Red is a popular color in fashion, beauty and nails. This color not only looks cool and beautiful, but red also has special meanings. Red can symbolize love, power, passion and more. You can use red for every mood! We think red looks great when used in nail art, so we have found 21 beautiful red nails that you should try! Whether you need glam nails for a special occasion, want a set of nails to brighten your mood or need a nice look to wear for a date night, then there is a nail design for you!
1. Glam Red and Gold Nails
First we have this glam nail idea! The long stiletto nails have a dark red and gold design. You can actually buy this manicure instead of making it yourself or going to the salon because they are available as fake, press nails. So you can easily create this beautiful red look yourself. You can buy the nails and view the other designs available on the page below.
2. Red nails with glitter tips
Jazz your nails with some glitter! Here we have red nails with silver glitter tips. It is such a cute and sparkling idea. As you can see, it also looks great on short nails, so whatever nail length or shape you choose, this design will look great. Make the silver tips again or you can try gold. Golden glitter looks a bit festive, so perfect for Christmas.
3. Cute Heart Nail Design
Red is the color of love, so it’s no surprise that red nails often contain hearts. This next idea is a great example of how you can add hearts to your nails. The nails are red with two accent nails. One accent nail has stripes and the other has a cute heart motif. You can find online tutorials to help you re-create the heart. It is a stylish look that is perfect for any romantic occasion.
4. Glitzy Red Nails
Looking for sparkling nails that make a statement? Then this idea is for you. Each nail has a different design and these include: red matte, nails with crystals, red chrome, glitter and ombre. It is a great manicure and something similar is perfect for the ladies who want bold nails that impress. Try the whole look or choose a few of the designs that you like.
5. Red and leopard nails
Leopard print and red look great together. Don’t just believe our word, look at these nails! This design has red glossy nails, matte nail art, leopard print and a black and leopard nail. It is a trendy and fun idea. You can try out any design or simply choose your favorites. There are online leopard print tutorials to try and create the pattern yourself.
6. Red matte nails
Then we have a clear nail idea. The nails are vibrant matte red shade. It is a stylish idea that is easy to carry. You can use a similar red shade on every nail length or shape and you can recreate with or without the matte finish. Anyway, it looks crystal clear.
7. Dark Glitter Nails
Our next idea is simple and stylish. The nails are painted in a dark red glitter lacquer. We love this idea because the glitter is subtle, but it will shine in the light. It is easy to wear, easy to make and suits everyone. The nail painter used Rooftop Soirée shadow from Cirque Colors.
8. Triangle Accent Nail
Looking for a trendy set of nails? Then this is for you. The nails are short and are painted in a bright red shade. There is also an accent nail with a stylish triangular design. You can make triangles with stickers and stencils. It is a beautiful look and it is one of our favorites.
9. Nice cherry nails
Give your nails a cute, vintage feel with a design like this. These nails are red with one accent nail. The accent nail has a beautiful cherry pattern with a 50s look. You can paint the cherries yourself or use stickers to make the design a bit easier.
10. Red stiletto nails with crystals
Matte nails can look so elegant and chic. Our next idea is a good example. The stiletto nails are matte red with two accent nails. One accent nail has a subtle design with crystals along the cuticle and the other is a little braver. Nails like this would be perfect for a special occasion. You can buy rhinestones online and apply them with nail glue or simply apply to wet nail polish.