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30 Pretty Pink Nail Art Designs with Tutorials

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30 Pretty Pink Nail Art Designs with Tutorials September 29, 2017

Delicate and dainty pastels or bold and ultra glam neons—you know the color pink has a special place in your heart. Thus, getting this shade on your nails is a good idea at any given time. Do not fret, you neither have to shell out cash at a nail bar or have super human skills. All these designs can be re-created with some simple tools and our step-by-step tutorial, even if you possess just the basic skill in nail art.

Beautiful Pink Nail Art Designs With Tutorials:

Here is a list of 30 most beautiful pink nail designs along with their tutorials, that will make your nails more attractive.

  1. Easy Hello Kitty
  2. Pink Polka Magic
  3. Pink Flames
  4. Half n Half Glam
  5. Pink Polka And Rhinestones Tips
  6. Pink Leopard
  7. Pink Diva
  8. Party Perfect
  9. Ying And Yang
  10. Bold Pink Lace
  11. Pink Glitter Butterfly
  12. Lacy Pinks
  13. Criss-Cross Jazz
  14. Pink And Peach Ombre
  15. Blush Pink Intricacies
  16. Elegant Minimalism
  17. Pink And Blue Blossoms
  18. Pastel Galaxy
  19. Pink And Gold Angled Accent
  20. Pink And Glitter Tips
  21. Pink And Gold Chevrons
  22. Pink Velvet Acrylic
  23. Pink Glitter
  24. Romantic Roses
  25. Pink And Purple Water Marbling
  26. Pale Pink Negative Space Hearts
  27. Pink And Grey Glitter
  28. Tropical Sunset
  29. Pink Caviar
  30. Valentine’s Day Special Gradient Hearts

Pink And White Nail Designs

1. Easy Hello Kitty

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This design is super cute and feminine and can be sported anytime you feel like channeling your inner kitty.

Things You Will Need

  • Pink Nail Polish in two different shades
  • White nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Yellow nail polish
  • Dotting tool
  • Precision brush
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process:

  1. Paint your nail with the lighter shade of pink.
  2. Paint a slightly broader french tip with the white nail polish.
  3. Take the dotting tool and dip it in black nail polish and put two dots where you want the eyes of the kitty to be.
  4. Now, take the yellow nail polish and with the same dotting tool. Put a small yellow line where you want the nose of the kitty to be.
  5. Now, take a small precision brush and draw three small whiskers on both sides of the face with the black nail polish.
  6. With the same brush draw a small bow with the darker pink shade on one side of the french tip in a way that it slightly touches the base pink color.
  7. Finish off with a top coat.

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2. Pink Polka Magic

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It’s a sacrilege to discuss pink nails and not talk about the cute pink and white polka dots. Put a new spin on this classic design by sporting two fully dotted accent nails, one partially dotted nail and rest just polka dotted tips with silvery glitter highlight

Things You Will Need

  • Pink nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Dotting tool
  • Loose silver glitter
  • Nail brush

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint the accent nails with the pink nail polish.
  2. Use the dotted tool to make polka dots with white nail polish.
  3. Paint the rest of the nails in white and color the tip pink.
  4. Use the dotting tool for polka dots.
  5. Wet the tip of the nail brush slightly and wet it. Use it to highlight the tips with silver glitters.

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3. Pink Flames

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With a classic combination of white and two shades of pink, it’s hard to go wrong with this one.

Things You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Dark pink nail polish
  • Light pink nail polish
  • Striping brush
  • Glitters
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint the nails with white nail polish.
  2. Use the striping tool to create the lines alternating between the light and the dark shade.
  3. Use the same brush to give some glitter highlights to the pattern.
  4. Seal off with a top coat.

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4. Half n Half Glam

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Pink and white cutesy polka dots and golden glam of beads, this design gives you the best of both the worlds.

Things You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Dotting tool
  • White rhinestone
  • Golden striping ribbons
  • Golden sprinkle beads
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint the upper half of the nail pink and the lower half white.
  2. Use the dotting tool to make white polka dots on the pink part.
  3. Carefully place the golden striping ribbon at the intersection.
  4. Put the rhinestone in the middle and arrange the beads along its outline before the paint dries out completely.
  5. Seal off with a generous amount of top coat.

