Valentines Day is right around the corner and you might be looking for fresh inspiration for your romance nails this year. Red Valentines Day nails are all the rage this year with people choosing the more dramatic color over pink or letting it be the dominant color among others. What’s not to love about a bold, red nail color? We love it all year long but it’s extra special in February.
We wanted to get a better idea of the trends among red Valentines Day nails so we turned to social media to find what the trendsetters are doing. We were not disappointed! There are so many great ideas out there that you can adapt to your own personal style. If you need some inspiration, take a look at the red-hot looks below!
Take a Look at These Hot Red Valentines Day Nails!
One of the most classic looks for Valentines Day is these heart-shaped tips that are just so flirty and fun. If you want red Valentines Day nails but want some variety, this could be the perfect option for you.
Mix & Match
Moving on to more varied possibilities, we find a variety of styles with these nails. You can get away with doing something different on each nail if you stick to a color theme as this person has.
Red, White, & Black
Here’s another scheme that finds variety with the addition of black and white. The little hearts look like ornaments on the ring finger. This person has shown some restraint and we think that really served this person well.
Lean into that inner goth and go black and red, black widow-style. Red and black is one of the finest color combinations. Our brain reads the colors together as dangerous, intriguing, and mysterious. Just what you might want in your red Valentines Day nails.
Just a Kiss of Pink
Here, this person has gone with a fruity red that looks fun and fresh. We like the one nail with the swoopy heart and gem. It’s a sweet little detail that’s understated and sophisticated.
These nails look like they’ve got white chocolate drizzled over them! Turn to a box of chocolates for inspiration, and you could walk away with something equally as tasty.
The Perfect Balance
Shiny red meets a pale blush for a winning look that strikes balance and looks very put together. We dig the metallic stripe and hope you feel the same way about it.
The claws are coming out this Valentines Day, honey. We find stiletto nails here with a different style on each nail. Which one is your favorite? We like the little hearts and the totally bejeweled nail.
Delicate Floral Love
For your red Valentines Day nails you can tame the bold color by employing it for the details. Take a look at that floral detail that looks like cherry blossoms but instead of flowers we’re treated to tiny little hearts. What a bright idea!
A Dainty Detail
We’re sticking with the little details that make a difference. How sweet is the lone heart nail next to those gorgeous red nails?
All That Glitters
These red Valentines Day nails are all about the flash. If you’ve got some leftover red glitter from Christmas, you know what to do.
Deep Red Valentines Day Nails
Winter can be such a bleak time of year which makes the depth and richness of the red polish used here so appealing. We find that chocolate drizzle effect again and we think this trend is one to watch this year.
A Little Bit of Everything
Are you looking for red Valentines Day nails that will stop traffic? You’re welcome! Each nail looks more exciting than the last which is perfect if you’re trying to really make a statement this year.
Come on! These stiletto nails are swoon-worthy. Notice how the ring and middle finger form a heart when they’re placed together? These are some very well thought out red Valentines Day nails. How are you feeling about those kisses?
You don’t have to reinvent the wheel for some truly cute red Valentines Day nails. Pair white and red together to strike the perfect balance that looks sweet without stealing the spotlight.
That juicy-looking berry-red is giving us life! There are a ton of reds to choose from so find the one that feels fitting for you. You could go more berry or more wine or even deep crimson.
Make a Splash
Here’s a great wine color that’s been used to create subtle wave-shapes with white ornamental elements that look decadent. This looks so classy yet fresh, the best type of balance in our opinion. What do you think?
Opal nails with tiny hearts? We’ll take it! Sometimes less is more and these nails prove it.
How cute are these little Valentines? We love the whimsical, child-like quality of these very sweet nails.
My Bloody Valentine
We find blood-red glittery nails here with tiny heart details. These claws are fit for a party.
Everything’s Coming Up Roses
Roses are red and we should keep them that way! A pale blue makes for an interesting choice of background for these red flowers to pop off of. Stick with that pattern for all your nails or switch it up with some red nails with pink roses for variety.
Red Valentines Day nails that incorporate white are a huge trend this year. It’s easy to see why. That vivid red really pops with white tips or as a background for those cute, red hearts. Why not pop a little pearl on there?
If you’re all about fun this Valentines Day, these festive nails might appeal to you. Have a blast and don’t worry about the consequences. You get to make the rules.
Hearts On Fire
Do you want to set a heart on fire this Valentines Day? Do it with these flaming hearts which are giving us Y2K vibes.
Here for the Plaid
There’s something to be said about the statement that matte nails make. This is especially true for plaid schemes. Most of the time you see it, you’ll find a high gloss. Matte is best for this type of application. Here’s proof.
How about these paint jobs? We hope you found some red Valentines Day nails that you would like to rock this year. On this loveliest of holidays, you have the perfect excuse to lean into drama and romance with your nails. Time to get painting!
Andrew is a Chicago-based writer who enjoys finding the best of the internet, obsessively making lists, and cooking for friends. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a deep love for both topics. Celebrity news, pop culture, and stories that bring people together are his passions.
- 1 Take a Look at These Hot Red Valentines Day Nails!
- 1.1 Heart Tips
- 1.2 Mix & Match
- 1.3 Red, White, & Black
- 1.4 Drama, Mama
- 1.5 Just a Kiss of Pink
- 1.6 Tiny Streaks
- 1.7 The Perfect Balance
- 1.8 Jeweled Stilettos
- 1.9 Delicate Floral Love
- 1.10 A Dainty Detail
- 1.11 All That Glitters
- 1.12 Deep Red Valentines Day Nails
- 1.13 A Little Bit of Everything
- 1.14 Kisses
- 1.15 Crimson Hearts
- 1.16 Juicy
- 1.17 Make a Splash
- 1.18 Minimal
- 1.19 Be Mine?
- 1.20 My Bloody Valentine
- 1.21 Everything’s Coming Up Roses
- 1.22 Themed Dream
- 1.23 Festive
- 1.24 Hearts On Fire
- 1.25 Here for the Plaid
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