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34 Must-Try Almond Nails To Inspire Your Next Manicure

This curated collection of must-try almond nails will surely inspire your next manicure with designs that range from subtly chic to bold and bright (see #1!).

34 must-try almond nail designs collage.

Each almond nail idea is a testament to the versatility of the almond shape, proving that whether you prefer a minimalist look or a daring pattern, there’s an almond nail design that speaks to your personal style.

1. Vivid Spectrum

Rainbow almond nails with muted French tips.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

A brilliant spectrum of color unfolds across these almond nails, each one showcasing a different hue, transitioning from sunny yellow to rich blue. The cheerful arrangement of colors makes for an eye-catching statement.

2. Gilded Elegance

Gold and pink nail art on pretty almond nails with gold rings.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

Adorned with delicate gold and silver accents and soft pink polish, these almond nails are all about sophistication. The intricate details include tiny stars and slender, swirling lines that give an air of elegance and look fantastic with the gold rings.

3. Pink Flame

Hot pink flame almond nail on hand wearing gold rings.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

Vivid pink almond nails make a bold statement and are contrasted with softer pink French tip nails covered in a hot pink flame-like design. Such a fiery and chic look!

4. Neon Lines

Bright neon lines almond nails.

Image and nail art by @monika__nails

With clean, linear lines in gold and multiple neon shades on a neutral base, these somewhat shorter almond nails are minimalist and playful, bringing a fresh and stylish edge to the nail art. Perfect for spring or summer.

5. Psychedelic Swirls

Colorful swirl almond nails.

Image and nail art by @thehotblend

I love these swirling patterns of pink, yellow, and purple that dance across these nails, creating a psychedelic effect on the almond-shaped nails. The bold color combination is like a vibrant 60s tie-dye, perfect for summer!

6. Gold Whirl

Gold and white swirl almond nails.

Image and nail art by @monika__nails

A very soft pink serves as the base for these almond nails, which are finished with a sophisticated swirl of gold. The design is minimalist yet luxurious, perfectly paired with the dainty gold rings for a refined look.

7. Olive Blooms

Olive almond flower nails with gold jewelry.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

A muted olive green is the standout color on these gorgeous nails, next to nails featuring delicate floral patterns and soft pink bases. The contrast of the floral designs against the solid green creates a charming and earthy aesthetic, perfect for fall.

8. Autumn Color Wheel

Multi-color fall almond nails.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

I can’t get enough of these nails! I love the smooth gradient that transitions through warm autumn hues like red, orange, rust, and green. The effect creates an ethereal blend and reminds me of the changing colors of fall leaves.

9. Pastel Waves

Pastel swirl almond nails.

Image and nail art by @thehotblend

These pastel nails have a playful design with waves of pink, yellow, and blue swirled together. The soft, candy-like colors are ideal for Easter celebrations or anytime during the spring.

10. Noir Chic

White and black almond nails.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

These cool nails have a striking contrast of black on a neutral base, creating a funky swirl design. The bold graphic design has a modern look, giving sophisticated vibes and undoubtedly a sharp fashion sense.

11. Baby Pink

Pink almond nails.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

There’s something so sweet about these delicate baby pink almond nails, which offer a classic and refined look. The glossy finish complements the softness of the nail color. Love!

12. Citrus Blossom

Lemon nail art and yellow French tip almond nails.

These almond nails feature a unique and creative design with a nude base and hand-painted lemons and blossoms, accented with soft yellow French tips. It’s a refreshing and artistic take on nail art, perfect for the warmer months of the year.

13. Lavender Flutter

Lavender butterfly almond nails.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

These cute nails are adorned with iridescent butterfly wing designs over a shimmering lavender swirl base. The playful art pairs perfectly with eclectic jewelry, capturing a dreamy aesthetic.

14. Retro Groove

Almond swirl nails.

These retro-inspired swirls feature shades of orange, blue, and pink and, for some reason, reminds me of the groovy ’60s.

15. Autumn Almonds

Fall brown shaded almond nails.

Image and nail art by @thehotblend

This chic and minimalistic design has a nude pink base with striking gold-outlined French tip edges. Each neutral-shaded French tip gets deeper and deeper in color as you move from the thumb to the pink nail. Just gorgeous!

16. Marbled Elegance

Silver pink almond nails.

