Cheery and Bright Yellow Nails: Top 35 Designs
Yellow nails are so fun and bright that you can hardly go wrong with this color! Even if it may clash with your outfit, sometimes the cheeriness in a manicure is worth it, right? From simple and easy looks to more intricate yellow nail art ideas, here are top 35 yellow nail designs we’ve found online. If you need to brighten up someone’s (or your own) day, try doing it with one of these happy manicures!
These quick and easy designs are for the on-the-go girl
Yellow is such a bright color that you don’t need to dress it up too much to have a great effect. These yellow nails prove that you can paint fun nails very quickly. Simply swipe on a bit of yellow nail polish, and you’re good to go!
Use yellow nail polish with nude colors to paint on pretty patterns
If you really want the yellow in your yellow nail designs to stand out, pair yellow and nude! Here, you’ll see that the yellow color in these patterns really pop because yellow is allowed to take center stage and shine vibrantly and brightly. Here’s a tip: for clean lines or very a very neat French manicure, be sure to use some removable nail tape in between nail polish coats.
Yellow and white nails are sweet and elegant
Keep your manicure’s vibe light and fun with these yellow and white nail designs. From pretty daisies – either on just an accent nail or all over for a full floral effect – to ombre (gradient style) nails, you can make yellow nails a bit more sophisticated and cute by just adding a touch of white.
Here’s a yellow nails idea using neon yellow – pretty cool, don’t you think?
Paint on a black accent nail to make your yellow and white nails really pop.
Combine pink and yellow for cute, pretty, and girly nails
Yellow nails are fun by themselves, but if you want to give them a feminine twist, toss a little pink color into your manicure! Pink and yellow is a great color combination, especially when it comes to flower and nature inspired designs.
This pink and yellow design uses clean black lines and bold geometric shape to create such a cool modern look. It has a chic tribal sort of edge, don’t you think?
For the hot summer day, why not paint on some refreshing pink grapefruit on your yellow nails? This yellow design is very cute and cheerful.
Black and yellow nails are bold and fun
Black and yellow are such contrasting colors that when you put them together in the same manicure, you will always get a very bold look. Polka dots and stripes are always fun and easy to paint!
Read also: Top 55 Pink and Black nails
Kick your patterning up a notch with even more intricate patterns as seen in these ideas.
This Batman inspired look is the perfect manicure for any Batman lover out there.
These flowers are oh so very pretty, especially because of the black and yellow contrast color scheme.
Add a little shimmer and sparkle to your yellow nails
A touch of glitz and glam never hurt anyone, right? Use a bit of glitter (or a lot of it) to add richness to your yellow nail designs. You’ll be feeling like royalty all day and night long.
Yellow goes great with other colors too!
As you’ll see in the yellow nails below, blue and yellow make a great pairing, as do purple and yellow. Whether you’re painting on flowers or a very beautiful peacock feather (the last design is our favorite!), as long as you’ve got some yellow, your manicure is bound to make others (and you) very happy.