Thinking of the perfect red and white nail art design for Valentine’s Day? This is a no-brainer color combo as it’s a popular match for many festive occasions. Check out this post and take your pick!
Red and White Nail Art, Designs, Ideas, and Tutorials
Spread Cheer and Love with Red and White Nail Art
This Valentine’s Day you might get busy prepping what to eat, where to go, and what to wear, but that’s no excuse to have undone nails. You nail art junkies should still sport pretty nails to both look nice and make an impression.
With that in mind, here’s a collection of pretty red and white nail art your partner will love. Have fun with these cute red and white nail art design ideas which are also perfect for Christmas Day and the Fourth of July!
1. DIY Yummy Strawberry Nail Art Design
Any fun-loving nail art junkie can never resist this cool strawberry nail design. You can do without the chocolate dip design, but personally, it’s perfect for Valentine’s Day.
2. Pearls and Diamonds
Here’s a glam take on red and white nail art. Painting the nails in solid color and highlighting one nail with diamonds and pearls proved to be a brilliant idea!
Just look at how gorgeous this nail art looks. I like the touch of matte nails too, do you agree?
3. Heart Stamps
Painting hearts is quite easy but many find it tricky. If you’re not up for it, try stamping some heart designs into your nails, or better yet nail art stickers.
The hearts in red nail polish stand out given its color contrast to the white background and vice versa.
4. Gold Accent in Red and White
If you’re into some bling and accent, then this red and white nail art is perfect for you. Check out the studs and metallic lines and how they are the ideal partners to an otherwise common color palette.
Learn how to do ombre nails, because you’re going to need it in these red nail designs. The addition only accentuates the red nail color, taking it to a whole new level.
5. Bold and Stripes
Living up to the simplicity and elegance of the colors, this cute nail design show (yet again) mixing and matching really works wonders. The play of stripes on the nails is a clever idea to make it interesting.
Additionally, bringing in sparkly gold glitter and shiny red nail polish offers another point of contrasting hues. Such a perfect nail color and design for all types of nails, from coffin nails to stiletto nails.
6. Gold Accents
Attaching gold accents to the nails can be quite tricky since it can look tacky when overly done. This cute red and white nail art, however, is far from bad taste!
The gold accents shine through either white and red background, even on the striped nail design. This play on acrylic nail designs sure gives you the impression of being a cool and fun-loving chick!
7. Polka Dotty
How can you not be thankful when your nails look this good? It’s fun and quirky but an elegant nail art altogether.
To make this beautiful red and white polka dot nail art, you need a dotting tool (but a toothpick will do). You can either have white dots on red nail polish or red dots on white, it’s your choice.
8. Sassy Red Gradient Nails
Give your red nails some attitude with this sassy nail design. The use of gradient red nail designs is an amazing play on red and white hues.
9. Red and White Hearts Nail Design
Get on the chic trend and style by donning heart and dots nails. Recreate this nail art design by checking out this easy tutorial.
10. Red Nail Designs with Flowers
If you’re the type who wants pristine nails for Valentine’s Day, try considering this nail art. Painting the nails with a red nail polish base coat makes them look elegant.
However, it’s the beautiful flowers on the thumbnail and the ring finger that takes the look to a whole new level.
11. Cherry Nails
Cute nail designs wouldn’t be complete without fruit. Well, at least in my opinion.
Cherries have always been a nice image to incorporate in nail designs. You can choose to draw or stamp them on or use nail art stickers or decals for added details.
12. Cherry Blossoms
Transport to another place by donning cherry blossom nails. I have a penchant for these flowering trees and would love to travel to Japan one day to see them in real life.
For now, though, I am content with seeing them on my nails. These beautiful flowers make a cool and beautiful nail art design.
13. Red and Glitter Nail Design
Sparkle your way through V-day with this red and white nail art design loaded with glitter and rhinestones. Cute nail designs such as this is perfect for those who are looking to add extra glam to their usual red and white nails.
Nonetheless, its subdued bling is not too outlandish. Apply a generous amount of clear polish for a topcoat and take time to dry this mani design.
