60 Blue French-Tip Nails for a Cool and Trendy Manicure

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Don’t want to settle for a classic French manicure? Remain classy yet trendy by amping up your look with blue French-tip nails!

Blue is a fantastic choice for your French tips because it looks classy and trendy all year round.

hand with thin blue french tip nails manicure

Plus, blue French tips are a great place to start if you’re not confident at doing your own nail art yet.

So for your next mani, give this style a go! Here are 60 trendsetting designs for blue French-tip nails to give you inspiration.

Blue French-Tip Nail Designs You’ll Surely Love!

Ready to change up your nails by getting fashionable blue Frenchies with attention-grabbing embellishments and accents? Go through our featured nail designs below and pick your favorite! 

Chrome Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy nude nail polish base that has blue chrome nail tips
Image courtesy of @nailsby_avril

This lovely design features chrome blue French-tip nails in an almond shape. This style can steal a second look from everyone because of how the high-shine tips illuminate against the nude peach base. 

Glittery Blue-Green Tips and Droplets

A closeup of a woman's hands with nude nail polish base that has glittery blue-green Frenchies on long oval nails and clear blue gems
Image courtesy of @nailsby_avril

Get this whimsical nail design by painting blue-green Frenchies with glitter on long nails. Accentuate them with clear blue gems resembling pitter-pattering water droplets. 

True Blue Tips With Silver Streaks

A closeup of a woman's hands with a  sheer nude nail polish that has French tips in blue chrome silver streaks and silver dots
Image courtesy of @nailsby_avril

Make your sheer nude nails extra playful by adding French tips in blue that look like they’re melting with chrome silver streaks. Then decorate your cuticles with silver dots.  

Blue V-Tips With a Gold Star

A closeup of a woman's hands with pale pink nail polish base that has blue V-shaped tips and a a single 3D gold star on select nail
Image courtesy of @nailsby_avril

Match your sassy vibe with royal blue French-tip nails! Just add blue V-shaped tips to your stiletto nails and decorate the accent nails with a 3D gold North star. 

Two-Toned Blue Frenchies

A closeup of a woman's hands with a nude nail polish base that has a sky blue French-tip nails and bottom part of the tips with a darker shade of blue
Image courtesy of @nailsby_avril

Sky blue French-tip nails always add a refreshing feel to your overall style! To give them an extra funky look, outline the bottom part of the tips with a darker shade of blue. 

Pastel Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with nude nail polish base that has pastel blue French tips and a blue thin horizontal curved line at the center
Image courtesy of @nailsbycarhendy

Put a modern twist on your pastel blue French tips by creating a thin curve at the center of each nail. The combination of the soft pastel with the contemporary design achieves a subtle but visually pleasing contrast.

Cat-Eye Blue Tips

A woman's hands with a glossy nude nail polish base that has French tips in blue dip powder and a lone silver star on select nails
Image courtesy of @spellbound.nailartistry

Use a cat-eye nail design to take your French-tip game up a notch! Add a silver star to each of your accent nails for a hype-worthy look.

Blue Croc Frenchies

A closeup of a woman's hand with matte nude nail polish base that has extra long square acrylic nails with deep blue U-shaped tips. It also has croc-print pattern, 3D white flowers and silver crosses nail designs on select nails
Image courtesy of @aracelis_nailsz

Do you have an exotic taste in nail designs? Get extra long square acrylic nails with deep blue U-shaped tips!

Then decorate the tips with large croc-print patterns and sophisticated elements like 3D white flowers and silver crosses. 

Blue Glitter With Florals and Gems

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy nude nail polish base that has blue glitter French tips, 3D flowers and gems
Image courtesy of @omayra.nails

Another fun twist on blue French tips! Use chunky blue glitter flakes to make your tips shine. Don’t forget to accentuate them with 3D flowers and gems for extra charm.

Mermaid Blue Nails

A closeup of a woman's hands that has a mid-length square nails with aquamarine nail polish and oversized glitter flakes
Image courtesy of @omayra.nails

Fans of the 2006 hit film “Aquamarine” will love this nail design! Wear the nostalgia on your mid-length square nails by painting them aquamarine and covering them with oversized glitter flakes!

