On a day-to-day basis, salons chairs are filled with women who can’t wait to get their nails done, and if they’re strapped for time, there’s a particular nail design that they’ll request right away—the timeless and incomparable french tips.
Known for its nude base with tips coated in white, this nail style is classy, generally low-key, and very trendy. It must be said, however, that french tips have truly encountered an evolution these past few years.
Women everywhere are switching things up, moving away from the traditional neutral tint and static white tip, as they incorporate brighter hues and patterns that channel their own vibe and personality.
That’s why it’s a must that I share with you some of the most vibe-worthy french tip nail designs you’ve ever laid your eyes on. Get ready, because this compilation is about to blow your mind.
1. Traditional French Tips
Here’s the traditional look that started it all: a nude base with tips varnished in white polish. These coffin-shaped french tips are all you need to boost your daily looks.
Plus, you can really put your jewelry to work with these low-key nails. Gold rings were made to be worn with french tips! You can get these nails at Etsy.
2. Pink French Tips with Silver Sequins
So the foundation has been laid and now you’re ready to branch out into your own personal style. Try for a girly style with pink tips and silver sequins, a look that you’ll never get tired of. You can get these nails at Etsy.
3. Brown and White French Tips
How chic! This neutral-toned french tip look carries a mixture of brown shades and white, a great and trendy way to stay inspired for the busy days ahead. You can get these nails at Etsy.
4. Short Bottega Green French Tips
They’re short and they’re green! A simple style with the perfect color for the girl who loves the outdoors. You can get these nails at Etsy.
5. Glossy Brown and Pink French Tips
Here’s a pink and brown nail design combo that deserves your attention. These french tips are subtle as a result of the muted tones used but still eye-catching, thanks to that glossy finish. You can get this nails at Etsy.
6. Light Green French Tips with Daisies
Are you ready for Spring? Rock these light green french tips and you will be. Don’t hold back, commemorate the season with some trendy daisy nail art. You can get these nails at Etsy.
7. White Double-Line French Tips
White double-line french tips are perfect for a wedding, formal event, or just to keep you looking polished and chic. Don’t miss the opportunity to show off these fab nails any chance you get. You can get these nails at Etsy.
8. Red French Tips
I’ve heard it said that red makes you classy. Now if that’s what you’d like to embody, then you’ve got to try this red french tip almond nail design. It’s a timeless look, so it’ll never grow old. You can get these nails at Etsy.
9. Glossy White Glitter French Tips
Shine bright with white glitter french tips! It’s as minimalistic as sequin nails get with a sheer nude base that plays into the classy theme.
Wear with any set from your wardrobe, a casual style combo, or even the most fashionable article of clothing that you’ve got. You can get these nails at Etsy.
10. Chic Black French Tips
Us girls, we just wanna be chic, and it’s black french tip nail designs like these that make it possible. Feeling edgy, sophisticated, or just a lover of black? This is the style for you. You can get these nails at Etsy.
11. Heart-Decor French Tips with Rhinestones
Tell everyone you’re in love without actually saying that you are with these cute heart-decor french tips. Add rhinestones for an even girlier touch. You can get these nails at Etsy.
12. Holiday Cheer Red, Green, and White French Tips
Why wait for Christmas? Spread the holiday cheer all year round with gorgeous red, green, and white striped french tip nails. You can get these nails at Etsy.
13. Ultra-Chic Long Black French Tips
Black french tips are back, but longer and bolder. A sheer nude base and black varnish meet halfway in this ultra-chic coffin nail look. You can get these nails at Etsy.
14. Mismatched White and Black French Tips with Cherry Nail Art
Mismatch french tip nails with black on one hand and white on the other. To complete this cute vibe-worthy look, I’d definitely take some cherries on top, please. You can get these nails at Etsy.
15. White and Pink Heart-Shaped French Tips
16. Multi-Shade Blue French Tips
17. Sparkling Purple French Tips
If you loved those blue nails, then you’ll absolutely love these purple ones. They’re not just any purple french tips, as they resemble glitter being stirred in a fancy wine glass.
Pastel purple is featured at the base of this nail look as well, bringing a unique twist. You can get these nails at Etsy.
18. Short Glossy Black French Tips
These glossy black french tips are perfect if you’re just looking for something short, sweet, and chic. Bring this nail design into its element, for example, with a sharp blazer over a white cami, black pants, and heels. You can get these nails at Etsy.
19. Fern Green Floral French Tips
It’s the daisies in the center for me! Rock these fern green french tips with floral nail art for a spark of femininity that can’t be overlooked. You can get these nails at Etsy.
