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49 Pretty Prom Nail Designs For 2024

We are edging closer to prom season, so it’s time to decide on your prom dress, and your prom nails. 2024 is proving to be the year of bold and unique styles, and your nails should be no exception.

If you want to make a statement at prom, then keep reading because I’ve compiled 49 pretty prom nail designs for 2024.

From elegant metallics to eye-catching patterns and playful pastels, there’s something for every style and taste, to help elevate your prom look.

30+ Pretty Prom Nail Designs For 2024

What Are The Key Nail Trends For Prom Season 2024?

For the prom season of 2024, nail trends are embracing both simplicity and elegance, with a focus on refined aesthetics.

Minimal glitter is in vogue, with a preference for understated embellishments like French tips or cuffs in metallic silver and gold.

Fiery red and black cherry colors are making strong statements, offering bold and elegant choices for prom-goers. The trend is shifting towards shorter, more natural nail lengths, with celebrities like Kylie Jenner leading this change.

In terms of finishes, glossy nails remain a popular choice, exuding a luxe, polished look. This trend aligns with the “Quiet Luxury” manicure, characterized by sheer, high gloss finishes.

As for shapes, almond and soft square nails are the top picks, providing a classic and chic appearance that complements various nail types.

Overall, the key nail trends for prom 2024 highlight a mix of bold colors, minimalistic designs, and natural lengths and shapes, offering a range of options to match any prom outfit or style preference.

30+ Pretty Prom Nail Designs For 2024

30+ Pretty Prom Nail Designs For 2024

The design offers a charming gradient from clear to pink, with intricate black swirls and floral patterns adorned with pink and silver glitter, plus sparkling gems. This enchanting design would be well-suited for a pink or black prom dress, adding a whimsical yet elegant touch.

The design offers a charming gradient from clear to pink, with intricate black swirls and floral patterns adorned with pink and silver glitter, plus sparkling gems.

This enchanting design would be well-suited for a pink or black prom dress, adding a whimsical yet elegant touch.

These striking stiletto nails boast a vibrant, iridescent chrome finish in shades of pink, purple, and green, creating a mesmerizing, color-shifting effect. The bold and eye-catching design would perfectly complement prom dresses in similarly bold, vibrant colors like magenta, emerald green, or royal blue, making a daring and unforgettable fashion statement.

These striking stiletto nails boast a vibrant, iridescent chrome finish in shades of pink, purple, and green, creating a mesmerizing, color-shifting effect.

The bold and eye-catching design would perfectly complement prom dresses in similarly bold, vibrant colors like magenta, emerald green, or royal blue, making a daring and unforgettable fashion statement.

These elegant coffin-shaped nails feature a soft, transparent pink base adorned with delicate gold foil accents and dazzling rhinestones in various colors. The ethereal, feminine design would beautifully complement prom dresses in romantic shades like blush, champagne, lavender, or sky blue, enhancing the overall dreamy and enchanting aesthetic.

These elegant coffin-shaped nails feature a soft, transparent pink base adorned with delicate gold foil accents and dazzling rhinestones in various colors.

The ethereal, feminine design would beautifully complement prom dresses in romantic shades like blush, champagne, lavender, or sky blue, enhancing the overall dreamy and enchanting aesthetic.

These almond-shaped nails showcase a dazzling mix of black, white, and rose gold glitter, adorned with an array of shimmering rhinestones for added glamour. The striking monochromatic color scheme allows versatility, making these nails a stunning complement to prom dresses in various shades, from classic black or white to soft pastels or bold jewel tones.

These almond-shaped nails showcase a dazzling mix of black, white, and rose gold glitter, adorned with an array of shimmering rhinestones for added glamour.

The striking monochromatic color scheme allows versatility, making these nails a stunning complement to prom dresses in various shades, from classic black or white to soft pastels or bold jewel tones.

This nail design features a long, almond shape with a chic color gradient from milky white to shimmering rose gold, adorned with delicate black floral art and sparkling rhinestones. Perfect to complement a black, white, or gold prom dress for an elegant look.

