55 Rugrats Nail Art Ideas from the 90s

If you’re a Nickelodeon kid, Rugrats has to be one of the TV shows that you grew up with. These little kids and their adventures brought so much joy into my life and I think these Rugrats nail art will too! It’s time to reminisce as we go through these unique and playful designs.

After going through thousands of different nail designs, we narrowed it down to our favorites. There’s a little bit of everything here for the young and the young at heart. Give your inner child a manicure!

rugrats nail design
We’re starting our collection with these almond-shaped nails that are topped with the Rugrats elements and some character features from Angelica and her doll, Cynthia. This set is a great choice if you really want that playful theme.
rugrats nail polish design
This nail set is for those who really want some hardcore nails. We’ve got these extra-long coffin nails painted with some matte polish. We’ve got an array of different characters that are painted perfectly. This is such a vibrant set that makes me feel like I’m watching the show itself!
rugrats nails
If you want something that’s simple and can easily be achieved, why not go for this glitter-filled set? It’s got shine, plus you can easily replicate it by adding some character decals.
rugrats nail designs
If Nickelodeon played a huge part in your childhood, then this set would be a great choice. It’s such a cute idea to have one hand dedicated to your favorite show! This one’s more fun and vibrant, too!
rugrats nail design ideas
This nail set both has shine and depth. I really like dark-colored glitter because of this reason! The designs on top shine a lot more too!
rugrats nail design
If you find that one color scheme is a bit too bland for your liking, you can easily change the color of your other hand. This look fits well since Angelica is definitely the type to like a pink base.
rugrats nail art
I really love how cute this set is! For one, it’s got that Nickelodeon color scheme. Plus, it’s also got a really cute image of Angelica and her sassiness!
rugrats nail art
These nails are dashing. I truly love the look of a full purple nail set and this one’s got a lot of cute designs that fit Cynthia and her owner’s vibe!
rugrats nails
Here’s an icon duo! Angelica is absolutely obsessed with Angelica so it’s only right to see these two characters side by side. If you prefer a cleaner look, this is a great option.
rugrats nails
rugrats nail art
If you want to try some Rugrat nails but you don’t want anything too crazy, you definitely could do so by incorporating them in a French tip set. This way, you can add any design you want and it’ll look clean!
rugrats nail art
This nail set looks a whole lot cleaner as it’s got a natural-colored base. This set is all about the princess of the show. She’s an icon, so she definitely deserves this fashionable look!
rugrats nail design
We’ve got a pretty well-balanced nail set. Character designs may be a bit overwhelming so it’s nice that there are some themed French tips as well.
rugrats nail designs
Some colored sets may seem a bit too intimidating, but I really like this one! It seems really put together as it’s got that uniform base design.
rugrats nails
If you’re a glam girl and you want to keep your Rugrats-themed nail set glamorous as well, you could easily do so by adding changing the shape of your nails. The longer and sharper, the better!
rugrats nail art
Short nails have their own charm to them! This set looks really clean. Since there’s only a bit of space to work with, artists curate this nail sets quite well.
rugrats nails
This is another nail set that’s really well done. I love the look of the French tips the most because they have the Nickelodeon color scheme plus they also have their iconic green slime!
rugrats nail design
Here’s a beautiful nail set of Angelica and her best friend, Susie. I really like how we’ve got this pink to purple ombré nails that are just so vibrant and soft on the eyes!
rugrats nails
Here’s another lovely ombré nail set for those who prefer a bit more color. This set is a bunch of fun as it’s got these tiny decals of the different characters. Each nail design is an adventure!
rugrats nail polish design
rugrats nail polish design
If you really wanna maximize your nail set, you could easily do so by incorporating more characters into your look. I especially love the nail with the ultimate best friends, Chuckie and Tommy.
rugrats nail art
We’ve got another one of these cute pink nails topped with the different Rugrats shapes and elements. This one features Chuckie and Angelica who are often at war with each other.
rugrats nail designs
Angelica deserves to have as many nail sets dedicated to her as possible! This one’s a cute little pink-themed set that’s topped with these beautiful pink gem hearts. It’s such a fitting topper!
rugrats nail design ideas
Here’s another take on Angelica-themed nails. These are lovely and they pop a whole lot more because of the vibrant translucent pink nails.
rugrats nail art
One of the things that have been missing in these Rugrats nails is some shine. Well, this set has a really pretty gleam to it that looks clean and angelic!
