Top Valentine’s Day Nail Trends For 2024

Written by Sarah DawsonFeb 13, 2024

Read time 5 min

Valentine's Day Nail Trends

As Valentine’s Day approaches, nail artists are gearing up to offer their clients the latest and most loved nailed Instagram trends that embrace both bold and subtle romantic designs. From elegant pink hues to enchanting red cherries, check out these nine nail looks that are sure to have your clients breaking hearts and not nails this season.

1. Tickled Pink Over Purple

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Show your clients' passionate personality by experimenting with various shades of pink and purple, adding signature Valentine’s Day themes, like hearts, lip prints and XO’s to every other nail.

2. Pretty in Pink Ombré

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For clients just flirting with the idea of a Valentine’s Day look, elevate any pink shade with this this two-toned, pink ombré effect.

3. Ace of Hearts

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This nail look is for clients that are all about playing games. Add a ace of hearts-inspired design with a traditional red French tip for an extra bit of flare.

4. Barbiecore Lover

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Perfect your client’s romantic look with this pink and red design that adds intricate details of cherries, hearts, checkers and flames.

5. Minimalist Chic Hearts

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For clients wanting a classic look with a romantic twist, add subtle heart accents to a red polished French tip.

6. The Cherry on Top

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This design will put the cherry on top of your clients’ look. Try adding heart-shaped, cherry accents and 3D embellishments so your client can make a sweet, yet bold statement this Valentine's Day.

7. Heated White Hearts

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Turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day with this flamed nail look that uses a white polish over a negative space to create a unique heart shape.

8. Heart of Gold 

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For the clients with a heart of gold, try this pale-pink design that incorporates subtle heart accents and a popping metallic gold-lined curve. 

9. Sweetheart French Tips

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For all the sweethearts out there, pair a red accented heart at the tip of each finger with a classic French manicure.