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5. Pink Polka And Rhinestones Tips

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If you thought simple cannot be glamorous take a look at this design and explore the real meaning of less is more. Combining two of the most loved nail art patterns, polka dots and rhinestone with the candy pink color, this is one is a total winner.

Things You Will Need

  • Clear base coat
  • Pink nail polish
  • Dotting tool
  • White acrylic color
  • Acrylic glue
  • White rhinestones
  • Tweezers
  • Top coat

Step By Step Process

  1. Apply the base coat and let it dry.
  2. Paint your tips pink.
  3. Dip the dotting tool in white acrylic color and make the polka dots.
  4. Put the acrylic glue and arrange the rhinestones with tweezer where the tip ends.
  5. Seal off with a generous amount of top coat.

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6. Pink Leopard

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Leopard print nail arts are all the rage right now. But if you find the pattern too much, you can go for this toned down version which looks equally trendy and chic.

Things You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Cello tape (optional)
  • Dotting tool
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nail with the white nail polish and let it dry.
  2. Now, take the pink nail polish and paint a slightly broader slanted tip. You can use a cello tape to do a neat slant. Let it dry.
  3. Now, dip the dotting tool into the white nail polish and make random not-so-perfect dots on the pink nail polish and outline them with the black nail polish for extra dimension.
  4. Finish off with a top coat.

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Pink and Black Nail Designs

 7. Pink Diva

This one is definitely for a diva who likes to keep it stylish, striking but not super complicated and in your face. The hint of silver just makes it even more diva-worthy.

Things You will Need

  • Hot pink nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Silver nail polish
  • Cello tape
  • Scissors

Step by Step Process

  1. Cut thin stripes of cello tape and keep it aside.
  2. Paint your nail with the base color and let it dry.
  3. Now, take the cello tape strips and stick it in a fashion that the ends form a star-like pattern at one corner of your nail.
  4. Take the black nail polish and trace the space created by the tapes. You need to be too cautious at this point. Let the black nail paint dry and then remove the tapes gently.
  5. Now, cut some more strips of cello tape and arrange it similarly, but this time on the black nail polish.
  6. Now, take the silver nail polish and trace along the tapes in the same way and remove the tap.
  7. Seal off with a top coat.

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8. Party Perfect

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If you think pink is too girly for you, check this out. This killer pink, black and silver combo is tailor made for the glam diva in you.

Thing You Will Need

  • Dark pink nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Silver nail polish
  • Cello tape
  • Dotting tool

Step by Step Process

  1. Put cello tape vertically on your nails dividing them into equal parts.
  2. Paint one side with the dark pink color.
  3. Remove the tape and paint another side with the black nail polish.
  4. Dip the dotting tool in silver nail polish and draw dots at the intersection, gradually increasing in size to add that extra dimension.

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9. Ying And Yang

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This Chinese symbol is an interesting choice for your nail art. The black and pink makes it an irresistible color combination as well

Things You Will Need

  • Black nail polish
  • Pink nail polish
  • Striper brush
  • Dotting tool
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Apply two coats of pink nail polish and let it dry.
  2. Dip the striper brush in black polish and draw the pattern carefully.
  3. Take the dotted tool and make a dot with the pink nail polish on the black and with the same tool, make a dot with the black nail polish on the pink.
  4. Seal off with a top coat.

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10. Bold Pink Lace

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If you think lacy designs are too dainty and not fit for your fiery personality, allow this bold and striking lace design to convince you otherwise.

Things You Will Need

  • Shocking pink nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Lace cloth
  • Scissors
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nails in a shade of pink.
  2. Cut out small pieces of lace and hold it over the nails and trace out the pattern with black nail polish. Try using different parts of the lace for tracing to add more variety to your design.
  3. Finish with top coat.

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11. Pink Glitter Butterfly

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You will need a steady hand and some precision for this one, but the result is totally worth all the efforts. You know you can never go wrong with butterflies and glitters.

Things You Will Need

  • Pink nail polish
  • Black acrylic color
  • Loose glitter
  • Super thin precision brush
  • Colorless base coat
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Apply the clear base coat and let it dry.
  2. Now, dip the brush in black acrylic color and draw a line as shown in the picture.
  3. Now, use the same brush to create the wings of the butterfly with the pink nail polish.
  4. Highlight the wings and the rest of the butterfly with black outline and draw the other minute details like antennae of the butterfly.
  5. Now, wet the tip of the brush and pick up a tiny amount of glitter and apply it on the body of the butterfly.
  6. Let it all dry and finish off with a top coat.

