There are so many different ways to shape your nails but lately the so-called almond nails seem to be the hottest trend! As the name suggests, they are shaped like an almond but there’s definitely a lot of room for creativity left within those boundaries. They can be longer or shorter, with sharp or blunt points but most of all, they can adjust to any style of manicure! Get inspired by our selection of the most modern DIY almond nails!
1. Red Almond Nails
Just like a red lip is always in style, so is the red manicure. It is absolutely timeless and can easily fit into any occasion. It has a seductive undertone, so it’s the perfect choice for date night or Valentine’s Day! Find the tutorial at Nail Tutorials for charming red almond nails!
2. Glitter Almond Nails
Adding glitter to your manicure is never a bad idea! It’s a quick and easy way to bring some sparkle to your style and make your nails look absolutely glamorous. You can learn at Nail Career Education how to give your almond shaped nails a glittering touch!
3. Short Blue Almond Nails
If you are a fan of a short manicure you can often feel like you don’t have too many options when it comes to shaping or decorating your nails, but all you really need is a good teacher! Bold N Trendy will show you how short nails can have a gorgeous almond shape and a mesmerizing blue color!
4. Nude Almond Nails
Nude tones are one of the most popular trends in the beauty industry right now. If you already have all the nude makeup palettes and really resonate with their simplicity, the obvious next step is to treat yourself to a matching manicure! Dyra Luxe has a great tutorial for nude almond nails!
5. Silver Mirror Almond Nails
Metallic colors are incredibly chic and elegant. They have a certain aristocratic undertone, so they can instantly add an element of nobility to your style. If you’re loving the metallic trend and have a soft spot for silver, check out how Nails 21 created these silver mirror nails!
6. Rose Gold Almond Nails
Rose gold blends together the sensitive nature of pink and the glamorous essence of gold, giving us one of the best combinations for jewelry, makeup and nails! Tiny’s Nail Art has an amazing tutorial for charming rose gold nails with a trendy almond shape!
7. Marble Almond Nails
The marble trend is still very present and it has definitely made an impact on the beauty industry. If you’re looking for modern nails that have a very polished look but don’t stand out too much, opting for marble almond-shaped nails is your best bet! Get the tutorial at Nail Career Education!
8. Gothic Almond Nails
Your almond nails don’t have to have a preppy look at all – you can totally push the boundaries and make them super long, play around with colors and give them an edgy style! Crystal Nails TV created an epic gothic manicure that celebrates the almond shape!
9. Burgundy Almond Nails
Shades of red are some of the most beautiful colors to work with. If the bright red manicure we started this roundup with doesn’t fit your style and you’re wishing for something with a little bit more depth, burgundy is the perfect shade of red for you! Find out the details at The Nails Queen!
10. Red Bottom Almond Nails
We’re all in love with the red soles of the Louboutins, but now this trend has finally made its way into the world of manicures as well! Give the bottom of your nails an unexpected twist by following the tutorial at The Nails Queen and creating captivating red bottom almond nails!
11. Three Colored Blend Almond Nails
When you’re choosing a manicure it all comes downs to shape and color, but one would argue that the color is the most important element in this equation. It’s often hard to choose just one suitable color tone or to find the right blend of multiple ones. Thankfully, Kaylie Hogan Nails found a gorgeous three color blend!
12. Color Gradient Almond Nails
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If you’ve been on the lookout for a manicure that celebrates the warm tones of the summer, these color gradient almond nails by Crystal Nails TV would be our first pick! The way the colors blend with each other creates a truly stunning visual poetry!
13. Pastel Purple
We’re so in love with nails in pastel tones! They are a beautiful way to display a color that you really resonate with but don’t want to have a manicure that is too vibrant. If you’re loving the idea of pastel nails and also want to give them an almond shape, Lorna Andrews is your go-to girl!