It’s Time For Some Self-Love With These 18 Valentine’s Day Nail Ideas You’ll Love

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day this year all not, one thing we all need is a little more love! These Valentine’s Day Nail Ideas will add some love to your life with their delightful designs!

We’ve included nails for every taste, budget and skill level. From fun to elegant and romantic, we’ve got you covered!

1. Pastel Hearts

Pastel colours always give me a warm spring feel and honestly, I could do with some of that now.

This freezing winter doesn’t seem to have any end in sight! Bring on some light, love and spring in the air with these pastel colours.

2. Abstract Love

Love heart and red, but want to display them in an understated way? Check out these cute abstract nails, they have the hearts, they have the red- they’re Valentine’s ready!

They’re also easy and fun nails to recreate because you can’t really go wrong with them.

3. Monochrome Nails

You can never go wrong with monochrome nails, it’s safe, stylish and matches most colours. Add some pink and hearts for some Valentine’s love!

4. Valentine’s Crossword

Add some extra spunk to your nails and turn them into a crossword puzzle! If you’re feeling extra creative, you can continue the crossword on all your nails.

If lockdowns give you extra free time on your hands, this is an excellent way to pass the time, and it’s fun too!

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5. Black and Gold Hearts

Black and gold have always been some of the most elegant colour combinations. You can have your cake and eat it with these nails, they’re elegant with a hint of Valentine’s Day too! The overall feel is romantic and hot!

6. Pink Love

Worried that people aren’t taking Valentine’s Day as seriously as they should? These pink nails will remind them of that! With love and hearts featured on the nails, it’s kinda hard to miss it!

7. Glittery Lips

Keep it simple with these attractive nails that have a subtle pastel design on them. These nails may not have Valentine’s colouring, but the lips give it away! Use glittery polish to give it a more unique feeling!

8. Matte Hearts Emboss

Matte nails have become quite the trend in recent times, and it’s easy to see why! They are classy and less heavy on the eye.

Turn it up a notch by adding an emboss to seal the deal, and there’s no more fitting emboss than hearts for Valentine’s Day!

9. Pink & Red Chrome

Still not over the festive spirits? We get that and you don’t need to be! Simply bring the festive sparkle with you and celebrate Valentine’s Day with the extra shimmer.

These chrome nails are totally gorgeous and we love the hearts in purple and red! Check out some more purple inspired nails here!

10. Cupcake Sprinkles

Keep it fun and light with these cupcake-sprinkled nails that are mouth-watering. I could do with some cupcakes now, but I don’t think my waistline will thank me!

Check out these nail-saving tips on how to stop nail polish from ruining your nails.

11. Cut-Out Hearts

Innovative and fun, these cut-out nails take originality to a new level. You can achieve this nail look with your own nails, but a small tip- stick to false nails for this one! Just imagining doing this to my nails gives me the shivers!

12. Feeling Pink

What’s Valentine’s Day without pink nails in all shades and finishes? Mix it up a bit and try out different shades and finishes to create a wow look! Don’t forget to add those hearts on!

13. Strawberry Milk

Ditch the hearts and sport your favourite pattern in its place. The cow pattern that these nails are featuring is cute and fun, call it strawberry milk and it sounds delicious too!

14. Kitchy Valentine’s Nails

Feeling the need for that extra love? These red and sparkly nails will give you that! With an overload of hearts and kisses, you won’t forget anytime soon that it’s the season of love! The sky’s the limit with these nails, be creative and mix it up a little!

15. Elegant Grey Love

These grey matte nails are stunning and worth showing off! Pink and red nails aren’t for everyone, with these stunners you still get the Valentine’s vibe without all the sparkle and pink that often comes with it!

16. Heart French Mani

This nail design has a fun twist to the classic French nail! It’s subtle and not out there in your face, but no one can accuse you of not taking Valentine’s Day seriously!

17. A Perfect Heart

If you don’t do things small, then check out this giant heart spanned out over 2 nails! It’s got everything you need for Valentine’s nail look, from pinks to red to heart and shimmers! Plus, it’s totally stunning!

18. Princess Pink

Become a princess this Valentine’s Day with these gorgeous pink nails. Customise it to suit your taste with extra sparkle or hearts as you desire!

My Thoughts

Valentine’s Day is all about love, but who says it can’t be self-love? This Valentine’s Day give yourself the gift of self-love and spend some extra time spoiling yourself.

Whether it’s with buying false nails or with trying out different Valentine’s Day nail ideas and testing your creativity!

Hollie xx


About Hollie

Hi, I’m Hollie, and I’m passionate about everything beauty. Over the last decade and a half, I’ve tested thousands of products to bring you the best of the best! I also love bringing you fun and creative beauty looks. Learn more.

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