20. Glossy Pink and White Multi-Pattern French Tips
Here we’ve got an expressive nail look that’s super girly—pink and white french tips with patterns and nail art on each, and a glossy overlay to top it all off. You can get these nails at Etsy.
21. Multi-Colored Almond French Tips
I can already tell that this multi-colored french tip nail design will be a go-to during Spring, and Summer too. These seasons are known to inspire simple looks with pops of color. You can get these nails at Etsy.
22. Red-Bottom Black French Tips
I know this look has got to make it on your list because it’s definitely on mine. This chic style features a matte black base with glossy black tips and, of course, a red bottom design that is so fabulous. You can get these nails at Etsy.
23. Rainbow and Sparkle French Tips
Need a reminder of what comes after the rain? I’ve got you. For that, rainbow french tips are a must. Add sparkle nail decal to make this look even more awe-inspiring. You can get these nails at Etsy.
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24. Blue Double French Tips
Can’t get enough of french tip nails? Make it a double serving with blue lines that create a dual french mani effect. You can get these nails at Etsy.
25. Brown and Nude Marble French Tips
I’m happy to announce, marble nails are definitely here to stay. I’ve been seeing these cute designs everywhere.
If you’re interested in dabbling in this trend just a bit go for a marble french tip look. Neutral shades such as brown and nude would make a great start. You can get these nails at Etsy.
26. Flirty Pastel Blue Daisy French Tips
Pastel daisies meet pastel blue in a flirtatious french tip nail design. Rock these cute nails with your fave white outfit and gold accessories to look like the ultimate doll. You can get these nails at Etsy.
27. Black, Silver Sparkle French Tips
The matte and glossy black french tip design has returned but with a silver sparkle accent that makes these nails ten times more luxurious. You can get these nails at Etsy.
28. Classy Chestnut Red French Tips
I’m really feeling these chestnut red french tips. With a clear-polished base and long coffin shape, it’s such a clean-cut and classy look. You can get these nails at Etsy.
29. Brown, Nude, and White Abstract Double French Tips
Double french tips have been gaining in popularity, and for good reason. Look how trendy and cute they are.
In this look, they were done in an abstract fashion, to the side, with warm-toned and neutral shades of brown, nude, and white. You can get these nails at Etsy.
30. Black French Tips with Silver Smile Line
Feeling for something more than the average black french mani look? Simply add a silver smile line across the tip of your nails for an ultra-chic version of a classic nail design. You can get these nails at Etsy.
31. Classy Black V-Rim French Tips
Opt for a clean-cut look with black french tips and a V shape around the rim. Complete with a glossy top coat for a classy finish. You can get these nails at Etsy.
32. Blue and White Striped French Tips
If you love the ocean, these french tips are the perfect reminder of the beautiful sand and beach. With a nude base, coat your tips in stripes of blue and white to recreate that oceanic tranquility. You can get these nails at Etsy.
33. Wave-Like Blue Marble French Tips
Another nail design that will take you back to the beauty of the ocean are these blue marble french tips. The soft swirl patterns have a ripple effect and resemble that of waves, making this look a worthy pick for Summer. You can get these nails at Etsy.
34. Chic Nude, White and Leopard Print French Tips
Tired of the norm and ready to take your nail game up a notch? Patterns are the way to go.
Starting with a nude base, coat half of your nail in leopard print with the tip of the other half polished in white. A shiny silver line trails down the middle of this chic design. You can get these nails at Etsy.
35. Girly Pastel Pink French Tips
Want to know what looks great with denim and anything casual? Pink french tips certainly do. Start this cute look off with long coffin-shaped nails and a sheer pink base. Keep the girly aura going with pastel pink tips. You can get these nails at Etsy.
36. Abstract Black and White Angled French Tips
The simplest designs can create some of the coolest nail looks. Square abstract french tips in black and white are super chic and easy to do, for the girl who prefers a laid back style. You can get these nails at Etsy.
37. Multi-Colored Abstract Square French Tips
Incorporating color into abstract nail art is a great way to show off your creativity. In this design, french tips are decorated in orange, white, and blue patterns with a pale pink base. You can get these nails at Etsy.
38. Plaid Cadmium Green French Tips
If you’re feeling posh, why not rock your nails in a beautiful plaid cadmium green shade. Leave one nail to be fully coated in this trendy mould with a gold accent for a chic touch. You can get these nails at Etsy.
39. Chic Nude and White Striped French Tips
Nude may be neutral but it’s certainly not dull, especially not with a chic white french tip outline. Wear this look with any ensemble, anywhere you go. Just be ready for the endless compliments. You can get these nails at Etsy.
