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12 Prom Nail Ideas For Your Big Night

12 Prom Nail Ideas For Your Big Night

Prom nail ideas are so important when it comes to your big night! Prom night is a very important night and every detail you wear matters. It’s totally understandable that you want to look your best from head to toe. Your nails look and design should match your dress and the occasion. There are so many colors and styles you have to match perfectly. But let’s not forget about your nails. Prom, are you going for something classy, edgy, or something in the “wow” category? These nail designs will give you tips and ideas for your perfect prom night. A stellar manicure would be the perfect touch to your beautiful dress. Here a few of the perfect nail looks.

Modern-Day French Tip Prom Nails

The French tip is an old school classic and yet still very trendy. The rounded look gives a more natural look. The shine makes the nails look clean and classy. The simple silver lining on the middle finger is a nice touch. This manicure would go well at any formal event, especially your prom. If your dress is long or short but elegant this manicure would go well together.

12 Prom Nail Ideas For Your Big Night

White Coffin With Butterflies

The longer the manicure the more designs you can add. This is the coffin style manicure, this is to resemble an actual coffin shape. You can add butterflies like these below, or stars or pretty much any small design you prefer. The clear look makes your hand stand out. With the clear nail, you must get your fingers clean or while at prom others would see what shouldn’t be seen. If you have a solid colored dress your nails will get a lot of attention.

White and Clear Nails with Butterflies

Red Black and Poke a Dots

This style would go perfectly with a red dress, black poke a dot dress or even a white one. The red polish with a solid color prom dress would bring a lot of looks to your entire outfit including your nails. This manicure will give your dress the perfect pop if you choose to rock a simple dress.

Red Nails with a Couple Accents

Ombre with Sparkles

This style manicure has a lot going on that you can match your dress. For starters the Ombre look. In fashion, it used to just be Ombre with clothes and hair but has now made its way to the nails. Going from light to dark may be the same style your dress is doing. The length of the nails is perfect for a long or short dress. A benefit that the rounded tips are that is one of the hardest shapes to break. Rounded nails are best with short wide fingernails. The finishing sparkle touch gives a unique touch to the manicure. So, no matter how hard you dance your nails shouldn’t be too big of a concern.

12 Prom Nail Ideas For Your Big Night

Simple Yet Classy

This is more on the classy side. These nails are short which gives you the ability to easily do more than you would be able to with long nails. The square shape gives more of a natural look, this would look great with a simple dress that doesn’t have all the sparkles and shimmer. The nude color keeps the design simple, but the silver accent and diamonds give it a little pop. This nail design would look super cute with a silver prom dress. If you to flip the look you can as well. You can change the nude to match the color of your dress and keep the silver so that it can stand out by being a shiny design than matching your dress.

Light colored nail with a matching accent

Black Square

The black nail look is very versatile from being very sleek and classy to extravagant and sexy. This will look great with a solid color prom dress. The square look gives an edgy look. This manicure can be worn with a classy dress or a sexy one because the nails are not too long or too short. If your dress is gold, then the accent on this manicure would be a perfect match.

12 Prom Nail Ideas For Your Big Night

Black Stiletto

If you want people to look at your nails and say “wow” this look would totally do it. These long sophisticated black stiletto shaped nails are totally on point! The longer the nails the more sass the individual portrays, like the celebrities! These nails are long, pointed, and black. The matte look is very chic so if you have a chic prom dress you will have a great combination. Black matches with everything so if you choose this color you cannot go back. If your dress is on the edgy side, then these nails will match the attitude perfectly.

Black Stiletto Nail Design

Round Hearts

This rounded tipped manicure will give your outfit a little pop! The rounded manicure works best on long nails. The hearts are a unique style to the regular French tip manicure. If your dress has any hearts this manicure would match perfectly.  Of course, you can change the color of your tips to be the exact color of your dress.

Black Heart French Tip with White Accent

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Red Prom Nails

When you wear red you must get the right red. This red is an attention grabber. But some darker reds may be seen as more mature. Red has been to be the sexiest color as well. Wouldn’t it be great to rock these red nails and to be seen as a sexy attention-getter? I don’t see the problem at all. This will compliment your dress. If you chose to wear a black dress the red nails will make your hand very noticeable. These short nails give the natural look as opposed to the long fake nail looks. With matching red lipstick, you will be too fabulous at prom!

12 Prom Nail Ideas For Your Big Night

Cotton Candy

Round short nails a very subtle, but the design of these would go perfect with a fun dress at prom. The color is like cotton candy and the texture is very unique. These nail looks can be done with any color and shape.

Cotton Candy

Pink French Tip

These nail looks are an upgrade to the classic French tip manicure. These squared pink French tipped manicure gives your hand a little sass, imagine what it would do to your dress? Amazing. If your dress has any sparkle or glitter it would go very well with this manicure.

Add A Little Pink to The French Tip

Blue French Tip Prom Nails

This blue French tipped manicure reminds me of a mermaid. If your dress has a mermaid theme this manicure would be a perfect match. The stars and sparkles give the manicure a touch of fun. These nail looks are getting more and more popular.

Blue Sparkle French Tip

These prom nail ideas will complete your prom dress look. With these tips, your nails will be the perfect fashion accessory to your special night. What prom nail ideas do you think you will rock at your prom? Let me know in the comments!

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