Valentine’s Day isn’t exactly everyone’s thing. But Valentine’s Day nails? This year there’s something you’re guaranteed to love no matter your feelings. While the look might call to mind overly saccharine riffs on candy hearts and kiss prints, we’re here to show you heart-shaped nail designs don’t have to be cheesy. In fact, there are plenty of Valentine’s Day nail ideas that are downright cool—and something you’ll want to wear well past February 14. Think rainbow nails but in shades of pastel or gradients of pink, sparkly rose gold finishes that actually look grown-up, and, of course, a few black-and-white options for whoever can’t bring themselves to wear red and pink.
So whether you’re the type who’s into all things romantic or your idea of a perfect Valentine’s Day is a hot date with your couch and Netflix, we’ve got a match for you ahead. Scroll on for the best Valentine’s Day nails for 2021.
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