How often do you indulge in fun nail art and forget about your toes? It's just not something that instinctively comes to mind unless you're lucky enough to show off your feet in sandal weather all year long. Sigh. The truth is, both sets of your nails are there for you to get creative with. Even though toenail designs feel so underrated, that doesn't take away from their cool factor. The options are endless. Just think about how fun your feet will look in your favorite open-toed shoes!
From intricate details to abstract designs, here are 30 screenshot-worthy toenail designs, many created by talented Russia-based nail artist Anastasia Maslo, that every nail-art lover will appreciate. Plus, a little encouragement to show some love to these neglected nail beds. Below, we've rounded up a few must-see nail designs for your toes.
If you're not into picking just one color, try this colorful and sophisticated abstract design for a whimsical pattern that still feels light and airy.
Give your feet the tropical getaway they deserve with this leafy design. Hand-painting the palms can get a little tedious from a DIY standpoint, so make sure you have a handy detailing brush nearby.
A clean, geometric French-inspired pedicure with a cool pop of orange looks so modern.
Nothing feels like summer more than rainbow-colored toes. Glittery lines only serve to amp up the fun factor!
Introducing the jeweled nail trend to your toes in the best way. With a big toe decked out in sparkles and flowers, this design is ultra-elegant thanks to a grounding plain pink on the rest of the nails.
How gorgeous is this heart? Its standout nail art done right with a bold sweep of glitter in a playful, love-filled design.
You can also go with a minimal approach like this delicate sprouting design.
It doesn't have to be NYE to rock glittery nail art. If you feel like sparkling, try a glitter design with an accent nail in rich forest green.
Matte Flower Design
Matte textures look so cool, especially when they're paired with next-level flower designs like this.
Don't just save the nail accessories for your fingernails. This half-white, half-golden star design shines bright for a fun design that looks elegant with open-toed heels.
When applying nail jewelry, use tweezers and dip the adornment into clear nail polish like a topcoat. This will act as an adhesive and secure the embellishment.
Coordinate your fingers and toes in a subtle way by choosing a plain polish that complements the nail art without perfectly matching.
An intricate flower doodle for the win.
The nail art on this big toe is an actual masterpiece. Who else wants to get this framed?
A family of greens that look so good together.
Have a party on your toes with jeweled flowers creating a pretty accent on the large toes.
This multi-layered look requires patience, but don't worry about painting outside the lines on this ocean-inspired scene.
Another abstract design that blends lines and shades so perfectly together.
Blooming flowers have never looked so picturesque.
We're blown away by this next-level butterfly design paired with a soft grey tone of polish.
Easy Peasy Lemon Squeeze
When life gives you lemons… paint them on your toenails.
A touch of glitter adds a light and refreshing touch to these vine-patterned toenails.
Pink and White
A pale pink shade contrasts nicely with creamy white tips.
Black and White
A prime example that black and white always look so good together.
Tropical Sunset Paradise
Take your toes on a tropical oasis because they also deserve a vacation.
Striped and Colorful
Ever tried striped toes? Go this route.
Black and Silver Stars
Stars are one of the most popular nail art designs, and they'll look just as good on your big toe in this chic black and silver color combo.
If subtlety is the name of your game, try this pale lavender shade with a small white accent on the tips.
Pastel Pink and Blue
Pastels add a feminine touch to a geometric design that plays with negative space.
What were we saying about nails being tiny works of art? Case in point, this purple swirling design requires a steady hand and patience to hand paint the individual lines without blurring them together.
Black and Gold
Thin black and gold detailing gives this nude mani a party-ready feel. Make sure to peruse our black and gold mani round-up for additional inspiration.