45 Simple Nail Designs for an Elegant & Minimal Manicure

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Think about it, simple nails are kinda like the foundation of what we love so much about getting our nails done. They’re basically those simple nail designs that’ll make you feel elegant without having to do too much, and they’re those nail designs that you know, no matter what will always look good.

As much as I love a creative, bold nail design, there are times when I just want a simple manicure and I know a lot of us get that feeling. Especially with how these days there are so many options for what you can do with a manicure. There are so many nail designs you can try that it can get overwhelming. That’s why simple nails are such a comfort, they will never disappoint you if you decide to try one out. Think about it, when have you ever gone wrong with a simple nude almond set or a classic french manicure?

It’s kinda obvious that if you want a simple manicure that shouldn’t do much with your nail designs. But with that said it doesn’t mean your manicures have to be boring! The key is choosing the right colors, the right designs that will keep your nails looking elegant and minimal. Some great colors that look good with minimal nail art, are pinks and browns, basically any neutral or natural color will look so good!

If you want to keep your manicure looking simple, minimal and elegant then it’s so important to stick to minimal nail art, things that are simple but cute, you know like a classic french tip or a glazed manicure. There’s honestly so much you can do while still keeping things elegant and clean and this post showcases that!

45 Simple Nails for an Elegant & Minimal Manicure

1. Short French Tip Nails

Short French Tip Nails
source: naymova_nailart

2. White Side French Tip Nails

White Side French Tips
source: _nailsbybethany

3. Pink Blush Nails

4. White Swirly Nails

White Swirly Nails
source: _nailsbybethany

5. Yellow Moon Nails

Yellow Moon Nails
source: gel.bymegan

6. French Fade Nails

French Fade Nails
source: j.e.m_nails

7. Straight Black French Tips

Straight Black French Tips
source: jenny.jennys

8. White Chrome Nails

9. Solid Pink Swirly Nails

Solid Pink Swirly Nails
source: _nailsbybethany

10. Nude Nails with Hot Pink Dot

11. Red French Tip Nails

Red French Tip Nails
source: baraandbeauty

12. Short Nails with White Swirls

Short Nails with White Swirls
source: gel.bymegan

13. Gold Tip Nails

Gold Tip Nails
source: baraandbeauty

14. Pink Chrome Nails

15. Gold Glitter Tip Nails

16. Sheer Coffin Shaped Nude Nails

Sheer Coffin Shaped Nude Nails
source: jenny.jennys

17. Classic French Tips

Classic French Tips
source: viktoriya.klimovich

18. Pretty Pink Short Square Nails

Pink Short Square Nails
source: daydiorrr

19. French Fade Nails with Gems

20. Solid Blue Swirly Nails

21. Glittery Black French Nails

Glittery Black French Nails
source: _by_shelley

22. Brown Neutral Gradient Nails

Brown Neutral Gradient Nails
source: gel.bymegan

23. Red and Gold Side French Nails

24. Nude Almond Nails

Nude Almond Nails
source: bagabieva_nails

25. Reverse French Manicure

26. Gold and Peach Side French Manicure

Gold and Peach Side French Manicure
source: monika__nails

27. Glazed Donut French Tip Nails

Glazed Donut French Tip Nails
source: marcia_nails

28. Glazed Cream Nails

29. Electric Blue Short Square Nails

Electric Blue Short Square Nails
source: daydiorrr

30. Black Nails Manicure with French Tip and Reverse French Tip Nails

Black Nails Manicure with French Tip and Reverse French Tip Nails
source: journal_nails

31. Purple Ombre Nails

32. Pink Outline French Tip Nails

Pink Outline French Tip Nails
source: ceesclaws

33. V-Shaped French Nails

V-Shaped French Nails
source: n_adanails

34. Lilac Nails with Black Dots

Lilac Nails with Black Dots
source: _by_shelley

35. Pink Swirl Nails

Pink Swirl Nails
source: m.o.n.a.j

36. Black Side French Nails with Silver Outline

37. Coral Nails with Little Daisy Nail Art

Coral Nails with Little Daisy Nail Art
source: monmayernails

38. Nude Jelly Nails with Glitter

Nude Jelly Nails with Glitter
source: ryun_jjang

39. Yellow Manicure with Two French Tipped Nails

Yellow Manicure with Two French Tipped Nails
source: nailsbymilee

40. Milky White Almond Nails

Milky White Almond Nails

41. Pink to White Ombre Nails with Single Gems

Pink to White Ombre Nails with Single Gems
source: nailsbymilee

42. Purple to White Ombre Nails

Purple to White Ombre Nails
source: nailsbymilee

43. White and Gold Swirl Nails

White and Gold Swirl Nails
source: monika__nails

44. Nude Nails with Cuticle Gems

Nude Nails with Cuticle Gems
source: pegi_nails

45. Black and White V Tips

Black and White V Tips

46. Brown French Nails

source: marcia_nails

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