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5 Valentine’s Day nail art ideas

5 Valentine’s Day nail art ideas
Jess Maisey
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Last Updated: 02/02/24

If you’re looking to get your nails in check for Valentine’s Day and need a little inspo then we have you covered! 

Cupid’s Bows 

Shoot your shot and recreate the talented @thenailroommanchester’s look, using red and light pink hues to draw Cupid-style bows onto your talons. Set a nude base coat and paint your tips red in a clean sweep, then draw your detailed bow design onto tie your nail, making your hands the star of the show this Valentine’s Day. 


All My Love 

Keep it short and sweet with @kaseyjunebeauty’s nail design this Valentine’s! Use a softnude polish to create a natural-looking base, then add small lovehearts to each nail for that subtle look of love. Finish with some additional amore and allow one nail to take centre-stage bypainting ona cluster of red and white hearts. 


Queen of Hearts 

Whether you’re getting together for Galentine’s or going on a date night with your Valentine, unleash your inner artist and create @gelsbybry’s design using bright pink and red tones. Set your base with a nude nail polish, dip your tips in pink or red, then create your feature nail by drawing a trio of love hearts onto your ring finger for the perfect finishing touch. 


Simple and sweet

Pretty and pink, this look is perfect for those who want to keep it simple. Start off by choosing a glossy mauve basecoat such as the Rimmel 60 Seconds Nail Polish in 'Mauve to the Music' and painting 4 fingernails. Coat your pinky finger in a light nude shade to make it stand out. Then take a small detail brush and a red polish and add hearts on your chosen fingers to create your desired dainty look.  


X’s and O’s

This look is great if you’re after a stylish manicure with a subtle hint of Valentine’s. Start by using a pigmented base coat in a light nude shade to coat your nails. Then take a jet-black nail polish on a small brush and paint a line over the top of your nail and an arch beneath. We recommend shaping them into your desired style first to make this look perfect. To finish the look, use small motions to create an ‘XOXO’ underneath your line work. 


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Jess Maisey
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Ever since I discovered makeup and tutorials from a young age, I have been completely in love! Makeup, for me, is more than just a look - it’s a feeling. I am obsessed with the process of applying my makeup, bringing a look together and feeling a whole new level of confidence. My makeup routines and looks have been on a transformative journey over the years but now my most favourite go-to look is glowy, natural and sun-kissed. The Iconic London Radiance Booster is the ultimate game-changer and a makeup must-have!