40. Short Rose Gold Glitter French Tips
We all need a bit of shimmer every now and then, and your nails provide the perfect canvas for that.
If you want to keep the sparkle to a minimum but still make an impression, try french tips in rose gold glitter with your base coated in sheer polish. You can get these nails at Etsy.
41. Multi-Colored Abstract Swirl French Tips
Colors are in, and so are abstract designs. Try out some cool decor on your nails and see just how much they’ll brighten up your day. You can get these nails at Etsy.
42. Subtle Mint Green Floral French Tips
French tips with floral nail art remind me of the peaceful aura of nature, and with a subtle mint green shade, this cute pastel look was made for Spring. You can get these nails at Etsy.
43. Pastel Yellow Lemon Drop French Tips
If you’re a guest at an upcoming wedding, chances are you’re browsing for a simple but cute nail design for the special ocassion. This is it!
No matter the theme, pastel yellow lemon drop french tips will do you justice and grant you all the feminine flair you desire. You can get these nails at Etsy.
44. Orange and Blue Abstract Swirl French Tips
Let your nails in on the fun with orange and blue french tips, covered in abstract swirls.
Because this design features an array of colors, you can give it a go with some of your neutral pieces; an all-black look would totally make waves with these stunning nails. You can get these nails at Etsy.
45. Neon Yellow French Tips with White Smile Line
Stay ahead of the trends with Summer-ready french tips coated in neon yellow. Add a cute white smile line for the fun of it. You can get these nails at Etsy.
46. Zebra Print French Tips
The zebra print french tip craze is a trend that will never lose its steam. Maybe you don’t have clothing in this fashionable print but you can surely lend your nails to the cause. You can get these nails at Etsy.
47. Gray, Pink, and Yellow Angled French Tips
Stocking up on ideas for your next fun outing? Here’s a look you should add to the list; nails coated in gray with a pink and yellow angled french tip design. You can get these nails at Etsy.
48. Nude and Black Polka Dot French Tips
Looking poised is made easy with these nude and black polka dot french tips. Make much of the cosy vibe of this look by pairing it with cute jewelry and a snug outfit from your closet. You can get these nails at Etsy.
49. Maroon French Tips
Maroon is a shade that exudes strength and elegance, a look we often go for when getting our nails done. I think of Autumn when I see this french tip design but it’s versatile enough to suit any time of the year. You can get these nails at Etsy.
50. Glossy Mauve Purple and White French Tips
For an effortlessly beautiful design, coat your nails in mauve purple with white V-tips and a glossy top coat for added femininity. You can get these nails at Etsy.
51. Blue Butterfly French Tips
With blue french tips, overlaid with butterfly decal you can accomplish a glam nail look. Opt for a long coffin shape so this cute nail design can be on full display. You can get these nails at Etsy.
52. Short Green French Tips
A touch of green over sheer white nails sets the tone for an awesome day ahead, courtesy of the warm earthy aura associated with the color green.
53. Trendy White and Black Zig Zag French Tips
Here’s another trendy nail look to steal your attention; eye-catching white french tips with stylish black zig zag patterns. It’s the perfect complementary look for your more sophisticated apparel. You can get these nails at Etsy.
54. Sky Blue Glitter French Tips
Awaken the princess in you with these Cinderella-inspired french tips. The best part is they’re easy to achieve. All it takes is a clear polish base and your tips coated in sky blue with glitter on top.
55. Pink Double French Tips
Resembling ballet flats, these double french tip nails are beyond cute. Plus, they’re polished in pink, the ultimate girly girl tint. You can get these nails at Etsy.
56. Black Floral French Tips with Silver Sequins
Combine black french tips with floral patterns and silver sequins for a gorgeous nail design that you won’t be able to get enough of.
57. Nude Leopard Print French Tips
Some more animal print nails to win you over. I’m obsessed with these nude french tips, made fabulous by thick leopard print spots. You can get these nails at Etsy.
58. Multi-Shade Pink Rhinestone French Tips
Pink nails are already glamorous, but they also look amazing with rhinestones. If you’re aiming for a girly french tip design, this multi-shade, pink look is highly recommended. You can get these nails at Etsy.
59. Glossy Green Almond French Tips
Explore as many shades of the color green that you can with almond-shaped nails as your canvas of choice. If your goal isn’t an all-green mani then a simple french tip design with a sheer base will work perfectly.
60. White and Red Heart French Tips
Selena Gomez said it best: the heart wants what it wants, and right now, mine is loving these romantic french tips. Beginning with a pale red base, this look features white tips with small red hearts in the center. You can get these nails at Etsy.
