Is there any better time to bust out that bold red nail polish than on February 14th? After all, the color has long been associated with Valentine’s Day in the form of heart-shaped boxes of the best Valentine’s Day chocolates and floral bouquets (BTW, make sure you check out the meaning of different rose colors before you order your flowers). But if you’re looking for some ideas to take your standard manicure to the next level, we have a couple of nail art ideas that will do the trick. With adventurous shapes, sugary hearts — and that classic pink, red and white nail polish color palette — these nail designs will have you feeling the love in no time.
Whether you’re an expert at-home manicurist or a beginner at doing your own nails, there’s something for everyone with these fun and flirty manicures. And as it happens, these manicures look just as good on long, dramatic acrylic nails as they do on short, natural nails. So if you’re still looking for the perfect nail art design to tie together your adorable V-day outfit, here are our favorite Valentine’s Day nails that you are sure to fall for.