It’s no secret that astrology can be used to justify almost anything. Are you acting moody? It’s just because you’re a Cancer! Is your room a mess? It’s because you’re a Saggitarius, of course! Why not take it a step further and let your zodiac dictate your next nail design? Allow your manicure to reflect not just your mood, but also your personality! Each star sign is associated with particular characteristics, so subtly express your inner self with some polish and show the world who you really are. We’ve done the research for you, don’t worry, check out which nail design to get based on your zodiac below!
1. Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Capricorns are practical, organized, and pragmatic people who don’t like to deviate from the norm. They are read as conservative and responsible and are one of the most dependable signs; if you are one of these traditional Caps, choose a mani nail design that screams subtle yet classy. A fashionable brown tint or a naked cutaway detail at the cuticle for a chic twist can never go wrong!
2. Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
As the last air sign of the zodiac, Aquarius drifts to their own beat and can look amazingly quirky doing it by opting for a more unique nail design at their next manicure session. Aquarius should go for a more exotic nail design, such as brilliant neons or weird squiggles, to express their personality. These vibrant hues will lend the necessary emphasis to demonstrate how free-spirited and fearlessly unique Aquarius signs are.
3. Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Pisces, as a water sign, has naturally refreshing, bright, and hopeful energy. Their artistic and creative intuitions act as a perfect excuse to treat themselves to a nail design that is as abstract as they are. They can choose between a Picasso-inspired nail design or a refreshing blend of blues and greens to show off their artistic side. Swipe on an extra coating of sparkles to enhance the glitz and glam that Pisces are known for.
4. Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Adventurous and impulsive Aries should show off their confidence by experimenting with new and exciting nail designs! A manicure that is flashy and bold is the way to go; use fierce shades such as red to show off your spunk and advocate for the element of fire you are ruled by. Why choose one shade when you can choose five? Mix your colors or go with a statement red to create an eclectic style that shows off your inner personality!
5. Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
This earthy sign is grounded and patient enough to let you chew their ear off if you ever need someone to listen to you. Their rational approach to situations makes them favor nail designs that are more practical and classic while also making them feel good. Some examples include neutral gold-speckled manis that go with everything or pastel colors to complement Venus, the planet of love and abundance, which is their ruler.
6. Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Gemini, like Aries, are always up for something fun. These bubbly and chatty Geminis require a manicure color that stands out just as much as their flirtatious and outgoing personalities. A vibrant yellow color goes well with the lively sign of Gemini, as does any rainbow design; to mix it up and keep things interesting add a personalized design to one of your fingers! We understand how indecisive Gemini can be, so just know that any nail design that is as colorful and exciting as you will be perfect!
7. Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
Cancers are charming girl-next-door sorts with compassionate and devoted dispositions. Choose light pink and red manicures to demonstrate how approachable and inviting you are to others! Any girly design will highlight your sweet demeanor and sensitivity; make sure your design is calming and chic to complete the look.
8. Leo (July 23 – August 22)
There’s no denying it: Leos are fierce. By being attention seekers and ruled by the sun, they are naturals at attracting the spotlight. Adding an extra spark of theatrics, neon designs or a different quirky pattern on each nail will make you Leos look as strong and confident as you are.
9. Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
We know how picky you Virgos are, so we went out of our way to locate the perfect minimalist and chic manicures to fit with your pragmatic personalities. Beautifully precise and impeccably neat reverse French manicures or other trendy simple designs will meet your detail-oriented and organized expectations. To match your hardworking sign’s earthy element, choose earthy tones like greens or tans.
10. Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Libras are natural peacemakers who seek harmony and balance in their surroundings. They’re also known for their indecisiveness, which isn’t an issue when it comes to choosing your manicure design; you’ll never be forced to pick just one color at the salon. Multi-colored french tips show off that indecisiveness is not a flaw and Libra’s charming and romantic side is complemented with sparkly pink nails.
11. Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Stinging and mysterious nails are the perfect fit for intense Scorpios. Nothing goes better with their tough exterior and determined drive than a rich green or luscious crimson to let everyone know you’re not kidding around. Don’t be misled, Scorpios are loyal and sensitive after you’ve scratched the surface, so don’t be afraid to layer a lighter, more colorful pattern on top of your dark shades.
12. Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)
Sags are all about going off the beaten path and trying something new, which is why an adventurous nail design is just what you need if you fit into this category. Sags, as a fire sign, have a strong desire to be free-spirited and bold. Try a manicure with a bright and colorful graphics, like stars, to complement your vibrant personality. If that doesn’t meet your standards, go for bright hot pink swirls that stick out just as much as you do.