20 New Year’s Nail Design Ideas for 2022

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The new year is here, which means it’s time to find the perfect set of New Year’s nail designs for 2022.

If you’re looking to change up your look in the new year, why not start with your nails? These nails are a fun way to spark conversation and compliments on your new look.

Below you’ll find the perfect nail design to help you stand out at parties, events, or even at the office. From glittery golds to shiny metallics with glitter accents, here is our list of trending styles for 2022.

1. Black with Green Glitter

These creative nails are the ultimate festive New Year’s nails. If you like the colors black and green, this is the perfect design for ringing in the new year.

black and green glitter nails
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2. Creative Gold

If you want a look that’s simple yet creative, you’ll love these nails with gold tips. You could also choose a different color if you want something even more unique.

gold french tips
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3. Black and Seafoam Green

These black and seafoam green nails are so unique and fun for the new year. Bring in this special time of year with a nail look that’s not like any you’ve seen before.

black and green nails
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4. Matte Green with Gold

If you love matte nail polish, here’s a simple look to consider. If you don’t like the color green, feel free to use the color of your choice in matte.

green and gold nails
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5. Silver Glitter French Tips

Keep it simple with these silver glitter French tip nails. These frenchies use a classic almond nail shape and work well for any occasion.

silver glitter french tip
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6. Black and Gold

The colors black and gold go together perfectly. Not only that, but I love the fun designs that have been added to give the nails an eye-catching appearance.

black gold and white nails
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7. Black and Gold

The colors black and gold scream the new year in my opinion. Not only that but the addition of the glitter makes these nails perfect for your next celebration. Play around with different color ideas to make the look your own.

black and gold dotted nails
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8. Celebration Nails

These nails scream the word “celebration” in my opinion. They’re so fun and festive. You’re sure to receive a lot of compliments on your nails.

burgundy glitter nails
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9. Gold Swirl

I just adore these simple almond shaped nails that feature a gold swirl going along the length of the nail. This easy design is great for all nail shapes and lengths.

new years nail design ideas
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10. Long Clear Nails

These long nails have an elegant look thats great for your New Year’s celebration. Not only that, but they’re also perfect for everyday wear.

long coffin nails new year
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11. Black with Silver Glitter

These black french tip-esque nails include a celebratory silver glitter look that’s perfect for your New Year’s celebration. I can see these nails looking great with a number of different color choices. From pink to blue to green, you’re going to love whatever colors you choose for your nails.

Black with Silver Glitter
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12. Black and Silver Pattern

This pattern reminds me of a mix between a crocodile pattern and a snake skin pattern. If you want a design that’s super unique, give this look a try.

black and silver stiletto nails
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13. Blinged Out Coffin Nails

If you love long coffin nails, bling them out with rhinestones and other embelisshements for a fun and stand-out look. The addition of the glitter nail polish makes these nails perfect for your January look.

blinged out coffin nails
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14. Filled with Glitter

Fans of glitter will love this fun nail design. What I love about this look is that you could replace the black with just about any color and these nails will still look great.

gold and black glitter nails new years
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15. Black, Pink and Glitter

These nails are absolutely stunning. With nails like these, you’re sure to get tons of compliments on your acrylics. This is another look that allows for a multitude of fun color combinations.

pink glitter and black nails
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16. Matte Black with Gold Flakes

Here’s a look that’s great for fans of matte nail polish. This look can be done with or without the gold flakes. The gold is what makes these perfect for the new year.

matte black nails with foil
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17. Red and Gold Frenchies

If you love red nail designs, you’re going to love these classy and elegant red and gold frenchies. These nails are perfect for a night out on the town or a day at the office.

red and gold french tips
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18. Tortoise Shell Design

The pattern on these nails is called “tortoise shell” because they look similar to the pattern on the shell of a tortoise. The shell is characterized by speckled flakes in a fluid, natural pattern. 

leopard print gel nails
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19. Gold French Tips and Cuffs

If you’re looking for a sparkling French tip design, go with these glitter gold french tips. This design also has gold cuffs. Cuffed nails are simply nails that have a curved design along the cuticle area of the nail.

glitter gold french tips and cuffs
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20. Tie Dye Nails

Tie dye has made a huge comeback, so I was super excited when I stumbled across this look. This design would look great on short, medium or long nails.

tie dye nail design
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21. Glitter Everywhere

I just love how these nails are loaded with glitter. Pair these with your favorite black and gold dress, and you’ve got yourself a fun and sparkly look.

gold new year nail design
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Whether you’re going for a more subtle look or something with loads of glitter, we’ve got the perfect New Year’s nail art design to match your style. I hope these designs help you step up your game this year.