43 Pastel Nail Art Ideas To Try

Right now, there’s only one thing we want on our nails. Pastels. One scroll on Instagram and all we see is super-sweet, pastel pinks, blues, yellows and greens and we think it’s officially time to get involved.

Need some pastel inspo for your next manicure? We’ve got you covered with 43 pastel nail art ideas to try.


If it’s abstract and pastel, we’re 100% gonna love it. Thanks for the inspo @bambinailss.


We are beyond obsessed with this pastel watercolour set from @abbinail.


We are loving the retro vibes of this pastel mani from @_commoninterests. Obsessed!


We’re ditching our regular French tips and sporting these pastel tips from now on. @kkdnails, you have nailed it.


This pastel textured set from @alyshanailartist is a big yes from us. Screenshotting RN…


We are obsessing over these sweet, pastel, textured daisies from @alyshanailartist. Next set = sorted.


Go all out at your next nail appointment with a full pastel ombre mani. @lotteclarknails is showing us exactly how it’s done.


If you’re looking for a simple but sweet design, look no further. @meraki_nails_cardiff is giving us all the inspo with this pastel polka dot mani.


This pick n mix design from @witchfacenails is giving us all the pastel vibes we need. Obsessed.


Can’t decide on just one pastel shade? Use them all. We’re following @meganjnails‘ lead on this one…


Take your negative space design and make it pastel. @_karinailz understood the assignment.


Pastel vibes incoming! Recreating this set from @bambinailss RN. 


We are in love with this pastel rainbow set from @be.you_nailsandbeauty.


If you’ve never tried an inverted French tip design then now is the time. @beauty.by.moll_ has nailed it.


Nails don’t get any cuter than this pastel tip set from @beckis.beauty. Recreating ASAP.


If it’s abstract and floral, best believe we’re hopping onto it. We’re obsessed with this set from @divinelyxcreations.


For those days when you can’t decide on just one colour, try a design like this from @dominika_wazna.


If we looked up pastel nails in the dictionary, we’re pretty sure this set from @gels.bygem.x would appear. Obsessed.


Go simple but ever so sweet with a full pastel lilac set. Thanks for the inspo @kacik__kosmetyczny.


Florals and pastels go hand in hand and @la_beautique is showing us just how it’s done.


We’re taking major nail inspo from @lindseysbeautylounge1 with this pastel dot design. Obsessed.


@lindseysbeautylounge1 understood the assignment with this pastel design. Screenshotting ASAP.


Keep things minimalist but still on trend with a set like this. Thanks for the inspo @lmbeautynails___.


Pick a design like this and you’re officially ready for spring. @nailartistashmarie has nailed it.


Pastel green and pink is a combo we are never gonna get tired of. Obsessed doesn’t even cover it @nailedbyharriette.


Mix up your pastel mani with mini floral details, you wont regret it. Thanks for the inspo @nailedbyrebeka.


This pastel tip set from @nails.bysteph is absolutely dreamy. Obsessed.


Switch out your French mani and opt for flowers next time. @nails_by_leah_exmouth is showing us how it’s done.


Pastel pink is always a go to, no matter the season. @nails_byiz you have nailed this pretty pink floral set.


Show your long nails some pastel love with a set like this. We’re in love @nailsbyabbieshop.


Spring vibes incoming! This pastel mix n match set from @nailsbyravi_ is to die for.


This 3d floral design from @natalie_thedollshouse is so up our street. Screenshotting ASAP.


Boring white french mani? We don’t know her. @polishedbylolo understood the assignment with these gorgeous pastel yellow tips.


We are literally in LOVE with this pastel heart design from @sassnailartistry.


@slay_my_nails_ is showing us just how pastel nails are done with this rainbow cuff design. In love.


If it’s pastel and floral, best believer we’re loving it. We are officially obsessed with this set from @thegelstudio_.


Give your animal print mani a pastel twist, you won’t regret it. @thegelstudio_, you are so talented.


If you can’t choose just one pastel colour, why not have them all. @thenailroomskegness is providing all the inspo.


Pastel nails don’t get any cuter than this set from @monika__nails. Obsessed doesn’t even begin to cover it.


Lilac is one of our favourite pastel shades and @natys.beautybar has nailed this mix n match mani.


This pastel swirl design from @__nailsbybec__ is just heavenly.


Switch up your next mani and opt for half French tips and half full colour. @allnailss._ is showing us how it’s done with this pastel lilac version.


Hello @kreazy4nails, hello pastel perfection. We are in love with this dainty floral set.

FYI: This article was previously published at an earlier date and has since been updated.