25 Cute Gel Nail Design Ideas to Delight

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I’ve found some of the most beautiful gel nail designs that you’ll be delighted by. To make sure I’ve included designs for everyone’s tastes, I’ve not only included gel nail ideas for your natural nails but also ideas for gel nail extensions.

If you’ve never heard of gel nail extensions, they are a popular way to get longer nails without the use of acrylics. The process involves applying gel to your natural nail and curing it with UV light. The nail technician will then use a nail form to extend the length of the nail.

If you’re considering getting gel nails, one of the biggest pros is that you won’t have to worry about chipping your nail polish. With gel nails, they are made more durable and chip-resistant because it’s applied over a layer of acrylic powder.

When getting gel extensions, a big pro is that if an extension breaks off before its time, you can simply go back to get them fixed.

Keep It Simple

If you’re not into flashy nail designs, this chic yet simple design is for you. If you do your own gel nails at home, this is an easy look that anyone can do. Plus, you’re sure to impress with such an elegant look.

simple gel nails

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Coral Nails with Gold Flakes

Sometimes you just have to go for it. Jazz up your nails with gold flakes. With this design, people can’t help but look at and admire your nails.

coral nails with gold flakes

Credit: hayley.haloaesthetics

Gold and Pink Christmas Nails

These Christmas nails are just what you need for the festive season. They are stylish and beautiful, and can be adjusted to suit every personality! If you want your mani to sparkle this winter, these gel nails are sure to wow.

gold and pink christmas nails

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Fall Gel Nails

This fall, step up your nail game with these gel nails. Fall colors on your fingertips will make you instantly feel cozy.

fall gel nails

Credit: magpiebeautyusa

Nude Nails with Gold Flakes

Brighten up your nails with these refreshing nude-colored nails with gold flake accents. This is such as luxurious nail option that will make you rethink plain nude nails.

nude nails with gold flakes

Credit: kimakasmi

Lime and Mint Nails

Margarita anyone? If you’re looking for the ultimate summer manicure, and this is it. These nails are perfect for outdoor parties at the beach and hot afternoons by the poolside.

lime and mint nails

Credit: nailpolishdirect

Sunset Nails

These nails feature a burst of color that reminds me of a beautiful sunset. They’re perfect for any occasion, whether you’re staying in or going out.

sunset gel nails

Credit: nails_by.paola

Modern Nails

It’s not just the length that matters – these modern nails have got it all, with a fun design and cool colors, you’ll love this look.

modern nails

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Mistletoe Nails

The holidays are the perfect time to deck your nails with a festive mistletoe nail design. Even if you don’t want anyone to kiss you, this cute manicure will get plenty of likes.

mistletoe nails

Credit: gelsbyjacqueline

Modern Fall Nails

These cool nails let you rock the latest fall trend. They are perfect for those who want to have a change of scenery with their nail design. They’ll give any outfit an instant autumn-esque twist, and turn heads wherever you go.

modern fall nails

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Picasso Gone Ombre

Picasso gone ombre is a nail art design that’s perfect for those looking to bring some of the artist’s masterpieces right onto their fingertips. With Picasso gone ombre, you get an ombre-style gradient effect with Picassoesque touches. You’ll be sure to turn heads with this one-of-a-kind manicure.

Picasso ombre nails

Credit: thehangedit

lace nails

Credit: primenailsbyophelia

black tips with white dots

Credit: reabrandi

blue gel nails

Credit: seda_tatouage

purple tip nails

Credit: skyhigh_beautybristol

red rudolf nails

Credit: mlcnails

black and blue nails

Credit: thenaturalnailspa

white gel nail designs

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leopard gel nails

Credit: adriana_sinatra

pink and yellow nails

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spring flower gel nails

Credit: bethanyjoystudios

brown christmas nails

Credit: bysophiemcintosh_

camo nails

Credit: chillhouse

daisy nails

Credit: chloeeadebeauty

minimalist gel nails

Credit: esse__beauty

Whether you want a chic and elegant look or are looking to try out some more artistic designs, I hope that these photos have helped inspire your next manicure.

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