Let’s face it, going back to school isn’t always the most exciting thing. But one thing that can make the transition from summer to fall more enjoyable is dressing up your look with fun, stylish back to school nails.
From creative designs that show off your personality to easy-care polishes and manicures that stand up to the hustle and bustle of the school year, you can add some flair to your back-to-school look with these creative options.
We’ve rounded up some of the best nail ideas for back to school that’ll have your friends and classmates asking, “Where did you get your nails done?”
In this article, we’ll discuss easy ways to decorate your nails, from stamping to creating cool patterns with rhinestones. We’ll also look at different types of polish that will help you rock a look that will last all the way to finals. Ready to make a statement? Let’s get started.
25 Fun Back To School Nail Ideas And Designs
1. Earth-Toned Nails
How fun would it be to do something different for your next manicure? try this curved green line design for a simple and fun back to school nails.
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2. Negative Space Nails
Now don’t mind the name of this nail, it’s actually a positive space because of the pop of colors it has.
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3. Red Apple Nails
This super red nails brings out more of your feminine side, it’s short and perfect for a fun back to school.
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4. Geommetry Nails
This is the perfect nails to remind you of your shapes.
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5. Graph Nails
Math class can be made exciting with this graph nails.
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6. Apple Back To School Nails
Apples are common for Fall and back to school, this is another apple nail design different from the first apple nails.
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7. Math + Glitter Nails
This super cute nails have a lot of fun school stuff like a chalkboard, apple, a pencil design and lastly, some fun glitters.
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8. Back To School Note
If school seem boring, I think you need a little reminder every morning to get up, lol.
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9. Gem Crayola Nails
If you like to be a bit extra, this long gem-filled crayola nails are the perfect fit for you. They feature sharpened pencil, gems, glitters and apple, it’s good for a great showoff.
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10. Chalkboard Back To School Nails
The glitter on this chalkboard is like an icing on the cake, it compliments the black matte chalkboard nails with white writtings.
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11. Cute Crayola Nails
Get excited for back to school with this colorful crayola nail set, this will also remind you to get your school supplies on time 🙂
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12. ABC Nails
I know you’re past the ABC stage but you can’t bypass this cute ABC nails with an apple design, if you need something minimal and classy, this is the one.
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13. Coffee Toned Graph Nails
How about taking your morning tea or coffee with a coffee-toned nails? this nail has different shades of a brewed coffee, from a coffee with too much milk to a dark coffee with no milk at all.
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14. Orange And Pink Nails
Adding colors to make going back to school fun isn’t such a bad idea, is it?
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15. Colored Pencil Nails
If you were always sad that holidays were over, maybe this colored pencil nails may help to cheer you up and get you ready for school.
16. Smiley Nails
Let’s remove it from your keyboard and put it on your nails, because why not?
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17. Astronomy Nails
Shoot for the stars with this astrology nails. If you can’t go to the stars, then bring the stars home.
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18. Flora Back To School Nails
A flora nails on a sunny days could brighten your day and make school fun.
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19. Yellow Back To School Nails
If you prefer something very simple and minimal, yet classy, go for this short soft yellow nail polish.
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20. Purple French Tip Nails
If you are tired of the traditional French tip nails, try this version instead, a lilac base with a brown tip.
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