20 Clear Base Nail Designs To Try

We know the phrase ‘clear nail polish’ doesn’t entice much excitement, but what we’re talking about is a whole different ball game. Say hello to the perfect blank canvas for all your nail art designs, the clear base. Go as minimal or as crazy as you like- the options are endless and the results are super cute.

Stuck on where to start or just need a little inspo? Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up 21 clear base nail designs, that we know you’re gonna be obsessed with. Get scrolling and screenshotting.


Feel free to go all out with a mix n match design like @abrowngirlrecommends. We’re obsessed.


When you can’t decide on just one design, this set from @abrowngirlrecommends is perfect.


Motifs are a must on a clear base. Make it monochrome like @alexlouisenails_ and you’re onto a winner.


Summer vibes incoming! We are obsessed with this orange and pink abstract set from @allnailss._.


Simple swirls are a great match for a clear base. Thanks for the inspo @amyguynailartist.


@anouknailedit is showing us how it’s done with this stunning chocolate checker board design. Obsessed.


Mix up your French mani with a clear base and some pastel colours. @globeautysussex has nailed it.


Keep things simple with a minimalist design. @hollidaygels understood the assignment.


@j3nnailedit is showing us just how it’s done with this clear base, abstract design. 


If you’re a long nail lover, this set from @jess_nailedit_ looks like your kinda vibe. We’re in love.


A sparkly cuff is the perfect way to amp up your clear base look. Thanks for the inspo @lindseysbeautylounge1.


Keep your clear base look classy and chic like @meraki_nails_cardiff. Screenshotting ASAP.


Switch up your French tip and make it a cuff. @mimibyanastacia has nailed it.


If it’s abstract and neon, best believe we’re gonna love it. @nailswhaaat has nailed this design.


Paint some super sweet swirls onto a clear base to make them stand out even more. Thanks for the inspo @natural_nail_lounge.


Get graphic like @noellefuyunails. We’re loving this minimalist design.


Simple but never boring, this design from @paintedbyjools_ is never going out of style. Obsessed.


Inject some colour into your life with a design like this from @sweet.as.hell.nails. We’re obsessed.


We’re always in the mood for a green mani, and this set from @iramshelton is right up our street. Obsessed.


You can never go wrong with an abstract design on a clear base. Thanks for the inspo @iramshelton.