21 Trendy Ways to Wear Foil Nails in 2021

Looking for a way to glam up your nails? If so, you should try foil nails. Nail foils are available in any color and they can be used in so many artistic ways. The most popular colors are gold and silver and they really jazz up the simplest of nail art. Nail foils can be bought online. They are easy to apply and all you need to do is:

1. Paint your base color and allow to dry
2. Cut the foil in the desired shape and apply a layer of nail foil glue to the nail
3. Place the foil on the glue, press down and allow to dry
4. Finish off with two layers of top coat but allow each one to try in-between

So, these are easy to create and to give you some inspiration, we have found 21 ways to wear foil nails in 2021. So, have a look and choose one to try.

1. Pink and Gold Foil Nails

First up we have these pink nails with gold foil. The nails are short and only two nails have the gold foil design. This mani is easy to wear and it will suit any nail length and shape. A similar color is perfect for the summer and you can recreate the gold look or you can try silver foil because that would look stunning too.

Pink and Gold Foil Nails

Source: @nailsrnd

2. Elegant Foil Nails

If you want foils that are more subtle and elegant, then this nail idea is perfect for you. Here we have chic almond shaped nails. Each nail has a white marble effect with flecks of gold foil. It is a gorgeous and trendy design that you can wear for any occasion. You can find easy to follow marble nail art tutorials online.

3. Magical Mani

This next nail idea has a magical vibe. Each nail has a beautiful design with gold foil and the artist was creating art inspired by opal gemstones. It is a beautiful idea and it is a unique way to use gold foils. Recreate this or you can try using any stone with the foils. Purple amethyst or pink rose quartz would be stunning.

4. Multi Color Foils

Like to make a statement? If so, you need to see these next nails. For this look, each nail is painted black and is decorated with multi colored foils. We love the rainbow effect and it looks so cool and stylish. You can recreate this look with different colored foils which can be bought online. Try a similar design or have all black nails with one foiled accent nail.

5. Gold Foil Coffin Nails

Next, we have another easy to wear look. This time we have long coffin nails that are stylish light pink shade. Two of the nails on each hand has a gorgeous foil design. So, the accent art features the combination of white marble and gold foil. It is beautiful, trendy and it will suit everyone. Recreate these or use a different color combination.

Gold Foil Coffin Nails

Source: @nailedbyvu

6. Gorgeous Gold and Black Nails

Gold and black is such a stylish color combo and here is how to wear the two in style! Here we have black matte coffin nails with two accent nails on each hand. The accent nails are clear and adorned with dark gold foils. It is such a trendy, modern and glam idea. You can try this look or you can use any color foil as all colors will compliment black.

7. Subtle Foils

The next nail idea features another more subtle foil design. For this look, the nails are brown with two types of accent nails. The accent nails are clear and complete with low-key flashes of gold foil. We love this design because the color combo is stunning, the gold looks glam and the design is artistic and unique.

Long Nails with Gold Foils

Source: @zack_pn

8. Purple and Gold Foil Nail Design

This next nail idea is one of our favorites! Here we have clear coffin nails. All of the nails are decorated with purple marble effect and gold foils. It is a fun, unique and statement making design. Recreate this look or you can just use the foil art. You could even use the foil art just as an accent nail.

9. Trendy Gold Foil Nails

Love glam and trendy nails that make a statement? If so, this mani could be perfect! These nails are long and coffin shaped. Most of the nails have the same design which is nude with added gold foils. There is also one accent nail on each hand that is nude with gold tips. It is a stunning design and it will be perfect for parties and special occasions.

10. White Nails and Gold Foils

Next, we have another glam nail idea. For this look, some nails are white marble with gold foils and some are French ombre. We love this because the French ombre is elegant, the gold foil creates a pretty marble effect and the whole look has a glam vibe. Recreate this elegant design or you can use any color combo.

White Coffin Nails with Gold Foils

Source: @beaunailss

11. Black and Gold Coffin Nails

The next nail idea is another glam one. This time we have long coffin nails and each has a different design. Some are sparkly black, one nail is black with gold foil and the other nail is clear with gold foil. The color palette of black and gold is amazing while the clear nail is very trendy. Nails like these are perfect for a night out or special event.

Black and Gold Coffin Nails

Source: @nailsbybano

12. Stylish Leopard Print Mani

Be wild and fun with your next nail design and choose leopard print. You could create something like this! For this look, the nails are pink and orange with a black leopard pattern over the top. Inside each leopard spot, gold foil has been added. This is a gorgeous design and you can find leopard nail tutorials online.

13. Marble and Foil Nail Art

Love the marble nail art? Then this is for you! Here we have super long coffin nails. Each of the nails has a gorgeous and green marble design and it is complete with gold foil. We love the green with the foil because the nails look so luxurious and beautiful. This is a stunning nail design and it will look amazing on all nail lengths and shapes.

14. Glitzy Gold Foil Design

Next, we have have another glitzy design. So, the nails have a white marble and gold foil effect and there is also an accent nail. The accent nail is a rich and dark red with added gold foil. By adding a pop of red to such an elegant design, you will make more of a statement. Recreate this or try another color instead of red but just make sure it is rich and dark to maintain the classy but bold look.

Glitzy Gold Foil Design

Source: @sheadbeauty

15. Statement Making Neon Mani

Make a statement with this next nail idea. For this look, the nails are long and stiletto shaped. Each one is painted in neon pink with multi colored foils added to the tips. The colors are amazing and the foil gives the mani a trendy look. If you love bright colors, then this design is perfect for you. Recreate this or try a different neon color instead of pink.

16. Short Nails with Gold Foils

Maybe you want something more chic and easy to wear? If so, you need to see this next nail design. Here we have short nails and each one is painted in dark navy. Each nail is also adorned with gold foil. The navy and gold are a stunning color combo and the nails are bold but low-key and classy so the mani will suit any occasion. Try something similar or you can opt for a silver foil.

Short Nails with Gold Foils

Source: @nailsrnd

17. Green Marble Stiletto Nails

Earlier in the post we featured a green marble design. If you liked that idea, then you need to see this one too! For this look we have green stiletto nails and each one is adorned with a dark green and gold foil marble design. This just shows another way to wear the art and how you can create different looks with a similar idea.

Green Marble Stiletto Nails

Source: @nailsbybano

18. Clear Nails with Gold Foils

This next idea is another one of our favorites! Here we have trendy clear nails that are decorated with gold foil. We love this stylish idea because the clear nails look amazing and the gold foil adds glamour. Recreate this or any foil color will look amazing with the clear nails.

19. Clear Foil Nails

Love the clear nail idea? If so, check out this mani. For this look, the nails have a trendy ombre marble design. The nails are also decorated with sparkly gold foil. This combo of clear, pink and blue and gold looks amazing. Try a similar design or you can use any nail foil color. Silver would look gorgeous as well!

Clear Marble Nails with Foils

Source: @zack_pn

20. Pretty and Trendy Nail Design

Next, we have a pretty and trendy look to show you. These nails are quite short and some are pink but some have a more statement making design. The accent nails have artistic art in black, silver foil and grey colors. It is a gorgeous nail design and it allows you to try a stylish design in a low-key way.

Pretty and Trendy Nail Design

Source: @nailsrnd

21. White Marble with Gold Foil

The last nail design is so pretty and stylish. Here we have white marble coffin nails. Each nail is also decorated with flecks of gold and gold stars. It is such a gorgeous and glam design and the mani will be perfect for a special occasion. Recreate this look or have the gold designs as an accent nail.

White Marble with Gold Foil

Source: @riyathai87

We hope you have found a trendy nail design to try!

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