This nail design features a long, almond shape with a chic color gradient from milky white to shimmering rose gold, adorned with delicate black floral art and sparkling rhinestones. Perfect to complement a black, white, or gold prom dress for an elegant look.

The design showcases a gradient of translucent pink to deep sapphire blue with ornate white and silver swirls, punctuated by blue crystals and glitter accents. Ideal for a blue, silver, or icy themed prom dress to add a regal and sophisticated touch.

The design showcases a gradient of translucent pink to deep sapphire blue with ornate white and silver swirls, punctuated by blue crystals and glitter accents.

Ideal for a blue, silver, or icy themed prom dress to add a regal and sophisticated touch.

This nail design features a bold stiletto shape with a glossy black base. It’s speckled with white and silver glitter that cascades down like a starry night sky, converging into a point. It would pair superbly with a black or silver dress, adding a touch of drama and sparkle.

This nail design features a bold stiletto shape with a glossy black base. It’s speckled with white and silver glitter that cascades down like a starry night sky, converging into a point.

It would pair superbly with a black or silver dress, adding a touch of drama and sparkle.

 This nail art features a nude base with intricate black designs and sparkling silver glitter. Vibrant red flowers add a pop of color. The design is both artistic and feminine, ideal for a red, black, or white prom dress, balancing elegance with a bold floral statement.

This nail art features a nude base with intricate black designs and sparkling silver glitter. Vibrant red flowers add a pop of color.

The design is both artistic and feminine, ideal for a red, black, or white prom dress, balancing elegance with a bold floral statement.

The image shows glamorous stiletto-shaped nails adorned with black and gold glitter in a gradient design, accented by shimmering rhinestones. The dramatic, eye-catching look would pair well with elegant black, gold or neutral-toned prom dresses to complement the nails' sophisticated sparkle.

The image shows glamorous stiletto-shaped nails adorned with black and gold glitter in a gradient design, accented by shimmering rhinestones.

The dramatic, eye-catching look would pair well with elegant black, gold or neutral-toned prom dresses to complement the nails’ sophisticated sparkle.

This design offers a soft, almond-shaped nail with a sheer pink base, accented with delicate cherry blossom art in shades of pink and black, and a sprinkle of silver glitter. It would pair beautifully with a pastel pink or lilac dress, evoking a gentle, romantic springtime feel.

This design offers a soft, almond-shaped nail with a sheer pink base, accented with delicate cherry blossom art in shades of pink and black, and a sprinkle of silver glitter.

It would pair beautifully with a pastel pink or lilac dress, evoking a gentle, romantic springtime feel.

This design features a gradient from transparent to deep purple, with bold purple flowers and white accents, finished with silver glitter and jewels. A matching purple dress or a contrasting yellow or green gown would make this vibrant nail art truly stand out at prom.

This design features a gradient from transparent to deep purple, with bold purple flowers and white accents, finished with silver glitter and jewels.

A matching purple dress or a contrasting yellow or green gown would make this vibrant nail art truly stand out at prom.

This nail art features a sophisticated French tip design with a black base, white details mimicking lace patterns, and delicate white dots. Accents of silver glitter and tiny gems add a touch of luxury. This design would pair elegantly with a black or white dress, perfect for a classic prom look.

This nail art features a sophisticated French tip design with a black base, white details mimicking lace patterns, and delicate white dots.

Accents of silver glitter and tiny gems add a touch of luxury. This design would pair elegantly with a black or white dress, perfect for a classic prom look.

This nail design captivates with its stiletto shape and a gradient of sparkling silver glitter over a nude base, creating an effect like shimmering diamonds. The luxurious and eye-catching design would be a stunning complement to a silver or black prom dress, perfect for a night of glitz and glamour.

This nail design captivates with its stiletto shape and a gradient of sparkling silver glitter over a nude base, creating an effect like shimmering diamonds.

The luxurious and eye-catching design would be a stunning complement to a silver or black prom dress, perfect for a night of glitz and glamour.

