Nail Ideas To Try For Valentine’s Day 2023


14 February is upon us, which can only signify one thing: love is in the air

Most of us are familiar with the multitude of tender and loving associations surrounding Valentine’s Day – a sentiment that is well-reflected in the beauty realm such as nail art. As we welcome a new season of love, it’s time to give your nails a refresh. Whether you want to keep it classic and simple or sport a larger-than-life mani, let your nails make a statement this Valentine’s or Galentine’s day.

From heart motifs to abstract designs, we’ve rounded the best nail trends to follow. For those who are looking to wear their hearts on their nails instead of their sleeves, just scroll below to discover Valentine’s Day Nail Ideas to try this year.

A Millions Hearts For A Lifetime

Though hearts are by no means an original idea for the love month, there are still ways to ensure a unique manicure. Pull all the stops with multi-coloured heart motifs for a fun and flirty look.

Go Monochrome

Nothing beats a chic dark mani! Be experimental by forgoing the classic red and pink hue that associates with the holiday by going full on monochrome. Add a bit of zest by adding heart motifs for your Valentine’s Day nail.

Loved Up


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For those looking to bold reds and soft pinks to bid nod to the most romantic day of the year, then go for this stunning, delicate designs of hearts. These candy coloured love hearts will give you all the feels.

A Little Bling


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Though this look may have a reputation for being wintry, the shade will perfectly complement your Valentine’s Day outfit. Paint your nails with a glazed look and stack your favourite jewels, rhinestones, gems or studs onto your manicure for a truly eye-catching design.

A Touch Of Love


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For those not quite ready to rock blinged-out nails, delicate shapes and designs – go for a subtle iteration of heart motifs with this minimalistic look. It’s an understated way to celebrate Valentine’s day.

Parisian Chic


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They offer a fun and subtle way to celebrate the passionate day but still offer a fun nail that can be worn on a day-to-day basis throughout the month of February.

Out Of The Box


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If you have a penchant for big, bold and expressive then this is your calling. The airbrushing technique, which was huge in the ’90s and ’00s, creates a sprayed-on appearance and curated with Valentine’s day hue will make it extra special.

A Bit Of Sparkles


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For low-maintenance nail-art lovers, it doesn’t get better than this fuss-free red glitter manicure, but if you’re looking to add some vivid accents then do so by adding cut-out hearts.

The Groovy Lines


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Groovy, abstract shapes and line patterns are still trending this year. So, if you’re looking for something more colour forward and quirky, this is your best bet. It’s definitely a cool girl manicure.

The Essence Of Love

What better way to say “I love you” than with these cute red love hearts? If you’re not into an all-over kind of hearts design, but still want a bit of boldness, then this is perfect for you.


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