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Do you want to keep your next mani elegant yet classic with a cute French Tip nails design?
Perhaps you want some shiny French Tip Nails art to take to your manicurist and give your fingers the treat they deserve.
The idea of searching for Nail designs for my next manicure appointment always leaves me excited, and I know you feel the same.
And cute French manicure seems to be taking the trend!
As you know, French tip Nails are like an upgraded version of your “fingernails.”
The French tip nails refer to a style of manicure where the tips are painted white to create a French look (i.e., the French style of wearing gloves). In the 1900s, this type of nail was super popular.
And it goes with everything, yet, it’s easy to look elegant and luxurious with this nail style.
But gone are the days when French tip Nails were just white tips on neutral or pink nail polish and basic looking.
Today, you can take your manicure game to the next level with bold, vibrant, colorful, and creative French Manicure nails.
So, Instead of sticking to traditional neutral shades, spin your creativity, and get your fingernails looking exciting with bright and playful hues, such as pink, blue, green, etc.
I mean from bold, stripes, and vibrant colors, to glittery accents with a modern and funky twist, to eye-catching details using pearls, rhinestones, or a gradient color scheme.
Girl, you have endless possibilities of nontraditional-looking French Nail Designs to match your personality.
From classic to modern, shiny, funky, vibrant, bold, neutral, and cute French tip nails, your fingernails are in for a pretty ride.
Cute and Trendy French Tip Nails
1. Abstract Pastel French Tip Nails
These quirky nails make the most of the wavy, 70s trend that’s dominating the nail scene at the moment.
It’s a refreshing twist on classic French tip nails that make the most of vibrant blues and light greens.
2. Pink French Tip Nails
Pink color block is the ideal way to spice up traditional French nails; here, we see the daring look taken to the next level with coffin-style nails that are all the rage.
3. Classic French Blue Edges
These are classy French nails at their finest. The pastel blue appears suave and almost smooth as it gracefully coats the top of the nail, making this a salon-grade look that could easily be achieved from the comfort of your own home.
4. Relective Black French Tips
The beauty of the night sky can be seen in these celestial-inspired French tip nails that use glitter to evoke the twinkling of stars.
Two accent nails are the ideal contrast to the otherwise neat hand of perfect tips.
5. Floral Frenchies
Some people think you can only do French tips on short nails if you keep the design minimalistic.
This breathtaking manicure proves otherwise. Like a work of art, the flowers appear to be printed across the tip of the nails with a white, intricate band underlining them for chic definition.
6. Play on Fire Outline French Tip Nails
There’s a lot of attitude in these nails that add a rare, dark twist to the classic French tip.
7. Matte French Tips on Naturals
These French tip nails are the definition of casual chic.
Whether you’re spending the day at the office or heading out for a night out on the town, these marvelous matte beauties look fabulous everywhere, every time.
8. Daisy Flower Green French Coffin Nails
Summer vibes simply vibrate from these vibrant nails that use olive green tips as a backdrop to a dandelion-style flower that makes for a soft, charming, and fabulously feminine look.
9. Criss Cross White and Blue French Tip Nails
There’s a futuristic appeal to these almost geometric French tips that play perfectly into the symmetrical sensation that’s sweeping the nail care scene.
A base tip of white is slicked across both sides of the nail in streamline-straight lines. On one side, two shades of blue are laid down side by side, creating a captivating color block flair that makes these French tip nails entirely one-of-a-kind.
10. Baddie Chic Lip French Tip Nails
You can’t be too OTT when it comes to baddie, Instagram-worthy nails. Here, we see one of the more fiery and fabulously extravagant displays of nail art that uses roaring red nail polish to complete the breathtaking manicure.
11. Skinny Colorful French Tips
Almost razor-thin, these French tips are as subtle as they are stylish. They’re the ideal option for gals with shorter, manicured nails who still want to enjoy the innovative French tip trend. The best part?
All you need are 5 different nail polish colors and the ability to carefully slick a line across your nail.
12. Christmas Luxury Pearls Metallic Silver French Tip Nails
These French tips are razor-sharp and somewhat futuristic.
The metallic sheen dazzles while the pearl adds a sophisticated flair that brings oodles of intriguing texture to this unique mani.
13. Classic Milky French Tip Nails
Where milky white and creamy white meet, these nails showcase why subtle color block is making a comeback.
Both shades almost fade into one another, just creating enough definition to be distinguished.
These nails would certainly be classed under the class French nails category.
14. French Reptile Tip Nails
Now and then, animal print makes a comeback in fashion.
Here, we see why they’re gaining in popularity again with these wild French tip nails that are utterly extraordinary and like nothing anyone will have ever seen before.
15. Gold French Tip Nails with Mini Halfmoon
Somewhat festive, these nails are the perfect blend of elegant, extravagant, and classy all at once.
