Our 32 Favourite Dip Powder Nail Designs and Concepts


multicolored pastel powder dipped manicure

There’s one thing significantly irritating about discovering a chipped nail after lately having had a manicure. (As soon as it occurs, it is solely downhill from there.) And as a lot as we love gel manicures, the time period “no-chip” is often a misnomer.

That is why dip powder manicures—also known as SNS manicures—have modified the sport. Whereas dip powder manicures have been technically “invented” in 1990, the approach did not enter the general public lexicon till years later, made well-liked by the main model SNS.

Dip powder manicures are identified for his or her sturdiness and resistance to chipping. The approach includes actually dipping the nails into coloured powder whereas brushing on layers of bonder as an adhesive, then utilizing a transparent sealant on prime. They work for each pure nails and prolonged ones.

And when you would possibly suppose the nail polish colours lined up within the nail salon are tempting, the choices you may discover for dip powder span the colour spectrum, too—and extra importantly, they will seemingly final twice as lengthy in your nails. Beneath, discover 32 dip powder nail concepts that’ll encourage you to dive into dip.

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Clean Slate

Dip powder manicured nails in white

There’s nothing more energizing than delicate white nails, year-round. Plus, with dip manicures, lighter hues are inclined to look extra saturated and vibrant.

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Impartial Requirements

Neutral dip powder nails with bow ring holding pearlescent beads

The proper swath of impartial, a dip powder nail colour like this can go along with your whole wardrobe, so you may absolutely take pleasure in your manicure all through its lengthy life.

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Minty Inexperienced

Mint green dip powder nails

Choose a daring hue like this minty inexperienced—it shines by way of completely with dip powder, which often lends itself to extra saturated, pigmented hues.

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Cobalt Blue Dip

Cobalt blue dip powder nails

Few shades are extra placing than cobalt, which will get its probability to shine in a long-lasting dip powder model.

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French Ombré

French gradient dip powder nail color

Two totally different shades create a cool, seamless ombré. It is like a contemporary replace on a French manicure, if you’ll.

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Ocean Vibes

yellow and blue dip nail manicure

Do not be afraid to combine and match colours: You’ll be able to obtain these nautical-feeling nails with totally different shades of blue, teal, yellow, and inexperienced.

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Milky Peach

milky peach dip nail manicure

This impartial, milky peach shade is ideal all 12 months ‘spherical.

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Glitter Dip

Pink and silver glitter dip powder manicure

Most dip powder nail salons carry plenty of glitter hues, so the precise colour alternative is yours. We love the refined distinction between the pink and silver right here.

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Deep Coral Dip

Deep coral dip powder nail color

This dimensional coral shade appears superb on any pores and skin tone, plus it really works effectively in each season, too.

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Gentle Pink With Glitter Accent

pink and glitter dip nails with glitter concentrated at the bottom of the nail

Dip powder permits artistic nail concepts, too, so that you positively will not miss polish or gel—and we love this refined mild pink manicure with sparkly accents.

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Traditional Black

Classic black dip powder nails

There’s nothing fairly like a basic black shade—particularly when it appears this shiny and lustrous, due to the shiny sealant on prime.

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Sizzling Tamale

Tamale red-orange dip powder manicure

Sure, this colour is actually known as “Sizzling Tamale”—and you probably have a hankering for an ultra-bright hue that works for each pores and skin tone and season, we predict we have discovered the one for you.

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Burnt Orange Dip

Burnt orange gradient dip powder nail color

This orange-toned gradient is appropriate 12 months ‘spherical, however we particularly like it for fall.

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Gold Shimmer

Greenish copper dip powder nails

A dip powder shade with some slight shimmer could have your nails wanting stylish and refined.

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Earthy Vibes

Sand dune-colored dip powder nails

We all the time love earth tone-inspired nails—and this impartial, “sand dune” shade is our new favourite.

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Sunshine State

Yellow dip powder nails holding sheer yellow sunglasses

This dip powder nail colour thought is sunshine in a bottle. We love the way it coordinates with the acrylic sun shades.

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Stark White

Stark white dip powder nails

A stark white that you simply will not have to fret about sheerness with? Sure, please. The a number of layers of dip powder forestall these pesky “I-didn’t-think-this-color-would-be-so-faint” moments.

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Fairly in Pink

Matte pink gradient dip powder manicure

Calling everybody who loves an particularly joyful second: Choose various shades of pink for a “monochrome” manicure you may be displaying off at each flip.

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Luxe Lavender

Lavender dip powder nails on hand holding steering wheel

Embrace an elegant pastel shade—like luxe lavender—realizing the pigmentation with a dip manicure will come out completely.

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Electrical Blue

Cobalt blue dip powder nail color on crossed hands

So far as we’re involved, you possibly can’t go incorrect with an attention grabbing blue like this.

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Matte Purple

Matte purple dip powder acrylic manicure on long nails

Relying on the sealant you employ, you possibly can go for a shiny, lustrous end or a matte one. Right here, we predict the matte end enhances the purple shade and acrylic extensions completely.

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Clear and Glittery

clear glitter dip powder manicured nails

As a substitute of utilizing a transparent glittery shade as an accent nail, use it for all your nails for a recent tackle impartial.

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Manicured crossed hands with dip powder nails in geometric op-art pattern

A matte white base permits for a daring, darkish, op-art sample to take middle stage. This look is particularly subtle due to the almond form of the nails.

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Matte Inexperienced and Sparkles

hand with matte green and sparkly dip powder nails

Whereas sparkles are sometimes relegated to 1 assertion finger, this look pairs three matte inexperienced nails with two gold, sparkly nails. The result’s special-occasion-worthy however may additionally work for daytime.

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Caramel Macchiato

caramel-colored dip powder nail manicure

This perfect-for-fall hue comes with a darkish toffee base and overlapping caramel. The result’s almost as scrumptious as your favourite espresso drink.

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square-shaped nails with dip powder black-lined polish

The squared-off form of this manicure is exclusive, however the complementary square-lined dip powder nails are the true draw. Right here, nails are lined in a darkish, nearly-black hue, whereas the middle of the nail is delicate pink.

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Powder Blue

Manicured nails in dip powder blue polish holding an autumn leaf

These powder blue nails provide a enjoyable tackle the monochromatic development. Right here, the shade makes the assertion, so the form of the nails is saved basic and quick.

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Inexperienced With Gold Flakes

Manicured hands with green and gold flake dip powder nails

These square-shaped nails are basic, however the enjoyable pop of colour by way of the intense inexperienced polish provides a burst of enjoyable. The sophistication comes by way of with a sprinkling of gold flakes on just a few of the nails.

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Pointed Burgundy

Pointed burgundy dip powder nails on a white background

A basic colour will get slightly extra daring due to a sharp form. This model appears good each matte or tremendous shiny as seen right here.

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Delicate Peach Shimmer

subtle peach colored shimmery dip powder nails

These nails are almost nude however, at nearer look, provide a slight trace of sparkle. The peach shade works wonders to disguise imperfections whereas nonetheless wanting pure.

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Tonal Checkerboard

Manicured hand with brown and black checkerboard dip powder nails against white backdrop

This tonal look makes use of two shades of brown dip powder to create various checkerboard patterns on each nail.

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Royal Blue

Manicured hand with dip powder blue polish in front of leaves

These royal blue nails have the right quantity of sheen. The colour is darkish, so it is a subtle model that works for day or evening.

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