A beautiful marble effect created with swirls of white and pink on a glossy base is highlighted by touches of silver swirls and a white floral design. The overall look is one of timeless feminine elegance.

17. Mocha Swirl

Brown marble nails.

Image and nail art by @thehotblend

This is such an elegant display of nail art with its brown and white marble effect, their swirling design reminiscent of rich mocha art.

18. Baby Blue Swirl

Baby blue swirl almond nails.

Baby blue and white create a soothing swirl pattern on these almond nails and make me think of soft clouds in a clear sky. The translucent pink base provides a delicate and soothing contrast to the vibrant blue.

19. Spring Speckle

Pastel star almond nails.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

A lovely mix of pastel ovals on a white background is dotted with tiny, golden celestial flecks and stars, giving the appearance of a springtime evening celebration on each nail.

20. Neutral Floral Almond Nails

Neutral floral almond nails.

Image and nail art by @monika__nails

These muted nails are painted in neutral shades, with the ring finger featuring a charming floral pattern in subtle taupes and neutrals. The design is a gentle nod to nature, offering an organic touch to the clean and polished look.

21. Pink Tweed Tips

Tweed French tip almond nails.

A really unique take on the French tip nail, these Tweed French tip almond nails showcase a patterned design that mimics pink tweed fabric. The intricate latticework and delicate white lines provide a textured appearance that’s so creative.

22. Till The Cows Come Home

Cow print, nude and French tip almond nails.

This almond nail design brings a bold and playful energy with a mix of styles. A fun black-and-white cow print mixes with black French tips. Pearl and black bead accents can be found on the base of some of the nails. The striking blend works surprisingly well together.

23. Geometric Pastel

Peach pastel almond nails.

Image and nail art by @thehotblend

Another design perfect for spring or summer, these almond nails feature a playful color-blocked design near the tips. Black, lavender, pink, and white sections are accented by a pop of orange, creating a modern geometric twist.

24. Lavender Lace

Almond almond flower nails.

Lavender and white botanical patterns are set against a sheer nude backdrop for a delicate, feminine touch and mix well with the lavender French tips. I love the intricate floral design.

25. Pastel Sunrise

Pastel rainbow ombre nails.

A dreamy, iridescent rainbow ombre blends pastel hues of pink, blue, yellow, and purple across these almond-shaped nails, creating a magical gradient effect. This whimsical color transition captures the essence of a serene pastel sunrise.

26. Pink Wave Tips

Pink French tip almond nails.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

The nails feature a soft, sheer pink base with a dynamic pink wave pattern along the tips. The design is both playful and chic and very girly.

27. Speckled Eggshell

Speckled eggshell almond nails.

For a more neutral look, these more pointed almond nails are coated with a cream base speckled with black, mimicking the natural pattern of an eggshell. The look is understated and organic.

28. Purple Heart

Purple heart almond nails.

Image and nail art by @thehotblend

A delicate pink hue serves as the base for these nails, each adorned with a small, gold-outlined purple. A romantic design perfect for Valentine’s Day.

29. Caramel Swirl

Brown swirl almond nails.

Image and nail art by @pastelpolished

This elegant design with swirls of creamy brown against a translucent base creates an effect reminiscent of caramel ribbons. The almond manicure looks stunning with gold jewelry that complements the warm tones of the nail art.

30. Spring Petal

Pink spring almond nails.

Image and nail art by @monika__nails

Soft pink nails are accented with delicate flowers that resemble the first blossoms of spring. The design is fresh and playful as it alternates with pastel French tips.

31. Gilded Grace

Gold-tipped almond nails.

Image and nail art by @nails_by_annabel_m

Old money nails all the way, these almond nails have a classic pink base with a glamorous twist of metallic gold tips. The combination of soft pink and rich gold matches perfectly with an assortment of elegant gold/silver rings.

32. Sculpted Roses

Nude rose almond nails in a 3d shape.

Featuring a soft nude base, these nails are embellished with rhinestones and gorgeous 3D white roses. Each nail is a piece of art and so elegant!

33. Black Vines

Black vine almond nails.

These almond nails make a statement with their artistic black vine designs over a nude base, resembling delicate ink sketches on paper. A fun, minimalist, earthy aesthetic.

34. White V French

French tip almond nails.

These nails are classic in style, with a crisp white V-shaped French tip over a glossy pink base. Some of the nails are only outlined in white at their translucent tips, giving a contemporary twist to the traditional French manicure.