61. Checkered French Tips with Emojis
Emojis are clear indicators of the mood we’re in and our nails can have the same purpose. Decorate your nails with cool emojis and checkered patterns in honor of your fun and youthful side. You can get these nails at Etsy.
62. Multi-Colored with Black French Tips
Black complements any color you wear it with, so it makes sense to coat your tips in a chic black shade with the base of each nail sporting a spunky bright hue.
63. Classic French Tips with Blush Pink Floral Nail Decal
Enhance classic french tips with one nail fully coated in a nude shade and an elegant nail decal of blush pink flowers. You can get these nails at Etsy.
64. Abstract Rainbow Swirl French Tips
These rainbow almond-shaped nails were done in an abstract style consisting mainly of swirls and a side french tip design. It’s a feminine and unique look that you’ll absolutely love wearing.
65. Classy Rose Gold and Black French Tips
For a special event, your nails are a major part of your outfit. Make a good first impression by wearing classy rose gold and black french tips with swirls of shimmer, and a glossy finish. You can get these nails at Etsy.
66. Blue and White Floral French Tips
Did you know the colors we wear can impact how we feel? Stay in the best of moods with refreshing blue and white french tips and, of course, incorporate cute white floral nail art. I believe, along with diamonds, flowers are a girl’s best friend. You can get these nails at Etsy.
67. Short Lilac and Zebra Print French Tips
Alternate between fancy zebra print and lilac french tips. Keep your nails short for this design, or get short acrylic nails, with a flattering almond shape and it’ll be one of the cutest nail looks you’ve ever worn.
68. Multi-Colored Double French Tips
So we’ve seen the stylish essence of double french tips but how about rocking them in multiple colors? From pink to yellow, blue and more, the freedom to choose any color is all yours.
69. All-White French V Tips with Rhinestone Sequins
It doesn’t get more sophisticated than all white nails. Add a rhinestone sequin to each to up the elegance, and you’ll look stunning in these coffin-shaped french V tips. You can get these nails at Etsy.
70. Multi-Colored Swirl French Tips
If you love to have a good time then these multi-colored french tip nails are just right for you. The colorful theme will complement a fun party, not to mention the creative swirl patterns. You can get these nails at Etsy.
71. Sage Green Floral French Tips
I love to explore different shades of colors on my nails, and sage green is one of my favorites. This pretty pastel hue is the main attraction of these french tips, and are in time for Spring. Enhance this look with white flowers for a girly appeal.
72. Neon Yellow Rim French V Tips
I’m still amazed by this simple yet intricate nail look that has been causing quite a stir online; a french mani transformed by a V-tip rim design, coated in neon yellow.
It’s no surprise that V-tip nails are trending, though. After all, they’re cute, unique, and won’t consume too much of your time. Sounds like the perfect deal to me! You can get these nails at Etsy.
73. Classy Lilac Floral French Tips
Some nail designs just give you that extra classy feel. That’s the mood set by these lilac floral french tips—for those days when you want to look feminine and fancy. You can get these nails at Etsy.
74. Pink and Gold Swirl French Tips
I love how a simple swirl can really upgrade your nails. This look is a great option if you want to maintain a minimalistic vibe. For these pink french tips, they were complemented by a shimmering gold swirl line.
75. Short Rainbow-Gradient French Tips
Another cool way to rock french tips is in a rainbow gradient style. With this look, one color fades into another, seamlessly, creating a blend that is aesthetically pleasing. Choose your favorite colors to really enjoy this design. You can get these nails at Etsy.
76. Diagonal Rainbow Swirl French Tips
Make your french tips as vibrant as you want with diagonal abstract swirls in bright shades of blue, red, yellow, and orange. You’ll look stunning with these nails in a beach dress and sandals, strolling along the shore. You can get these nails at Etsy.
77. Classy Cobalt Blue French Tips with Silver Glitter
All I can say is, Wow! You’ve just got to love cobalt blue. This deep shade of blue is breathtaking, which makes it a go-to for manicures.
Mix it up by coating a few of your nails entirely in cobalt blue while your middle and ring fingers boast the shade in a french tip design. Add silver glitter for a classier finish.
78. Nude, White, and Black Stiletto French Tips
Pair a nude base with black tips for an automatic chic nail design. Balance the contrast with a white smile line separating both shades. You can get these nails at Etsy.
79. Glossy Blue French Tips with Cloud Art
Tell yourself it’s going to be a good day in a blue, french tip nail design with clouds drifting by. Go for a glossy sheen to complete the look. You can get these nails at Etsy.
