12 totally perfect pastel nail designs

pastel nail design

Pastel nail designs are incredibly popular right now. Pastel nails look great multi-colored or ombre, animal print or Frenchies, matte or glossy — we’re pretty much big fans of it all.

Let’s take a look at 12 of favorite pastel nail designs, and as always, don’t forget to save your favorite set of pastel nails for later.

1. Almond nails with pastel tips

Shop this look: Gelly Tip Starter Kit + Re-Nude + You Make Me Blush + D’Lilac + Wavy Baby + Matcha Latte

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2. Pastel nail designs using a straw

Shop this look: D'Lilac + You Make Me Blush + High Mintenance + Main Squeeze

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3. Pink pastel nails with cow print

Shop this look: Pink Tutu + Pure White + Black To Black

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4. Stiletto pastel Frenchies

Shop this look: Wavy Baby + Drop The Beet + Flower Child + Main Squeeze

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5. Blue pastel nails with happy rainbows

Shop this look: Gel Art Collection + Skies The Limit + Velvet Matte Top Coat

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6. Pastel pink leopard print nails

Shop this look: Bubble Yum + Negative Space

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7. Green pastel nail designs

Shop this look: Matcha Latte + White Canvas

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8. Pastel v tips

Shop this look: Tropic Like It’s Hot + Gimme A Beat + Chit Chat + Bubble Yum + Peachin

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9. Pastel rainbow nails

Shop this look: The Real Teal + Gimme A Beat + Sunny Daze + Bubble Yum + Chit Chat

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10. Pastel gradient

Shop this look: Chatterbox + Hypnosis + Lunar Or Later + Warm Lavender + Bubble Yum + Velvet Matte Top Coat

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11. Pastel watercolor nails

Shop this look: Someone Like Blue + Skies The Limit + Dynastea + Razzberry Fizz + Chatterbox + Drop The Beet

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12. Pastel happy faces

Shop this look: Negative Space + Creative Outlet + Self Portrait + D' Lilac + Wavy Baby

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