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Brilliant Fall Nail Designs To Capture The Season

Fall nail designs are everywhere now that Fall will soon be upon us. From pumpkins to leaves to brilliant fall colors, the options for designs for nails for Autumn are endless! Fall is the time of year for hot apple cider, falling leaves and bonfires.

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What better way to celebrate Fall that with some pretty Fall nails? We have searched high and low to compile a gallery of some of our favorite Fall nail art designs just for you! From simple DIY patterns to more intricate designs, there is something for everyone!

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Cute Hand Painted Hedgehog Nail Art

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Bright nail art is not something you should avoid when autumn comes. What is more, you can easily use the bright base to accent your masterpiece. In this case, it is a pretty hedgehog, but who said that you couldn’t use your own imagination?

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Pretty Chevron Nail Art In Fall Shades

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Red is a classy shade, but it is also a fall hue that is why not mentioning it when the autumn is her would be more than inappropriate. That is why we suggest to your attention this red and gold nail art with chevron pattern accent that will help you greet the season!

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Dark Plaid Pattern For Fall Mani

Dark Plaid Pattern For Fall Mani #prettynails #fallnailart

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Autumn is all about warm drinks and warm clothes. Plaited shirts and blankets are indeed in trend when the fall hits, so why not to transfer the design to your nails as well? In case you are pretty reserved about the coloring this white and black design will surely come to your liking.

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Brown And Gold Stiletto Nails For Fall

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Stiletto nails have become a very popular trend for long nails, and this elegant fall nail design is proof positive. The colors are stunning and will embellish any fall outfit, but are especially nice for an evening out on the town.

Paint your nails with gorgeous mauve nail polish, leaving your accent and pinky fingers blank. Then choose pretty pink or mauve glitter polish for your ring and pinky fingers to add a fun pop of bling and make this pretty fall look stand out even more. Glitter nails are always a great way to add some pizzazz to ordinary nails!

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Cute Stripes Nail Art Design In Warm Fall Colors

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Burgundy nails are perfect for Fall as warmer colors are now in trend. And this look is especially pretty for those who prefer short nails but are still looking for fun fall nail designs. Paint three of your nails deep burgundy red and leave your ring and middle finger blank. Then use matte pink polish on those two nails and allow to dry. Next, paint a white and black stripe design to really make this look stand out. This mani with a plaid pattern is very stylish and so easy to do if you are looking for a simple, yet really cool design for fall nails.

Pumpkin Fall Nail Art

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The chances are that if you love Fall, you love pumpkins! Who wouldn’t love pumpkin nail art for Fall, right? This look is so girly and chic with these cute tiny pumpkins on a white base. What is more, the matte orange base emphasizes the design just perfectly. This manicure will look very elegant on short nails, and the pumpkins will add a nice touch, especially around Halloween! Not to mention the fact, that pumpkins are super easy to paint, even a beginner could duplicate this super cute look for fall nails!

Plaid Pattern Idea For Fall Nails Designs

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If you want a look for fall nail designs that is not only pretty but has a bit of an edge, this plaid pattern is super cool! Plaid is always in style, especially if you are going for a goth or pin-up look and want something that is avant-garde. It is also a great look if you are into steampunk, which is trending right now with the edgier crowd. And what is more stylish than red and black nails? We guarantee that you will be a trendsetter with this daring red and black pattern look for fall nails!

Perfect Burgundy And Gold Nails For Fall

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Fall nail designs don’t always have to be pumpkins and falling leaves, although both are very popular. If you prefer a more refined look, this deep burgundy is the perfect Fall color as it is rich and warm. If you want to dress it up a bit for a Fall wedding or another formal event, you can paint your accent finger stunning gold to really give it a burst of brilliance. Gold glitter polish is always a great accent nail design. Add a rhinestone to each nail for some extra bling! This look is great for both short nails and longer nails, such as coffin nails. But if you love warm fall colors, you will adore these burgundy nails!

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Waterfall Nails In Beautiful Fall Colors

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Fall nails colors are so pretty and warm. If you want to capture the essence of gorgeous fall colors, try this pretty look for short nude nails. Paint your nails with clear nail polish and allow it to dry. Then use a thin nail brush to create a waterfall effect on the tips of your nails to resemble a French manicure. Use a mix of red, burnt orange, silver and black for a stunning blend of Fall colors. It is perfect for both everyday wear and a fun fall event like a hayride or bonfire!

Mix And Match Fall Nail Design In Plum And Pink Colors With Glitter

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Burgundy nail polish is the big color for Fall nail designs this season, and once you see this look, you’ll totally get the reasoning behind it! Burgundy is a very deep and rich color that exudes warmth and elegance. And it looks pretty on any nail lengths but is stunning on short nails. Paint all of your nails deep wine burgundy except your ring and pinky finger. Paint your ring finger matte pink and then paint a thin stripe in rose glitter. Then use that same rose glitter for your ring finger. Glitter nails are so much fun and a great way to add a burst of bling to any nail design!

