14 Minimalist Nail Designs For Fall That Are Definitely *Not* Boring

Your next go-to mani awaits.

by Natasha Marsh
While dramatic, go-big-or-go-home nails are always a mood, there’s something to be said about the elegance of a minimalist manicure. And with glitter, negative space, and French tips, it doesn’t have to be boring either. Ahead, discover 14 beautiful manicures for the minimalist lover in you. @bahnannanails
Doubled Up French

Sometimes one French tip is not good enough. Double up this fall with a modern take on the classic french manicure.

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Matchy Graphics

Have fun with colors this fall and match your nail color to your favorite coat with a simple graphic design.

Dot Party

Consider this dotted manicure with your color of choice for the ultimate minimalist look.

Elongated Shape

Sometimes the excitement is in the shape. An elongated coffin nail in blush looks pretty on everyone.

Micro French Manicure

French tips are elegant, sharp, and the perfect minimalist manicure for any season. Keep the length short for a chic fall update.

Chocolate Power

Regardless if you opt for square, round, or squoval-shaped nails, chocolate brown will always be in for fall.

Leaf It To Me

Allow the changing colors of the leaves to inspire your next fall mani.

Clean & Simple

If you’re a big fan of one color, make sure your nails are buffed and your cuticles are pushed back to land this classic manicure.

Two For The Price Of One

An accent nail — in this case, two, — is one of the quickest ways to elevate any manicure.

Reverse French Manicure

The reverse French manicure is a happy medium between doing too much and doing just enough.

Frost Yourself

The best way to upgrade your go-to minimalist white manicure? Complementary rhinestones.

Mix and Match

Can’t decide on just one color, and looking to avoid nail art? Have fun with as many colors as you want for fall.

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Shine On

Silver strips provide a great contrast for a lighter, see-through base without taking over your entire nail.

Micro Neon Tips

The micro French is less work for even the most unsteady hand. Pick a neon shade for a subtle pop of color.


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