68+ Moon and Stars Nail Design Ideas for 2022

There’s no doubt that stars and the moon are two of the most captivating objects in our sky. They’ve long been symbols of hope, mystery, and enchantment which is exactly why they make for perfect nail art designs! If you’re looking for some inspiration for your next mani, check out these amazing moon and star nails. You’ll be ready to reach for the stars!

I’ve tried to cover a range of different styles and designs here and there’s so much to choose from. There are just so many different variations to the style I love how flexible and stylish it can look.

moon and stars nail design ideas
Starting out with some monochrome 🌙✨ gels. There are so many different colorways and styles but sometimes you can’t beat the basics.
moon and stars nail designs
𝔐𝔬𝔬𝔫 𝔤𝔬𝔡𝔡𝔢𝔰𝔰 🌙🌕✨ These gel nails add a splash of gold and I love the spraypaint style black.
moon and stars nail design
That deep glassy blue with gold charms is everything 👏🏼🔮🖤 You could do this kind of style with any color you like. The dark purple and gold really do it for me though.
moon and stars nail design
Speaking of color I’m in love with these moon and star gels. A couple of playful hearts thrown in for good measure but the cute little face on the moon just does it for me. I love everything about this.
moon and stars nail designs
I love almond nails as much as the next girl and if the moon and star nail art weren’t unique enough for you how about this asymmetrical and incredibly cool style?
moon and stars nail art
These acrylic nails do away with the dark colors and add a little glitter for good measure. If you like this design you might like to try cloud nail art too!
moon and stars nails
Obsessed with the black and white celestial vibes 🤩✨🌙 I like short black nails and a little bit of white polish (and a steady hand) gives you this incredibly cute effect.
moon and stars nail polish design
Astrological nails🪐💫🌙 Sculpted stiletto medium nails that go a little beyond the star and moon vibe and add some little planets and a definite astrological vibe.
moon and stars nail design
Another stiletto version of the moon and stars ✨ with a transparent background and a little glitter for good measure.
moon and stars nail design ideas
Natural nails protected with BIAB Liquid Metal gel and some hand-painted gold moon and star designs.
moon and stars nail polish design
There’s just so much you can do with these moon and star designs. If the stars weren’t impressive enough, look at that purple and pink swirl going on in the background.
moon and stars nail designs
This eye-catching galaxy nail design takes the moon and star art to a next level. If you can’t pick a color? Go with a galaxy coat (which you can do with a single gel bottle).
moon and stars nail designs
Another take on the galaxy background this time with a pink and light purple vibe. Too cute. Someone do this design for me?
moon and stars nail design
Another gorgeous set of custom nails. Black background with thin gold lines for an astrology look. You can tweak this kind of style however you’d like or keep it simple with a few stars.
moon and stars nail polish design
Twinkle twinkle little star🌙✨ Absolutely loving these nude nails with a bit of gold sparkle. 😍 I like the single moon on the middle finger.
moon and stars nail designs
Back to the black and white but this time thin minimalist lines and simple design on nude nails.
moon and stars nail polish design
Some occult vibe orange nails.
moon and stars nail design
The answer to the question ‘what if I wanted star and moon French tips?‘. It turns out the answer is fantastic.
moon and stars nail polish design
And you could do a similar thing with coffin nails.
moon and stars nail designs
🌙⭐️ Now this is something special (or maybe it just suits my own style and I’m biased).
moon and stars nails
Twinkle little star set ✨🌙⭐️ I love a colorful nail design and the cute link pink moons and stars make me think this set belongs in a box of sugary breakfast cereal.
moon and stars nail designs
Magic at your fingertips! A vivid purple gel coat with some intriquite detail in gold for the moon and stars.
moon and stars nail polish design
I know I’ve already shown an example of the black and white dip style but, in my defence, these stilleto nails look stunning.
moon and stars nail polish design
These are some celestial looking nails. The marble blue background looks like such a stunning night sky you don’t need anything but some basic shapes on top.
moon and stars nail polish design
Black french tips with gold stars and a moon.
moon and stars nail design ideas
I almost missed it at first but the pinky fingernail is just a little different on this set and has a glittery polish instead of the design. It works really well together.
moon and stars nail designs
Cute moon and star nails using rebel gel polish. I normally don’t like posting press-ons that haven’t been fixed in place but they’re just too cute.
moon and stars nail art
All the details were hand painted and foil embossed, on top of marble, and inks. I don’t even want to know how long this nail art must have taken but I can certainly say every moment must have been worth it. Hats off to the artist for this set.
