27+ Birthday Nails From Classic To Perfectly ‘Extra’

Looking for gorgeous birthday nails to celebrate your special day in style in 2024? You’ll adore this list of bday nails with everything from minimal manis to bold designs!

collage of four hands with pretty birthday nails designs with glitter, hearts, and sprinkles

If your birthday is coming up – Happy Birthday! Your birthday is the perfect time to treat yourself, and why not kick it off early with cute and stylish birthday nails?

I’ve gathered some of the most stunning bday nails to help you find the perfect mani for your special day. There are different styles to suit every taste, so whether you want a classic mani, a vibrant and playful design, or a glamorous look – there’s a manicure below that’s just waiting to inspire you!

Minimal Birthday Nails

Keep it sweet and simple with these lovely, minimal birthday nails!

White Chrome

Long almond nails with a white chrome

Add a modern twist to a classic color for a timeless and elegant birthday aesthetic.

Velvet Beige

Medium beige almond nails with a shimmering velvet finish

Go for a warm tone that’s still bright and fresh, and finish it with a velvet touch!

Chrome Frenchies

Long coffin nails with a classic French manicure and a chrome finish

There’s no way you can go wrong with French tips for your bday nails, and a chrome finish will quickly upgrade your mani. 

Glitter + Pearls

Short almond nails with a white glitter finish and pearl accents

I love a shimmering white glitter polish, and these pearl accents make this manicure oh so dreamy!

Molten Gold Tips

Long matte nude almond nails with wavy molten gold tips

Want to elevate your look while keeping it simple? Gold details are a must for exactly that!

Simple Shimmer

Medium almond nails with a silvery velvet finish

Your birthday is your day to shine, so why not add some sparkles to your nails for an alluring look?

Metallic Purple

Long almond nails with a light purple chrome

Minimal nails don’t have to be neutral. Choose a stunning, feminine shade like this purple, and add a chrome finish for a bold aesthetic!

White Tips w/ Gold Details

Medium glossy nude almond nails with white tips, gold borders, and one accent nail with a gold bow detail

You can add sweet, feminine details to a timeless design – like these dainty gold accents and bows on classy Frenchies. 

Waves + Glitter

Long glossy nude pink almond nails with white waves with gold glitter borders

I suggest this design if you want elegant birthday nails with a playful vibe. 

Sweet Treat Nails

What’s a birthday without a little cake and sprinkles? These sweet, dreamy nail designs are perfect for bday nails!

Dripping Sprinkle Nails

Long nude almond nails with pink melted French tips and colorful sprinkle details

I am obsessed with these stylish and fun bday nails above, and you can keep the pink or swap it for any shade you desire!

Cupcake Nails

Long round nude nails with colorful cupcake nail art tips

This mani is a must-try for anyone who wants to show off their fun-loving side in 2024. 

Dripping Neon Mani

Medium round nails with a bright orange polish and light pink dripping tips with colorful confetti

Go bold with a vibrant shade, dripping details, and confetti accents for the ultimate bday nail aesthetic!

Confetti Glitter Nails

The confetti glitter nails below will have you birthday party ready in no time.

Chunky Ombre

Medium almond nails with pastel pink polish and two nails with chunky glitter ombre tips

I think chunky glitter is the perfect way to accent this lovely, soft pink mani. 

Confetti Tips

Medium nude pink almond nails with chunky glitter ombre tips

You can also add confetti glitter to all of your nails for a more eye-catching look!

Glittery Waves & Pearls

Long nude almond nails with wavy silver glitter tips with dripping effects and pearls

Shimmering glitter and elegant pearls will have you looking like an it-girl all night!

Rainbow Confetti

Medium milky pink almond nails with colorful confetti tips

These fun birthday nails are perfect for a night out with the girls to celebrate – well, you!

Gold Glitter Ombre

Short nude round nails with gold glitter ombre tips

I love how these gold glitter nails will work for any birthday event you have in 2024.

Glam Birthday Nails

If you love a luxurious aesthetic (especially on your birthday), the bday nails here are for you!

Girly Details

Short glossy nude almond nails with white tips, silver crystals, and iridescent heart gems

Gems and heart details are my favorite way to add a glamorous, feminine vibe to your birthday look.

Sparkles + Crystals

Medium almond nails with a soft pink and white ombre, white sparkles, and silver gem details

You can also pair crystal accents with pink shades and sparkle nail art for a fun and youthful aesthetic. 

Frenchies & Gems

Long square nails painted a soft pink with white tips and two accent nails with crystals

This look screams glamour – and it’s definitely my top choice if you’re attending a fancy birthday dinner in 2024. 

Girly Birthday Nails

For those of you in your soft girl era, I have some gorgeous and girly birthday nails that you’ll love!

Negative Space Hearts

Medium round black nails with negative space hearts outlined by silver glitter

Your birthday is the best time to show yourself love, and what better way to do so than with a glittery heart-detailed mani?

Bows, Sparkles + Jewels

Long almond nails painted a dark brown with nude accent nails featuring dark brown bows and sparkles with gem details

Go for dark and sexy vibes with this rich mani, and add that luxury aesthetic with the crystal accents!

Glitter w/ Bows

Medium round nails painted a glossy light pink with silver glitter French tip outlined and a bow accent nail

Want a girly vibe but love minimal designs? This gorgeous mani above is the best of both worlds!

Ribbons & Pearls

Medium almond nails with black light nails bordered with white dots and two light beige accent nails with black bows and pearl details

Ribbons, bows, and pearls are perfect for girly and chic birthday nails.

Flowers + Butterflies

Long glossy nude pink almond nails with white tips, silver borders, and floral and butterfly nail stickers

Flowers and butterflies are some of my favorite ways to add a feminine touch to a design. 

White & Gold Hearts

Medium pastel pink almond nails with white hearts with metallic gold borders

These birthday nails are my top recommendation for a birthday night out with your SO.

Coquette Nails

Long almond nails with jelly pink polish and coquette details like hearts, bows, sparkles, and crystals

Embrace your inner soft girl with these soft pink coquette nails that are perfect for all the birthday photos you’ll be taking!

Pink + Purple Glitter Waves

Short almond nails painted with glossy pink and glittering silver polishes with wave accent nails

Pink and purple nail polish with glittering waves is girly, chic, and fun – all wrapped up in one mani!


I hope your birthday is as incredible as you! Use this list of birthday nails to inspire and elevate your style on your special day.


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