Cool Acrylic Nail Designs For Any Season

Cool Acrylic Nail Designs For Any Season

Sometimes you need some nail inspiration that’s not holiday-related. Maybe you like to keep things simple, or maybe it’s just between seasons, and you’re not sure what kind of nails to get. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’re going over the best acrylic nails for any season or occasion. No matter your style, taste, or color preference, we’ve got a look that’s right for you!

Oval French

If there is one nail design you can always count on for everyday life, it’s a French mani. Always elegant and sophisticated, you can never go wrong with this look. The oval shape of the tips adds a modern twist to this look to keep you on-trend. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Almond.

Nude Pink And White Marble

This nail design has such a beautiful contrast effect to it. Start with a nude pink layer and then choose an accent nail for the white marble. Add some sequins for even more pizazz.  

Style of nail this looks best on: Coffin.

Floral Paradise

If you’ve got a beachy vibe, then these nails are for you. Whether it’s summer or not, floral nails can make you feel like you’re at the beach. Start with a light sparkly pastel color for the base, and then add some tropical-looking flowers to whichever parts of the nails you want. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Square.

Black And White Crystal

Nothing is classier than black and white. These glamorous nails go with any outfit and help finish your entire look. Alternate the nails with black and white and then cover your accent nail of choice in crystals. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Coffin.

Rainbow Flair

This is another modern take on french tips with a neon twist. For the bold and daring, this look is great for expressing your individuality. You’ll want a nude base for these nails and then finish them off with all the colors in the rainbow for the tips. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Oval.

Golden Foil

This design is sure to capture everyone’s eye. The golden flecks shimmer in the light during the day and the night. Cover your client’s nails in a transparent polish and white on one of them. Next, put the foil on in an upside-down “V” shape along your nail tips. This will add some texture to their nails that is definitely worthy of some attention. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Stiletto. 

Starry Eyed

This is a look that is both fabulous and simple. They fit into all seasons and never go out of style. A transparent coat covered with black stars is reminiscent of a beautiful painting. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Round.

Lavender And Matte White

What’s more calm and relaxing than a field of lavender? It’s a gorgeous color fit for people of all ages. Pick a light purple base coat, and then add a matte white accent nail of your choosing. Add gemstones if you’re feeling extra cute. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Square.

Nude And Blue Floral

An avant-garde design that has subtlety and flair is bright blue flowers atop nude nails—the perfect amount of perennial and royal. The energizing blue adds balance to the muted nude base layer. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Coffin.


Sunsets are breathtaking, so why not emulate that on your client’s nails? This is a multi-hued ombre manicure that’s super popular right now. Use a combination of pink, orange, and yellow for this design and blend them all together in a way that looks like a melted sky. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Almond.

Silver Half-Moon

This is another black and white look, except with a silvery moon on each finger. Alternate your colors however you like, and add a small half-circle of sparkly silver near your cuticles. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Square.

Racy And Checkered

For the race track fans who love high speed and high energy, we’ve got a look for you. This matte black nail features two different accent nails. One is black and white checkered, resembling a finish line flag, while the other is red hot flames. Use yellow, orange, and black to create a smoky effect. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Coffin.

Blush Pink

If you’re more of a simplistic type of person who doesn’t love the glitz and glamour, then this minimalistic nail design is for you. These nails are blush pink and totally monochromatic. This ballerina-esque color is perfect for soft and understated people.

Style of nail this looks best on: Coffin or Round.

Geometric Mint

Minty nails are both funky and fresh. If you’re looking to live your mint chocolate chip fantasy, then you should definitely try these nails. This style incorporates negative shape and geometric shapes for the perfect amount of chaos and order. After you’ve created the green base, add some fun shapes and patterns in black. Add sparkles and gems to complete the look. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Stiletto.

Checkered Red And Black

If you’ve ever wanted to feel like a cute lumberjack, then you should try getting these nails. This is a look that is both comfortable and stylish for whatever season it is. It’s fabric-inspired and pretty simple to create. Start with a glossy red base coat and then add two vertical black lines and two horizontal ones. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Square.


These nails are inspired by the majestic and mysterious underwater creatures. Using aqua blue as a base, add a fish scale texture on your nail, as well as some iridescent glitter. This design is just like a mermaid herself, graceful and mythical.  

Style of nail this looks best on: Stiletto.

Abstract Art

Abstract art is such a fun way to express yourself. It doesn’t follow any rules or patterns; it’s whatever you want it to be. Starting with a white or nude colored base, use whatever colors you want to create a unique design. The best part about these nails is that no one can copy it exactly!

Style of nail this looks best on: Round.


Butterflies have been a symbol in pop culture for years, but they have recently made a comeback. We’re seeing all sorts of shirts, shoes, and jewelry featuring this winged creature. This fluttery and flirty look consists of pastel blue to start and several intricate butterflies on each nail. Alternate with a marbled effect if you’d like. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Coffin.

Sage Sparkle

Sage is a beautiful pale green that compliments all skin tones. You can dress this nail design up or down with how much sparkle you add to it. Either pick one accent nail or add shimmer to them all. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Square.


The future is shiny and bright, like metallics. This glossy effect can make the nails look like something new and expensive. To get this look start with a base coat of white and then add the metallic chrome flakes to the nails to get the shiny look. You can either do all one color or change it up with a whole rainbow of chrome. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Oval. 

Ruby Red

Just like a bold red lip, these kinds of nails are always in. No matter how you choose to wear these, they will add a pop of color and spice up any dull outfit.  You can choose to do different shades of red, or stick with the same one for all their nails. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Stiletto or Square.

Glow In The Dark

If you want to make a statement, you should try glowing in the dark. They look super cool in low light situations and will always be a conversation piece. The best part is you can pick any color you want. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Oval.

Cow Print

Animal print is nothing new. We’ve seen leopard, cheetah, and even zebra. However, cow print has been trending recently, and people can’t get enough of these nails. It’s a simple black and white patch look that many celebrities are sporting these days. 

Style of nail this looks best on: Square. 

In Summary

Being able to express yourself through your nails is such a cool concept. It’s like jewelry that you can paint right on a part of your body. Whatever their style, your client can match their nails to it. Changing up the nails and trying new things is like being able to sample different personalities. So go ahead, pick your favorite from the list and get painting!