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Ideas for Orange Nails That Pop

Ideas for Orange Nails That Pop
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Are you ready to add a pop of color to your manicure? Orange nail designs are the perfect way to make a bold statement and show off your creative side!

A woman's hands with orange nails holding a sweater.

From vibrant neon oranges to elegant and deep terracotta shades, from flashy looks to refined styles, there are endless possibilities for a manicure with this gorgeous hue. 

Want to get inspiration? Discover some of the most stunning orange nail designs to make your nails stand out in this article!

50 Orange Nail Designs: Upgrade Your Nail Game

1. Unleash Your Wild Side

A woman with orange base and orange-and-black French tips with bold leopard print and zebra stripes
Image courtesy of @jellybayn_nails

Embrace your wild and adventurous spirit with this orange nail design! Featuring an orange base and orange-and-black French tips with bold leopard print and zebra stripes, this mani is the definition of bold. 

To make even more of a stylish statement, go for reverse French tips lined with black on your accent nails. 

2. Orange and Gold Nails

A woman's hand with orange polished and gold moon on one nail and a nude accent nail with a chunky gold glitter ombré tip
Image courtesy of @nagelistic

Combine the warmth of orange with the glamor of gold for a refined and stylish aesthetic! 

In this design, a simple orange manicure is taken to the next level with a gold moon on one nail and a nude accent nail with a chunky gold glitter ombré tip.

3. Bold and Bejeweled

A woman's bright orange nails with glitter and jewels in different sizes
Image courtesy of @nails_byjolie

Here’s a mani that amps up bright orange nails with glitter and jewels in different sizes! 

One nail has gems lining the cuticles, one sports a thick V-tip with a small silver gem, one flaunts chunky glitter, and one boasts luxurious oversized rhinestones. Perfect for a festive occasion!

4. Color Me Checkered

A woman's hands with orange checkered nail design in two shades
Image courtesy of @katelynailedit

Create a playful orange checkered nail design in two shades to achieve a fun, eye-catching look. 

You can also use the same shades of orange for two-toned French tips on the accent nails for a quirky touch.

5. Tangerine Twist

A woman's hands with orange and pink nail designs where the accent nails are decorated with orange, pink, and white swirls alongside double French tips in the same zesty orange and pink shades.
Image courtesy of @katelynailedit

Match orange with pink polish for a vibrant and pretty manicure.

Brighten up your nails further by adding elements like orange, pink, and white swirls alongside double French tips in the same zesty orange and pink shades!

6. Springtime Bloom

A woman's leaves and petals feature delightful shades of pink and green against a background of glittery orange nails
Image courtesy of @nailcouturelincoln

Celebrate the arrival of spring with this orange nail design idea with blooming flowers. 

The leaves and petals feature delightful shades of pink and green against a background of glittery orange nails, creating a delicate and feminine look that captures the essence of springtime. 

7. Simply Orange

A woman's nails with solid shade of orange on all the nails
Image courtesy of @nailcouturelincoln

Keep it simple yet stunning with cute orange nails, allowing the vibrant shade to speak for itself.

This nail design exudes confidence and energy with a single, solid shade of orange on all the nails.

8. Tribal and Gradient

A woman's nails with eye-catching tribal prints and ombré designs that blend different shades of orange
Image courtesy of @lornalilynails

Take a trip to a tropical paradise with this orange nail art design!

It features eye-catching tribal prints and ombré designs that blend different shades of orange. Colorful and mesmerizing!

9. Orange Blob

A woman holding a light orange nails with deep orange blob outlines on each nail
Image courtesy of @madisondoesnailart

Want an unconventional look? Try light orange nails with deep orange blob outlines on each nail, giving off an energetic vibe! 

10. Fiery Sun

A woman with deep red waves on the sides of sunny orange nails
Image courtesy of @madisondoesnailart

For a bold, fiery nail design, paint deep red waves on the sides of sunny orange nails. With this, you can flaunt a manicure inspired by the sun’s warm glow. 

11. Tie-Dye Rainbows

A woman's hands with orange nails with nude accent nails that feature a vibrant, multicolored blend of swirling tie-dye patterns
Image courtesy of @beautytendernails

Embrace the ’70s aesthetic by hopping on the tie-dye trend!

Pair orange nails with nude accent nails that feature a vibrant, multicolored blend of swirling tie-dye patterns that give you a retro-inspired, free-spirited mani.

12. Orange Jelly Candy

A woman's nails with orange-and-white nail design is highlighted by the rest of the nails, which are painted nude and decorated with orange French tips and orange and white swirls.
Image courtesy of @acs.viktorianails

Indulge your sweet tooth with the accent nail in this manicure! Its orange base is filled to the brim with tiny glitter flakes resembling your favorite orange jelly candies!    

