The 35 Best Spring Nail Designs to Try in 2024


Multicolor Half-Moons

a hand with painted nails
Courtesy Ciate

You can DIY this look with your favorite bright-colored polishes, or use Ciaté’s nail wraps for a quick at-home mani.


Baby Blues

Intricate floral nail art looks especially fresh on a pale blue ombré base.


Hint of Green

Perhaps no color signals spring’s arrival quite like green. Try a grassy shade for a cute twist on the classic French.

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3-D + Matte

Combine two textural trends in one—matte finish and 3-D details—for a floral manicure that will catch everyone’s eye.


Metallic Petals

Chrome floral petals are the perfect foil (get it?) to a simple pink base.


Morning Dew

Tiny pearlescent dots are like dew drops on the grass in this green mani.

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Bee’s Knees

Pastel French tips and little bumblebees—is anything more spring-coded?


Pucci Print

The abstract, colorful patterns are so fun to emulate on your nails. See: Margot Robbie during the Barbie press tour.


Chrome + Jelly

Metallics have their place during springtime. We love this juxtaposition between gold chrome and bright jelly nails.

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Split Decision

Update a classic French with a swipe of lavender polish down half the nail, as seen here.


Fresh Start

The zodiac calendar starts anew in the spring (happy birthday, Aries!) so why not shout it out on your nails?


Berry Fest

The strawberry harvest arrives in late spring, but there’s no reason not to brighten up your mani as soon as temps warm up.

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Rose Quartz

A light, ethereal departure from florals.


Spring-y Sparkle

A little bit mermaid, a little bit rave-y, this holographic mani is for the girls who can’t give up their shine, any time of year.


Dried Florals

Intricate, realistic botanicals are best done by a professional—but well worth it.

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Whimsical Wingdings

Squiggles, straight lines, half moons—anything goes.


Full of Taupe

Bright colors not your thing? Go for a muted—but very on trend—grey or taupe as an alternative for your French tips.


Purple Aura

Channel your inner alien superstar with ombré nails in one of the spring-iest color families.

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Pushing Daisies

A sprinkling of minimalist daisies on otherwise bare nails is sweet, simple, and surprisingly chic.


How Mod

There’s something so sci-fi about graphic white lines on a glossy base.


Lindy Segal is a beauty writer and editor. In addition to regularly contributing to BAZAAR.COM, she also writes for Glamour, People, WhoWhatWear, and Fashionista, among other publications. She lives in New York City with her Chihuahua mix, Barney.

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