Animal print nails are super fun nail art designs to try! They’re a little wild and a little edgy, and perfect for parties or a casual day out. There are lots of different animal print nail design ideas to choose from too. Some animal prints to consider are leopard print, zebra print, and snakeskin. The fun part of animal print nails is that you don’t have to stick to realistic colors. You can create rainbow, glitter, or neon animal print nails for a more colorful look!
You don’t have to be a pro nail tech or a fantastic artist to create animal print nails either. Many animal print nail designs are easy enough to create that even novices can attempt them, often with good results. There are lots of great animal print nail art tutorials on the Internet to help you along the way too! Remember, if you don’t get perfect animal print nails the first time, try and try again. Like many other nail art techniques, animal print nails take some practice to get just right.
Ready to take a walk on the wild side? Try these animal print nails on for size!
1. Brown Leopard Print Nails
On of the most popular animal print nail art designs are leopard print nails. They’re easy to recreate, and they look amazing! This leopard print manicure uses neutral colors, like brown and nude for a subtle effect.
2. Colorful Leopard Print Nails
Need a little color in your life? These colorful animal print nails use a rainbow of different colors, but you can also use any color you like.
3. Metallic Leopard Print Nails
Sparkly metallic nail polishes make these animal print nails super pretty!
Nails by Chi Chi
4. White and Black Zebra Print Nails
Moving on, we have zebra print nails, another design that’s easy to recreate. Just use a nail striper to draw black zebra stripes on white nails for traditional zebra print nails.
5. Rainbow Zebra Print Nails
Or you can use bright rainbow colors as a background for your zebra stripes for some colorful animal print nails!
6. Zebra Print Tips on Nails
If full on animal print nails are just a bit too much for you, try adding some zebra stripes just to the tips of your nails. This design would actually work with any animal print nail design.
7. Snakeskin Nails
Metallic nail polishes, neutrals, and greens make some stunning snakeskin nails! A nail stamper is probably the easiest way to create animal print nails, but you can also use the loofah method or hand paint the scales.
8. Neon Snakeskin Nails
For a brighter look, try some neon snakeskin nails!
9. Crocodile Print Nails
Here are some animal print nails that you don’t see every dayâ€”crocodile print nails!
Tiffany’s Tasteful Talons
10. Crocodile Print Nails With Crackle Polish
You can also create crocodile print nails with a special crackle nail polish by Barry M.
Imagination in Color
11. Bronze Giraffe Print Nails
If you’re looking for more cuddly animal print nails, try some giraffe nails! These cute giraffe nail art designs are made with bronze and white polish.
12. Yellow and Brown Giraffe Nails
Here’s a nice example of giraffe animal print nails with yellow and brown polish.
13. Rainbow Giraffe Print Nails
And some pretty colorful rainbow giraffe print nails!
Pretty Little Bottles
14. Orange Tiger Print Nails
RAWR! Get sassy with some cute tiger print nails! All you need is some orange polish as a base and some black polish for the stripes. And, of course, a nail striper and steady hand to paint the stripes!
15. Orange and Yellow Ombre Tiger Stripes
You can also try some tiger stripe nails with an orange and yellow ombre base for an awesome look!
16. Gold Tiger Nails
Gold polish, though, can give your tiger nails a glam look!
17. Matte Black Tiger Print Nails
Or, try a matte black nail polish and draw the stripes with a clear glossy polish for a subtle tiger print nail design.
18. Black and White Cow Print Nails
Moo! These black and white cow print nails are super simple to create, and they’re totally cute!
19. Blue Fish Scale Nails
A shimmery blue polish and a nail stamper are used to create these fun fish scale nails! Make fish scales on your entire nail or just do the tips.
20. Metallic Fish Scale Nail Art
Metallic polishes are also great options for fish scale nails! They give the fish scales a little extra shimmer, just like a real fish!
Hopefully, these animal print nails have given you the inspiration you need to get a little wild with your nails!