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Orange nails can be a little much for people, and we get it. Orange is a bright, vivid color that can be way too much way too fast.
But that’s not the case 100% of the time.
Take a look at 11 examples of orange nails that are orange in all the right ways.
1. Orange criss-cross
One nail and one simple criss-cross pattern is all it takes to take these orange nails to that next level. We love it. 😍
Shop Our Oranges: Orange Dip Powder
2. Orange to yellow ombre
Sure, the peaches are cute. But we’re digging that orange to yellow ombre more. Absolute perfection. 🔥
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3. Brown and orange
Brown and orange make such an epic color combo, and these orange nails prove it. Can we get a round of applause for all these gorgeous shades of brown and orange together? 👏
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4. Orange to nude ombre
If you’re not feeling a bold orange to yellow ombre, may we recommend a toned-down orange to nude ombre? Stunning.
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5. Neon orange
These neon nails are not for the faint of heart. We’ve got long daggers, big bling, and gold glitter. They’re over-the-top in the best way possible.
Shop Our Oranges: Orange Gel Nail Polish
6. Aztec orange nails
A lot of people assume that orange doesn’t mesh well with other colors, but that would be a wrong assumption to make. Just look at how epic all of these colors look together.
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Go big or go home doesn’t apply here. In this case, we’re totally feeling these simple coral nails.
Get The Color: Romantic Coral
8. Orange tortoise nails
We’re not sure what we love more — this burnt orange color or the tortoise print. Either way, we’re obsessed with these orange nails. 🐢
Get The Orange: Egyptian Goddess
9. Nude nails with orange swirls
This orange nail design is incredibly easy to replicate and looks great for any occasion. We’re definitely fans.
10. Orange outlines
We’ll be hung up on this look for a while. It’s so simple, yet so stunning. 🧡
11. Orange bling
These orange nails remind us of Thanksgiving dinner, and who doesn't love Thanksgiving dinner? 🦃
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