8 Art Deco Nail Ideas That Give Roaring '20s Energy

These two-toned art deco nails exude vampy feelings. The colors used are from the Lights Lacquer Villain Era Collection, notably Bite Me and Frenemies ($11 each).

Vampy Art Deco

How beautiful are these Art Deco mermaid nails? Brittney Ellen, a nail artist, used Lights Lacquer Nail Polish ($11) in the shades Are Mermaids Not Sweet and Message In A Bottle, and finished with Beyond the Sea Charms ($8).


Color blocking is a key fashion and beauty trend for 2024, and this tri-tone design is ideal for Valentine's Day or any other occasion when you want a bright flash of color on your nails. 

Color Block Chic

Here's a detailed yet incredibly simple art deco nail look. Begin with black French tips and then use dotting tools to make a few dots in varying sizes down the nail.

Art Deco Dot

Do you crave a little glitter? Consider the purple and black art deco manicure. The key to getting such beautiful lines is to use an ultra-fine nail art brush, such as the Beetles Gel Polish Nail Art Liner Brushes ($10).


While many art deco motifs are painted on almond-shaped nails, this is proof that they may also look stunning on square nails.

Art Deco Square

Talk about a manicure appropriate for a black tie event: The high-contrast shimmering jewels add to the allure of this matte black manicure.

Tuxedo Art Deco Nail

As gorgeous as this art deco manicure appears, it's actually quite simple to replicate. Using a nail striping brush, apply French tips, split French tips, and fine lines to your nails as desired. 

Gemstone Art Deco Nail

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