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Light Pink Nail Designs

12. Lacy Pinks

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How pretty are laces? The dainty designs and the old world charms instantly make you feel like a vintage diva. Apart from being absolutely gorgeous and unique, these lace details on nails are super easy to pull off

Things You Will Need

  • Light pastel pink nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Piece of lace
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nails with pastel pink color and let it dry.
  2. Hold the lace over your nail and trace the pattern with a black nail polish.
  3. Seal off with top coat.

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13. Criss-Cross Jazz

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Feminine, with a hint of glamor, this design is perfect for any party. The subtle bling is for the people who do not prefer to go overboard with jazz. You can re-create this on all the nails or go the accent route.

Things You Will Need

  • One Dark and one light shade of pink nail polish
  • Striping brush
  • Micro beads
  • Acrylic glue
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint the nail with the lighter shade of pink.
  2. Use the darker shade with the striping tool to create the criss-cross pattern.
  3. Put a small amount of acrylic glue at each intersection and carefully place the beads.
  4. Finish off with a top coat.

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14. Pink And Peach Ombre

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For girls who do not like an overdose of pink, this sophisticated and trendy ombre effect nails is perfect to add that hint of playful pink to their look.

Things You Will Need

  • Pink nail polish
  • Peach nail polish
  • Orange stick
  • Sponge
  • Precision brush
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nail peach and let it dry.
  2. Put the pink and peach nail polish on a different surface and mix it in between with the orange stick.
  3. Take a sponge and dab it on the color and press it on your nails.
  4. Clean the edges with the precision brush while it is still wet.
  5. Finish off with a top coat.

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15. Blush Pink Intricacies

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Although this looks a little complicated, but with a bit of practice, patience, and a steady hand, it is not all that difficult to pull off. Also, the result is totally worth it.   Just take a look.

Things You Will Need

  • Base coat
  • Blush pink nail polish
  • White acrylic color
  • Precision brush
  • Loose glitter
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Put on a colorless base coat and once it dries, paint your nail with the blush pink shade.
  2. Now, use the white acrylic color to draw the pattern using a thin precision brush.
  3. Now, dip the brush in loose glitter and apply it to highlight the pattern.
  4. Seal off with a top coat to keep the glitter in place.

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Pink and Blue Nail Designs

16. Elegant Minimalism

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This one is elegant, trendy and chic and is perfect for short nails. The little glitter adds that hint of glam that blends effortlessly with any look you are going for.

Things You Will Need

  • Rose pink nail polish
  • Dark blue nail polish
  • Blue glitter nail polish
  • Precision brush
  • Dotting tool
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nail with the pink color.
  2. Use the precision to draw a slanting arc from one corner of the other, near the tip.
  3. Fill up the gap between arc and the tip of the nail with glitter nail polish.
  4. Take the dotting tool and line the arc with small dots.
  5. Finish off with a top coat.

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17. Pink And Blue Blossoms

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A perfect design for spring, the design combines two of the favorite colors of most people. And who doesn’t love a bit of blossom on their nails?

Things You Will Need

  • Pink nail polish
  • Blue nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Black nail polish
  • Precision brush
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint the nail pink and let it dry.
  2. Now, use the precision brush and the blue nail polish to draw the blossoms.
  3. Use the black and white nail polishes with the brush to further highlight the pattern.
  4. Once dry, seal off with a top coat.

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18. Pastel Galaxy

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Galaxy nail arts are super hot right now and look good almost on any occasion. A couple of simple tools is all you need to recreate the surreal effect on your nails

Things You Will Need

  • Clear base coat
  • Pastel pink nail polish
  • Pastel blue nail polish
  • White acrylic color
  • Precision brush
  • Cotton
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Apply the base coat and let it dry.
  2. Pour the pink nail color on a separate surface.
  3. Dab the cotton on the color, get rid of the extra color by dabbing it on another surface and transfer it onto your nail. Do not press the color, but keep dabbing.
  4. Repeat the same procedure with the blue and create a whimsical pattern.
  5. Dip the precision brush in white acrylic color and draw the stars and other details.
  6. Seal the design with top coat.

