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Pink and White  Nails: 37 Chic Ideas to Rock Always

There’s something about pink and white nails that makes them alluring for ladies. The combo exudes this soft vibe that enhances a lady’s femininity. As white oozes peace and pink represents all things girly, this is one fake nails trend to jump on.

This color combination also suits different skin tones. In fact, it’s an excellent manicure choice and the perfect shade for your nail glam.

Full picture showing a gorgeous pink and  white nail

So if you’ve decided to wear this trendy color combination when next you visit your nail technician, you’re in the right place. Stay with me as I bring to you the best pink and white nail inspo that will make you look charming in any outfit.

The History of Pink and White Nails

Gorgeous set of pink and white nails

Different stories exist on how these nails came to be. For instance, WWD opines that an American makeup artist, Jeff Pink, actually invented the white tip and nude nail look in the 1970s.

Per the article, Pink took what was initially called the ‘natural nail look’ to Paris runways. There, models and designers hopped on the trend. And when it grew in popularity, Pink trademarked the new name, The Original French Manicure, after launching his own nail care line, Orly International, in 1975.

While Jeff Pink’s story sounds plausible, other nail polish enthusiasts argue the white tip-nude base combo existed 40 years before Pink claimed to have invented it. For instance, the BBC suggests that the early French manicure was invented in France during the 1930s by the beauty company Max Factor for the stylish ladies of Paris.

Though we can’t ascertain the exact origin of this trend, we’re sure of one thing: this nail look has evolved to become the trendy pink and white nails we now see all over social media.

Why are Pink and White Nails So Popular?

Another look at the pink and white nails

The appeal of pink and white nails lies in their versatility and the ability to complement any outfit. Whether you’re dressing up for a formal event, heading to the office, or enjoying a casual day out, this nail color effortlessly adds a touch of sophistication to your overall look.

How to Achieve Pink and White Nails

Lady shows off her beautiful pink and white tipped nails

Gone are the days when you have to rely on only painting your nail with basic polish to get this nail glam. Now, you have a lot of options available to get that aesthetic nail you’ve always wanted and it’s no different for pink and white nails.

Here are the best ways to get them:

Traditional Nail Polish

Gorgeous nails with floral white tipped design

This is the most common and oldest way of getting them. Simply brush pink and white polish on your nails and wait for them to dry. 

Lady show off her gorgeous nail. A combo of pink and white

It’s easy to apply and also easy to remove using polish remover.

Gel Polish

Lady shows off her nails painted with gel polish

This is a more durable way of getting classic pink and white nails. When it comes to applying the polish on your nails, do it the same way you apply traditional nail polish.

Another look at a lady's gorgeous ombre pink and white nails

The only difference is gel polish requires putting your nails under a UV lamp for it to dry. Although it is more expensive than traditional nail polish, you can go two to three weeks without dealing with chipped polish.

Dip Powder

Lady shows off her nails made with dip powder

Dip powder is much easier to apply. You don’t have to be an expert nail technician to get this look. Just apply a clear base coat on your nails and dip them in a pigmented powder. 

Another look at the  dip powdery set of pink and white  nails

Use pink, white, or glitter powder for this look. Then after  two or three dips, apply a clear top coat on your nails

Stamping

Full picture of a nail look gotten by stamp

Though nail artists are always the ones who achieve this look for enthusiasts, you can easily do it yourself by using a stamp.  

Another look of a beautiful nails designed with stamp

Paint your nails with the base color you want, whether pink, white, or clear. Then use a design template and stamping polish for your nail art

Press-On Nails

Full picture of a cool press-on nails

One of the best ways to get this nail glam is by using ready-made pink and white press-on nails.

Another look at the press-on nail

They come in different colors and shapes and are easy to place on your nails. Press-on nails are the perfect choice if you want that nail look without too much hassle.

Maintaining Your Pink and White Tips

Close up view of a pink nail with glitters and some white polish swirls

To keep your nails looking their best, proper care is important. Always moisturize your hands and nails to maintain their health and prevent dryness. Make sure you use a strong base coat to protect your nails from damage. And if you prefer a professional touch, go to a nail salon where you’re sure of flawless application and expert maintenance.

Stylish Pink and White Nails to Try

Another gorgeous look at on ombre nail design

Ever since Pantone announced Viva Magenta as the color of the year for 2023, there has been a resurgence of this stunning manicure with gorgeous shades. Check out some of the best looks we’ve curated for you:

Pink and White Ombre Nails

Lady shows off her ombre nails and a pair of ombre pink and white nails too

Ombre nail designs are one of the best ways to rock your pink and white nails. 

Close view of the ombre pink and white nails

The soft blend of both colors is a gorgeous shade you should try if you aiming for a classy feminine vibe.

Sweet French Manicure

Lady shows off her hands with cool accessories to pair with her beautiful nail design

For a timeless and gorgeous look, consider the pink and white French tip nails. 

Another look at a beautiful pink and white nail design

This elegant design is perfect for those who want a refined and polished look that will never go out of style.

Marble Nails

Lady shows off her beautiful pin marble nail design

 Marble nails have a place in my heart. It’s one cute nail designs perfect for any shade. 

Another look at the pink marble nails

This chic and modern design adds a touch of glamor to your look while maintaining an understated elegance.

Pink and White Nails With Accents 

Full picture picture showing the pink and white nails with crsytal accent

Who says you can’t spice up your nail glam? No one. So if you wanna get creative with your nails, please do. 

Lady shows off her nails with crystal accent and a pink marble design

You can try adding some crystal accents to your gorgeous nails. It’s one 2023 nail design you shouldn’t miss out on.  They are stunning, sophisticated, and classy.

A Touch of Pink

Full picture showing a white nails with a touch of pink hue in rose designs

If you don’t wanna go for the regular style, there are other options available for you.

Full picture of lady showing off her gorgeous white and pink swirls

For instance, you can rock white nails and add a touch of pink, creating your own style from a rather gorgeous look.

Pink and White Nails: Timeless Appeal Meets Modern Trend

A beautiful combo of pink and white design

These gorgeous nails have evolved from what they used to be to become the trendy nail look for ladies who want that sophisticated and feminine look. With their versatile design and ability to complement any style, these nails are perfect for any occasion, whether formal or casual.

Your mani glam isn’t complete if you haven’t worn this design. So if you need more inspiration to nail the pink and white trend,  check out more photos below: 

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Blessing Otoro

Blessing Otoro is a writer passionate about crafting fashion, hair, and beauty content. With years of experience writing content across various niches, I weave together stories and articles that resonate with fashion enthusiasts looking to elevate their style.

Fashion writing is not just a profession for me; it's a way of life. I live and breathe style, and my personal choices reflect my approach to fashion expression. From curating chic, sophisticated ensembles to embracing edgy and statement looks, I strive to inspire readers to step out of their comfort zones and turn heads effortlessly.

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