If you're looking for some last-minute Valentine's Day nail inspiration, you've come to the right place. Say what you want about Valentine's Day – it's a reclaimed capitalist holiday, it focuses too much on romantic love, it's straight hell, etc. – but there’s no denying that the aesthetics are top-notch.
Cupid iconography, perforated hearts galore, blood-red roses, and the eerie lost art of cursive are all synonymous with Valentine's Day—and they all translate easily onto nails. Regardless of relationship status, everyone deserves love. This Valentine's Day, it doesn't matter whether you are with someone or not; You deserve beautiful things – and why not start with your tender hands?
There is nothing simpler and simpler than treating yourself to a new manicure, whether at home or in a salon. Decorate your fingers with colors and shapes and give that little extra care to the part of your body you use the most. ButIn this golden age of nail art, the options are endless, so below, we've rounded up 19 Valentine's Day nail designs to use as inspiration for your next ensemble – whether you're looking for something classic or something avant-garde.
1. Metal messages
Get ready to “love more” with these 3D molten metal studs inspired by @sv.meetthe characteristic fonts of . The round, shiny lettering stands out against the nude base with jelly pink tips. The needle shape gives a little spice to the soft details. Whatever message you want to send, these nails deliver it: just make sure it's ten letters or fewer.