80. White and Black Abstract French Tips
White provides a perfect base for amazing nail art and patterns. So, you should definitely try a white french tip look with cute black abstract swirls. Rock this look over almond-shaped nails for a flattering result. You can get these nails at Etsy.
81. Glossy Magenta and Purple French Tips
You can get an all-purple nail look without having to stick to one shade. Start with a sheer magenta base, then complete this cute look with violet tips and a glossy top coat.
82. Trendy Red Angled French Tips
83. Short Black French Tips with Hearts
Black french tips are considered mature and classy, so add a girly touch to this look with a heart decal on your ring fingers. No matter what color they’re in, hearts will always bring a feminine flair.
84. Wavy Black and Green French Tips
I love relaxing at home but even a homebody wants to dress up and have fun sometimes.
For those days, I need a comfy nail design that is stylish enough to elevate my look when I head out. On my list? Black and green french tips. I’ll jazz them up with artsy waves. You can get these nails at Etsy.
85. Cute Pink and White Bunny French Tips
How sweet are these white bunny nails? I just had to add them to the list for all the women who love pink and cute animal nail art. You can get these nails at Etsy.
86. Unique White Angled French Tips
Not too far off from the traditional french tip design, these white angled french nails are just as classy with a unique twist. You can get these nails at Etsy.
87. Glossy Pink French Tips with Black Nail Art
Two black dots and a line down the middle was all it took to amp up these hot pink french tips. They were made even more fabulous by a glossy glaze for an ultra-chic look.
88. Trendy White Almond French Tips with Black Swirls
The style of your nails is all up to you. You can rock a timeless look with standard white french tips or make them trendy with the addition of thick black swirls. You can get these nails at Etsy.
89. Bright Yellow Floral French Tips
Welcome the season of Spring with open arms and bright yellow french tips! Yellow floral art was the icing on the cake and makes this look extra cute.
90. Shimmering Purple, Black, and White Star French Tips
This look is serving up a night time special; shimmering purple and black french tips with a galactic effect of stars in the sky. These nails would look beautiful with a little back dress and some stellar high heels.
91. Nude Gradient French Tips
Revamp neutral-toned nails with a gradient effect featuring nude-based shades. It’s a sophisticated combo that’ll fit right in with your closet essentials. You can get these nails at Etsy.
92. Short Shiny Pink French Tip
A bit of fancy mixed with simplicity, all in one nail design. Get the look with short square nails, featuring a nude base and shiny pink tips.
93. Spring Green and White Spiral French Tips
Green french tips are great, but with nail art, they look way cooler! Wear this cute theme, leading with a sheer white base into spring green tips, overlaid with white spirals and swirls.
94. Faux Popsicle French Tips
Turn your french tips into faux popsicles for a sweet Spring design, using a vivid color scheme including red, orange, yellow, and more vibrant pigments. You can get these nails at Etsy.
95. Chic Gold Chrome French Tips
Gold can do no wrong. Achieve a glamorous nail design by coating your tips in a glistening gold color with a chic chrome effect.
96. Classic White French Tips with Butterfly Nail Art
Butterfly wings bring this classic french tip design all together. As it is with this look, it’s best to go for a bright-colored and well-defined nail decal, along with a glossy top coat to bring the decor to life. You can get these nails at Etsy.
97. Red Rhinestone French Tips
Planning for a red nail look but striving for something more than the usual? Shiny red french tips with elegant rhinestone sequins won’t disappoint.
98. Pastel Multi-Colored Cloud French Tips
99. Tie Dye Rainbow French Tips
Sometimes all you need is a fresh mani to get your spirits up. A simple and cute design will do. It’s time for rainbow french tips, tie dye style. You can get these nails at Etsy.
100. White and Silver Glitter Angled French Tips
It’s half white, half glitter in this angled french tip design. A quick and easy look for the girl who wants to look luxurious in no time. You can get these nails at Etsy.
Summary and Top Picks
With all the nail inspiration out there your mind must be overflowing with ideas of which french tip style to do next, but I’m confident this list has made your search a whole lot easier.
Headed to a special event? This compilation has revealed tons of unique options for you, and if you just need a design for everyday wear, there are plenty of classic looks to choose from too.
We all have a favorite design, right? Making my top three are looks 10, 22, and 33 because I love a nice blend between simple and chic, with an out-of-the-box twist every now and then to keep in step with the latest trends.
What about you? Which french tip designs are your favorite? Also, what are your thoughts on how french tips have evolved over the years? I’d love to hear from you. Share what you think along with any questions you have down below.