Take the largest mammals to your fingertips with these cute elephant nail art designs. From cute cartoons to realistic artwork, there’s a little bit of something for everyone with this look. Whether you’re an elephant fanatic or you want something unique on your fingers, this is a style worth trying.
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thousands of different designs and some very talented nail artists to find some inspiration. Whether you want to do this design yourself or some intricate designs to show your nail tech, there’s something to fall in love with.
We’re starting our Elephant nail art collection with this gender reveal nails! I love how they were able to include a cute little elephant design holding the pink balloon! I like the combination of balloon nail designs and a little cartoon elephant. 🐘🎈
If you’re a huge fan of elephants, this calming green nail set is perfect for you. I especially love the realistic-looking painting of the elephant. This is some impressive artwork but you can’t argue with the end result.
If you want a little bit of sparkle in your nail set, you’ve got to give this brown glitter look a try. Just look at that adorable connected design! The little heart between the two elephant designs is fantastic.
We’re moving on to a more muted look with these gray and white nails. I really like how cohesive the entire design is! Elephant nail art works really well with matte gray nails.
If you’re looking for a cute and dreamy design, these pink and blue nails are perfect for you! I love the gradient nail and the cute little face on the elephant is perfect.
These nails are perfect for those who want a darker look. I really like how the gray nails are mixed with some jet black which produces this sleek look.
I really like this nail set because of how adorable the purple nails are. I really like the look of the darker purple glitters.
We’ve got this gorgeous nail set that resembles some realistic-looking elephant skin. I really love the beautiful texture it provides to the nail set.
We’re going back to a look that’s a bit more simple. I really find these cute gray nails fitting for those who are having a baby boy on the way!
If you love vibrant looks, we’ve got a nail set just for you. Just check out these gorgeous pink to orange ombré topped with a beautiful elephant.
Here’s another really clean-looking design. I like how most of the nails are painted with two layered lines which match the cute pink elephant.
Here’s another lovely pink-themed elephant nail set. My favorite part of this set is the pink chrome nails that add dimension to the predominantly matte look.
If you’re the type of person who prefers nude looks, this nail set is a good option to try out. I like how the accent nail showcases an elephant in the wild.
We’ve got another multi-colored nail set that really gives off that lively feel. I like the coloring of the elephant because it adds a lot of depth and extravagance to the look.
Here’s a set filled with multi-colored nails. I really like the elephant design on this one, as it seems pretty realistic as well. What really stands out in this set is the slanted shape of the nails.
If you’re looking for a light pink nail set, here’s one you can try. I like how the connected elephant design is topped with these beautiful black gems that look like an elephant headpiece.
Here’s a really cool nail set filled with a lot of cool textures. I think that the elephant design stands out as it’s really quite unique.
I really like the classic pink and gray combination because these two colors really balance each other out. The nice gray elephant with the pink heart is also a nice touch.
We’re moving on to some more nude nails. This set features Nellie the Elephant, who is from a cute little children’s TV show.
If you find that the pink and gray color combination is a bit too dull for your liking, try adding in a bit of white and watch it brighten your entire look.
Here’s a really pretty Dumbo-themed nail set that’s got a whole lot of extravagant designs. I love how this set gives off the feeling of being in a magical circus.
Here’s another simple pink nail set. I like how this one’s got cute designs, like the pink tree nail art with vibrant leaves and gold foil.
If you’re looking for more of a glamorous look, here’s a beautiful purple one that’s got a mix of chrome, crystals, and glitter.
Here’s a pretty nail set with a whole lot of vibrant colors. I really like how much character this nail set has, which shows through the color scheme.
If you want your animal designs to pop, try painting them on top of a black base. It’ll surely make the colors appear more vibrant.
We’re doing a close-up on this beautiful pastel blue nail that’s designed with the most intricate elephant design. I love the patterns on the elephant as well.
If you’re simply in the mood for some really basic nails, try this pastel blue nail set out! I like how the accent nails show the front and back of the elephant!
Here’s a really exciting nail set that features an array of animals. I really like how they chose a neutral base and painted these vibrant-colored animals on top.
We’ve got a nice ombré set for those who love a two-tone look! The look is overall pretty simple, aside from the cute elephant design.
If you’re looking for a nail set with a whole lot of sparkle, we’ve got a champagne glitter set for you! The designs are really adorable as they look like cute little doodles.
Here’s another pretty set with a sparkling glitter base. I like the glitters are a bit darker while still matching the gray elephant look.
We’ve got another nail set for those who want more of a glamorous look. I like how they were able to incorporate this pretty elephant with a gem headpiece in the design.
If you’re a fan of polka dots, this is a fun nail set to try out! I like how they were able to incorporate tiny red hearts into the look!
We’ve got another vibrant nail set! Despite the bright blue and pink colors, the nail set is still balanced out using gray polish.
Here’s a really fun nail set that’s got quite a lot going on. We’ve got this gorgeous gradient base that’s topped with beautiful black tribal prints.
Here’s a pretty purple nail set with some hints of a white gradient in the middle. I really like the contrast of the silver designs on the purple base.
I really love the look of these pretty matte eggshell white nails. I also like how vibrant the animal designs are on top.
We’ve got another Dumbo-inspired nail set! My favorite design definitely has to be the half-blue, half-cloud nails.
If you’re a fan of classier looks, you might enjoy this one. We’ve got a mix of classic white French tips, champagne glitter, and some cute designs!
Here’s another way to incorporate an elephant design on your pretty classy nails. Simply add a bit of glitter, and you’re good to go!
Here’s a pretty white nail set that’s topped with these beautiful gold and blue designs. I really love how classy this entire colorway is!
If you’re looking for a nail set that’s both pretty neutral and sparkly as well, we’ve got one just for you! Just look at the strong contrast between these dark gray nails and the bright rose glitter.
We’re moving on to something a bit cleaner and lighter. Check out these matte pink nails topped with some cute pink glitters and elephant designs.
We’ve got another elegant-looking nail set that consists of all of these classy-looking designs. My favorite definitely has to be the gorgeous Swarovski crystal.
If you’re a fan of pink sparkle, we’ve got a cute surprise for you! Just check out how bright and pretty these glitters are.
Here’s another pretty sparkly look, but the base this time is silver. I like how cute the pink elephant pattern looks on top!
We’re ending this collection with these beautiful light blue nails topped with a really cute gray elephant pattern.
Elephant Nail Art Guide
I don’t know where this manicure trend started but I’m here for it. Elephant nail art is cute and unique and I’ve never seen anyone with something like this before. 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.
If you try one of these elephant designs yourself (or you come up with something new) then let us see your set! If we feature your submission we’ll cover your next manicure!