18 Black Girl Nail Designs You Need in Your Life

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As I was browsing through nail designs, I realized that there was a shortage in black girl nail designs. Now of course, any design can work for any skin tone. But what I’m referring to is the lack of nail design photos that feature brown skin.

So, I thought that it would be nice to curate a nail design collection that specifically features brown and dark skin.

1. Pastel Nails

You’re going to look so good with these cute pastel nails. Pastel colors are perfect for the spring and summer months. Use darker colors when going into the fall season.

PASTEL NAILS
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2. Hunter Green Nails

Here’s something a little different! Hunter green nails are perfect for fall, and the dark hue is such a chic way to dress things up. This design would look great with classic shapes like coffin or almond acrylic nails.

HUNTER GREEN NAILS
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3. Gold Flake Tips

​Give your nails a real wow-factor with these gold flake tips on stiletto nails. These nails are perfect for the holidays, but work well for any time of year. They’re subtle enough to wear during the day and flashy enough for a night on the town.

GOLD FLAKE TIPS
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4. Hippie Nails

Let your inner hippie shine with this colorful nail design. Mix and match colors to create one-of-a-kind designs that will make heads turn and leave people in awe.

HIPPIE NAILS
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5. Nude Colored Nails

Going back to the basics can be refreshing. Why not make a nude polish your next go to shade? It goes well with everything and you won’t even give you a second thought in terms of what clothing to pair your nails with.

NUDE COLORED NAILS
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6. Rhinestone Nails

Shine on with these sassy rhinestone nails. Whether you’re going out for a night on the town or just like to add some sparkle to your everyday outfit, these nails will work for you.

RHINESTONE NAILS
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7. Zebra Stripes

If you love animal patterns, check out these zebra stripe nails. These are a great new way to add animal print flair to your fingers. Whether you love zebra stripes or leopard spots, these nails are perfect for you!

ZEBRA STRIPES
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8. Blue and Orange Line Art

If you enjoy line art, I think you’ll love this blue and orange line art design. The perfect accent for your manicure, design will allow you to experiment with different colors and artistic styles.

BLUE AND ORANGE LINE ART
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9. Fluffy Clouds

This design features a fluffy cloud nail design and works great for acrylic and natural nails. To add your own twist to these nails, you could paint your nails blue with white clouds.

FLUFFY CLOUDS
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10. Abstract Nails

Nothing’s more refreshing than a new style, and abstract nails are just what you need to jazz up your look. You’ll get everyone’s attention with these bold colors.

ABSTRACT NAILS
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11. Yellow Leopard Print Nails

I love leopard print nails and these nails are fantastic. If you want a unique animal print design, these are perfect. Leopard print nails are always fun to wear, but they’re made even more fun when you use bright yellows or even pinks.

elegant nails
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12. Shades of Brown

These awesome nails include different shades of brown. Choose your shades based on your skin tone for the perfect look for you. Add rings to really make your nails stand out.

nude nails brown skin
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13. Colorful Stiletto nails

These stiletto nails are so fun and vibrant, you’re going to love them. I love the idea of getting this look during the summer. They’ll also add some color to those dreary winter months too.

pink abstract nails
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14. Keep it Simple

If you want a look that’s simple and goes with everything, these are the nails for you. In fact, they’re so simple, you can do them yourself in the comfort of your own home.

fall nails black women

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15. Red French Tips

French tip nails don’t have to be white. Step outside of the box and use your favorite color for your nail tips. You can also go with a different nail shape too.

red french tips
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16. All Brown Everything

There’s nothing like a simple set of brown acrylic nails. Because there are so many different shades of brown, you can find the shade that goes amazingly with your skin tone or undertones.

brown nails
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17. Zebra Print Tips

Instead of using a solid color for your nail tips, go with a pattern. You can do swirls, animal print, and more. Great creative with your fun new look.

zebra tip nails
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18. White and Clear Nails

I love how some of these nails are using a clear nail. This look would actually be great using gel nail extensions. Gel nail extensions is a process that involves hard gel on your natural nail and cured with UV light.

clear acrylic nails
Credit: thesimonedanielle

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