Star design nails look very enchanting and magical. They come in a plethora of styles to match the aesthetic of your look. Choose a tiny single star to give your manicure a subtle charm or go for a whole constellation for an intergalactic nail style. It is all up to you and your preference. And so that the choice becomes easier for you, we have compiled this collection of the most captivating star nail design ideas. Now your task is to pick out the style that resonates with you most.


Disney Star Nails

by @poshnailloungedavie

If you are planning to pay a visit to Disney Land, we have a great manicure idea in mind. Combine a Disney design with matching stars and you are guaranteed to get one of the cutest nail styles ever. Yet, if Disney Land is not on your travel list, no worries. This mani works perfectly for other occasions too, say Halloween.

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Ombre with Chrome Stars

by @superflynails

Ombre nails look amazing on their own. Yet, if you want to take your manicure to another level of gorgeous, enhance it with a chrome star nails design. Use a gold or silver nail polish with a chrome finish, such as OPI in Marigolden Hour or Essie in Apres-Chic. However, if you are not sure that you can paint stars neatly, you can always get away with star nail stickers.

Short Nails with Stars

by @superflynails

One of the best things about star nail designs is that they are not limited in terms of nail length. As such, they may be a perfect manicure idea for short nails. To play it up a bit, you can add colorful dots to the center of the stars. In this way, your mani will look unusual and eye catching.


Rainbow Swirls

by @superflynails

A rainbow nail design can easily elevate your mood and paint your day bright colors. In case you feel that it is missing something, you can always complement it with a star nail art. Adorn the tips of your nails with rainbow swirls and grace them with pretty white stars.

Aura Stars

by @superflynails

Aura nails remain one of the most popular manicure designs all year round. Yet, you may feel like you want to customize it a bit to suit your personal preference. And this is when star design nails come into play. Feel free to embellish your mani with any star style you like. Yet, we recommend painting stars in the middle of the aura design for more impact.


Falling Star for Christmas

by @so_nailicious

If you are looking for Christmas nails ideas, your search stops here. Beautify your manicure with a falling Christmas star nail design. It is so charming that you are going to love it for sure. Use different shades of a blue nail polish for the base, such as Chanel in Muse, OPI in Mali-blue Shore, Essie in Bikini So Teeny and Dior in Denim.

Winter Night

by @so_nailicious

Winter nights are long and magical and so does winter night nails. Apply a deep blue nail polish to use it as a canvas and add a sprinkle of white and silver stars on top. Dior in Denim and Essie in All You Ever Bead are all you need for this mani. For your convenience and better precision, you may also enlist the help of a dotting tool.

Blue and Gold Match

by @so_nailicious

Blue and gold nail colors are a match made in heaven. There are a great number of ways to combine them in your manicure. Imagine a deep blue sky with gold stars scattered all over it. Sounds magical? Why don't you recreate this idea for your mani? Use OPI in Award for Best Nails goes to… as a base color and paint stars on nails with the help of Chanel in Phenix.


Galaxy Art

by @so_nailicious

Although a galaxy art manicure cannot be called particularly effortless, you will not regret the time spent creating it. The result is just jaw dropping. Lizzo and Dua Lipa, who have been spotted with this stunning manicure, can back up our words. And of course, you cannot imagine galaxy nails without multisized stars embellishing the whole universe.

Long Nude

by @so_nailicious

Long nude nails offer you plenty of advantages. They make your fingers visually longer and more slender. Plus, they look appropriate in basically any ambiance, including quite formal. In addition, you may adorn them with a pretty nail design, such as stars. This manicure can be even sported to a wedding or a birthday party.

Big Star Nails

by @so_nailicious

If you do not have enough patience to draw a myriad of stars, no worries. You can get away with a couple of chunky stars covering almost the whole nail. This mani design is a great idea for the 4th of July. Just get it in blue, white and red colors. OPI in Red, Tile Art to Warm Your Heart and Alpine Snow should help you with that.


Mermaid Sea Stars

by @heygreatnails

Mermaid nails are a fantastic manicure idea for Halloween, especially if you wear a mermaid costume. Essie in Ride The Soundwave will help you to create the base and using Essie in Blanc, you can paint starfish. Halle Bailey, known for playing the role of Ariel in The Little Mermaid movie, has pulled off this nail design like no other.

Christmas Colors Chrome Stars

by @lenavitch.nailz

Star design nails are always a good idea for Christmas. They are festive and dressy. So, you can rest assured that your mani will suit the atmosphere of the holiday. What colors to choose depends on you. Yet, we recommend getting it in traditional Christmas colors, namely red, green and white. Stock up on Dior in Rouge, Essie in In-Vest In Style and Zoya in Lucy.

Wicca Nails

by @jinasongnails

Wicca nails are a statement manicure that will not let you go unnoticed. It has a witchy vibe, so it is a failsafe option to accompany your Halloween costume. You cannot imagine Wicca nails without a star design, so do not forget about it. If you need some inspo, you may find it in Billie Eilish's and Victoria Beckham's manis.


Sun and Moon

by @sohotrightnail

The sun and moon may symbolize a life cycle, as they represent the whole day. So, you can find it quite interesting to paint them on your nails. Yet, if that seems like not enough for you, add random stars to your mani. They somehow manage to pull everything together. As such, going for a sun, moon and star nail design, you will end up with a very solid mani look.

Retro Pink

by @sohotrightnail

The Barbie core era has not gone unnoticed in any sphere of the beauty world and the nail industry is no different. Even if you are not a fan of everything pink, this manicure idea may be quite appealing to you. Just use a retro pink nail shade, like Essie in Thow In The Towl, and garnish it with stars.

Witch Design

by @sohotrightnail

To rock a witch manicure, you should not necessarily be one, especially during Halloween time. Arm yourself with black and white nail polishes, for example, Licorine from Essie and Jasmine from Dior, and copy this design on your nails. Selena Gomez and Megan Fox know this nail style pretty well, as they have been seen with it a few times.


Galaxy Stars Nail Art Designs

This celestial stars nail art will transport you to the depths of space, igniting your style with an otherworldly charm.

Pink Stars Nail Art

Unveil the cosmic beauty of your nails with our pink stars nails design. This ethereal and enchanting nail art will take your style to the next level, allowing you to express your inner star. Whether you're heading to a special event, a casual gathering, or just looking to add a touch of celestial charm to your daily life, stars nail art in pink shades is the perfect choice.

Christmas Nail Art With Glitter Stars

Nail art featuring stars can be playful, fun, and bold, depending on your mood and choice. Although it takes some time to master this design, it is not as difficult as it seems. Stickers in the shape of a star might be helpful.


Bright Stars on Nails

Like a rainbow nails design, this one also starts with applying a base coat and ends with applying a top coat. The difficulty is in putting star stickers on your nails. You should be very careful when doing it. But the result is worth the effort!

We bet none of these star design nails left you indifferent. They are all magical and enchanting, so you can never go wrong with such a mani. On top of that, you can always switch up the design to match the ambiance of the event or to be in tune with your mood. Do not be afraid to experiment and give your dream star design mani a go!

FAQ: Holiday Nails

What are the 5 different nail shapes?

The five standard nail shapes are:

  • Square
  • Oval
  • Round
  • Almond
  • Stiletto

What Color nail polish goes with everything?

Sticking to a few basic neutrals that work with everything is a simple way to do this. Beige, blush pink, red, gray, cream, white, and ivory are some fantastic hues that go with almost anything.

What color nail polish makes hands look younger?

Orange or peach-based colors are great for making your hands look younger. Red and coral colors with orange undertones will divert attention away from any symptoms of aging.