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I used to think orange was such a tacky color.
I didn’t know any better back then, presuming it was difficult to mix and match with orange. I also felt like I would stick out like a sore thumb when donning shades of orange!
Boy, was I wrong. Once I started appreciating the many beautiful shades of orange, I realized how you can put it under the spotlight in an amazing way.
20 Orange Nail Designs
If you’re a bit hesitant to go all-out orange, don’t worry. You can start with a small yet significant area, like these cute and pretty flower nail designs! There are so many ideas to choose from that feature pretty
For starters, try Thanksgiving nail designs!
Alternatively, you can welcome orange by designing Halloween nails.
As you can see, the options are infinite and they all look so good!
Whether you want pretty spring nails or ones perfect for fall, read on to find the perfect orange nail designs for you.
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1. Neon Orange Nails
I’ve seen neon colors receive flak because they look too flashy. But hey, does flashy have to be so bad?
Stand out with neon orange nail ideas!
Neon orange nails show a strong and energetic personality. They also look perfect during summer!
2. Pumpkin Spice Burnt Orange Nails
Sugar, spice, and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of!
Add some pumpkin spice and you’ve got yourself a fashionable lady right there.
Burnt orange nails match the color of the infamous pumpkin spice latte. It’s a nice way to welcome the fall. Plus, you’ll want to take a cute photo of your nails while holding a hot cup of joe!
3. Gold and Orange Ombre Nails
Ombre nails are all the rage lately!
If you want this trend to look classy in orange, try pairing it with gold.
You’ll impress your friends at your next dinner party with these gorgeous gold and orange ombre nails.
4. Orange and Gold Acrylic Nails
Looking for orange acrylic nails fit for summer? You’re going to go gaga over this design!
Your entire outfit will definitely pop with bright orange and sparkly elements. A huge plus is an acrylic material, making your nail design look smooth and damage-resistant.
5. Orange French Tips
I’m a sucker for cute French tip nails because of how elegant they look!
You might be shocked to know that orange French tip nails exist, and they look just as classy as the traditional white tips.
If you’re looking to spruce up the traditional style this summer, here’s a happy design to try.
6. Orange Snake Nails
Do you know what’s perfect this Halloween season? Coffin orange nails.
It’s possible to make bright orange nails look spooky and glamorous at the same time. It all boils down to the details, like the sneaky snake!
7. Candy Corn Halloween Nails
Candy corn, anyone? You might not be able to eat these spooky Halloween nail designs but they sure look IG-worthy.
Bring out your excitement for the scary season with orange Halloween nails inspired by everyone’s favorite candy!
8. Pink and Orange Ombre Nails
Pretty pink ombre nails paired with orange?! That sounds like a match made in hell!
Until you’ve had orange and pink nails, don’t knock it ‘til you try it.
I mean, look at how aesthetic these pink and orange nails look. If it reminds you of something, that’s because it screams Dunkin’ Donuts!
9. Sunset Summer Nails
What’s your favorite summer memory? Mine is watching stunning deep orange sunsets by the beach.
While you can go for cute and bright summer nails, I love how intense this nail design is.
I can stare at these summer orange nails for hours, just like the sun!
10. Black and Orange Halloween Nails
Black goes well with basically EVERYTHING, and orange is no exception!
Black and orange nails will look fantastic for Halloween.
Check these ombre-inspired nails out, complete with a web design to show the spookiness!
11. Light Orange French Tips
Pretty in pink? Nah, why not pretty in orange?
Light orange nails can show your optimistic energy and bright personality.
But instead of sticking with just one solid color, go a step further with elegant-looking orange tip nails!
12. Butterfly Nails
Fly high like a butterfly!
Whether it’s spring or summer, there are always many butterfly nail designs to try, showing your love for this pretty insect.
These orange butterfly nails will shine as bright as the sun, making it fun to style on your next brunch out with friends.
13. Orange Thanksgiving Nails
What are you thankful for?
For me, I’m thankful for my jaw-dropping Fall Thanksgiving nails complete with a funny turkey!
The family won’t only be complimenting the sumptuous feast, but they’ll also be busy asking where you got your orange fall nails done!
14. Orange and White Nails
So simple yet sleek, these orange and white nails look just like an orange creamsicle!
The ‘lil orange waves really pair well with the off-white background, showing how orange can be fashionable.
15. Halloween Ombre Orange Nails
Ombre orange nails but make it Halloween!
Once October comes in, these nails will be a showstopper. Plus, the transition from natural to orange colors leaves a stylish appeal.
Say hello to cobwebs and dark elements this spooky season starting with your nails!
16. Retro Orange and Blue Nails
Orange and blue nails may be highly contrasting colors, but what can I say? Opposites attract, and designs like these prove it.
Admit it, the different nail designs look so cute, bringing a retro 70s vibe! I can imagine showing my nails off in the skating rink in my favorite disco outfit!
17. Red Orange Stiletto Nails
Hot. Bold. Daring. These are what orange stiletto nails are made of.
If you want to exude sophistication with a touch of sass, red orange nails will show a fun contrast between intense passion and vitality.
People will think twice before doing you wrong as you enjoy life with these nails!
18. Ombre Yellow and Orange Nails
Orange you just in love with flowers? See what I did there?
Okay, that may have sounded corny, but nothing about these yellow and orange nails is a joke!
19. Purple and Orange Nails
Just when I thought purple and orange were an odd match…
Here comes purple and orange nails!
However, these two colors look incredible together, with your nails popping out.
Take this design, with dews that look so spring-like in many attractive ways!
20. Pumpkin Orange Nails
We all deserve to shine!
This fall, continue to shine on as the weather cools with beautiful burnt orange nails with glitter.
I love the warmth these nails exude, making it a fun way to say hello to the fall season!
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