This nail design boasts a sleek black and nude base with luxurious gold leaf patterns and black line art, accented by tiny white dots and a solitary gem. This would perfectly match a black, gold, or nude dress, ideal for a prom look that exudes sophistication and glamour.

This nail design boasts a sleek black and nude base with luxurious gold leaf patterns and black line art, accented by tiny white dots and a solitary gem.

This would perfectly match a black, gold, or nude dress, ideal for a prom look that exudes sophistication and glamour.

This nail design features a vivid purple and white color scheme with detailed purple flowers and green foliage. Accents of silver glitter and rhinestones create a dazzling effect. A dress in shades of purple, white, or silver would complement this floral and feminine prom look beautifully.

This nail design features a vivid purple and white color scheme with detailed purple flowers and green foliage.

Accents of silver glitter and rhinestones create a dazzling effect. A dress in shades of purple, white, or silver would complement this floral and feminine prom look beautifully.

This elegant nail design features a white and bright turquoise French tip with gold foil accents and intricate turquoise swirls, highlighted by small gems. It would look stunning with a turquoise, gold, or white dress, perfectly complementing a luxurious and sophisticated prom ensemble.

This elegant nail design features a white and bright turquoise French tip with gold foil accents and intricate turquoise swirls, highlighted by small gems.

It would look stunning with a turquoise, gold, or white dress, perfectly complementing a luxurious and sophisticated prom ensemble.

This design features a sophisticated French tip with a transition from a nude base to a black tip, adorned with purple floral accents and delicate white and silver swirls, all highlighted with sparkling gems. It’s perfect with a black, purple, or silver dress for an elegant and timeless prom look.

This design features a sophisticated French tip with a transition from a nude base to a black tip, adorned with purple floral accents and delicate white and silver swirls, all highlighted with sparkling gems. 

This nail design features a sheer nude base with a luxurious touch of gold glitter that densifies towards the tips, giving a glamorous ombre effect. It’s a design that exudes sophistication and would pair wonderfully with a gold, cream, or ivory gown for an opulent and stylish prom look.

This nail design features a sheer nude base with a luxurious touch of gold glitter that densifies towards the tips, giving a glamorous ombre effect.

It’s a design that exudes sophistication and would pair wonderfully with a gold, cream, or ivory gown for an opulent and stylish prom look.

This design exudes classic elegance with its glossy black French tips and a soft pink base. Black scrollwork adds a baroque touch, while sparkly accents and crystals give it a glamorous finish.

This design exudes classic elegance with its glossy black French tips and a soft pink base. Black scrollwork adds a baroque touch, while sparkly accents and crystals give it a glamorous finish.

This nail design is a romantic affair of gradient pink sparkling with glitter, adorned with detailed purple flowers and greenery, accented by tiny gems. It would complement a pink, purple, or even a metallic silver dress, perfect for creating a whimsical and enchanting prom look.

This nail design is a romantic affair of gradient pink sparkling with glitter, adorned with detailed purple flowers and greenery, accented by tiny gems.

It would complement a pink, purple, or even a metallic silver dress, perfect for creating a whimsical and enchanting prom look.

This striking nail design features a deep blue base with a gradient into sparkling blue glitter. Accents of pink and black with floral designs and gems add a captivating touch. This bold look would be beautifully complemented by a navy, pink, or silver prom dress, perfect for a dazzling entrance.

This striking nail design features a deep blue base with a gradient into sparkling blue glitter. Accents of pink and black with floral designs and gems add a captivating touch.

This bold look would be beautifully complemented by a navy, pink, or silver prom dress, perfect for a dazzling entrance.

This design is beautifully crafted with a sheer pink base, adorned with vibrant red flowers and delicate black accents, highlighted by green leaves and white dots.

This design is beautifully crafted with a sheer pink base, adorned with vibrant red flowers and delicate black accents, highlighted by green leaves and white dots.