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Pink and Gold Nail Designs

19. Pink And Gold Angled Accent

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This pattern is sweet and simple, but the gold accent gives it a slightly relaxed glam feel. You can try these for small festivities at home or maybe a friend’s birthday party.

Things You Will Need

  • Pink Nail Polish
  • Gold Nail Polish
  • Cello Tape
  • Scissors
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process:

  1. First, paint your nails with the pink nail polish and let it dry.
  2. Cut two strips of cello tape.
  3. Stick the cello tape on the nails in a way that it forms an ‘X’ while allowing a little gap.
  4. Now, take the gold nail polish and apply where the gap of the ‘X’ is formed. You do not have to be too cautious about being neat as the cello tapes will act as a guide. After application let it dry.
  5. Now, gently remove the cello tape, and you can see the perfectly formed gold accent drop on a pink background.
  6. Finish off with a top coat.

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20. Pink And Glitter Tips

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Who says minimalism cannot be glamorous? Try this design for the next party, and we can guarantee that you will be showered with compliments. Best part; it is super easy.

Things You Will Need

  • Glossy base coat
  • Pink nail polish
  • Loose glitter
  • Round nail brush
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Apply the base coat and let it dry.
  2. Paint your tip with pink nail polish.
  3. Dip the brush in loose glitter and highlight the edges. Don’t bother to make it too neat, let the glitter be a little jagged.
  4. Finish off with top coat.

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21. Pink And Gold Chevrons

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Chevrons are one of the chicest patterns to sport, and whe n the colors are pink and gold, it will surely not be difficult to convince you to try this one out. You are not going to believe how easy this is

Things You Will Need

  • Pink nail polish
  • Gold nail polish
  • Vinyl stickers
  • Tweezers
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint the nails pink.
  2. Arrange the vinyl stickers.
  3. Apply the gold nail polish over the stickers.
  4. Remove the vinyl stickers carefully with tweezers before the paint dries out.
  5. Finish off with top coat.

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Pink Acrylic Nail Design

22. Pink Velvet Acrylic

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The plush and oh-so-chic effect of velvet is not just for your dresses or upholstery, but you can bring the same plush effect to your nails to re-create another hot nail art trend.

Things You Will Need

  • Pink nail color
  • Flocking powder
  • Fluffy brush
  • Acrylic bow
  • Acrylic glue

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nail pink and semi-dry.
  2. Sprinkle the flocking powder and dust off the excess with a fluffy brush.
  3. Put a small amount of acrylic glue and place the acrylic bow and press gently to make sure it is secure. You can go for the bow accent on one nail or put bows on all nails.

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Pink and Silver Nail Design

23. Pink Glitter

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This is perhaps one of the easiest one on the list, but that doesn’t mean it compromises on style or glamor. Try out this design if you are a fan  of feminine glam looks for your nails.

Things You Will Need

  • Light pink nail polish
  • Silver striping tape
  • Pink glitter nail polish
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Apply two coats of light pink nail polish.
  2. Now paint the top half of the nail with the pink glitter polish in a slanted angle.
  3. Place the striping tape at the intersection.
  4. Seal off with a generous amount of top coat.

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Pink and Green Nail Design

24. Romantic Roses

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Who does not like pink roses? How about I tell you that roses on nails looks deceptively complicated but are actually pretty doable with the right tools and a bit of a steady hand?

Things You Will Need

  • White nail polish
  • Acrylic colors in one light and one dark shade of pink
  • Green acrylic color
  • Precision brush
  • Round nail brush
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Apply the white nail polish.
  2. Use the round nail brush and the lighter pink shade to make small pink patches on the nail bed. You do not have to be too cautious about being too neat. A little smear will add to the texture.
  3. Use the precision brush and draw hints of green around the pink for leaves, with the green acrylic color.
  4. Use the darker shade of pink to highlight petals on the light pink patches.
  5. Seal off with a top coat.

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Pink and Purple Nail Art

25. Pink And Purple Water Marbling

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I know the word water marbling has already made you think that this is out of your league, but that is not how it is. Yes, water marbling is a tricky technique to master, but it is no rocket science. Instead of trying intricate designs, try this super simple yet gorgeous design.

