41 Star Nail Designs

Star nail designs are a favorite of the new trendy nails coming up. Surprisingly, the star nail is versatile enough to make numerous nail designs. There are a variety of designs for both short and long nails. Star nails are perfect and festive in that they allow adding classic starry designs to a relatively simple look.

When trying to pick one look from all the designs, it’s vital to have different designs to choose from. Below are some 40+ star designs below you can wear.  

1. Glittering Black Star Nail Designs  


Glittery black nail designs include simple black-based polish on short well-manicured nails. The galaxy theme is added using a top coat with glitters on the middle finger. To ensure that the star design is easily seen, the base color used is nude to ensure that the black contrasting big star shines brightly.


2. Baby Star Nail Designs

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The dreamy look is achieved with a pink nail polish base. Numerous black stars are drawn using black nail polish, with most having half-black stars. 

3. Golden Star Nail Designs

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There is no better way to upgrade plain colored nails than with golden stars. With twin golden stress on two fingers, the look is simple enough for everyday wear and elegant enough to be noticed.

4. Twinkling Star Nail Designs

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Twinkling silver nails with a white background are simple to achieve. With a glossy top coat applied on all nails, star-shaped stickers are placed on the nails to beautify the plain nails. Alternating between filled-out and border stars gives the look a little more character.

5. Milk Stars Star Nail Designs  

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The milky star nail design is all about getting a cute look. With a simple nude-colored look on natural short nails, it’s easy to see the star details using white nail polish for the stars.


6. Candy Star Nail Designs  


White glossy nails with a bit of purple are often linked to classy sophistication. Going a step further and getting the star design nail in purple gives it the notice it deserves. Golden stars also incorporated carry the look with only two nails with the detailing; the almond-shaped nails complete the look.

7. Sparkling Star Nail Designs


The sparkling nail design is about contrasting colors with big star nail designs chosen. It’s easy to get half the star design on the edges, completing it at the tip and the bottom. The cream nail-colored polish works perfectly for the brown glossy nail design.

8. Snow Star Nail Designs

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Achieving the snowy design look needs more expertise since it incorporates two different designs. With the base colors different, a diagonal design is chosen to distinguish the two. However, the dark blue falling stars make it come together as one.

9. Star Galaxy Star Nail Designs  


The galaxy nail design is about transferring the galaxy onto short natural nails. Within the design, only the borders of the star design are drawn to avoid covering the planet designs. Blue and purple themes dominate the look, creating a stunning two-color combination look.

10. Shining Night Star Nail Designs  

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Tips star nail design can only be described as the ultimate image of stary nights. The design is focused on the tips. The contrasting black and white colors are perfect French nails with a twist.


11. Simple Black Star Nail Designs  

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French nails are versatile and dependable. They might work almost every other day but look monotonous quickly after a few days. To spice up the finished look are the black stary stars. A shiny top coat will make it look glossy and stand out.

12. Magical Star Nail Designs  

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The magical nail design comprises nail designs that have a mixed nail design in them. In this regard, the nail design is all about a colorless base nail polish with golden glittery stars and golden polish as a nail base on alternating fingers.

13. Winter Star Nail Designs  

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A shimmery winter look is achieved using glittery blue nail polish with specs of white. To give the perfect contrast, the nails having the star decorations have black stars. According to the length of the nail, the number of stars varies to ensure the nails look great without overcrowding.

14. Party Star Nail Designs  

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The party star designs look precisely like a festival party star. The significant part is that the nude color gives the perfect plain base to make the metallic border polish of the star shine the brightest. However, the stars aligning to the edge give off a mysterious and calm vibe to the look.

15. Glitter Star Nail Designs  

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There are numerous stages needed to be done to achieve the look. First, the nail needs to be shaped carefully to achieve a pointy look before applying a nail strengthener. Then the star stickers are used after the nail is dry. A colorless top coat is then applied before sprinkling glittery dust on the tips before it is dry.


