When you think of your wedding day – your wedding theme, attire, jewelry, makeup and styling occupy the top slot on your priority sheet. And one of the things to occupy the least priority would be the nails. And why not? The traditional practice has dictated a standard double coat of red or pink for the nails and nothing more. But now with a variety of interesting and intricate bridal nail art designs to choose from, it’s time we ditch the norm.
From acrylic to velvet to holographic, there is something for every bride. In order to get you kickstarted in the amazing world of the bridal nail art, we have shortlisted 33 amazing ideas that promise to catch your partner’s eye ( as well as the guests’) as you sparkle down the aisle.
What’s more, we’ve included 10 step by step video tutorials to guide you through the process and important FAQ’s you need to know about the bridal nail art before you take the plunge.
1. Swirled Twirls Bridal Nail Art
A simple and elegant red-gold swirl design that works even on short nails. This is an easily achievable dual colour nail art. It takes nothing more that the two colours and a toothpick! This is best suited for first timers.
2. Red And Gold Bridal Nail Art
Another red and gold swirl design, this one employs stones and beads. This simple DIY pattern is explained beautifully in this step by step video.
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3. Textured Surfaces Bridal Nail Art
Tip: You can now find nail stamps in the market in various varieties. Choose any that you like and stamp away!
4. Laced Bridal Nail Art
An absolute beauty, these nails are bound to catch eyes for their delicate pattern. This pure white lace pattern with French roses seems extremely fragile and exquisite because of its intricate pattern, but in all honestly, these are pretty simple. Just buy yourself nail art stencils of your choice before hand and simply paint the colour through it. Voila! The most delicate and beautiful pattern on your nails!
5. Black And White Bridal Nail Art
Here’s another video that shows a step by step method to achieve those absolutely professional looking lace French black and white nails.
6. Shimmer And Shine Bridal Nail Art
One of the more intricate designs, it is still easy to achieve this look. All you need is a shimmer pink polish, some glue, rhinestones and acrylic bow and flowers. This blingy design can really pop your nails out.
7. Pearly Whites Bridal Nail Art
This video does a great job of explaining how to arrange the pearls and beads. You can replicate this method =to apply rhinestones and other accessories too!
8. Butterflies Bridal Nail Art
9. Pretty In Pink Bridal Nail Art
This cute pink and white nail art packs a lot. It includes lace, rhinestones, acrylic bows and even tiny coloured bows. It does a good job at looking absolutely cute!
10. ‘Wed Me’ Bridal Nail Art
These mini tuxedo and gown creations are the best thing ever! Check out the video to know how you too can get them.
11. Brides And Grooms Bridal Nail Art
12. Floral Bridal Nail Art
This video gives you the best tips and tricks to perfect the one stoke technique. A little practice and you are bound to do it like a pro.
13. ‘Net’working Bridal Nail Art
14. Hearts And Kisses Bridal Nail Art
17. French Roses Bridal Nail Art
18. Simply Coral Bridal Nail Art
A very simple yet absolutely beautiful quick and easy styled nails that can be done in a jiffy! Watch the video for the step by step instructions.
19. Dotted Darling Bridal Nail Art
It looks complex, but as you see through the list, it is pretty easy like the rest. All you need is a glitter nail polish, a dotting tool, which you can replace with a toothpick and a white polish.
20. Bling Bridal Nail Art
21. Stone Shine Bridal Nail Art
This extremely laborious looking detailed nail art is in fact a quick and easy one. Watch the video to know more.
22. Black Rose Bridal Nail Art
A three colour combo, this gloss sans sparkle art piece is a sober masterpiece. An easy to recreate idea that only requires purple and white nail polishes, a black rose sticker and purple and black rhinestones.
23. ‘Marry Me’ Bridal Nail Art
An engagement themed quick and easy nail art that looks quite elegant. Check out the video below for more
24. Bride In White Bridal Nail Art
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25. Veiled Beauty Bridal Nail Art
Even though its slightly tricky to recreate this particular nail art, if achieved, it will look incredible and you’ll definitely be proud of your work. If you don’t want to risk it but still want to recreate the look, you could try using stencils or stamps. You’ll need black and skin colored nail polish, a fine brush and some really cool artistic skills.
26. The Happy Couple Bridal Nail Art
Another extremely professional yet DIY must try video that features the bride and groom. This nail art will make every girl wish she had your nails.
Here are 10 more designs that you can indulge in:
27. Black And Gold Leopard Bridal Nail Art
29. Multicolored Floral Bridal Nail Art
30. Gorgeous Pink And White Floral Bridal Nail Art ( With Stones)
31. French Manicure With A Floral Twist Bridal Nail Art
32. Dotted Flower Pattern Bridal Nail Art
33. Would This BEE The Bridal Nail Art For You?
33. Aqua Design Bridal Nail Art
There you go, here are our 33 most amazing, chic and stunning nail art ideas to choose from for your wedding.
We know nail art can be tricky and you may have tons of questions about its application specially for your wedding day. We have put together a list of commonly asked questions on bridal nail art below, if you still have more questions, drop us a line in the comments section below and we will get right back to you.