rugrats nail art
If you want to feel like your happy, inner-child in the coming holidays, this is a great choice!
rugrats nail art
This set is curated more for the Tommy and Chuckie fans out there! This icon duo has been through different types of adventures and this set just shows that they do it with happiness and pride.
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We’re going back to some more Angelica-themed nails. These are a bit plainer if you don’t want something too crazy. The matte pink base will surely catch some looks!
rugrats nails
If you really wanna keep your nails as simple as possible, you can still do so with some Rugrats design! One option would be to add character designs to a full white set. It’s fun and it’ll make your design stand out a lot!
rugrats nail design
rugrats nail design
This nail set is cutely designed and it’s even got some chic touches to it! The layered swirls match the color scheme of the look making it seem cohesive!
rugrats nails
Once you’ve got your favorite characters in the set, you could pretty much design the rest of the nails any way you want! This set’s even got a full pink nail!
rugrats nail art
This nail set is quite unique. It’s got these pretty translucent nails topped with some white gradients. I love how they were able to add the elements on top of this white ombré. It’s minimalistic and bold at the same time!
rugrats nail art
I really like nail sets that feature really icon pairings, such as this one! It’s even got the most important design of all, pink glitter!
rugrats nail design
It’s time to take a trip to the past and try out some 90s-themed nails. I really like the fun, electric feel that these chrome stars and flame designs give off.
rugrats nail polish design
If you don’t want any character designs in your look, you could go for something more general. These nails are simply painted with the Rugrats logo which easily encapsulates the entire theme.
rugrats nail design ideas
rugrats nail design
I love how creative these Angelica-themed nails are! It’s so cute to see these different colors and textures on each other creating more of a cute paint palette theme!
rugrats nails
We’re going back to the Nickelodeon color scheme. These nails seem vibrant and fun and you could easily be reminded of your childhood even just through the colorway.
rugrats nail polish design
rugrats nails
I love how cozy this entire nail set is. The embossed sweater design is a classic staple for the colder months. Seeing these two characters in their costume also gives off such a comforting feeling!
rugrats nail art
These nails are a bit more on the bolder side since they use this really bright green shade. You could opt to change to base of the nails but if you like to have your nails easily noticed, then stick to this color scheme!
rugrats nail design ideas
We’ve got more Angelica and Cynthia-themed nails. This time, we’re focusing more on sparkle. The different tiny glitter designs look so good together as the base makes them look more cohesive and less messy!
rugrats nail designs
In this set, we see our favorite characters out on the hunt for candy! This is definitely a cute set to try out during the spooky season.
rugrats nail polish design
rugrats nail design
This is probably one of my favorite looks in this collection so far. I like how they chose a uniform design for all the nails as it makes the entire look cleaner.
rugrats nail design ideas
It’s time to add a little bit of shine and we’ve got a whole lot on this nail set! You could easily add in these shining gem-filled nails as they fit the multi-colored theme on the set.
rugrats nail designs
This set is so easy on the eyes because the base is really natural and the designs on top are small and easy to look at. I also love connected designs so it’s nice to see Angelic with her hair flying.
rugrats nail polish design
Collage designs are sometimes a bit difficult to pull off but this nail set did pretty well! It’s nicely balanced by these bright orange nails topped with the Nickelodeon signature, slime.
rugrats nail polish design
rugrats nail polish design
If you find that these shapes are a bit too overwhelming to look at, you can opt to have them as a French tip design instead! They look a lot cleaner plus your tips look like so much fun!
rugrats nails
These nails are filled with such vibrant and bright colors and I absolutely love it! There’s some balance in the look as well as the character designs simply have a natural base.
rugrats nail design
rugrats nail polish design
Here’s another fun way to switch up a look! You can simply add another color to your other hand and it’ll completely transform your look!
rugrats nail design
We’re ending this collection with a connected design of one of the most beloved characters on the show, Chuckie! He’s adorable and loud, but he’s also got a soft heart and everyone loves him for it!

Our Rugrat nail art ideas 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 styles yourself (or you come up with something else) let us see!

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