The thin shimmery lines bring the nails to life while the white contrast anchors the look before evoking a layer of intrigue and uniqueness due to the half-moon style.
16. Lime French Cherry Almond French Nails
French tips can be made fun and funky with the addition of adorable nail art, as we can see here.
The light green tips also brighten the mani making this more of a Summer vibe than an all-year-round look.
17. Daisy Flower Frenchies
Oh-so dainty and gorgeously girly, these nails are so airy and breezy.
Natural, nude-tone nail polish is used to create an authentic yet polished effect across the nail that’s then topped off with a daisy on the tippy tip.
18. Blue Leopard French Tip Nails
These bluesy nails, first and foremost, bring the opulence of the ocean to mind. On closer inspection, you see that bright and dark blue shades have been used to create an animal print appearance.
19. Blue Ocean Classic French Nails
Some nails are eye-catching, and other nails are utterly striking. I think we both know which one this set of rich, beautiful blue French tip nails are.
They certainly earn their spot on the classy French nails list without even the adorable accent negative space heart nails being able to take that title away.
20. Spring Blues French Tip Nails
These are gorgeous gradient nails but better become they’ve been elevated to French tip status.
Showcasing the best blue has to offer, these multi-shade French tip nails are as chic as they get.
21. Billie Eillish Acidic Nails with Black Tips
These nails are glitz & glam, shimmery, and all things in fine. They’re a more high-end twist on the classic French tip and ideal for showing off on a night on the town.
22. French Rainbow Swirly Abstract Nails
These funky-chic nails take the gradient trend to the extreme.
From one end of the spectrum to the other, these wavy French tip nails teeter on the edge of rainbow nails but never quite hit it, instead staying marvelously multi-colored instead.
23. Abstract Swirly French Tips
I’m always open to new French tip creations, and this is one design I’ve certainly never seen before.
That said, I adore the wavy lines that are right on trend and the use of contrasting bright orange and blue for a light-hearted and fresh look that’s fashionably quirky.
24. Mix Feelings Heart French Tips
French nail ideas are endless, and here we see proof of that with heart-shaped French nail tips, one hand black, the other red, playing on the idea of a hot-cold romance that’s ideal for valentine’s day but also looks fashionable and fun all year round.
25. Starry Night Frenchies
These nails fall under the celestial night sky trend that calls on the beauty of the cosmos to really make your nails stand out.
The watercolor effect won’t be easy to replicate, but if done right, the gold specks elevate the look wonderfully instead of looking out of place.
26. Square Classic Red French Nails
Square nails always lend themselves perfectly to French nails, making them the perfect canvas for trying out different looks.
However, there’s no denying that a chic, monochrome mani always works best when done with rich red nail varnish.
27. Black Classic French Long Almond Nails
These classy French nails make the best of black nail polish to evoke a subtly striking and clearly defined look that’s full of personality and even somewhat moody.
The long nails are a must, and the perfectly-manicured cuticles really make it.
28. White and Gold French Nail Tips
The epitome of tasteful yet flashy style, these nails are what every nail tech hopes to achieve when they break out the glitter nail varnish.
A mix of tips and swirls makes these nails a tricky worth of art that’s worth the patience it takes to perfect them.
29. Green French White Butterfly Tip Nails
These French tip nails are so mystical and whimsical; there’s a hint of magic that’s evoked by the butterfly that seems to flutter across the nails alongside twinkling star nail art.
Plus, the shade of green is almost neon, making the tips quite stand out.
30. French Tips with Pearls
Metallic French tips are all the rage at the moment. If done right and without fault, they can almost appear futuristic, especially when paired with pear-like studs such as in the design above.
31. Spring Pastel French Nail Tips
Multi-colored French tips in light pastel are an instant win. They’re effortlessly stylish with a fun edge, especially when done on long, somewhat pointed nails.
While the color pattern here looks beautiful, feel free to get creative with how you apply the polish to your tips.
32. Comic Book French Tip Nails
French tip nail ideas can be incredibly diverse.
Here, we see an incredible example of this diversity with sleek black split tips that have a cartoonish edge thanks to the slight dab of white that adds a faux-reflective effect that’s very cool.
33. Classic Hot Pink French Tip Nails
Short, square, and stylish, this hit pink French mani is ideal for adding a little spice and life to the classic French tip look.
The tips are started late down the nail for dramatic effect, leaving the nail bed looking elegantly long, and it works.
34. Funky Pastel Side French
One of the first go-tos for those looking to think outside the French tip nails box is to try out slanted tips.
Here, we see that look with the added edge of being attractively multi-colored. Be sure your nails are long before trying this look, as the slants cover a considerable amount of the nail bed.
35. Croc French Tips
Animal print nails are hot right now, and their tip version is even hotter. As you can see here, you don’t need to have extra long nails to make the popular look work.
Instead, just three “scales” work to complete the crocodile effect. The white accent nail brings the mani together with a balancing contrast.