This nail design exudes understated elegance with a sheer base, featuring a luxurious blend of gold glitter and sequins that gather towards the tips. The design’s subtle sparkle would make it a perfect match for a gold, champagne, or ivory dress, ideal for a prom look that's both sophisticated and radiant.

This nail design exudes understated elegance with a sheer base, featuring a luxurious blend of gold glitter and sequins that gather towards the tips.

The design’s subtle sparkle would make it a perfect match for a gold, champagne, or ivory dress, ideal for a prom look that’s both sophisticated and radiant.

This elegant nail design features a nude to emerald green gradient with luxurious floral accents in shades of pink and white, detailed with gold embellishments and pearls.

This elegant nail design features a nude to emerald green gradient with luxurious floral accents in shades of pink and white, detailed with gold embellishments and pearls.

This nail design exudes a frosty elegance with a nude base that gives way to a sparkling cascade of silver glitter, reminiscent of a delicate dusting of snow. This subtle yet glamorous style would be perfectly suited to a silver, white, or pastel-colored dress, offering a refined and wintery charm for a prom look.

This nail design exudes a frosty elegance with a nude base that gives way to a sparkling cascade of silver glitter, reminiscent of a delicate dusting of snow.

This subtle yet glamorous style would be perfectly suited to a silver, white, or pastel-colored dress, offering a refined and wintery charm for a prom look.

Elegant stiletto nails boasting a gradient of silver glitter, evoking a starlit sky. This design complements a dress in black, silver, or deep blue, making it perfect for a glamorous, celestial-themed prom night.

Elegant stiletto nails boasting a gradient of silver glitter, evoking a starlit sky. This design complements a dress in black, silver, or deep blue, making it perfect for a glamorous, celestial-themed prom night.

These stiletto nails feature a soft pink base with a cascade of silver glitter and crystals. Ideal for a light pink or ivory gown, they add a touch of fairytale elegance, perfect for a princess-inspired prom look.

These stiletto nails feature a soft pink base with a cascade of silver glitter and crystals.

Ideal for a light pink or ivory gown, they add a touch of fairytale elegance, perfect for a princess-inspired prom look.

This nail design is a glamorous take on a French manicure, with a clear to nude base and sparkling silver glitter tips. The glitter is densely packed at the tips and fades towards the nail bed. It's a versatile look that would go beautifully with a dress of any color, especially silver, white, or black, for a classic and chic prom style.

This nail design is a glamorous take on a French manicure, with a clear to nude base and sparkling silver glitter tips.

The glitter is densely packed at the tips and fades towards the nail bed.

It’s a versatile look that would go beautifully with a dress of any color, especially silver, white, or black, for a classic and chic prom style.

This nail art presents a stunning contrast with its black base transitioning to a burst of silver glitter, resembling a sparkling night sky. It's an edgy yet glamorous look that would pair magnificently with a black, silver, or dark-toned prom dress, perfect for making a bold statement.

This nail art presents a stunning contrast with its black base transitioning to a burst of silver glitter, resembling a sparkling night sky.

It’s an edgy yet glamorous look that would pair magnificently with a black, silver, or dark-toned prom dress, perfect for making a bold statement.

This nail design dazzles with its luxurious combination of solid white nails, one fully silver-glittered nail, and two featuring a cascading glitter design accented by rhinestones. This elegant style would be the perfect match for a white or silver dress, ideal for a sophisticated, sparkling prom look.

This nail design dazzles with its luxurious combination of solid white nails, one fully silver-glittered nail, and two featuring a cascading glitter design accented by rhinestones.

This elegant style would be the perfect match for a white or silver dress, ideal for a sophisticated, sparkling prom look.

This nail art is a dramatic statement with its black glossy base, accented by intricate white swirls and sparkling silver glitter that resembles a dazzling night

This nail art is a dramatic statement with its black glossy base, accented by intricate white swirls and sparkling silver glitter that resembles a dazzling night.

This nail design boasts a luxurious and elegant look with a soft white base and dazzling silver glitter cascading down from the tips. It’s a versatile design that would pair exceptionally well with a white, silver, or even a pastel-colored dress, creating a sophisticated and festive prom appearance.

