Teal isn’t a traditional nail color, but it’s a beautiful and fun nail color. This cool shade of blue-green is perfect for spring and summer, or any other time of the year for that matter.Â Teal also pairs well with other colors, and teal nail design ideas are adorable!
There are several different shades of teal to choose from for your teal nail design ideas. You can go with a greener deeper teal, or opt for the lighter cool bluer shades of teal. Or you could choose any of the other shades of teal nail polish in between!
If you’re looking for teal nail art ideas, we’ve acquired a nice little collection to showcase. Check out the teal nail design ideas below for a little inspiration and put that teal polish to work!
1. Purple and Teal Gradient With Chevron Accent Nail
Purple and teal are striking together, and purple and teal nail art design ideas are gorgeous and eye catching! Here’s a nice example of a purple and teal gradient nail design. This particular design also pairs these two colors on a fun chevron accent nail.
Here’s another nice example of how teal and glitter can go together. This time, the teal nail polish is paired with different shades of blue polish, including a fun glitter polish, for a fun and sparkly colorblock nail design. Foil nail striping tape is used to separate the different colors.
If you’re looking for a more colorful colorblock nail design using teal, check out the example below! This nail art design uses orange, pink, yellow, and purple as well as teal nail polish. The nails are first painted a white base color, and nail striping is used to make straight clean lines. When the striping tape is removed, glimpses of the base color peek through.
Pink and teal nail design ideas are also gorgeous! This example pairs pale paste pink and teal nail polishes for a soft look. Silver nail striping tape separates the two colors and adds a little sparkle.
9. Patterned Bright Pink and Teal Nail Design Ideas
There are actually several bright pink and teal nail design ideas in this manicure. First, there’s a gradient polka dot pattern on the index finger, which I adore! This design is followed by a small chevron design on the middle finger, polka dots on the ring finger, and a larger chevron pattern on the pinkie. You can choose just one design to wear on all of your fingers, or wear them all!
Leopard nail design ideas are hot right now! This teal and purple leopard manicure looks complicated, but it’s really easy to do! Just add different sized polka dots in a contrasting color with a nail dotting tool, and partly outline each polka dot with black nail polish.
Teal is definitely a mermaid color, and this mermaid nail art is just beautiful! And, it looks super easy to do, with just different shades of teal and blue dotted onto the nail in an overlapping pattern.
Waterfall nails are super easy to do, and these teal water fall nails are very pretty. Use blue, silver, and white nail polish on a striping brush to create the waterfall effect. This would be a nice summer or winter nail art design to try.
French tips are a classic nail designs. Mix it up and add a little color with teal tips instead of the typical white tips. The gold polish in this teal French manicure also makes it stand out and adds a fun sparkle.
Finally, one of the most unique teal nail design ideas is created with teal flocking powder. When this powder is applied the the nails, it creates a fuzzy velvety texture. Flocking powder can be found in beauty supply stores and online, and it comes in a wide range of colors.