Matte Burgundy Fall Nail Design With A Gold Accent Nail

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We can’t stress enough, burgundy is taking the fashion world by storm. Expect to see burgundy everywhere this season. And this pretty matte burgundy and a sparkly gold nail polish design is no exception! If you prefer a classic look, matte nails are the way to go. Matte nail polish looks stunning on short nails. Paint all of your nails dark burgundy except for your accent finger. On that finger use pretty gold glitter to make this fall nail design pop!

Fall Nail Design With A Pretty Leaf Pattern

Fall Nail Design With A Pretty Leaf Pattern #glitternails #shortnails

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Glitter nails are always pretty, but we think they are perfect for Fall as they add a bit of texture and brilliance to fall nail designs. And what can be more stylish than glitter accent nails? When you combine the glitter accent with nude base the result will surely be divine and seasonal, besides a tiny leaf on top of glitter will add the look that extra spice and autumn charm.

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Chic Nail Design With Tree Art

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If you want a look that is a bit different, yet, still a cool fall nail art design, try this cute design with glitter tree. Since it is Fall we are talking, then you should use proper shades in your manicure. The combination of dark brown and metallic gold bases is apparently what you need, besides the tree accent finishes off the look just perfectly.

Fall Nails with Leaves Pattern Design

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This pretty fall striped pattern captures all of the colors of Fall. Paint your nails with stripes in glittery fall nail polish and then paint white leave silhouettes on top. To mix it up a bit, paint 2 or 3 of your fingers with black polish if you want a more subtle effect.

Autumn Leaves Mani

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This pretty fall ombre fade is super bright and cheery. The tiny leaves painted on top will help you embrace the Fall spirit!

Leaves Simple Nail Art

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Falling leaves are synonymous will Fall. This look is so cute and works great with those who prefer shorter nail lengths. Paint your nails a brilliant candy apple red and then paint pretty orange, white and yellow leaves on a few fingers. Add some gemstones to look like butterflies or fireflies grazing atop the leaves.

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Fall Stamping Cute Nail Art

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If you aren’t a natural artist or don’t have a steady hand, nail stamps are a great way to keep up with the latest nail trends. These pretty gold stamped leaves atop a shiny orange sparkle base are super pretty.

Leaves Mani For Your Autumn Nail Designs

Leaves Mani For Your Autumn Nail Designs #glitternails #stampingnails

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Here is another stamped design with tiny red shiny leaves. Paint a few fingers red and the others white and then use a stamper to add delicate red leaves. Add some gold gemstones to one finger to dress it up a bit and really make this look sparkle.

Pretty Design for Short Nails

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Here is another design for short nails that is super cute for Autumn. Paint your nails with gold glitter polish and then paint pretty leaves in orange and yellow on your finger tips.

Cute Nail Art with Leopard Accent

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If you aren’t afraid to shake things up a bit, try this design for a bold yet elegant look. Paint one finger in a black and white leopard print and then paint three nails with a French manicure with wine colored tips. Paint one finger black with gold gemstones to really make this classy look stand out.

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Fall Ombre Nails

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Ombre nails are very in this season and this candy corn ombre design is super trendy and just too cute for words! Your nails will look super sweet painted like everyone’s favorite fall treat!

Pretty Fall Nail Designs

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18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas

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Hand Painted Leaves Nail Art #leavesnails #handpaintednails

18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas
Autumn Rain Nail Art #stampingnails #bluenails

Before designing rainbow nails, it is significant to take care of the nails even though there is not always enough time to do it. Still, you should never rush the manicure. If you do so, you will probably get untidy cuticles, smudged nail polish, and uneven length. Thus, take all the time that you need.

Popular Fall Nail Designs

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Pumpkin Nail Art #glitternails #pumpkinnails

18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas

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18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas

18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas
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It is not advisable to cut the cuticles because they save the nails from any infection. Just make them soft. For example, use olive oil or special cream.

Beautiful Fall Manicure Ideas

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Before you start, place everything you will need for your manicure nearby. Otherwise, you will have to look for those things when your nails are wet, and your manicure can be ruined. And do not forget to remove extra oil from your nails before applying nail polish. You can use lacquer remover. In this case, the nail polish can better adhere to your nails.

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Stunning Fall Nail Ideas

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18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas

Fall Pattern With Gold Foil #goldfoilnails #patternednails

18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas

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18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas

Leaves Gradient Stamping #gradientnails #stampingnails
18 Must Try Fall Nail Designs and Ideas

Filing the nails is very important. Otherwise, your nails can have uneven edges or split. However, most women do not know how to file correctly. There are some simple rules that can help you. Firstly, file your nails only when they are not wet. Secondly, never use files made of metal. Thirdly, avoid sawing motion when filing. Instead, do it in one direction. Finally, just follow the shape of the nail bed. Note: burgundy is the perfect color for the autumn.

We hope you are as excited about these Fall nail designs as we are! Fall is one of the best times of year, and we want to inspire you with our pretty Autumn nail art!

Cute Fall Nail Designs

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