If you’re looking for a unique and creative style, these abstract nail art ideas have so much versatility and style to them. From simples designs to elaborate creations there’s an endless number of looks to try out.
Whether you want to DIY that abstract art look or you want some inspiration for your nail tech, there’s something for you here.
I see white petals zoomed in. The combination of black and white always nails it, whenever and wherever. Won’t you agree?
I love how the shape of her natural nails is so compatible with the black polish and abstract design. I feel like this set is going to make me look so classy and elegant.
Here is a set for those who have short nails and love pastel colors. The gold foil and nail art stickers match well with the velvet nail polish used for the surface.
Check out these marble nails that perfectly compliment the abstract design. They are perfect for those who want their nails to look natural yet with a bit of posh and style.
“Short but sweet,” says the artist. If you are looking for a sign that will tell you to try longer nails, this is it. Try these abstract nails on your first attempt.
This one has a rainbow-themed abstract design. It is a combination as well of freehand drawing and stamping. I personally like the colors used, they are so bright and gorgeous!
No, girl, these ain’t stickers! Can you believe that these are hand-painted nail arts?
This is one of my favorites on this list. They are literally “abstract” as you can see. I’m not sure if the artist intended to design them this way or if she “abstractly” painted them in whatever way she liked.
I’m a sucker for nails that have different colors so I really like this one. The abstract polish is named “Back in Tile,” and it lives up to its name. See how tile-like it looks? Lovely!
Ah, I always feel like looking into a galaxy whenever I see nail arts with this kind of style. Love this abstract nail art on a rainbow marble coat!
Another mani that’s taking me to another galaxy… I particularly like the abstractness of the one on the ring finger.
Like these nail designs? For another
highly unique option, check out the geometric nail art list too.
Who said you need to have the same nail art on both hands? A simple abstract on the left and a hardcore abstract on the right… so nice!
I really like this shade of blue as it seems to have a touch of gray. The pastel pink and gold foil completed the adorable abstract layout.
Looking for something colorful and funky? Here goes a combination of the brightest colors with a brush of abstract curls and curves.
I’m not sure why, but these abstracts remind me of tigers and cheetahs. It’s probably because of the dots and stripes. Rawr!
Oh, I absolutely love this gorgeous set of nails. Another one of my faves. Did you know that it only took an hour and a half to finish this? That fact alone is already amazing!
One more design to add to your list if you like short nails!
I was looking into these and saw that the artist literally just threw the colors in without so much thought. Now that, my friend, is indeed abstract.
They called it “animal abstract” so I guess it’s the perfect set for anyone who loves animals!
Don’t you just love the combination of teal, gold, and pink in this abstract set? I’m definitely adding this design to my list.
This nail art design gives off a Greece vibe, won’t you agree? I feel like they would be a perfect fit for Lily James and Meryl Streep on Mamma Mia!
Clean and simple. Nothing beats a classic manicure design.
Say hello to this deep red polish that combines well with the abstract design on the ring finger. This set is going to make you feel youthful.
Celebrate your womanhood with these absolutely stunning nails. It is pink; it is for women. It is definitely beyond powerful.
Inspired by ocean waves, these abstract nails are ready for your biggest beach escapade!
A lot of nail foils were probably used for this, but what’s wrong with that? They are uniquely, stunningly impressive.
Do you like the combination of purple with yellow? You might want to try this abstract design. To be honest, though, I think it won’t fit in just any outfit.
I’m definitely giving this set a five-star! The mixture of black and white brings into mind the concept of yin and yang. Overall, however, the final gold sprinkles are what gave it a blast.
Another nail art that resembles the ocean waves will definitely look good on anyone ready for the beach.
Natural nails with pecks of pastel colors and plotted ink, what a great way to approach summer in a very cool manner.
I included this set because I feel like it’s shouting how tough and proud women should be. Remember: you are a woman, not “just” a woman.
Ever heard of graffiti nails? Yes, they somewhat look like this. So creative and cool!
It’s definitely the different pastel colors and the leaf sticker that nailed this art. They look so simple yet so fab!
I love how uncluttered and classic these nails are.
Here’s some hand-drawn nail art for our minimalist friends. I think they will look good as well in another color other than black.
The bright yellow tips and touches seem to have set the mood for these nails, but the silver foil and splotted polish are what gave justice to its entirety.
They said that this is supposed to give you galaxy vibes. I feel like I’m walking by the seashore, though. The brown polish is the sand while the light blue polish is the water.
Oh, I am obsessed with this gorgeous set. Not quite sure if they are hand-painted but whether they are or not, I’m definitely adding this design to my top nail art priorities.
These are the kinds of purple that I really like, pale and innocent.
Navy blue always looks so fabulous, especially when combined with pure white and silver. Your nails deserve to be treated specially so why don’t you try this pretty set?
Stunning abstract swirl nails for the green lovers out there. I like the fact that all of the colors used in this set go well together.
Are you a Pisces? If so, then this Pisces nail design is specially made for you. Inspired by planet Neptune and the water sign of the zodiac, these abstract nail arts can make you feel ethereal.
Talk about stylish and impeccable, these nails are sure to fit in that category.
Can you feel the radiant vibe in this set of nails? The green is already electrifying, and the energy seems to intensify more with the addition of dots and curve lines.
Matte foils never grow old. If you want your nails to look chic and dignified, this is clearly the design to try and imitate.
They look like bubblegums, very playful and funky. A comment even said that they give “intergalactic vibes.” Well, I agree!
I love how the colors used for these nails are beautifully mixed. They are like camouflage, but pastel colors.
The artist called this set “leafy abstracts.” Indeed, they look like spring and autumn leaves put together. I like how the different colors of green and yellow blended well with each other.
I know they are green, but they give me ocean feels. I particularly like the way they were swirled. It’s as if I am looking at a marble stone.
Seems to be the perfect nail art for artists. I am one and I’d like this style. I bet any artist would.
Chromatic and flashy abstract nails for those who like it lively and vigorous.
This one’s inspired by leopards. Do you like leopards?
Definitely on my list of must-try, these nails are designed using scenes and themes from Buenos Aires. By the way, this set is made out of film sheets.
These nails look like candies with lovely points and swirls. Love them!
I do hope this has given you some ideas for abstract nail art If you give this a go – I want to see it! Send me a photo of your own abstract nails and we’ll feature them here.
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