Looking for some inspiration for your next manicure? Grab a bottle of matte black nail polish and follow the black on black trends! From gel to acrylic nails, zebra stripes to glitter, here are some nail art pictures to help you perfect your bold and sleek look.
Basic is Beautiful: Flat Black Matte Nails
Sometimes, simple is pretty! If you’re in need of an easy, classic look, use these photos as your guide.
First off, here is a basic tutorial for shiny matte black nails.
Next, here are more traditional, but chic, black looks for more inspiration.
Sometimes, you can add a bit of pizzazz to your matte black nails by accessorizing with silver and sparkly jewelry or statement pieces, like in these photos.
Finally, amp up the classic look a notch simply by changing the shape of your nails for matte black stiletto nails!
The Classic and Always Trendy French Manicure
Who says French manicures need to be nude and white colored? You can give yourself this classy look using black matte nail polish too! Whether it be black on black, or black with hints of sparkle, here’s a twist on the simple black look.
Look closely here, you’ll see that there are both matte and glossy black polishes on these pretty nails.
You can even take the matte black French manicure a step further and give yourself a matching accent nail.
Matte Black Nails with a Surprise Pop: Accent Nails
Speaking of accent nails, here are the best nail art ideas we’ve found to go with your matte black nail polish. You’ll get the bold, sleek look of black with a surprise pop of accent – the best of both worlds!
Here, instead of just one accent nail, you’ll add a tiny bit of surprise to three nails!
A Bit of Added Mystery: Black on Black Designs
You’ll make others want to look closer with these black on black matte nail designs. From afar, it will seem like you have classic black nails, but on closer inspection, your friends and admirers will see that you’re wearing subtly beautiful and mysterious mini works of art!
Here’s a black on black accent nail design.
Look closely at these nails – you’ll see that there’s black on black beauty on all five fingers.
How do you get the black on black look, you ask? Here’s a quick tutorial to make for an easy and quick manicure!
Sparkle and Sass
Looking for something a bit more than simple matte black nails? Add some spice and sass with sparkly polish on top of your matte black nail polish!
Play with shapes and swirls too!
It’s All in the Details!
If you want nail art that really screams “unique,” check out these matte black nails with bold designs.