Top 60 Simple Acrylic Nails
Your manicure doesn’t always have to be complicated to make a statement. Here simple acrylic nail designs for when you either don’t have the time to waste on intricate and detailed patterns, or if you want understated elegance instead of overdone details. Use these photos of pretty, cute, cool, and funky nail art as ideas for your next simple acrylic nails look.
We’ve put together such a wide range of designs for you that you’ll be able to find the manicure to match any outfit and be perfect for every occasion.
Very easy manicures will have you in and out of the nail salon in no time!
To start off, we have some extremely simple acrylic nails – just paint on that polish and be on your way! Here are some square shaped acrylic nails that are sleek and simple.
For added sassiness and spunk, take some ideas from these pointy stiletto shaped acrylic nails! Very feisty, don’t you think?
French tip inspired simple acrylic nails are lovely and elegant
The classic French manicure is always a great thing to turn to when you need a versatile look that will please everyone. Here we have two examples of the traditional French tip – one with opaque white paint and the other a softer transparent polish.
For elegance with a twist, why not throw in a little color to your French tip? You’ll see here that black looks great too!
If you want to go extremely edgy with your simple acrylic nails, instead of the straight line French tip that we’re all used to, why not spice it up a bit with a different shape?
Sparkly nails add drama and glam to your manicure!
Who doesn’t love a bit of shimmer and shine? Use glitter nail polish or rhinestones on your simple acrylic nails to feel glamorous and luxurious whenever you leave the house with these manicures. You may want to try a glitter or rhinestone accent nail, or for the full glam effect, paint all your nails with a healthy dose of glitter! Sparkly nails shine especially bright at night, and we recommend this simple acrylic nails designs for girls’ nights out or fun nighttime dates!
There are so many easy ways to add sparkle and glitter to your manicure, wouldn’t you agree?
These simple acrylic nails combine both glitter and rhinestones with different colors for a very unique look. We can almost guarantee you that no one else around you will have manicures quite like these!
Bold geometric shapes are fun and easy
For a quick way to pattern your simple acrylic nails, try these bold geometric shapes. Whether you’re painting on thick stripes or diagonal lines, here’s a tip: use nail tape or regular Scotch tape in between coats of polish – after they’re completely dry of course! – for the cleanest and crispest edges.
Pointy triangular patterns are fierce and modern
If you want to give off a very independent, strong, and chic vibe on your simple acrylic nails, try going with some pointy triangular patterns, like the ones below. They work best with long nails, but if you have short nails, there’s no reason you can’t try to pull them off as well! They have a slight tribal pattern feel to them, which is very hip these days in general for fashion!
These simple acrylic nails take advantage of both the trendiness of points and triangles and the glamor of glitter to produce show stopping and jaw dropping looks.
Thin trendy lines show true sophistication
These simple acrylic nails feature thin line patterns that are sleek and very trendy right now. They evoke a sort of minimalist vibe and show that less is sometimes more. If you want to be simple and sophisticated, these are the simple acrylic nails for you to use as ideas for your manicure! Here’s a tip: sometimes, instead of nail polish, you may want to use some foil tape or nail stickers for your thin lines for the straightest patterns.
Polka dots are always playful and fun
For a youthful look, dot your simple acrylic nails with some fun polka dots! Use a variety of colors, patterns, and polka dot sizes to really create some whimsical, unique manicures.
Being very conservative with polka dots and using them sparsely or to create interesting patterns is also very on trend nowadays.
For just a touch of playfulness, pair bright fun colors like hot pink and purple with a polka dot accent nail on your simple acrylic nails, like in these images.
These cheetah and leopard print inspired simple acrylic nails are your chance to let your wild side show! They’re technically polka dots too.
Finally, you’ll feel like you’re in the middle of a tropical paradise with these simple acrylic nails!
Royal blue very reminiscent of the ocean and white and silver plumeria flowers are the highlights of this breezy manicure, guaranteed to make your heart long for Hawaii. Other special touches are glitter accent nails and tastefully placed rhinestones. This look is very simple to accomplish and you get so much “wow value” for the time you put into it!