Looking for a new nail shape to try in 2022? You should go for almond nails!
Almond nails are extremely trendy right now, and I bet you have seen them all over social media. Not only will this nail shape make your nails look trendy, but it will lengthen your fingers and give your hands a sophisticated look.
What you’ll love most about this nail shape is that there are lots of designs that you can choose from that are also trendy. Almond nails look great with just about any design.
If you are excited to try out almond nails but are unsure what designs you should go for, read on because this post will show you 20 designs that you should totally try for your almond nails.
The Best Trendy Almond Nail Designs
1. Classic Red Almond Nails
If you just want to try the almond nail shape but don’t want to go too crazy with your design, you could always just go for some classic solid colored nails.
One of my favorite colors for almond nails is a timeless red, as shown above. (Fun fact: Classic red is one of the hottest nail color trends this year.)
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2. Rhinestone Almond Nails
If you really love to spice up your nail looks, you can go all out for your next event with rhinestone almond nails.
These are the ultimate glam nails that will make your nails really stand out.
If you are unsure about how to get these kind of nails, all you have to do is add a bunch of pretty gems or rhinestones to your almond nails as shown in this video tutorial. (These can also be done at almost any salon.)
3. Ombre Almond Nails
Another very popular look for almond nails is the ombre french nail look. You probably have already tried or at least seen this kind of nail design before because it is insanely popular.
And, if you are interested in trying it, I would recommend trying this design on almond nails — it’s such a classic, feminine look. To see how this is done, watch this quick tutorial!
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4. Matte Almond Nails
Another more simple yet trendy design for almond nails is matte nails. In particular, I’m loving these matte black nails shown in this video tutorial.
This is perfect for those of us who like more simple nail designs, but also want to do something a little bit edgier. Black matte nails are the perfect mix of classic and cool.
You could also swap in any other color you like; a matte finish makes your nail look that much more interesting.
5. Glitter Almond Nails
If you like your nails to sparkle, you can’t go wrong with a sparkly almond nail look. This is super easy to do and you can totally achieve this look at home.
All you need is a solid color nail polish and some glitter nail polish and you will be able to make this look. Of course, if your nails don’t grow and you want longer nails, definitely get them done at the salon.
6. Mix & Match Almond Nails
This is one of my all-time favorite trendy almond nail designs. It is the mix & match design. This is very popular right now, so if you are looking for a nail design to keep up with the nail trends these days, this is the look for you.
What I love about this look is you can do so many different things with it. The mix & match design means you can basically include whatever designs you want in your mani, such as flames, flowers, stripes, swirls, etc.
Just watch this tutorial for a quick example of the mix & match nail design on almond-shaped nails.
7. Nude Almond Nails
If you want a very simple nail design using almond nails, but also something that is cute, I recommend just doing nude almond nails.
I love these because they are so simple, but they look very elegant and classy. If you are interested in these kind of almond nails, you can get them done at any salon, or make it easy on yourself and purchase these press-on nude almond nails.
8. Flower Almond Nails
If you want some girly almond nails, you should totally go for flower almond nails like these press-on nails that are absolutely adorable.
You could buy these press-on nails or even hand-draw flowers on your almond nails yourself. Either way, the look is so perfect for spring and summer!
9. Abstract Almond Nails
If you want an almond nail look that is very different and that will make your nails stand out, I recommend going for the abstract nail design that’s been all over TikTok recently.
These nails are easy to achieve thanks to all the press-ons available in this style. For instance, you can get this exact manicure on a set of press-ons via Amazon.
10. Baby Pink & Marble Almond Nails
There are so many of us that love the marble nail look. And since it’s so versatile and classic, this kind of look naturally looks amazing on almond-shaped nails.
Just check out this quick video tutorial to see how to get a cute pink & marble nail design for almond nails!
11. Striped Almond Nails
This is a fun nail design if you want something different for your almond nails. It is a striped almond nail look.
If you are wondering how to get this look, don’t worry because once again you can just buy these press-on nails to make your life so much easier!
12. Swirl Almond Nails
Another one of my all-time favorite trendy almond nail designs is swirl nails. Swirl nails have been extra popular for the past year and they totally look good on the almond nail shape.
So, the next time you want to go for the swirl nail, definitely use the almond nail shape! The example above is a set of press-ons but you can get this done at just about any nail salon.
13. Cherry Almond Nails
If you are loving the fruit nail design trend as much as I am this spring, you should try out this nail design on almond nails.
To get this look you can hand-draw the fruit, buy fruit nail stickers, or you could just buy these adorable cherry press-on almond nails!
French Tip Almond Nails
14. Glitter French Almond Nails
If you love to do French nails, good news — this style is practically made for the almond nail shape.
One super cute and sparkly French tip idea for almond nails is glitter tip nails! And honestly, this design couldn’t be simpler. All this is is just glitter on the French tip part of your nails.
To see how to do it, watch this quick video tutorial.
15. Swirl Tip Almond Nails
If you love the swirl nail look, but want something a bit different, I recommend doing swirl French tip nails, as seen on these press-on almond nails.
This is a great way to make your nails look trendy in a more subtle manner. It’s a hint of a trend added to a classic look.
16. French Tip Almond Nails
If you want a classy and elegant nail look using almond nails, you can never go wrong with the classic French tip in white. Is it the trendiest look on this list? No. Is it one you can always count on? Yes.
Trust me, you will love this nail design on the almond-nail shape. After trying out the French tip style on almond-shaped nails you will never want to go back to any other shape.
To get the look, purchase these press-on almond nails or style your French tip almond nails at home.
17. V-Shape French Tip Almond Nails
Recently, different types of French tip shapes have become popular. For example, a very trendy one is the v-tip shape as seen on these press-on nails.
This will give your French tip nails a fresh new look, and it also looks great on the almond-nail shape.
So, if you want to try out this style for your nails, I recommend trying these blue and white almond french tip nails. (Blue is another hot nail trend for the summer season!)
18. Colorful French Tip Almond Nails
Another popular way to style the french tip nowadays is doing multicolored tips.
I love this nail look because if you are looking to add a bit of color to your nails, this is a great way to do it. All you need is a few different colored nail polishes to create your French tips and you will be good to go.
Check out these cute green French tip almond nails to get some inspiration!
19. Black French Tip Almond Nails
One of my favorite French tip almond nail looks is black tips, as shown on these nails.
This is a very trendy look right now for almond nails as well, so I definitely recommend trying this nail look if you like French tip nails, but want something a little bit different.
20. Pearl French Tip Almond Nails
If you want your French tip nails to look extra fancy, almond-shaped pearl nails are super trendy this year!
I am sure you have probably seen this nail design before — it’s all over my For You Page.
I love this look because it will give you a classy nail look while also making your nails look trendy.
Though it looks complex, this mani is also pretty easy to do yourself. Just make sure to get some white nail polish for your tips, a base coat, and some nail pearls.
Or, purchase these press-on nails to get the exact look shown above!
Which of these trendy almond nail designs are you going to try?
What is your favorite type of almond nails? What kind of almond nail designs will you be wearing in 2022?