10 Engagement Manicure Ideas To Make Your Big Moment Picture-Perfect

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Let’s be honest, one of the most exciting parts of getting engaged is getting to show off your new bling — and your nails are a big part of that. Whether you’re sharing photos with family or carefully crafting an Instagram post, here are 10 engagement manicure ideas for a picture-perfect moment.


A milk bath manicure is a classic bridal mani, so it’s a no-brainer for getting engaged. It’s timeless and a clean look that puts the focus on your rock. Plus, it complements every style of engagement ring.@ciarradn
For an elevated spin on a nude manicure, try the buzzy chrome nail trend. The subtle shimmer adds a touch of glam, so you’ll feel like real-life royalty.@nailartbyqueenie
This combo of sheer pink and silver glitter is the way to go for an eye-catching (and very glam) engagement look. They catch the light the same way your ring does for an all-over sparkle.@nailsxmina
You can’t go wrong with a French manicure, and this gold chrome spin will take your look to the next level of luxe. Plus, it’ll create a beautifully coordinated moment if your ring has gold in it.@amy_marietta
Calling all hopeless romantics: this manicure is for you. It’s really not possible to get any cuter than this dainty heart design, especially for one of the most romantic moments of your life.@nailsbyravi_
Want to get a jumpstart on your “something blue”? This pale blue manicure is so sweet and subtle — the best way to ring in your wedding season.@lettslooks_
This solid gold manicure is dripping in glamour. The metallic finish glorifies your engagement ring while still managing to hold its own. It just ups the ante on your Main Character moment.@luzmarinabeauty
Minimal nail art is a great way to put a fun twist on traditional engagement manicures. This reverse French manicure design is not only simple and chic but a solid choice for those with short nails.@gels.bymeg
Who says you can’t have a bold neon color in your engagement manicure? This pink French manicure will pop in your engagement photos, while the subtle silver sparkle adds some elevated flair.@theglossystop
If you love a nude manicure but want something a little *extra* for your big moment, this gold foil manicure is it. With just a hint of sparkle on a few nails, it’s the perfect balance of simplicity and glamour.@karin.nailedit

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