Things You Will Need

  • Pink nail polish
  • Mauve nail polish
  • A bowl of water
  • Orange sticks
  • Pure acetone
  • Cotton swabs

Step by Step Process

  1. Put a little drop of the pink nail polish in the water and let it spread a little.
  2. Put a little drop of the mauve nail polish in the middle of the pink nail polish.
  3. Use the orange stick to make a pattern.
  4. Now, carefully dip your finger into the water and transfer the design on to your nails. Do this step with a lot of caution.
  5. Clean up the area around your cuticles using the acetone and cotton swabs.
  6. Finish off with a top coat.

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Pale Pink Nail Designs

26. Pale Pink Negative Space Hearts

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Recently, negative space nail designs have been all over the runway and judging by the number of followers it has garnered; this trend is surely here to stay.  What’s better, the base color of the design is one of the hottest shades of pink right now.

Things You Will Need

  • Dirty rose pink nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Precision brush
  • Nail polish remover
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nail with the base color and let it dry.
  2. Now, take a precision brush and draw a heart with the white nail polish.
  3. Dip the tip of the precision brush generously in the nail polish remover and start removing the heart keeping just the outline intact.
  4. Now, very carefully, re-draw the jagged outline of the heart neatly with the precision brush.
  5. Seal it with a generous amount of top coat.

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Pink and Grey Nail Designs

27. Pink And Grey Glitter

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It is one of the chicest colors to combine with pink that gives a suave and sophisticated effect. The addition of glitters takes it a notch higher on the glam scale. Best part, you not going to believe how easy it is to re-create it.

Things You Will Need

  • Grey matte nail Polish
  • Pink glitters
  • Round nail brush
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nails gray.
  2. Apply the pink glitter near the root of the nail with the round brush. Wet the tip of the brush slightly for easy application of glitters.
  3. Seal off with the top coat.

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Pink and Yellow Nail Designs

28. Tropical Sunset

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This one is perfect for a summer pool party. Do not be deceived by the patterns, anybody who has ever drawn a basic landscape with a palm tree and flying bird as a kid should be able to pull it off.

Things You Will Need

  • White base coat
  • Pink nail polish
  • Yellow nail polish
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Precision brush
  • Sponge
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nails with the white base coat and let it dry. The white base coat will help the color pop.
  2. Now, take the pink and yellow nail polish and dab it on the sponge.
  3. Use the sponge to stamp the color onto your nails.
  4. Clean the messy edges.
  5. Dip the precision brush in the black acrylic and draw the patterns.
  6. Apply a top coat.

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Pink 3D Nail Art

29. Pink Caviar

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It’s bright, it’s pink, and it’s the easiest way to do a 3D nail art that looks super fun and absolutely gorgeous. You don’t need more reasons to try this one out

Things You Will Need

  • Hot pink nail polish
  • Matching microbeads
  • Top coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Paint your nail with two coats of the hot pink nail polish.
  2. Wait for around ten seconds so that it is not completely dry.
  3. Dip your nail microbeads and make sure the entire surface of the nail is covered with it.
  4. Apply a little amount of top coat to seal the microbeads in place.

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Red and Pink Nail Designs

30. Valentine’s Day Special Gradient Hearts

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These romantic shades and oh-so-cute heart are perfect for your special Valentine’s Day look. The gradient effect of the heart adds to the style quotient of this design.

Things You Will Need

  • Base coat or a light beige nail color
  • Red nail polish
  • Blush pink nail polish
  • White nail polish
  • Cello tape
  • Sketch pen
  • Scissors
  • Sponge
  • Top Coat

Step by Step Process

  1. Fold the cello tape in the middle and draw half a heart with the sketch pen.
  2. Now, take the scissor and cut out the pattern to make a heart shaped stencil.
  3. Apply the base coat and let it dry.
  4. Now, put the cello tape stencil on your nail.
  5. Create the gradient effect with the three nail polishes on the sponge and stamp it on the nail covered with cello tape.
  6. Seal off with a top coat.

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With all these pretty ideas and easy tutorials, go and embrace your fiery, feminine side in different shades of pink depending on your style or mood and keep feeling beautiful.

Let us know if you have more pretty pink nail art ideas and do tell us which design you liked the most and are sure to try, in the comment section below.

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