Put Your Heart on Your Nails With These Valentine’s Day Nail Designs

January 31, 2023
Témi Adebowale
By: Témi Adebowale | Makeup.com by L'Oréal
Heart-Inspired Nail Inspo That’ll Spread the Love for Valentine’s Day
Whether you were lucky in love this year or are enjoying a proper Galentine’s Day with your girls this go-round, rocking an appropriately themed Valentine’s Day nail look is a must. Because TBH, a holiday that supports indulging in an excessive amount of chocolate deserves our full support, right? To help you prep for February 14th, we’ve rounded up our favorite heart nail art manis from Instagram. . From bedazzled hearts to minimalist pink polish, you’re bound to fall in love (pun very much intended) and find your perfect manicure match.

Going Steady 

Play with patterns by rocking this tortoise shell manicure. With animal print, red accents and pink polish, this look is everything V-Day dreams are made of.

Pretty in Pink 

We have our loving gaze set upon these dainty nails. It’s the perfect low-key look for someone that wants a more subtle manicure, and it still gives a sweet nod to the holiday.

Black Heart Club

Whether you’re anti-Valentine’s Day or just want to celebrate the holiday in your color of choice, these black heart nails are chic and trendy.

French Iridescence

Why choose between the French tip trend and iridescent nails when you can have both? Valentine’s Day is all decadence after all.

Hearts Aflame

Transfer the passion of your burning love to your nails with this fiery nail set. Essie’s aptly named Burning Love shade will be perfect here.

Sticking Together

Whether you have acrylics, gels or regular polish, pick your color and use heart-shaped stickers to add a little Valentine’s Day spirit. This look is super sweet and understated but still shows your significant other some love.

Lots of Love 

If you're the type to opt for a bold nail look, this one's for you. The multiple hearts on each nail in varying colors and sizes will surely stand out, and we love the added details like butterflies and stars.

Darling Duo

Let your mani showcase your love for your partner or bestie with an intertwined duo heart design detail on each nail. Paint on one of the hearts with Essie U Wish, a mid-tone red with a shimmer finish.

Flirty Eyes

Got your eye on someone special? Try out this cheeky manicure, which features a gorgeous eye detail inside a heart.

Sweet Pop 

Pop art can also be romantic, and your sweetheart will surely feel the love when they see your Valentine’s Day nails. To give your nails a chic matte finish, top off your nail art with the Essie Matte About You Matte Top Coat.

Photo: @__nailsbynatalie__

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