Dark shades of nail polish were once thought of as being only for goth or rebellious ladies. These days, though, anything goes with nail art, including dark tips! In fact, sometimes a girl just needs some sultry dark nail designs to decorate their fingertips. Dark nail designs are great for the darker and colder months in fall and spring, but they can most definitely be worn in the spring and summer as well!
Black is probably the most commonly thought of color for dark nail designs. Darker shades of other colors, though, can look pretty amazing when used in dark nail art or paired with black polish. Things like glitter and rhinestones can also be added to make dark nail art a little more feminine and glamorous.
Need some ideas for your own dark nail designs? Check out these cute nail art designs for some great inspiration!
1. Emerald Green and Black Houndstooth
A metallic emerald green nail polish makes a beautiful houndstooth pattern on black nails. The diagonal design makes this dark nail design a little more interesting and unique too.
Paired with the right polish and application technique, glitter can actually be used to create some nice dark nail designs. Here, and pink glitter polish is used to make a gradient on a much darker base color, for instance.