Nails may be small and at times unnoticeable, but the number of looks and fun ideas you can come up with is endless! Show off your creativity and nail skills with gorgeous nails and elegant designs that will surely have heads turning!
We’ve put together some of the best red glitter nail designs around. From all shades of red to all types of shimmers and glitters, we’ve included easy ideas and more advanced ones.
One thing we can guarantee is there’s a red nail and red shade for everyone of every age and every level, from nail beginners to nail enthusiasts, there’s something for everyone!
1. Multiple colored French manicure
These may not be a classic French tip, but if you’re looking for an original red nail design for a special occasion, these red glittery nails are gorgeous and are a great idea!
Customize the nails with the colors of your choice, if you want more red, opt for all shades of red for a red French manicure, but, I think this color combo is gorgeous:)
2. Gold glitter red nails
Festive all the way, these red nails bring some Christmas joy to the humdrum of everyday life! Opt for more mistletoe for the festive season, or tone it down for a simpler red glitter polish look. Check out more Christmas nail ideas.
3. In the clouds
Feeling floaty? Opt for these nails that are an excellent choice to match your mood! If clouds aren’t your thing, change it for something that you love, but don’t skip on the shimmer or sparkle:) Keep the contrasting color for a bold statement!
4. Feeling like a Mushroom
You either love them or hate them, there aren’t many who are in between when it comes to mushrooms! But whether you love or hate them, you can appreciate the cute mushroom design that these nails are boasting.
On the harder side to get right, if you’re looking for a challenging fun nail design, this red nail art is for you!
5. Red chrome
Chrome is an elegant way of getting the shimmery effect with the nails still looking classy and elegant! Due to the intense reflective powers that chrome has, you also get loads of other colors popping in!
6. Glittery red
Go for the classic red glitter nail look for a simple, yet sophisticated effect. These bright red nails are easy for anyone to achieve, you just need some red glittery nail polish and a steady hand and voilà, you have gorgeous red nails! Of course, you can opt for any red color of your choice.
7. Wavy wavy
Incorporate glittery red polish into your favorite wavy nail design, and combine it with other glitter shades to complete the look. The fun aspect of wavy nails is that you can’t go wrong with them because any design works! It’s also light on the eyes because of its nude base!
8. Gold Leaf Accent Nails
Gold and red always work well together, but that’s especially true during the holiday season! Get this accent nail look by painting a leaf on top of your best glitter red nail polish. To get the dramatic contrast opt for a deep red polish.
9. Dreamy red nails
Does it get more sparkly and dreamy than these nails? These glittery red nails are festive and simply gorgeous! Wear these during the holidays or any time when you want to steal the show!
10. Candy cane Christmas nails
There can’t be a post on red nail ideas without a Christmas candy canes-inspired look! Add a snowflake design on one of the nails for some added festivity!
11. Red French Tip Nails
Although the first French manicure has the wow factor, some prefer a simple and classy nail look, and we get that! These red French tip nails have a modern twist on the classic French manicure. Check out a french mani in monochrome!
12. Burgundy shimmer
For a more subtle take on the classic red manicure, go for a few shades darker with this rich, sultry burgundy color! These dark red nails still fall into the red category, yet are slightly more humble in shade, which we know some of our readers prefer:)
This nail design is ideal for all nail shapes which makes it all the more versatile.
13. Dripping in blood
When you think of red nails, is your first thought Christmas nails or Halloween ones? They overlap somewhere and these nails are proof of that.
Called blood nails, but since they lack the gore, they can be festive nails too. Simply add some glitter and sparkle and you’ve got yourself an edgy nail design! You can also get this effect with matte red nails, the options are yours to choose from. This red nail design is ideal for those with short nails since the design is not at the tip end.
14. Let it snow
If you live in the UK, chances are you won’t get snow on Christmas which is what happens pretty much every year.
But, don’t let that dishearten you, instead, bring the snow to your nails with this cute French manicure that features red glittery nail polish with beautiful nail art snowflakes!
There’s no shortage when it comes to nail designs and ideas. In fact, sometimes it can get too much which is why we put the best of the best red glitter nail designs together here.
Save time sifting through thousands of ideas and stick to the best ones! If you’re looking for more nail inspiration be sure to check out these purple nail ideas, spring nail ideas, summer nail ideas and Valentine’s nail ideas!
Hi, I’m Hollie, and I own BeautywithHollie.com. I love everything to do with beauty and love sharing my knowledge, advice, and beauty finds! Makeup and beauty are here to enjoy, and Beauty With Hollie is here to take the stress out of it!
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