This decadent orange-and-white nail design is highlighted by the rest of the nails, which are painted nude and decorated with orange French tips and orange and white swirls.

13. Sunny Day

A woman's hand with ombré, glitter, and marble come together in this orange nail design
Image courtesy of @acs.viktorianails

Ombré, glitter, and marble come together in this orange nail design to achieve a cheerful, sunny look that brings a burst of brightness to your everyday style! 

14. Shapes and Lines

A woman's nails with  wavy lines in yellow and orange on nude nails
Image courtesy of @acs.viktorianails

Painting wavy lines in yellow and orange on nude nails can help you achieve a sleek look.

Plus, adding V-shaped orange French tips to a few nails will make your mani truly stand out. 

15. Orange and Dragons

A woman's hand with orange ombré base and gold dragon designs
Image courtesy of @getfinessedbyjess

Looking for something a bit edgier?

Go for this mani with an orange ombré base and gold dragon designs, exuding a rebellious and mysterious vibe. 

16. Doodle Nail Art

A woman's nails with doodles and illustrations of clouds, butterflies, stars, and the sun on orange ombré nails
Image courtesy of @getfinessedbyjess

Adorable doodles and illustrations of clouds, butterflies, stars, and the sun on orange ombré nails are sure to bring a smile to your face! 

You can personalize this style by writing out your age on two nails with silver sequins — great for a birthday mani!

17. Licks of Fire

A woman's hand with irregular wave patterns in orange and yellow on nude nails mimic the look of flickering flames
Image courtesy of @getfinessedbyjess

Irregular wave patterns in orange and yellow on nude nails mimic the look of flickering flames, giving your bright manicure more edge and intensity.

If you want to showcase your passionate personality, this nail design is for you.

18. Orange in Motion

A woman's nails with milky white nails and decorating each one with one orange circle
Image courtesy of @jal.nailartist

Create a sense of movement on your milky white nails by decorating each one with one orange circle.

Place the circles in different positions across the nails to achieve a fluid and energetic pattern.

19. Autumn Blossom

A woman's hands with matte orange nails and translucent white base with a black outline accent nails
Image courtesy of @jal.nailartist

The matte orange nails in this manicure pay homage to the beauty of fall, but the accent nails are the real superstars here. 

They have an almost translucent white base with a black outline, and they’re brought to life with white dots and lovely blossoms in warm orange tones. A truly whimsical nature-inspired look! 

20. Halloween Glam

A woman with one half of each nail is black, and the other half is orange.
Image courtesy of @jal.nailartist

These nails embrace the spooktacular spirit of Halloween with a sophisticated twist. One half of each nail is black, and the other half is orange. 

This is a subtle Halloween-themed design you can wear all year round!

21. Glammed Up

A woman's hands with vibrant orange ballerina-shaped nails adorned with silver gems
Image courtesy of @nailsbyjenny_az

Prepare for a special occasion by getting vibrant orange ballerina-shaped nails adorned with silver gems.

This is a glam yet lively design you can wear to any event.

22. Marble Wonder

A woman's hands with orange nails with a mesmerizing marble design decorated with silver glitter swirls
Image courtesy of @lamournailsnz

Achieve a luxurious and sophisticated look with this orange-and-silver nail design! It features nails with a mesmerizing marble design decorated with silver glitter swirls. 

The rest of the nails are painted light orange or deep orange for a cohesive yet captivating color palette. 

23. Abstract Orange

A woman's hand with nails are painted orange, while the accent nails simply have a glossy nude base
Image courtesy of @lamournailsnz

Here, most of the nails are painted orange, while the accent nails simply have a glossy nude base.

They’re embellished with artsy modern elements like orange, lavender, and silver glitter blobs, black dots, and black leaves. 

24. Velvet Pumpkins

A woman's hands with warm orange and brown colors and decorate them with velvet pumpkins nails.
Image courtesy of @practicallymagic_nailsbeauty

Mix things up with this textured look!

Just paint your nails rich, warm orange and brown colors and decorate them with velvet pumpkins. So cute and cozy!

25. Autumn Orange Copper

A woman's hands with plain matte orange base, two of which are decorated with gold lines while one nude nail has touches of foil, while another stands out with a full coat of metallic copper polish
Image courtesy of @practicallymagic_nailsbeauty

This mani embraces the warm tones of the fall season with a touch of metallic elegance by combining soft matte orange and rusty copper.

Three nails have a plain matte orange base, two of which are decorated with gold lines. One nude nail has touches of foil, while another stands out with a full coat of metallic copper polish. 

