If you’re looking for a little bit of adventure on your next nail set, then it’s time to give dinosaur nail art a try! Dinosaurs are fascinating because they’re portrayed in so many different ways. Are you looking for something fun, cool, or scary? From the fierce and realistic look to the cute little smiley dinos, there’s a look for you.
We looked through
thousands of talented nail artists and dinosaur nail designs and it’s such a fun style but we managed to narrow it down to our favorites. Whether you want a simple look to do yourself or something more intricate to show your local nail tech, we’ve got you covered.
We’re starting our dinosaur nail art collection off with these gorgeous dotted dinosaurs. There’s just something so exciting about seeing all these different-colored dinosaurs put together. Just look at those cute little faces!
Dinosaurs may seem adorable but don’t be fooled, these creatures are actually quite terrifying. Let’s be honest though, they do look pretty cool. Really digging the Jurrasic Park vibe to this set.
This nail set makes me feel as though I’m in a fantastical forest. I really like the cool layering of colors, lines, and patterns that just add so much life to this look!
Let’s be honest, this nail set is both incredible and horrific. It’s amazing to see these large creatures and what they become many years after.
This nail set feels like a fun little exhibit with a whole lot of life! The combination of different colors and designs makes me feel like I’m in the middle of a fun dinosaur festival!
The best thing about this nail set is the beautiful color scheme used. All the colors aren’t too bright but still give off that animated look!
If you’re about to try dinosaur nail art then you have to give these nails a try. Each nail has a different focus, which gives you a nice little dinosaur story! I expect to see Chris Pratt on the thumb at this point.
Let’s take a quick break from all those scary dinosaur looks and welcome these adorable marching dinosaurs that admittedly look like clouds!
If there is one image that I’d like to keep in my brain forever, it’s these adorable dinosaurs out to take a swim. What’s better than a bunch of dinos at the beach?
If you’re a fan of dinosaurs, you’d probably like a dinosaur set that exhibits different kinds of dinos you’re interested in. Here’s a cool way to do that!
The amazing thing about these nails is they remind me so much of a fun little children’s book. I really like how all the colors are so engaging and just a little blurred over the lines to give a watercolor look to the set.
If you find that your nails are a bit too dull, why not add a little bit of shine to them? Even without the glitter nails, the multi-colored color blocking on the nails will definitely give this nail set justice.
Looking at this nail set makes me want to experience the world when dinosaurs still walked this earth. I mean, just look at all these wonderful (and probably enormous) creatures!
This is definitely a unique nail set since it likes to work with more of a drawn-on comic style type of look. The nail artist of this set should be praised!
Here’s a rather youthful look for those who just want something enjoyable and charming! I really like how there are other design elements that contribute to the overall liveliness of the look. I like the combination with some cute rainbow nail art and the cute art style.
I know we all love a nice little gift-giving moment but I’m sure dinos love them too! Here’s a fun little nail set with the cutest base that reminds me of funfetti.
We’ve got this pretty white almond-shaped nail set which serves as a really good base for any type of design. I like how this set stuck to earth tones as it really fits the entire dinosaur theme.
Now here’s a nail set that really shows dinosaurs in their mighty glory. The connected dinosaur design is already amazing, but look at those flying asteroids!
Here’s another lovely connected dinosaur design. I like this set a lot because it’s got this beautiful reflective surface that makes the design stand out.
We’re keeping things a bit more simple with this nail set. These nails look so good because they only use a few colors, all of which are vibrant!
If you prefer something more simple, definitely give these eggshell white nails a try. The simple stencil dinosaurs are a nice touch, though you can definitely add more details if you want but I really like this minimalist style.
Most dinosaurs roam around badlands so it’s quite easy to forget that they can be found inside forests too. The fantastic detail of the dinosaur nail art contrasts nicely with the simplicity of the leaf nail designs.
Dinosaurs may seem scary at times, but looking at this gorgeous sunset design reminds us that they really are majestic creatures. Honestly just breathtaking.
This nail set is definitely one of my favorites in this dinosaur nail collection so far. I really like how each nail is designed differently but when you put them together they form this lovely connected image.
