Easter is many things: quality family time, adorable baskets for the kiddos and delicious meals. But it’s also a great holiday to show off an on-theme manicure—what other holiday has such fabulous spring colors and cutesy little furballs to work with? Whether it’s the classic iterations of bunnies, chicks and spring florals you’re after or it’s simply the pastel palette for you, here are 25 Easter nail ideas that will have all the Peeps talking.
25 Easter Nail Ideas That Will Have All the Peeps Talking
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1. Spring Florals
2. Pastel Mix
3. Negative Space
There are no rules when it comes to painting your nails, so leave some empty spaces using nail tape. To elevate the minimalistic look even more, add small daisies between the blue and clear polish for a spring touch.
4. Micro French Manicure
5. French Tips
6. Statement Nail
7. Cuticle Love
8. Candy Eggs
Our favorite pastime is snacking on the delicious candy eggs, so celebrate the sweet treat on your manicure. Apply different pastel shades to each nail before using a striping brush to add short black lines down your nail for some dimension.
9. Mix 'n Match
If you can’t decide on one particular style, try them all. Use a clear polish as your base before sketching designs like florals, swirls, you name it.
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10. Geometric Shapes
11. Jelly Beans
This candy-inspired manicure includes five neon shades to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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12. Milk Bath Nails
13. Sticker Fun
If you’re looking for statement nails, but you’re not the best artist in the world, stickers are just what you need. Start with a base color and let it dry before applying the sticker and sealing it with a top coat.
14. Sparkling Lavender
An Easter parade is not complete without colorful confetti. This manicure plays with negative space and stripes, so there’s no wrong way to try this out. Use a bright nail polish and a striping tool to create short, vertical lines all over your nails.
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16. Glitter Swirls
17. Watercolor Fun
18. Aura Nails
Speaking of ombré, opt for the classic design on your nails instead. Grab your nail polishes and start blending your hues together.
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20. Polka Dots
21. Easter Eggs
22. Diagonal Pastels
23. Gingham Chic
If you’re attending an Easter brunch, this style complements the occasion. Apply a white nail polish as your base and hand draw the lilac boxes on top. A helpful tip: Find a flat surface to gently work on the design.
24. Marvelous Marble
The marble design assures you can rock this mani way past the holiday. It’s minimal, trendy and requires only one shade to get the job done.
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25. Easter Mix
You can never go wrong with a mix and match look to celebrate Easter. Do one or more statement nails with bunnies, rabbits and more. The rest of your nails can get a bright coat of yellow polish to bring the look together.
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