16. Stars World Star Nail Designs

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The star world design is all about matching and precision. Stickers and star nail designs are placed; one hand has golden stars while the other has silver ones. The star designs are then aligned in rows one after the other to cover the nails entirely.

17. Twin Black Star Nail Designs  

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The simplest way to get star designs is by keeping the base color simple. In this case, the nude, almost baby pink color is just the right kind of mild color to give a perfect base that shows the beauty of the nails. The black star nail designs on top provide a simple look with the right touch.

18. White Star In Green Star Nail Designs  

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The white stars on green nails work as statement nails. Although extremely short, the white stars are big enough with numerous sides to each one of them. The design is perfect for a celebration day to match the mood.

19. Cow Prints Star Nail Designs  

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Different is good. With this look, instead of the standard one-star color star designs, the stickers, in this case, have both black and white hence the cow image. Keeping it simple with the nude colors, the cow star designs alternate with hollow star designs.

20. Simple Blue Star Nail Designs  

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The simple blue star designs need precision as the overall look depicts a faraway twinkling star. White polish is applied carefully for a perfect circle using a round metal tool. The points are drawn outwards using a thin brush to make the star. The mismatching gold nail polish gives the finished look a little more depth.


21. Rock Star Nail Designs  


The rockstar nail design has many galaxy nail-inspired themes with the actual human form. A creative friend or a beautician can come in handy to help with the design work. The perfect blend is achieved with the alternating orange and blue theme.

22. Star In Oceans Star Nail Designs  


Star in the ocean is a French nail design with blue nail polish. The edges are well pointed out to give sharp edges. The star design is then carefully applied to one of the fingernails, showing the view of a star reflected in ocean water.

23. Star tattoo Star Nail Designs  

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The star tattoo is a unique nail design meant to last more than a few weeks. With the stick-on nails almost the color of the natural nail, it’s easy to focus on the tips and carefully apply nail polish for an elaborate design. As the weeks progress and the nails grow out, the star designs can be used and extended to natural nails without looking out of place.

24. Choco milk Star Nail Designs  


The choco milk design is a little different from other star nail designs in that it offers a 2D nail design that can be seen protruding from the nail bed. To achieve the look, adding a bit more polish is vital to make the designs more pronounced. The nude and brown base colors make it easy to see the nail designs in gold.

25. Star Heaven Star Nail Designs  


Star heaven nail designs is an upcoming wedding trend nail design. With the French nails done impeccably, the star designs added are seen as a blessing. With pearls in the design and a white galaxy look, adding a little character to the nail design is possible.


26. Ice Star Nail Designs  


The ice star nail design is a gothic design that shines bright. The blending of white and black nail polishes makes for a great base color. However, black star designs are applied to every blended nail to complete the look.

27. Star Joy Star Nail Designs  


The star joy nail design includes 3D designs of various astronomical stars to come with a beautiful look. However, what has made it stand out is the white background, a base nail polish that makes the contrasting gold stand out.

28. Star Fish Star Nail Designs  


The starfish focus creates a mirror-like illusion whereby the golden star designs are mirrored in either black or green. To draw attention to the simple look, no contrasting colors are applied to natural nails.

29. Power Star Nail Designs  


The power star nail design incorporates both French-type nails and mirror designs. The natural nail uses red and white polish to bring out the plan. The star design is also in red and white to give a glamorous feel red good finished design. 

30. Charming Star Nail Designs  


The charming nail designs consist of star nail designs of different colors of the rainbow. Picked at random, its small size makes it possible to pack as many as possible in one fingernail. For good measure, the other nails are colored golden to add aesthetic appeal to the overall look.


31. Star Flakes Star Nail Designs  


Star flake blue designs are a creative design reached by free-hand creative art. With blue and white great color combinations, hollow blue stars on white base color make it a beautiful piece all around. With the planet curve at the edge, it comes off as highly creative.

