19 Kawaii Nail Designs That You Can’t Resist

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You won’t be able to resist these kawaii nail design ideas. If you’re looking for nail designs that are cute, creative, and unique, you’re sure to find just that below.

The word kawaii has its origin in Japanese. When translated into English, kawaii simply means “cute.” It’s also used as a term to describe someone who is childlike, shy, or simply adorable.

So if you’re feeling very kawaii right now, these nails are just what you need to have fun and feel inspired.

1. Candy Themed Nails

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these pink candy themed nails. They’re so cute, and are sure to make your nails stand out. Choose your favorite color theme to make your look your own.

candy themed nails
Credit: chanellnailz

2. Spirited Away

Fans ofStudio Ghibli will love these nails. Each nail has a cute reference to the movie Spirited Away. If you haven’t seen this movie, I highly recommend watching. It’s a great film.

spirited away nails
Credit: balujanails

3. Purple with a Cloud

These purple nails are bedazzled with fun embellishments such as a happy face cloud, cereal, rhinestones and more.

purple kawaii nails
Credit: _nailsbykey_

4. Gummy Bears

I love how these nails look like they have cute little gummy bears on them. You’ll notice that there are also rhinestones on the nail cuffs.

gummy bear nails
Credit: strawbabydolly

5. Kawaii Pokemon Nails

Fans of Pokemon will love these kawaii nails. Each nail is represented by a different Pokemon. There’s Eevee, Vaporeon and more.

pokemon nails
Credit: rainbow.druid

6. Rhinestone Hearts

These nails give off a fun ’90s vibe with the colors, design, and rhinestones. If you want to cute throwback look, give these nails a try. They’re also simple enough that you could do them yourself.

90s nails
Credit: peachpopnails

7. Cinnamoroll Nails

If you enjoy pastel colors, consider a cute nail design like this one. These nails feature Cinnamoroll, a Sanrio character who was born on a cloud far up in the sky.

cinnamoroll Nails
Credit: nuoyee

8. Sweet Treats

Let your nails be the ultimate sweet treats. These nails are loaded with yummy candies, ice cream, cupcakes, and more.

Kawaii Nails with candy design
Credit: nikkig.nails

9. Sweetheart Nails

These nails are perfect for Valentine’s Day and the month of February. Long and square acrylic nails are covered in fun heart designs that you’re going to love.

Sweetheart Nails
Credit: nailssxfabi

10. Hello Kitty

Who doesn’t love Hello Kitty? These Hello Kitty themed nails are the cutest. I also love how the acrylic nails have a pink tinge to them.

Hello Kitty Nails
Credit: nailsbymvriv

11. Susuwatari Design

Susuwatari, also known as “soot sprites” are characters from the films My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away. If you enjoy either of those films, these are the perfect nails for you.

Susuwatari Nail Design
Credit: nailsbylaureen

12. Add a Bow

There’s something about the addition of the bow that I just love. It really makes these nails stand out and gives them the ultimate kawaii appearance.

nails with a bow
Credit: nailsbygiigii

13. Pastel Purple and Blue

If you’re looking for a design thats simple and great for everyday wear, try this look. It works great for acrylic and natural nails, regardless of the length.

Pastel Purple and Blue Nails
Credit: nailicious.m

14. Nails with Woodland Theme

These nails have a cute woodland theme that you’ll love rocking. I l love how they went for color that you don’t typically see with the woodland theme. People typically go for reds and browns.

Pastel Nails with Woodland Theme
Credit: nailedbypalma

15. Pink Ombre Nails

This set is actually a gel manicure, so if you’re looking for gel nails ideas, I think you’ll love this design. The white hearts and stars give these nails a wonderful glamourous look.

Pink Ombre Nails
Credit: modifymari

16. Sailor Moon Nails

I don’t know about you, but these nails definitely give me Sailor Moon vibes. I love the colors that were chosen for this set. Additionally, the shape and length of the nails is just perfect.

Sailor Moon Nails
Credit: mahounonails

17. Simple Bear Nails

If you want to keep your nails simple, but love the idea of having embellishment’s on your nails, I think you’ll love these. A cute little bear has been placed on the ring finger, while the rest of the nails have a simple nail polish color.

Simple Bear Nails
Credit: layoutnailsmty

18. Glitter and Bears

These glitter nails are absolutely adorable. They’re the perfect length for anyone who doesn’t want super long nails. They also have a design that won’t hinder any tasks you need to complete.

Glitter and Bears nails
Credit: fleurinails

19. Red and Pink Hello Kitty

These Hello Kitty nails are sure to make your nails stand out. If you want a look that will receive so many compliments, this is the look for you.

Red and Pink Hello Kitty nails
Credit: dejauwo

Whether you’re going for a completely kawaii look or just want a few fun and quirky touches, these designs are definitely worth trying. So what are you waiting for? Get started on your next set of nails and show them off with pride.

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