I’ve had Christmas on my mind so much over the last few weeks that I totally forgot about New Year’s Eve. I know not everyone is a fan of the night, as there is always so much pressure to have the perfect celebrations, but in my opinion, it’s a great excuse to get all dressed up and have some fun with friends and family, whether you’re staying in for drinks and nibbles or heading out on the town. After making some very last-minute bookings, I’ve been on the hunt for a sequin skirt and some knee-high boots to wear on the night. As well as thinking about my outfit, I’ve started to consider what New Year’s Eve nails I might want to go for.
Whenever I’m feeling a bit uninspired with my manicure, I always head to Instagram and TikTok to see what nail designs I can find. After spending the weekend looking through some of my favourite accounts, I believe I’ve come up with the perfect edit of expensive-looking New Year’s Eve nails that will earn you so many compliments. Whether you’re someone who likes to make a serious statement with your manicure or you prefer a more minimal, paired-back design, you’ve come to the right place, as I’ve found something for everyone. Interested? I thought so. Keep on scrolling for some of the most chic, classy New Year’s Eve nails that will be sure to have 2024 off to a good start…
On New Year’s Eve we are all waiting for the clock to hit midnight, so a deep, midnight blue colour only seems fitting. Plus, how chic does this shade look?
Chrome nails are so popular right now, and I love this silver design for New Year’s Eve. If you plan on wearing sequins, then this will compliment your outfit perfectly.
How stunning are these delicate stud details? They looks so expensive with the black base coat, and are ideal for any minimalists out there.
I couldn’t do a New Year’s Eve roundup without including a glittery nail look, and in my opinion, gold glitter looks so classy.
Another stunning design for any minimalist fans. Instead of your usual French mani, opt for this reverse nail art and go for a metallic colour instead.
I know green is more of a Christmas colour, but I happen to think this dark shade looks beautiful for New Year’s Eve too. Add a shimmery top coat for added glitz and glamour.
Want to make a statement with your manicure? You can’t go wrong with nail embellishments.
If you’re heading to a party, this disco ball nail art will be sure to stand out from the crowd. The reason I love this so much is that the monochrome colours will go with everything.
Out of all of the nail inspiration in this article, these tinsel tips are definitely one of my favourites. The perfect way to add some subtle sparkles to your manicure.
I’m sure you’ve all heard of the lipgloss nail trend, which essentially involves a super glossy, high-shine finish. This manicure is great for those of you who like something a little more paired-back, but still want to get in the festive spirit.
A shimmery or glittery nail polish is essential for New Year’s Eve, and I’ve got my eye on this one from Nails Inc.
Our hands and nails can get so dry this time of year, so to keep your manicure looking as expensive as possible, I recommend investing in a hydrating hand cream.
A cuticle oil is also key in getting that salon-worthy finish, and I love this one from Chanel.
For those of you who like a little bit of nail art, this set has got you covered.