32. Classic Star Nail Designs  


The classic pink color is one of the most common trends and a starter in this star nail design. It incorporates two kinds of pink with a glittery pink (as its base) and a baby pink color as the star designs. The sizes vary, and placement also varies, hence the visual appeal.

33. Purple Star Nail Designs  


Matte-colored nail polish is always a sophisticated look that gives the right touch to a look. However, mixing both glossy and matte looks is an excellent move as the shiner of glitters from the purple star contrasts well with the black matte background.

34. Silver Blue Star Nail Designs  


The silver-blue design is achieved by using numerous coats of polish to get a unique star design. In this regard, silver stick-on star designs are randomly placed on the nail after applying a coat of blue nail polish. After drying off, the process is repeated twice to achieve a unique nail statement design.

35. Happy Star Nail Designs  


Nail designs can easily define the mood. The colorful contrast between the three colors is black, gold and silver with the happy nail design. The blend with the colors comes in as the star designs are of different sizes and randomly painted on the black nail base. For a bit of flair, silver decorations are painted randomly for a cute decorative piece.


36. Star Accessories Star Nail Designs  


Sometimes applying nail polish just is not enough to get the perfect look. Star jewel design attachment is necessary with long nails and an event to attend. The stars are 3D in nature and hence need to be attached using an adhesive glue to stick. The glue must be just enough to stick and is not too much as it will destroy the matte finish of the rest of the nail.

37. Delightful Star Nail Designs  


Delightful star is indeed lovely as its final look mimics a half-moon. Instead of a white tip French nail, a black extended side French nail is achieved. Gold star nail designs of different sizes are applied on each opposite side for a complete look.

38. Pop Star Star Nail Designs  


The pop star nail design incorporates a half on half nail polish design. A nail polish brush with golden polish is applied from the center with the base coat already applied. However, the brush is lightly pressed to ensure only a light coat of polish is applied. A top coat is applied after drying before the star design is done at half of the gold polish.

39. Smokey Star Nail Designs  


Smokey star nail art design is an extended French nail design only towards one side. On closer inspection, the smokey design, white in color, does resemble white smoke ascending upwards. Gold star designs are drawn using a nail brush before a glossy nail polish on top to seal the design in areas where the colorless base color is applied.

40. Colorful Star Nail Designs  


The colorful nail art design incorporates numerous colors to achieve the look. This is an excellent look that you can achieve at home. However, it’s perfect with long nails as the colorful galaxy design needs a more extended nail base is better. For the glitter look, use a bright glitter top coat.


41. Clean Crystal Star Nail Designs  


The clear crystal star nail design is a valentine’s love look, perfect for occasions celebrating love. With clear polish used, a crystal rock look is achieved. However, to incorporate the love designs correctly, a layer of sticky love designs is applied before another one of the gold and yellow stars are used. Two coats of top coat are applied to ensure the glossy finish is shining bright.

There are numerous ways to wear star design nail designs. However, to wear them for extended periods, use gloves to prevent the designs from peeling off. For 2D designs, adding a top coat helps to keep the designs from moving on top of the nail. For accessories or 3D nail designs, use a strong adhesive to ensure that it lasts for at least two weeks. 


What Are Star Nail Designs?

Star nails are nail designs with a star shape as their primary design. The stars can be of any color and often have a magical, dreamy, festive look. The star designs also incorporate constellations and galaxy backgrounds for a universal look.

How Do You Get Star Nail Designs On Your Nails?

It’s easy to get the star nail design on your nails at home with the right tools and procedure. Start with applying a colorless base coat that will work as a nail strengthener. Apply two coats of nail polish of your choice.

After it completely dries, use a pencil to draw star shape sketches on where you will apply star-shaped polish. Use a pointy thin brush to apply the nail polish to achieve the design carefully. 

A more straightforward method is applying star stickers to the nails. Finish off the process by using a glossy top coat to seal the structure and give it some shine.

Brittney Scott