Balletcore is still firmly in our minds right now, from fashion to makeup, so it comes as so surprise to us that ballerina nails are trending once again. It’s a ‘dated’ nail shape that we’ve not seen much of in recent years, however, I’ve started seeing this nail shape all over my feeds again. After a long stint of almond nail shapes being hugely popular in salons, we’re starting to see this elongated and square nail make a comeback in 2024. So what exactly are ballerina nails?
Ballerina nails refer to the shape of the nail, which resembles a ballet shoe with the square toe. Similar to coffin nails, these feature a long, elongated square finish, but come to a narrower point that a coffin shaped nail. Ready for some ballerina nail design inspo? Scroll ahead for all the bets ballerina nail ideas to take to your next salon appointment.
Love nail art designs? This ballerina shape looks chic with minimal stripes.
I love how this negative space French tip enhances the ballerina nail shape.
When in doubt, chrome nails are always a good idea.
Reverse French nails are a great option if you want a simple design.
Ballerina nails and sheer pinks go so well together.
How pretty is this dusty pink rose colour?
Sheer pinks or milky whites look great worn alone or with nail art.
There is something so understated about beige and pink tones—so timeless.
These watercolour nails are so pretty.
I adore this ombre French tip design.
How cute is this pink and white nail art design?