape.

Chic Nude and White Nails

Source: @nailsrnd

45. Clear and Nude Nails with Stars

This next nail idea is one of our favorites because it is so pretty and stylish! Most of the nails are a light nude shade and some of the nails are clear. As you can see, the clear nails look so trendy and elegant. Some of the nails are also decorated with rhinestones, stars and butterflies. We think the stars look beautiful with this design so if recreating, make sure to include them or even add more.

46. Nude Nails with Trendy Black Nail Art

Love trendy and bold nail designs? If so, you need to check out this idea. Here we have nude nails and each one features a splash of black color on the corners. The nude and black compliment each other perfectly and create such a stylish look. You can recreate a similar mani with nude and black polishes and nail tape. Just paint your nails nude, create the corner section with the tape and paint the corner black.

Nude Nails with Trendy Black Nail Art

Source: @nailsrnd

47. Statement Making Stiletto Nails

If you want your nails to stand out from the crowd, then this idea is perfect for you. Here we have long stiletto nails. Each one is painted nude and features different nail art which includes black gems and black glitter. It is such a striking manicure because of the sharp nail shape and the unique nail art. This is an amazing set of nails and they would be perfect for a party or special occasion.

Black and Nude Stiletto Nails

Source: @niaanailss

48. Elegant Nude Nails with Subtle Glitter

The next nail idea is so elegant and pretty. This manicure features glossy nude coffin nails and each nail is adorned with gold rhinestones and studs. It is a stunning idea and this would be great for glamming up your everyday look or it would be perfect for formal events like weddings. It is very versatile and it will suit everyone.

Elegant Nude Nails with Gold

Source: @annailco

49. Long and Sparkly Nails

We love this next nail design! Here we have a manicure where most of the nails are nude and there is one accent nail too. Some of the nude nails feature sparkly rhinestones and the accent nail has been painted with glitter. The glitter looks amazing with the nude and silver rhinestones. You can view tutorials online which can show you how to glue the rhinestones with ease.

Sparkly Long Coffin Nails

Source: @annailco

50. French Tip Almond Nails

Next, we have another nude and white nail design. This time the nails are all nude with stylish v shaped tips. It is a gorgeous idea and it is like a creative version of the classic French manicure. You can keep the nails simple and chic or jazz them up with some glitter or rhinestones.

French Tip Almond Nails

Source: @nailsrnd

51. Stylish Nails with Neon Chevrons

Neon colors have become a must-have and next we have stylish way to wear neon with nude. All of these nails are painted in matte nude and each of them has a neon yellow chevron design. As you can see, the neon and nude colors compliment each other perfectly. You can create chevrons with nail stencils or nail tape. This is a great way to try neon shades if you don’t like too much bold color, you could also add other colors to the design for even a bolder manicure.

52. Light Nude Coffin Nails with Silver Butterflies

This next idea is so elegant, pretty and cute. For this look, all of the nails are nude and there are two accent nails on each hand. One nail is covered in glitter and the other features beautiful silver butterflies and stars. The butterflies look amazing with the nude color. This would be a gorgeous manicure for the spring and summer.

53. Cute Coffin Nails

Next, we have another one of our favorite looks. This manicure features light and nude nails with two accent nails. One of the accent nails also has a stunning floral design. Everything about this mani is gorgeous from the nude shade to the flowers and the tiny rhinestones. It is a very elegant and unique look. We think it would be perfect for a wedding. You can recreate this or use white for the flowers to make them pop even more.

Cute and Elegant Coffin Nails

Source: @nails_va_

54. Nude Ombre and Gold Glitter

Make your nails stand out from the crowd by choosing a design like this one! Here we have nude ombre nails with gold glitter accent nails. This is such a stylish and cool idea. It uses classic and chic nude color and combines it with the unique glitter nail trend. It is such an awesome look and you can try something similar or add decorations such as rhinestones.

Nude Ombre and Gold Glitter Nails

Source: @toplinenails

55. Gold Leaf Nails

This next nail idea is so glam! Here we have coffin shaped nude nails and two nails on each hand are decorated with gold leaf. We love the gold because it gives the nails a luxurious look. This is another manicure that would be perfect for a special occasion. You can buy gold leaf online and you can recreate this or use the gold on all nails.

Gold Leaf Manicure Idea

Source: @sheadbeauty

56. Nude Nails with White Nail Art

Earlier in the post we shared a nail idea where some nails had an outline. If you liked the outline art, then you need to see this next nail idea. These nails are all nude and all feature a white outline around the outside. As you can see, the outline looks amazing with the nude color. It creates such a chic, modern and trendsetting mani. A similar design can be created on any nail length and shape.

Nude Nails with White Nail Art

Source: @sheadbeauty

57. Elegant Nails with Rhinestones

Next, we have a sparkly and elegant nail design that would be perfect for parties, special occasion and weddings. All of the nails are nude with thin white tips and one nail on each hand is decorated with rhinestones. The rhinestones look so glam and glitzy with the neutral color. It is a stunning idea and you can recreate this or you can just choose nude and gems without the white. Rhinestones can be bought online in any shape and size.

58. Nude Nails with Diamonds

The next design that we have to show you is stylish and beautiful. For this look, all of the nails are nude and there is one accent nail too. The accent nail features lots of sparkly rhinestones. We love the glitter ombre and rhinestones as they compliment the nude perfectly. You can recreate a similar look with different color combo.

59. Cute Nail Design with Moons and Stars

Give your nails a cute and magical makeover with a design like this one. Here we have glossy nude nails and three of the nails are decorated. Each of the three nails features a striking black design that includes either dots or moons and stars. The moon and star art looks gorgeous and it gives the nails a mystical vibe too. A design like this will suit everyone and you could even add some sparkle to the moons and stars.

Cute Nail Design with Moons and Stars

Source: @sheadbeauty

60. Dark Nude Nails with Silver Glitter

Earlier in the post we shared a nude nail idea with sparkly glitter. If you loved that, then this could be perfect for you. Here we have another version of the look. This time the nails are dark nude and they have two accent nails. We think the dark nude and silver glitter look stunning together. Recreate this or you can opt for different color combinations.

Dark Nude and Silver Glitter Nails

Source: @solinsnaglar

61. Stylish Nails with Floral Art

Next, we have stylish set of nails to show you. These nails are quite short and all are painted in glossy nude. Two nails on each hand also feature elegant and unique black floral art. The black and nude look so classy and chic together. This is an easy to wear nail design. You can recreate a similar look with any nude nail polish and floral nail stickers which can be bought online.

Stylish Nails with Floral Art

Source: @nailsrnd

62. Adorable Teddy Bear Nails

These next nails feature the cutest design that we have ever seen! Here we have matte nude nails. All of the nails are decorated with white polka dots and each one has an adorable teddy bear nail art. The bears look so unique and awesome. This nail idea is perfect for those who love unusual and quirky nail art or teddy bears. The dots can be created with a dotting tool and there are teddy bear nail tutorials online.

Cute Teddy Bear Nails

Source: @ewuleeek

63. Trendy Nude Nails with Red Tips

This manicure is another one that features that trendy outline design. This time the nails are nude and they have a rich red outline. The red looks stunning with the nude and the outline is so stylish. Any red shade will look amazing in this design. You can even add some gold glitter to jazz up the manicure for the holiday season.

We hope you have found a beautiful nude nail idea to try!