Adding a glitter accent nail design to your manicure adds an immediate touch of glamour and
highlights your own style. It’s a flexible way to add some subtle style or go even further for a really stand-out style.
For a fun way to add some sparkle to your fingers, there’s some inspiration to help you find a look that suits
you. We scrolled through thousands of designs to find our favorites and there’s a little bit of everything here. Whether you want to do it yourself or some inspiration to show your nail tech, we’ve got you covered.
We’ve got a nail set that’s a lot more simple and muted. I really like how the champagne shimmer very closely resembles the color of the nude nails creating a monochromatic look.
If you’re a fan of white French tips, we’ve got a nail set for you. Check out these white tips paired with a chunky silver glitter nail. The silver lining on the tips also makes them look a lot more cohesive.
Here’s a nail set for those who love a bit more color. I really love the mix of these teal nails with the two-tone glitter nails.
We’re going back to something more muted and wearable. If you’re a fan of brown nails, then this is the set for you! My personal favorite has to be the juicy pink nail with some geometric nail art on top.
I am in awe of these beautiful two-tone ombré nails. I really like how the silver gltiter matches the ombré nails giving an overall frosted look!
If you’re looking for something a bit more dainty, then these coffin nails will surely do the trick! I like how this set used gold flakes instead of your traditional tiny glitter.
These nails are absolutely adorable! I really like hwo they were able to make a very subtle ombré with the pink nails. I also love how the glitter nails have some tints of pink when light is reflected on them.
Here’s a nail set for those who need some dark yet classy nails. I really love how well the gold glitter matched with the brown marbled accent nail design.
If you’re a fan of pink, then you’re definitely going to like these nails. What’s a better addition to a nail set than some glitter?
If you’re looking for a full blue nail set, we’ve got one for you. If you feel like your nails are looking a bit too dull, adding some shimmer will surely brighten them up!
If you’re looking for a vibrant pink set, we’ve got the perfect Barbie pink nails! I like how the shimmer is a different shade which adds more depth to the look.
We’ve got this beautiful posh nail set that’s perfect for any formal occasion. I really love nude nails because of how versatile they are so you can definitely wear these out even on a normal night out!
Here’s a nice muted blue nail set that has hints of gray. I like how the bright glitter nail adds some vibrance to the entire look.
These nails are absolutely gorgeous. I really love the beautiful cloud-like accent nail that has hints of glitters on it too!
Here we’ve got these beautiful pink to white ombré nails. I love how classy they look especially with the champagne glitter nail.
We’ve got another stiletto-shaped nude nail set combined with glitter. I like how they incorporated two different colored glitters since the nude nails are quite muted.
If you’re a fan of purple, we’ve got something for you! We have these fully painted purple nails that are bedazzled with this beautiful deep purple glitter.
Here’s another beautiful blue nail set. I really love the blue gleam coming off the blue nails. The deep blue glitter is also a nice cohesive touch!
Here’s a black nail set for those who love the sultry black look. I like how the glossy jet-black nails are matched with these bright shimmering silver nails.
Orange is one of the best colors for nail polish because of how bright and lively it looks on the nails! I also love how the pearl glitter adds to that lightness.
If you’re feeling like going for something a bit more simple, I’d definitely recommend these nude and black nails.
Here’s a fun little green nail set that can’t help but remind me of jade gemstones! I also like how they chose to add just a bit of gold glitter.
Here’s a glamorous nail set for the girls who love to show their nails off! I really love the look of clear nails, especially when topped with a lot of glitter.
Here’s another nail set that features the classic pink to white ombré that everyone loves! Making the accent nail into an ombré makes it look a lot cleaner too!
Here’s an interesting set. We’ve got these bold and bright pink nails which are paired with some opaque silver glitter. Since the pink is so bright, the silver glitter helps tone down the look.
I really love this shade of blue because they can fit fun looks and classy ones as well! This one leans more towards the classy side, especially since it’s topped with pretty white glitter.
Everything about these nails just takes me back to the beach! The pink to blue ombrés reminds me so much of the water washing up on the shore.
I love glossy black nails because of their sultry effect. I like how this set chose to add a matte glitter nail which adds more dimension to the look.
If you’re a fan of some classy white Frenchies, we’ve got a look for you! I love how these nails are paired with some dazzling glitter that reminds me so much of diamonds!
If you’re a fan of shiny nails, you’re in for a treat! I love how everything in this set sparkles, from the reflective blue gloss nails to the bright silver glitter.
We’re toning it down a bit with something more simple. We’ve got these peachy pink nails that are matched with these saturated pink glitter nails.
I really love red nails because of how bold they look. Here’s a dashing one that’s paired with a matte dark red glitter.
We’ve got another monochromatic nail set for all the blue nail lovers here! I really like the addition of the larger circle glitters.
Here’s another gorgeous nail set for those who want some colored classy nails. I especially love how the glitter isn’t too overpowering but serves only as a nice touch.
Mauve nails are so beautiful because of how versatile they can be. Also, who knew that mauve polish would go too well with some bronze glitter?
If you’re a fan of gold, we’ve got something bright and beautiful for you. I absolutely love how this set used two different shades of gold, creating a very classy and rich look.
Here’s a purple nail set that includes a bunch of different shades of purple. If you’d like to add more depth to your look, it’s best to incorporate darker colors too!
Here’s a rather soft nail set featuring some pink to white ombré nails. I like how they added a bit of color to the set through the glitter nail.
We’ve got another blue nail set over here. I like how they added a brighter shade of blue for the glitter nail since the rest of the nails are very dark already.
I love this classic color combination because it just always works so well! I also like how they chose a matte base for the light pink polish to contrast with the bright rose gold glitter.
If you feel like your white French tips are a bit too bland and formal, I’d definitely recommend adding a nice colored glitter accent nail!
Now, here’s an interesting nail set. I like how the accent nail contains these sectioned glitters filled with different colors.
Here’s a dazzling nail set that contains a glitter nail that shines like no other. I also like how nude nails have some form of shimmer in them as well.
If you’re looking for a warm nail set, I’d definitely recommend going for this one. I love the variety of designs included, especially the half-clear, half-animal print one.
Here’s a nail set that’s both bright and vibrant. These neon orange nails go so well with the silver glitter nails because they both have some form of shine!
We are ending this nail collection with the most beautiful ombré nail set, which features these beautiful glitter French tips.
How to Do a Glitter Accent Nail Yourself
You can add glitter accent nails in
so many ways this list might just give you a push to get started with some inspiration. There are some incredibly talented nail artists on show here. 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.
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