White is one of the most timeless and chic colors that is great for any season and any occasion. It serves as the perfect blank canvas and a great design accent. The options with white are absolutely endless with options ranging from the classic French tip to fun swirls and white and color combos. To get inspo for your next white nail manicure keep reading for a list of 20 white nail designs to rock in 2022.
Solid White Nails
The most basic white nail is the solid white nail. While it is a basic it’s most definitely a classic and you can really never go wrong. It’s a color and look that looks great with any skin tone and is such an easy pick to help you avoid thinking too much about your next nail color.
White French Tip
Another classic white nail is the white French tip. This is an extremely timeless look and is so versatile. Great for a wedding, the office or if you just want it to match any outfit you’ve got. You can also elevate your white French tip by adding hints of silver or gold or making it an angled or wavy French tip. Find more french tip nails ideas in our article on 20 Ways to Elevate Your French Tip Nails
Gold and White Nails
Gold and white are a gorgeous combination for nails. They pair well to create an elegant and sophisticated look. You can tone it down with subtle hints of gold or tone it up with accent nails and in-depth designs with gold gems.
White Floral Design
White is the perfect base color for any floral design. Because white is such a versatile base color you can get really creative with whatever floral design or color combinations you desire. On the flip side you can also go for a clear base and add white flowers for a design.
Pink to White Ombre
Pink to white ombre nails is a really beautiful and natural look that looks great with any nail shape and skin tone. It combines a gorgeous light and milky pink with a milky white polish that fades down the nail. It is a great option for that everyday look and is one you’ll be sure to keep going back to.
An adorable white nail design for the spring and summer months is white clouds. Go for a natural clear, light pink or light blue base and add a variety of different shaped white clouds.
Black and White Nails
Black and white are an absolute striking combo and are great for any occasion. Because they are colors that go with everything, they offer so much versatility. You can create fun and edgy patterns or stick to simple touches of black around the edges of your nail.
White Nails with Diamonds
White nails are the absolute perfect base to add diamonds and rhinestones to. You can make it simple by adding a couple diamonds here and there or you can add more extravagant and detailed designs. It’s a fun and elegant way to add some dimension to your nail design and is sure to catch some eyes.
White marble is a very simple yet gorgeous nail design. You can add hints of gray or black for a classic marble look or add in hints of blue and pink. Take the look a step further by adding in gold and silver accents.
French Tip with Pearls
Pearls are an absolutely adorable and chic option to pair with any white nail design but especially with a French tip. This can look like adding a row of small pearls to divide the French tip from the rest of the nail or a dotted pattern around the base of the nail. Whatever it is, it’ll be sure to get tons of compliments.
Blue and White Nails
Blue and white colors are absolutely adorable together especially for the spring and summer months. A cute blue and white swirl design is a great idea for your next beach vacation or for an everyday look try doing a different shade of blue and white on each nail. Blue and white offers a fresh and clean look and if you’re looking for more summer inspo check out our article on 20 Cute Summer Nails for 2022.
White Stars Nail Design
White stars are a fun and edgy look that is so easy to achieve. You can opt for a clear or colorful base with white stars or reverse it and go for a white base with colorful stars.
White Coffin Nails
If you want to maintain your nail length but keep that elegant and simple look then a white coffin nail is a great option. The coffin shape is great for elongating your fingers and the white color offers a sleek and clean look. You can also get really creative with designs or accent nails to complement the white polish. For more coffin nail inspo check out our article on 25 Coffin Nail Designs.
Silver and White Nails
Like gold and white, silver, and white are another striking combination. It’s a look that is both elegant and sophisticated while also bold and edgy. You can get really creative by adding silver stripes or designs to a white base or painting the edges of your nails with a dainty silver line.
White Polka Dot Nails
Polka dots are so cute and fun and are really simple and easy to achieve. With white you can go for a white base with black or colored polka dots or switch it up and go for a colored base with white polka dots. Really the options are endless but whatever you choose is sure to be cute.
Abstract White Nails
a.With abstract nails you can really let your imagination and creative juices flow. You can go for a white base and add splashes of color and patterns or even add abstract shapes or images. Abstract designs look great on anyone because of how tailored they are to you and your style so don’t be afraid to get creative with your next set.
Milky White Nails
A major trend amongst social media influencers so far in 2022 has been milky white nails. This is a look that’s easy to achieve and is equally as beautiful and versatile in the winter as it would be in the spring and summer.
Swirl designs is another big trend of 2022 but give it an elegant twist by going for a white swirl over a nude or clear base. This look lets you hop in on the trend without worrying about bright colors clashing with your outfits.
White Nails with Accent Finger
If you absolutely love your basic white nail but want to add just a small hint of something else whether it be glitter or a design adding an accent finger is a great way to do that. Utilize that ring finger and add in a fun pop of glitter or a floral or geometric design to elevate a basic white manicure.
Pink and White Nail Design
Pink and white are another set of colors that truly complement each other. You can either go really dainty and feminine or edgy and bold with these colors by going for a pink and white floral or pink and white geometric designs.