Irrespective of whether you are a manicure minimalist or maximalist, there’s one thing we can all agree on – glitter nail art is dope! If done right, a glitter manicure can look incredibly chic and can be paired with just about any outfit in your wardrobe. If you agree, discover the coolest nail art ideas with glitter nail polish to try. 

Best Glitter Nail Art Ideas in 2022: The Basics 

If you don’t want to spend a bomb getting glitter gel nail art designs at a salon, then here are six of our absolute favourite glitter nail art designs that can be easily recreated at home, and require no skill, or just minimal skills. Scroll down and take your pick… 

6 of the Best Glitter Nail Art Ideas in 2022 

Check these glitter nail art designs below, and find your best sparkling manicure idea!

glitter nail art nude pink white


Glitter Nail Idea #1: Rose gold glitter 

Nude manicure designs have to be our absolute favourites, and this combination of white and pink nail art with glitter has our heart. This pink glitter nail art is perfect for a party, date, or Valentine’s Day, yet simple to create at home.

glitter nail art Lakme nude pink white

Create the Look 

After applying a nail base, start by painting your nails with the Lakme Absolute Gel Stylist Nail Color - Snowball, and then apply the Lakme Absolute Gel Stylist Nail Color - Trinket in ombre glitter nail art technique to recreate this stunning manicure. Dry each layer before applying the next one.

glitter nail art unicorn colours


Glitter Nail Idea #2: Unicorn colours 

The soft and pastel vibe of unicorn glitter nail art polish is absolutely perfect for winter, summer, and all year round, if you are in a playful mood, don’t you think? If you do, try this holographic and shimmery trend.

glitter nail art Lakme unicorn colours

Create the Look 

After applying your base coat and the Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art in holographic U4 colour, add a nail art with glitter nail polish coat of Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art - T2. Your super chic and simple unicorn manicure is ready!

glitter nail art French glitter 


Glitter Nail Idea #3: French glitter 

We have never yet seen a French manicure update we haven’t instantly loved, and this one with silver glitter nail art tips is no different. By the way, nail art French glitter isn’t harder to create than a classic design with white tips.

glitter nail art Lakme french silver glitter

Create the Look 

Paint your nails in a nude colour, or just apply the nail base, then allow the coat to dry completely. Next, tape off the entire nail except for the tips and apply the Lakme Absolute Gel Stylist Nail Color - Diva to the tips. Allow the polish to dry before peeling off the tape. Add a top coat, and your nails are done!

glitter nail art lilac


Glitter Nail Idea #4: Lilac dreams 

When it comes to nail polish colours for spring, summer, fall, and winter seasons, lilac definitely tops our list all year round. This lilac nail art designs with glitter polish might look simple but surely pack a punch.

glitter nail art Lakme lilac

Create the Look 

Apply a nail base, then paint all your nails except one or two using the Lakmé 9 To 5 Primer + Gloss Nail Color - Lilac Link. Next, finish off this super simple manicure by applying the Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art - F3 onto the other two nails, and you’re ready to slay! So simple, isn’t it?

glitter nail art black


Glitter Nail Idea #5: Black beauty 

If you, like us, love getting yourself a black manicure, then this glitter nail art tutorial right here might be perfect for you. The glossy black nail polish with chunky black glitter looks so stunning; we can’t wait to try this festive nail art!

glitter nail art Lakme black

Create the Look 

Start with a nail base, then you can easily recreate this manicure using the Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art in M7, or G12 dark colours. To create a French manicure with black glitter tips, use a tape on a dry nail coat. Peel off the tape after your tips completely dry. Add a top coat layer to finish this black glitter nail art.

glitter nail art white golden


Glitter Nail Idea #6: White and gold 

Gold glitter nail art on white base is one of the fanciest winter nail art ideas to tune into holiday mood. White nail art glitter is flattering on short to long nails, as well as on different nail shapes. This simple yet festive idea is worth trying, especially for a party, or for winter holidays.

glitter nail art Lakme white golden

Create the Look 

How to do glitter nail art in white and gold shades? Apply a nail base, paint your nails with the Lakme Absolute Gel Stylist Nail Color - Snowball, let it dry. You may need a few layers of white nail polish to get an even, smooth coat. After that, apply the sparkly golden shade of Lakme Absolute Gel Stylist Nail Color - Treasure. Let it dry and finish with the top coat. 

FAQs about Glitter Nail Art 

How to use nail art glitter powder? 

If you want to use a nail glitter powder, you should first apply a base gel coat, cure it in a LED lamp, then a colour coat, and also cure it in a LED lamp. After that, apply your glitter powder with a brush on a sticky layer, spread it evenly and get rid of excess of product with your brush. When you achieve a smooth glitter surface, apply a top coat, and cure it in your lamp. 

How to use nail art glitter bottles? 

Have you ever seen these cute sets of nail art glitter bottles, and now wondering how to use them? These elements are usually bigger than glitter particles in shimmery nail polish, or glitter powder, and can help you to create manicure with 3D effect. Choose your design, apply a nail coat, and stick your chosen elements from a bottle to your nail. You can apply them with your fingers, use a stick, or a tweezer. For bigger elements, you may also need a nail clue. 

Are glitter designs only good for long nails? 

No, many glitter design ideas don’t require longer nails, except very complicated designs. If you don’t like wearing long nails, check the best nail art designs that look flattering on short nails

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