Are you looking for a way to sport long nails that are still stylish and modern? If so, then you may want to consider giving long tapered square nails a try. This nail shape is growing in popularity and trending on social media, thanks to its ability to flatter a wide range of hands and styles. This
chic nail shape can look fantastic in so many different designs and colorways.
It’s a practical way of doing longer nails that look great and last well. Whether you want to copy a design for yourself or you want some inspiration to show a nail tech, we scrolled through
thousands of designs to share our favorites to give you some ideas.
Here we’ve got a nice pink and violet matte marble nail design. This one isn’t too carefully blended out with each other which reminds me more of galaxies in space, especially with the glitter touch.
This one’s another matte design of the pretty blue cloudy nail design. I love the white sparkle detailing and the gold star toppers!
A simple Valentine’s day glam. We’ve got a pretty mature look here with these matte browns but then it’s paired with a pretty layered pink gradient heart that just livens up the entire look!
This is a beautiful hand-drawn set. I love the blue Buttercup theme, especially with the blue version of the Powerpuff Girls heart logo and the money design as well! Any PPG lover would love this!
I am in love with the textured pattern on this set! We have a beautiful baby pink base that’s topped with some textured squiggly lines and Swarovski crystals. So class and chic!
Here’s an icy white set. We’ve got some nice pearl white bases which are topped with one reflective crystal. We also have a white textured French tip with a hint of pink.
Ever wanted to be dripping in gold? This is a nice luscious pink and white nail design. We’ve got a nice muted pink base which is topped with some golden drip and reptile skin.
A nice beautiful matte pink base topped with some white abstract lines and a lot of gold foil. These nails just feel so heavenly!
I do love a nice gold and blue combo. We have this tri-colored wave abstract design on top of a beautiful nude matte base.
These nails remind me of gorgeous rose quartz! This is a blue-pink marbled set topped with some gold foil. So pretty!
A whole lot of heat coming off of this set! We’ve got a nice bright orange combined with a design-free nail and a yellow and orange camouflage design. So hot!
Here are some beautiful swirl blue ombrés. This design looks like the beautiful blue sea meeting with the beautiful sky.
We’re keeping it simple and glowing with these pretty crystal-filled French tips.
These lavender nails are so dreamy! It’s all these clouds, sparkled, and gradient swirls combined making me feel like I’m on the way to cloud 9!
We’ve got this nice nude nail with a glossy finish! These nails go with everything so if you’re struggling to pick out a nail design, go plain!
I feel like a babydoll with this beautiful luscious pink nail base topped with these nice U-shaped French tips. So cute!
We have this pretty light pink set with seashell-filled accent nails. I love the contrast of the seashell design with the pink.
These are some long Frenchies topped with this nice cream crocodile print.
Let’s go with a simpler design with these white nails topped with some gold hearts. So simple but can be used for formal occasions!
Love these white bubble nails! We’ve got another nude base and some long white French tips topped with these beautiful 3D pearls.
I’ve got my head in the clouds with this pink and white ombré colored acrylic tapered set with hand-[ainted clouds and twinkles!
Did I just get shot by cupid because these nails got me falling in love! We’ve got this pretty multi-colored set with some embossed hearts on it. I love how the designs aren’t too obvious so that they can be used on any occasion.
This is a simple nail design that you can incorporate your favorite color into! I love some long classic French tips!
Is spooky season here yet? Here are some simple red and black Halloween designs you could try out this year!
We have a nice pearl white base with some nice plum curved edges that are lined with some silver glitter and topped with a crystal. These nails look absolutely regal!
Pink is always in! Here are some baby pink nails combined with pink foil and Swarovski crystals!
The natural ombré nail design has been in recently and these are taken a notch higher with this nail length!
Here’s another Valentine’s day treat! Try out these pretty pink nails matched with a queen of hearts design and a full red chromatic heart design.
Look at this intricate snakeskin design! I love that the artist also made snakeskin French tips! It all looks so good together!
Here’s some cherry bomb! We’ve got this pink, white, and gold set designed with some small cherries and cherry hearts.
Imagine having the prettiest pink on your nails! These are topped with a long French tip outline which looks so classy!
Here we’ve got some duo-tone waves and swirls on a matte translucent base.
Here’s another classic. We’ve got this pretty milky pink that matches the natural nail bed. This is perfect if you want something simple.
No better way to bloom this spring than with these beautiful floral designs on top of these classic white French tips!
Boost feelings of self-love and foster loving relationships with these pretty rose quartz nails.
I love this simple yet colorful take on the Commes Des Garçon logo!
Everyone looks pretty in pink! Feel glamorous with these dazzling pink nails with diamonds. The tapered square style gives you space for this side-bordered style.
Here’s another classy way to wear pink. We’ve got these rose-pink nails which are topped with some crystals on the moon of the nails.
I love these clean and bright green nails! Look at how adorable the gold butterflies are on top of the green glittered swirl.
Am I the only one feeling a bit chilly in here? Here are some blue frosty nails that are perfect for the Holidays!
I feel so luxurious with these beautiful crystal French tips!
Add some shine to your life with these milky white translucent glitter nails!
Feeling like a princess with these pink to silver glitter ombrè nails. I love how a clear nail looks topped with glitter.
Some extra long lavender nails. We have a full lavender polish, a pink to lavender ombré design, a butterfly French tip, and a whole lot of sparkle!
Going back to the classics that always look good all the time. Here are some classic extra long white French tips.
Honestly, I’m kind of in love with these nails. We have a two-tone nude nail set. One has a deeper matte brown base topped with some glossy brown French tips and the other is a beige nude matte topped with some glossy beige tips!
Giving this set a whole lot of extra love with these pink ombré hearts.
Celebrate your 21st with these fabulous pink nails! We’ve got a combination of different designs and I love how they’re all just so telling of someone’s personality! Clearly a birthday nail design but it really works with this squared tapered look.
Here’s another classic bubble look. We’ve got some beautiful brown gloss topped with various sizes of some pretty pearls.
These green shades are everything! I love this beautiful multi-hued green French tip design. So classy and cute!
How to Do Acrylic Long Tapered Square Nails
I do hope this has given you some ideas for long tapered square nails If you give this a go – let me see them! 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.