26. Orange Sparkle

A woman's hands with short round nails pop in glossy orange polish with glittery orange accent nails
Image courtesy of @practicallymagic_nailsbeauty

Short round nails pop in glossy orange polish with glittery orange accent nails. The design is simple but stunning!

27. Hot Summer

A woman's hand with orange gradient polished with lightest hue on the pinky and work up to deep red-orange on the thumb
Image courtesy of @practicallymagic_nailsbeauty

Love sculpted square nails? A subtle gradient look is perfect for them.

To achieve this, start with the lightest hue on the pinky and work up to deep red-orange on the thumb.

28. Orange Ooh-La-La 

A woman's hands with orange nail design flaunting delicate and glossy French tips
Image courtesy of @sdsnailsandbeauty_x

Add a touch of sleek French elegance with an orange nail design flaunting delicate and glossy French tips.

Start with a pale peach base and add thin French tips in a darker orange for that chic finishing touch.

29. Swirls and Glaze

A woman's hands with luxe almond mani features glossy, bright red-orange nail polish with accent nails that have a pink, orange, and white marble design
Image courtesy of @sdsnailsandbeauty_x

This luxe almond mani features glossy, bright red-orange nail polish with accent nails that have a pink, orange, and white marble design.

30. Twister Sister

A woman's hands with light orange nails and nude accent nail with multicolored swirls
Image courtesy of @sdsnailsandbeauty_x

If you want a cute and sweet design, choose light orange polish for your short square nails.

To make it more playful, add a nude accent nail with multicolored swirls.

31. Matte and Marvelous

A woman's hands with deep matte orange on them.
Image courtesy of @sdsnailsandbeauty_x

Keep your nails short and chic with a deep matte orange, creating a refined, modern look.

32. Funky Fab

A woman's hands with swirly orange tie-dye pattern on a yellow base
Image courtesy of @rmnailtech

Go all out with a cheery mani by getting a yellow-and-orange nail design!

Create a swirly orange tie-dye pattern on a yellow base, giving you a groovy and psychedelic look.

33. Tangerine Swirl Tips

A woman's nails with classic French manicure by opting for electric orange tips with pretty swirls in light orange and pale blue on top of a soft nude-pink base
Image courtesy of @kuypernailart

Put a fun twist on the classic French manicure by opting for electric orange tips with pretty swirls in light orange and pale blue on top of a soft nude-pink base.

Great for a peppy summer nail design!

34. Cute and Modern

A woman's hand features bright orange nails and two pretty accent nails
Image courtesy of @nails.byabb

Experiment with different accents to elevate your orange-colored nail design. This mani features bright orange nails and two pretty accent nails.

The first is a pale pink nail with tiny black polka dots, and the second combines orange, nude, and white paint strokes covered in black speckles like modern art.

35. About Last Summer

A woman's hands with each nail goes from nude to light orange to deep orange, topped off with a gold glitter finish
Image courtesy of @nails.byabb

Want a mani that resembles a summer sunset? These ombré square nails won’t disappoint.

Each nail goes from nude to light orange to deep orange, topped off with a gold glitter finish for a look that’s both soft and glamorous.

36. Orange Slices

A pair of hands holding soft pastel orange to create an ombré tip on long almond nails and then add a citrusy twist with cute orange slice designs
Image courtesy of @studio_c_k

Enjoy a delightful take on classic French tips!

Use using soft pastel orange to create an ombré tip on long almond nails. Then add a citrusy twist with cute orange slice designs.

37. Cheetah

A woman's hands with bright orange polish with accent nails featuring a thin orange line down the middle decorated with leopard print.
Image courtesy of @polishedbykiah

To give your orange nail design some edge, pair bright orange polish with accent nails featuring a thin orange line down the middle decorated with leopard print.

It’s minimalistic but still eye-catching.

38. Feeling Fruity

A woman's coffin-shaped nails with soft orange ombré nails paired with milky white accent nails sporting fruit stickers like oranges, lemons, watermelons, cherries, kiwi, and dragonfruit
Image courtesy of @bysarahnailartist

Go fun and fruity with this playful mani. It features coffin-shaped nails with soft orange ombré nails paired with milky white accent nails sporting fruit stickers like oranges, lemons, watermelons, cherries, kiwi, and dragonfruit.

So refreshing to look at!

39. Orange Deluxe

A woman's hand with vibrant orange nails is to pair them with accent nails that have an orange marble design decorated with copper foil
Image courtesy of @bysarahnailartist

A good way to soften the striking appearance of vibrant orange nails is to pair them with accent nails that have an orange marble design decorated with copper foil. 

40. Glitter Bokeh

A woman's hand with pale orange polished and glitter ombré French tips with both fine and chunky glitter flakes
Image courtesy of @bysarahnailartist

Paint your nails a pale orange color with a barely there glitter finish!