moon and stars nail design ideas
I know I said no seperate press-ons but one last set I promise. A short almond set with a kind of horizontal Ombre purple to pink going on. The 3D symbols in gold and a little Rhinestone is just too cool not to make the list.
moon and stars nail polish design
Most of the designs so far have been using little tiny symbols but I quite like this take.
moon and stars nail designs
And I’m a big sucker for Lavender nails with moon charms.
moon and stars nail art
Long coffin blue nails with little chrome stars and moons.
moon and stars nail design ideas
What makes this most impressive? I immediately assumed those were stickers but they were done by hand with chrome gel. I love the background they were done with.
moon and stars nail art
💜✨🌙💫🖤 Buildergel was used for this sleek set of black and silver on a nude nail background.
moon and stars nails
Celestial moon & stars on a deep blue sky. This colorway is growing on me. 🌙 ✨
moon and stars nails
Another take on the black and white style.
moon and stars nail design
Oh this is fantastic. Such a great idea! The background gives a clear night sky effect and we have the bigger moon and stars on top of that. I don’t know why we haven’t seen this kind of thing sooner!
moon and stars nail designs
A Reach For the Stars Mani 💙⭐💎 Such intriquite detail here and the fact the reading is so clear on the thumb is just incredible.
moon and stars nail design
A couple of different variations on the same set! These are all little stamps against a simple dark blue polish. A fantastic result for fairly little work.
moon and stars nail design
🌙💫 Celestial Sparkles 💫🌙 Gold and glitter nails always looks a little extra but it really works with this style.
moon and stars nail art
𝐌𝐨𝐨𝐧 & 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐫🌙 🌟 I really like this minamlist style. Clean lines and a cool look on a simple background. A good reminder that you don’t need a whole lot of designs and sometimes less is more.
moon and stars nail art
A cool combination of stars, moons and some flame nail designs.
moon and stars nail design ideas
How cute are these little nubbies?? Another example that you don’t need to cover every empty space with something but I really like that marble on the index finger.
moon and stars nail designs
🤩 A semi-transparent wrap, but that purple just POPS with the metallic gold moon and stars accents! 🌙✨🔮 It’s called Fortune Teller from @embraceyourstylenails
moon and stars nails
Another example in purple but a different style.
moon and stars nail design ideas
Another miniamlist take with a opal background and some simple gold lines. You’d probably get away with this design in most offices it’s that subtle but certianly unique.
moon and stars nail polish design
New set using alannahs nails witch vibes powder, star and moon decals and cat eye tinsel😍😍🤩🤩 these are some pretty long nails even by our standards but I can’t argue with the unique look and I’m really liking the colorway.
moon and stars nail design ideas
I love these to the moon and back! 🖤🤍 I’m allowed one pun right?
moon and stars nail design
The little stones inside the moon is perfect.
moon and stars nail art
The matte black background gives that deep night sky vibe.
moon and stars nail art
A little asymmatry never hurt anyone! I love how the moon shapes are created with a series of dots.
moon and stars nail design
These coffin nails have a similar style to the shorter minimalist lines from before.
moon and stars nail design ideas
Black & White gel paint with some gold for good measure. I like the match of gold and white stars.
moon and stars nail art
Shellac in Lovely Quartz with hand drawn stars in Get That Gold, finished with Emoki Lola Cola cuticle oil.
moon and stars nail art
Cosmic vibes with this colorful gel really sets this colorful set apart. Incredibly unique and fun.
moon and stars nail design ideas
Speaking of a colorful version how about these fabulous dark sky stiletto nails. ✨💫🌒🌛
moon and stars nail art
Another cloud version with some incredibly details gold sun, moon and thinner star symbols.
moon and stars nail designs
Some freehand gold symbols.
moon and stars nail designs
Heather gel background with simple gold symbols.
moon and stars nail art
A little bit of red! Is this the first time we’ve seen red in the moon and star nail art style? It looks great how isn’t this more common.
moon and stars nail designs
Matte green with moon & stars ⭐️ 🌙 and a little bit of gold around the cuticles.
moon and stars nail design
A little bit of glitter and polkadot.
moon and stars nail design ideas
These acrylics are just a work of art.
moon and stars nail design ideas
Airbrushed Ombre nails for this fantastic design. From pink to a dark night sky with stunning detail.
moon and stars nail design ideas
A minimalist take with a glossy black background and some simple symbols.

I do hope this has given you some ideas for moon and star nails If you give this a go – I want to see it! Send me a photo of your moon and star nail art and we’ll feature them 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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