This nail design boasts a luxurious and elegant look with a soft white base and dazzling silver glitter cascading down from the tips.

It’s a versatile design that would pair exceptionally well with a white, silver, or even a pastel-colored dress, creating a sophisticated and festive prom appearance.

This nail design features a delicate nude base with a glittering cascade of rose gold glitter, giving it a chic and trendy ombre effect. This warm and subtle sparkle would beautifully complement a rose gold, blush, or even a champagne-colored dress, ideal for an elegant and modern prom look.

This nail design features a delicate nude base with a glittering cascade of rose gold glitter, giving it a chic and trendy ombre effect.

This warm and subtle sparkle would beautifully complement a rose gold, blush, or even a champagne-colored dress, ideal for an elegant and modern prom look.

This nail design blends a soft nude base with a bold splash of black and pink glitter towards the tips, creating a stylish and edgy ombre effect. It’s a statement look that would pair exceptionally well with a black or pink prom dress, providing a modern twist to a classic ensemble.

This nail design blends a soft nude base with a bold splash of black and pink glitter towards the tips, creating a stylish and edgy ombre effect.

It’s a statement look that would pair exceptionally well with a black or pink prom dress, providing a modern twist to a classic ensemble.

This nail design sparkles with a chic ombre effect of gold glitter over a transparent base, reminiscent of a champagne fizz. It's adorned with sequins for extra shimmer, creating a luxurious look perfect for pairing with a gold, beige, or cream dress to make a glamorous statement at prom.

This nail design sparkles with a chic ombre effect of gold glitter over a transparent base, reminiscent of a champagne fizz.

It’s adorned with sequins for extra shimmer, creating a luxurious look perfect for pairing with a gold, beige, or cream dress to make a glamorous statement at prom.

This nail design showcases an elegant gradient from a white base to sparkling rose gold glitter, adorned with strategic placement of rhinestones for added luxury. It would be a perfect match for a white, rose gold, or blush dress, adding a touch of sophisticated sparkle to a prom look.

This nail design showcases an elegant gradient from a white base to sparkling rose gold glitter, adorned with strategic placement of rhinestones for added luxury.

It would be a perfect match for a white, rose gold, or blush dress, adding a touch of sophisticated sparkle to a prom look.

This design is a striking combination of high-gloss black and sparkling bronze glitter, accented with black crystals. It’s a sophisticated and bold choice that would pair beautifully with a black, bronze, or even a deep red or burgundy prom dress for an elegant, coordinated look.

This design is a striking combination of high-gloss black and sparkling bronze glitter, accented with black crystals.

It’s a sophisticated and bold choice that would pair beautifully with a black, bronze, or even a deep red or burgundy prom dress for an elegant, coordinated look.

These nails have an ethereal charm with their translucent pink base that fades into a dazzling shower of silver and pink glitter towards the tips, creating a twinkling effect reminiscent of a starry night. It's a luxurious and feminine design, perfect for occasions where you want a touch of glamour without being overly bold.

These nails have an ethereal charm with their translucent pink base that fades into a dazzling shower of silver and pink glitter towards the tips, creating a twinkling effect reminiscent of a starry night.

It’s a luxurious and feminine design, perfect for occasions where you want a touch of glamour without being overly bold.

The nails showcase an ombre effect with a lovely nude pink base that blends into a rich burgundy glitter. The transition is sprinkled with larger glitter particles and tiny white dots, adding a textured, snowy effect that feels very winter-themed or festive. They offer a beautiful contrast between the subtlety of the nude polish and the boldness of the sparkling burgundy.

The nails showcase an ombre effect with a lovely nude pink base that blends into a rich burgundy glitter.

The transition is sprinkled with larger glitter particles and tiny white dots, adding a textured, snowy effect that feels very winter-themed or festive.

They offer a beautiful contrast between the subtlety of the nude polish and the boldness of the sparkling burgundy.

