30 Best Natural Nail Designs Minimalists Will Obsess Over

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If you get your nails done regularly, you’ve probably experienced the slight panic of flipping through what feels like endless color options. To alleviate some stress, you might stick to simple colors and designs to get you in and out of the salon quickly. While more understated manicures are chic and easy—why stop there? Your nails can be a fun and creative way to show your personality and style, and our top picks of natural nail designs give you the best of both worlds.

If you're anything like me, it might have taken you a while to explore different nail options outside of pinks and neutral tones. OPI’s Bubble Bath nail polish was an easy go-to whenever I was stumped on what color to choose. But opting for easy designs or embellishments atop your favorite shades can be a great way to step out of your comfort zone, and many designs are easy to DIY at home (just remember to use a UV lamp for gel polishes). “The first thing I always suggest if you’re looking to try something new is to add a bit of color,” says professional nail technician Tori Delanís. “You can ease into it with simple designs like abstract lines, which are still chill but unique enough for the people who don’t like all the extra stuff.” You can even play around with your favorite classic designs, like a French manicure, by swapping in different nail colors.

So, whether you are a manicure minimalist or looking to venture into more playful styles, we’ve scoured the internet and talked to professionals to find your next set. With the endless possibilities out there, you can always find a way to elevate your next set. But in case you need to spark some inspiration, here are 30 nail designs you can try out.

Meet The Experts

Tori Delanís is a professional nail technician based in Richmond, VA.

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