This is a nail set that really focuses on the dinosaurs and their details. I love the look of the black matte background that compliments the vibrant dinosaur design.
Here’s another mesmerizing nail set. This looks like such a vibrant look since both the green glitter base and the gold design have this luminous finish.
If you want a nail set that really focuses on details and landscapes, then you might want to give this one a try. I like how they included flying reptiles as well as it really brings us back to that era.
I’m really starting to enjoy these cute little animated monsters! I like how each hand is also painted with a different color scheme which just doubles the fun!
This nail set is chic and fun at the same time! I really like how they added all of these cute trendy designs. The dinosaurs are definitely the cherry on top.
If I were to think of dinosaur nails, on the top of my head, this is probably what I would envision. These dinosaur silhouettes are a great idea and this subtle ombré yellow background is perfect.
Dinosaurs can be fun and quirky too! If you feel that your colored Frenchies seem a little too bland, why not spice it up by adding these adorable creatures?
It takes a whole lot of skill to create geometric designs which is why I’m quite in awe of the artist of this nail set. It’s got such a lovely ombré colorway too!
These dinosaur nail designs are no joke! I’m amazed by the beautiful multi-colored texture base which just adds to the liveliness of the overall look.
The gleaming ombré base filled with glitter gives off the look of stars in a beautiful galaxy. Who doesn’t love a nice space and dinosaur combination?
Here are some more tiny adorable dinosaurs that are just too cute to handle! Sometimes it’s nice to imagine dinosaurs looking this cute!
If you’re feeling simple and quirky, why not go for this cool connected design of a dinosaur wrapped in fairy lights? It’s quite an interesting image!
Adding glitters to a look is the easiest way to achieve that fun vibe! Also, can we just notice how adorable those tiny hands are?
We’re starting to get creative with these cool dinosaur fossils! I really like how this nail set provides you with a completely different experience. Are you ready to get digging?
Jurassic Park is a cult classic so if you haven’t seen it yet, make sure you watch it soon! The close-up design on the dinosaur eyes definitely adds a different dimension to this look.
We’ve seen a bunch of connected dinosaur designs in this collection, but they just keep on getting better and better! The shadowing really gives off that realistic 3D effect that just puts me in awe!
How clean and refreshing do these nails look? We’ve got another take on these dinosaur and fossil designs. The head-to-head design definitely makes it a lot more interesting.
These connected dinosaur designs just keep on coming! This one stands out because it emphasizes how big the dinosaur is. Oh, and that starry background? Majestic.
We’re moving on to something a bit more on the cute side! We’ve got these pink, purple, and blue nails topped with really cute designs. These dinosaurs just keep on getting cuter and cuter!
This set has one of my favorite dinosaur designs. I also like the white and green color combination because it gives off a chic look.
These two-tone blue borders have to be one of the coolest simple designs in this collection so far. It definitely helps tone down the well-decorated dinosaur designs.
Let’s just take a moment to admire these beautiful two-tone chrome nails. The dinosaur skin texture is just out of this world.
If you’re looking for an easy way to spice up your look, use the same design in two different colors. Just make sure the colorway matches really well like this one!
It’s crazy how this nail set was able to make these dinosaurs look cute yet scary at the time. Also, the cute little greetings are such an easy way to lighten up a look!
If you’re looking to mix and match things up, this nail set might serve as a good inspiration! Just look at how easily you can combine all of your favorite things!
We’re moving on two another nail set that has two different color blocks. This one’s a bit livelier because of the glitter.
There’s no better way to end this collection than with an adorable tiny green baby dinosaur! That shimmer background surely makes him shine.
I honestly don’t know which style of dinosaur nail art I love more. The cute little smiles or the scary realistic with an insane level of detail. Either way, these nail artists created some incredible sets. Our inspiration photos come from user submissions and open sources and we’ll always give credit. All of the fantastic styles belong to their respective owners. If we’ve got a credit wrong or you’d rather we don’t feature you – just drop us an email.
you try some dinosaur nail designs yourself, let us see! Whether you copy one of these designs or come up with something new, send us a photo and we’ll feature it here!