Elegant, square-tipped nails with a translucent nude base. Tips glitter boldly with chunky silver sparkles, giving a festive yet sophisticated look. Pairs well with classic black or silver gowns for a timeless prom ensemble.

Elegant, square-tipped nails with a translucent nude base. Tips glitter boldly with chunky silver sparkles, giving a festive yet sophisticated look. 

Chic almond nails showcasing a nude to black gradient, adorned with silver glitter cascading down from the tips. Accents of larger black and silver rhinestones add dimension. Ideal with a white or pink dress for a dramatic, yet elegant prom look.

Chic almond nails showcasing a nude to black gradient, adorned with silver glitter cascading down from the tips.

Accents of larger black and silver rhinestones add dimension. Ideal with a white or pink dress for a dramatic, yet elegant prom look.

Elegant coffin nails with a dusty rose base, transitioning to a sparkly silver glitter tip. Embellished with a cluster of varying-sized rhinestones at the base, it's a perfect match for a silver or dusty rose dress for a dazzling prom ensemble.

Elegant coffin nails with a dusty rose base, transitioning to a sparkly silver glitter tip.

Embellished with a cluster of varying-sized rhinestones at the base, it’s a perfect match for a silver or dusty rose dress for a dazzling prom ensemble.

Soft pink nails with a playful touch of vibrant pink glitter that fades towards the cuticle, adorned with delicate silver rhinestone accents. This romantic and whimsical design would pair beautifully with a pink, white, or light grey prom dress.

Soft pink nails with a playful touch of vibrant pink glitter that fades towards the cuticle, adorned with delicate silver rhinestone accents.

This romantic and whimsical design would pair beautifully with a pink, white, or light grey prom dress.

This intricate design with swirling silver patterns and a mix of crystals and glitter is perfect for a sophisticated gown in black or metallic shades, adding a touch of opulence and detail that's sure to catch the eye.

This intricate design with swirling silver patterns and a mix of crystals and glitter is perfect for a sophisticated gown in black or metallic shades, adding a touch of opulence and detail that’s sure to catch the eye.

Stiletto nails with a sleek black base and gold glitter accents offer a bold, glamorous look. They’d complement a classic red or gold dress perfectly, making a striking statement for a prom night.

Stiletto nails with a sleek black base and gold glitter accents offer a bold, glamorous look. They’d complement a classic red or gold dress perfectly, making a striking statement for a prom night.

The sparkling gradient of purple and silver glitter on these almond-shaped nails exudes a fairytale charm. Pairing them with a lilac or silver gown would create a magical ensemble for prom.

The sparkling gradient of purple and silver glitter on these almond-shaped nails exudes a fairytale charm. Pairing them with a lilac or silver gown would create a magical ensemble for prom.

This prom nail design features an ombre of glitter transitioning from pink to black, dotted with larger sparkles and sequins. A black or hot pink dress would complement these nails perfectly, making a bold and glamorous statement.

This prom nail design features an ombre of glitter transitioning from pink to black, dotted with larger sparkles and sequins.

A black or hot pink dress would complement these nails perfectly, making a bold and glamorous statement.

Elegant black nails with a gradient of silver glitter, accented by sparkling rhinestones, make for a sophisticated choice. These would pair well with a classic black or silver dress, ideal for a chic and refined prom look.

Elegant black nails with a gradient of silver glitter, accented by sparkling rhinestones, make for a sophisticated choice.

These would pair well with a classic black or silver dress, ideal for a chic and refined prom look.

These nails feature a dazzling ombre from silver glitter to nude, perfect for a fairytale-like prom experience. They'd be stunning with a pastel or shimmering white gown to complete a magical ensemble.

These nails feature a dazzling ombre from silver glitter to nude, perfect for a fairytale-like prom experience. They’d be stunning with a pastel or shimmering white gown to complete a magical ensemble.

49 Pretty Prom Nail Designs For 2024

I hope you enjoyed this round-up of beautiful prom nail art designs. There’s a stunning nail design for any dress color, and you can find more nail art inspiration over on my Pinterest account.