Are you looking for the best black nail designs? This post includes a range of different styles that you can create at home using black nail polish!
Some of the designs in this post include black acrylic nails, and designs that were created using shellac polish. If you have never used shellac before I have an entire post on how to do shellac nails at home.
Black Nail Designs
Shiny Black Nails with White Aztec Pattern
The black nail design below was created using nail stickers. You can create a similar design by painting a black background with nail polish and drawing the pattern with a white nail pen.
Glossy Black Nails with Gold Glitter
Contrasting a black color with gold glitter has become an increasingly popular trend! This design is made with black polish and gold glitter painted over the top. It would work well if you are planning an evening out, or going to a party! This is also one of my top black nail designs to go with a little black dress!
Halloween Black Nail Design
If you are going to a halloween party this design might be a good fit! The first three nails are white nails with black painted over the top, and the fourth finger is black with a white cross painted on top. If you are looking for black nail design ideas for Halloween, these are my top choice!
Black Glitter Nails
These black glitter nails are made with black gel containing silver glitter. I think this design would be great for a special occasion, and would work well on any nail length including both long and short nails.
Black Coffin Nails
Black coffin nails are another popular option for Halloween. I found lots of beautiful designs when researching this post, but my favourite were the ones below which include a mixture of black and gold. This design also includes a combination of matte black nails which are opaque, and shiny black nails which are see through.
Black Nail Design with White Leaves
This design has a black matte finish with a white leaf design. These are square nails and would work better on long nails due to the long leaf designs on them.
Nude Nails with Black Tips
I love these nude nails with black tips! You can see your natural nails underneath the polish, and each nail has a shiny black tip. The pattern was drawn on with a nail pen.
Black Nails with Stars
This black manicure includes silver rhinestones on the ring finger, and a celestial pattern on the middle finger. They are in an almond nail shape and are made with glossy black gel, with one nail being matte black. This unique style would be great for both a party or everyday wear.
Matte Black and White Nail Pattern
This is a mixture of black and white nail designs. This design is made up of two black nails and two white nails. The different colors contrast well together and the pattern on the white nails is easy to see. You can create your own pattern using a nail pen which could include something similar to the design below, or a snake print pattern which is currently popular.
Black and Pink Nails
Black and pink nails are really cute and might even work well for Valentine’s Day. The design below includes black nail color mixed with two pink nails which have black hearts.
Matte Black Nails
If you like matte nail designs, check out the matte black and gold nails below. Gold nails work really well with black as the two colors compliment each other. The design below is made with a matte black base and shiny gold over the top.
Black Ombre Nails
These black ombre nails are mixed with red! Red nails can work well with black if you are trying to create classy black nail designs!
Black Rainbow Nail Designs
You can create amazing designs by painting different shades onto a black base coat. This design is made by painting rainbow colors over the top of black polish.
Black and Nude Nails with Silver Rhinestones
The design includes black french tips on two nails, and plain black on two nails. It also includes silver rhinestones on matte nude nails.
Black and Silver Nail Design
I love black and silver nail designs! If you want to make a fashion statement try painting one nail with silver glitter, and the rest glossy black!
- Shiny Black Nails with White Aztec Pattern
- Glossy Black Nails with Gold Glitter
- Halloween Black Nail Design
- Black Glitter Nails
- Black Coffin Nails
- Black Nail Design with White Leaves
- Nude Nails with Black Tips
- Black Nails with Stars
- Matte Black and White Nail Pattern
- Black and Pink Nails
- Matte Black Nails
- Black Ombre Nails
- Black Rainbow Nail Designs
- Black and Nude Nails with Silver Rhinestones
- Black and Silver Nail Design
Other Useful Articles
I hope this article helped you to find the perfect black nail design for your own nails. You may also enjoy the following articles from other beauty websites.
- 30 Elegant Manicures Prove Black-and-Gold Nails Are Always in Season
- 29 Matte Nail Looks That Prove Black Is the New Black
- These Spooky Black-Tip Nails Will Get You in the Halloween Spirit
- 13 Black Polishes When You’re in the Mood for a Moody Mani
- The Coolest Black-and-White Nail Designs, According to Instagram
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Thank you for taking a look at my list of black nail designs. If you tried any of these different designs, please leave me a comment below and let me know how you got on. I will be regularly updating this post with new black nail ideas, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back in the future!