Then turn up the sparkle with accent nails that have glitter ombré French tips with both fine and chunky glitter flakes for a bokeh-inspired design! 

41. Simply Beautiful

A woman's hand mani features bold and glossy orange nails with a nude accent nail decorated with a thin half-orange, half-gold glitter line down the middle
Image courtesy of @tiptoenailstudio1

Glossy nails are always an excellent choice.

This mani features bold and glossy orange nails with a nude accent nail decorated with a thin half-orange, half-gold glitter line down the middle. 

42. Side-by-Side Gradient

A woman's hand with several shades of orange on your nails in a unique way with this fun half-and-half mani.
Image courtesy of @nails.by.iz_

Showcase several shades of orange on your nails in a unique way with this fun half-and-half mani. 

Paint one half of each nail the same shade of nude, then achieve a gradient effect by going for orange shades across the nails. Start with a deep orange on the index finger all the way to a super pale orange on the pinky!

43. Hear Me Roar

A woman's hands bright orange mani features one orange accent nail fully covered in black-and-yellow leopard spots and one nude accent nail with a leopard print outline
Image courtesy of @nails.by.iz_

Nothing says fierce like leopard print!

This bright orange mani features one orange accent nail fully covered in black-and-yellow leopard spots and one nude accent nail with a leopard print outline.

44. Orange Floral

A woman's hand mani showcases bold orange nails, one nail with an orange French tip, and two nails tipped with orange floral designs in summery colors like white, green, and yellow
Image courtesy of @rachelsbeauty_

Combine the vibrancy of orange with delicate floral patterns for a romantic and feminine design for orange nails.

This mani showcases bold orange nails, one nail with an orange French tip, and two nails tipped with orange floral designs in summery colors like white, green, and yellow.

45. Secret Garden

A woman's nails with orange French tips, bold orange-and-white flowers, dainty orange blooms with green leaves, and multitoned orange swirls
Image courtesy of @rachelsbeauty_

Orange French tips, bold orange-and-white flowers, dainty orange blooms with green leaves, and multitoned orange swirls all come together here to create an enchanting mani!

46. Bejeweled Glitz

A woman's nails with sugar glitter on orange nails, glittery clear French tips with an orange outline, orange ombré French tips with rhinestones and 3D flowers, and glittery clear nails with flower-shaped glitter flakes
Image courtesy of @kikinails_ebeauty

These acrylic orange coffin nails are just glamorous!

There’s a different design on each nail here, including sugar glitter on orange nails, glittery clear French tips with an orange outline, orange ombré French tips with rhinestones and 3D flowers, and glittery clear nails with flower-shaped glitter flakes.

47. Gold Abstract

A woman's hands with long square nails with an aura design covered with intersecting curved lines in gold
Image courtesy of @omayra.nails

For a unique, futuristic orange nail design, try these long square nails with an aura design covered with intersecting curved lines in gold.

48. Glint and Glimmer

A woman's nails with ombré orange base with a gold line and large gold rhinestones
Image courtesy of @minea.nails

A nude coffin-shaped mani is the epitome of elegance.

Glam it up even more with different designs like an ombré orange base with a gold line and large gold rhinestones.

49. Sweet Like Ice Cream

A woman's long coffin nails feature a stunning light orange and pale pink gradient
Image courtesy of @minea.nails

Want something sweet and stylish?

These long coffin nails feature a stunning light orange and pale pink gradient that’s feminine and edgy at the same time.

50. All Hallows Eve

A woman holding an orange nails adorned with moons and stars in black
Image courtesy of @minea.nails

Embrace the magic and mystery of Halloween with these spooky but charming orange nails adorned with moons and stars in black. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Use Orange Nail Designs for Special Occasions?

Absolutely! Orange nail designs can be adapted for any occasion. Consider adding glitter, rhinestones, or themed nail art for special events. Orange is a versatile color that can be both fun and elegant.

Can I Mix Orange With Other Colors?

Absolutely! Orange pairs well with many colors.

You can combine it with complementary shades like hot pink or coral for a tropical vibe, or go for a contrasting look by incorporating blues or purples. 

Orange also works well with neutrals like beige for a sophisticated and elegant style.

A woman's hand with orange polished and gold moon on one nail and a nude accent nail with a chunky gold glitter ombré tip
Image courtesy of @nagelistic

Upgrade Your Nail Game With Stunning Orange Nail Designs!

Whether you’re looking to make a bold statement or embrace a more sophisticated look, orange nails with designs can help you elevate your manicure game. 

So if you want to try something other than the usual red or pink nails, go for orange. 

Pick your favorite design from the looks we’ve listed above, and try an orange mani today!

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