14. DIY Red Flowers French Manicure
Simple yet detailed, this nail art makes use of texture and color blocking to amp its style factor. It gives the French manicure a whole new meaning with added flowers.
Work on a clear polish or neutral nail color to highlight the white flowers.
15. Leopard Print
If prints are your thing, this is the perfect nail art for you. The leopard print gives this design that fun feel in a classy kind of way.
Who can resist cute nail designs like this? Not me!
16. Mixed Plate
Go all out with your white and red nail art designs by using different designs on each of your nails. This shouldn’t be a problem considering the number of patterns available.
Mixing and matching prints work, I guarantee. This color combo and cute nail designs prove my point.
17. Red and White Lines and Geometric Designs
Bring in some lines to your nails for an interesting red and white nail art this Valentine’s Day. You may recreate how the lines were done in the picture above or you can opt for some other ways.
However, considering how this design looks so perfect, I don’t think I would change anything.
18. Chevron Nails
Chevron pattern takes this design from plain to sophisticated. The choice of using the pattern only two nails of each hand is genius, since the nails look more attractive.
19. All Glam Red and White Nail Art
If a restrained kind of glam is not your thing, here’s an all−out version. It’s a super feminine design with gold accents peppered on each nail. The sparkly white nail polish makes it even more extravagant.
20. Christmas Nails with Elk Snowflake Nail Art
Feel the holiday vibe on Christmas week and get a winter nail in this Christmas Elk snowflake nail art. You don’t need a lengthy and expensive session at the salon because you can DIY these winter nails at home.
21. Red and White Chevron Nail Stamping Art Tutorial
Invest in some rubber stampers for nail art and designs because it’s worth it. With different designs including this red and white chevron nail art, you can have different sets of nails every few days at minimal expense.
22. White and Red Reverse French Tip Nail Art
Have some quirky fun doing this white and red reverse French tip and make an impression on your first Valentine’s date. Use nail polish strips the same way you would on regular French tips but this time on the base of your nails.
23. Red, White, and Blue Nails
Yes, it isn’t exactly exclusive red and white, but what’s keeping you from flaunting some Fourth of July red nail designs any time of year? Design all your nails in white and red nail polish and make an exception on your ring finger with blue nail polish and white stars.
24. Red and White Watermarble
Many would agree, marble patterns and designs are extra fabulous and make elegant nail art. This red and white water marble design on your nails will make you look regal with a matching red dress for Christmas or Valentine’s.
25. Valentine’s Heart Red and White Drag Marbles
Doing this nail art is a race against time and needs your steady but graceful hand. Before your nail polish dries up, slide the tip of your dotting tool on the dots to create the beautiful marble effect.
26. Red and White Striped Nails
With simple strips of scotch tapes, you can recreate this fabulous yet simple and easy nail art. It doesn’t matter if some lines are askew, they will only add interest to this already interesting design.
27. Easy Red and White Gel Nails
Eventually, you will want to do more nail designs and try challenging ones. This red and white nail design deserves a try.
If you’re looking for an elegant short nail design or nail ideas, nothing could be more perfect. The thin lines on your nail art will create an illusion of vertical space.
28. Canada Day Red and White Nail Art
Join our friendly neighbor to the north in celebrating their day by wearing this cool Canada flag nail art. If you have a Canadian beau or date on Valentine’s, then go right ahead and make an impression.
Here is another nail art idea from Nailed It NZ you can recreate:
There you go, nail art buffs! Another batch of beautiful, cute, and cool nail art designs to add to your extensive list of favorite nail art.
This time you know to wear red and white nail designs in case you need a cool color combo for Valentine’s date, family Christmas dinner, Fourth of July cookout, or Canada Day.
There are so many more cute nail designs on this site. Take these most pinned matte nail polish ideas for example. Have fun browsing through my collection!
Which of these red and white nail art designs would you wear for Valentine’s Day? I’m quite torn seeing how gorgeous each of one looks! How about you? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
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Editor’s Note: This post has been updated for quality and relevancy.