36. Regency Bloom French Tips
Sometimes, French tips don’t have to be the centerpiece of your French manicure.
In some cases, two full-colored nails set the chic tone before being framed by light-hearted French tips like in this endearing nail design idea.
37. Luxury Pearly Pink Shades French Tips
This French tip nails idea is fit for a queen. They’re also delightfully easy to replicate despite looking like they came right out of the salon.
With just two shades of pink nail varnish and some pearl-like studs, you could replicate this lovely look within a matter of minutes.
38. Lilac Criss Cross French Tip Nails
Crisscross tips are a favorite among nail techs at the moment because clients love them just as much as they like to recreate them.
So, why not take this fabulously shimmery and unique style to your nail tech and let them give the look life.
39. Lemon Criss Cross Frenchies
While every style looks fantastic on oval nails, these lemon-cake-styled nails really take, well, the cake.
They put a fun spin on the classic French tip nail by blending the trendy wavy style with criss-cross tips that are elevated even further by several vibrant yellow shades that are anchored by a wonderful white and defining whisp throughout the tip.
40. Classic Red French Tip Nails
Ideal for day-to-day wear, these red-tip nails comfortably straddle the line between classy and flashy.
Overall, they’re casual yet formal, essentially taking on the role of a French nail tip chameleon that is suitable for all events and occasions.
41. Double Colorful French Tip Nails
These nails showcase a color block within a color block. They make the best use of various colors by contrasting and complementing colors artfully for a finish that’s fun, eye-catching, and sure to be the envy of everyone around.
The almost square, straight-across-the-top nail shape is essential for keeping these French nails looking polished and pristine.
42. Vanilla and Tweet French Nails
From Hailey Bieber to Kendal Jenner, everyone wants milky white nails these days. Here, we see this popular look in one of its classiest and most chic forms, elevated with tips that add a certain soft edge to the French mani.
They’re rather striking and are sure to become a trend within themselves due to their immense beauty.
43. French White French Tip Nails
These French tips are almost nostalgic. They bring the original French nail style to mind with their use of the natural nail, topped with a slick of striking white polish.
However, here, there’s a cloudy effect created by a layer of clear, but not transparent, varnish over the nail bed.
Still, the much-loved contrast is still there, earning these nails a spot in the classy French nails category.
44. Zebra French Tip Nails
While animal print of the serpent or crocodile style is making a comeback, zebra print has never really gone out of style.
I’d mainly attribute their staying power due to the timeless duo that is black and white. So, while these nails enjoy all of the attitude and fun of animal print nails, they’re also anchored in a more classic and fashionable territory due to the use of striking colors.
The tips are also not perfectly defined, meaning there’s some room to play around with this beautiful look.
45. Pink Swirly French Tips
These nails are quite abstract and, dare I say, electric in style.
They feature the illusion of melting nail polish that effortlessly slicks down the nail in a blend of light and hot pink.
While the look is unique and somewhat complex, it never overwhelms. Instead, there’s a somewhat clean and vibrant essence to the detailed French mani.
46. Chrome French Tip Nails
There’s always something so cool and chic about metallic nails. The futuristic sheen almost seems natural, and attitude simply exudes from the ice-cold varnish color that looks great everywhere and on any type of nail.
47. Bright Summer French Tip Nails
Without a doubt, these are the quintessential Spring and Summer French nails.
Drawing on the rainbow for inspiration, each nail is coated in a vivid, strong color that’s completely different from the next.
The trick to achieving this look is to completely forget about contrasting and complementing and just follow your heart!
48. Abstract Pink and Red French Nails
While a pink French nail is always reliably pretty and casual, you can easily step up your French mani game by adding a few darker pink or even red dots across your tips and beyond for an intriguing look that works.
49. Black French Tip Nails with Doubled Pink Line
Sometimes, it can be hard to dive right into black French tips.
For those times, why not add a slight purple-pink fade or gradient that leads into the black for a warmer and more charming finish.
50. Shades of Green French Nails
Green is one of the most underestimated nail colors. It’s funky, lively, and always somewhat in trend, meaning it can be worn all year round with fantastic results.
Here, we see how well both light and dark green shades work together.
51. Trendy Pink French Tip Nails
Gradient nails have been in trend for a year or two now and are showing no sign of going anywhere.
To achieve a fabulous look, apply a white tip to your pinkie and a red tip on your thumb. Work in warmer shades throughout the hand.
52. Nude Printed French Nails
These French nails are barely perceptible. They’re subtly stylish and downright classy-chic. While undeniably vintage, they also play into contemporary trends with a slight wave drawn through each tip of the neutral colored polish that lends itself to a more authentic look.
53. Blue Skinny Frenchies
There’s an element of softness that runs through these nails that’s a joint effect of the thin tip and faint blue polish shade.
Overall, it makes for an elegant-chic mani that’s ideal for all occasions.