Blue Tips and Gems

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy and glittery nude nail polish that has a boxy French tips in blue and shiny light blue rhinestone
Image courtesy of @omayra.nails

Boxy French tips in blue are a trendy reincarnation of the traditional French manicure. Add a shiny light blue rhinestone as well as a clear glitter top coat to each nail for some sass! 

Blue Violet Glitter on Stiletto Nails

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy nude nail polish base that has a blue violet glitter on nail tips
Image courtesy of @gocaranzanails

This design features a combination of indigo-colored French tips and half-moon designs topped with glimmering glitter. Super fancy!

Outlined Clear Tips

A woman's hands with peach nail polish base that has blue nail polish tips
Image courtesy of @kikinails_ebeauty

Want nails that are both trendy and modern? Outline the transparent tips of your long nails with blue polish, and watch how it instantly upgrades the look!

Textured Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hand with a glossy nude nail polish that has blue tips with textured croc-print designs
Image courtesy of @kikinails_ebeauty

Blue tips with textured croc-print designs on a creamy nude base look uniquely alluring! Remember: this mani looks best on mid-length to long square nails. 

Light Blue Tips with Streaks

A closeup of a woman's hand with glossy nude nail polish base that has light blue French-tip nails, streaks in blue and white, and glittery silver
Image courtesy of @rachelsbeauty_

If light blue French-tip nails are too simple for you, accentuate them with some streaks in blue, white, and glittery silver for extra oomph.

Matte Blue Tips with Eye Art

A woman's hands with peach nail polish base that has matte blue French tips and tiny eyes nail art
Image courtesy of @rachelsbeauty_

Creativity is limitless in nail art. So switch up your matte blue French tips by creating evil eye art on the area near the cuticles of each nail!

Blue Tortoiseshell

A closeup of a woman's hand with pale peach nail polish that has blue French tips with small, irregularly shaped spots
Image courtesy of @rachelsbeauty_

Here’s another way to make blue French tips extra unique. Just decorate the tips with small, irregularly shaped spots to achieve cool tortoiseshell prints!

Baby Blue Tips and Daisies

A closeup of a woman's hands with pale pink nail polish base that has baby blue French-tip nails with white and baby blue daisies
Image courtesy of @1999houseofnailsnz

Get pretty baby blue French-tip nails with accent nails that have white and baby blue daisies. What a dainty, summer-fresh manicure!

Sky Blue Tips and Lone Heart

A closeup of a woman's hand with nude nail polish base that has a sky blue French tips and a a lone heart on select nail
Image courtesy of @1999houseofnailsnz

This nail design features Frenchies paired with a tiny sky blue heart on each nail. Not only is it lovely, but it’s also super easy to do by yourself.

Sideway Waves

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy peach nail polish that has sideway waves in different shades of blue on select nails
Image courtesy of @nails.by.iz_

Thin electric blue tips are stylish! But if you want to make them quirkier, add sideway waves in white, pale blue, and glittery blue on select nails. 

Blue Swirled Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with nude nail polish base that has French tips with swirls in different shades of blue
Image courtesy of @nails.by.iz_

French tips with swirls in different shades of blue are sure to attract more gazes from the crowd. This hypnotizing design is versatile enough to go with different outfits. 

Mix of Dark and Light Blue

A woman's hands with a glossy nude peach nail polish that has black nail tips and  streaks in dark shades of blue
Image courtesy of @nails.by.iz_

Mix and match light and dark shades of blue on your tips by having them as either the color of your tips or the decorative swirls. You’ll be surprised at how this unusual color combo easily steals the show.

Winter White and Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy nude nail polish base that has an alternate blue and white nail tips and white snowflakes. It has white polish outline on the blue nail tips
Image courtesy of @x.thenailstudio

Want a mani that encapsulates the coolness of winter? Alternate between blue and white polish for your tips.

Then make the nails with the blue French tips cool and unique by adding a white outline and white snowflakes.

Aurora Borealis

A closeup of a woman's hand with nude nail polish base that has a mix of blue and green colors on nail tips
Image courtesy of @valenciabeautynails

We’re a fan of the lovely clash of blue and green colors in this design, which we liken to the phenomenal aurora borealis. 

Blue Eye

A closeup of a woman's hand with a nude nail polish base that has U-tips in blue  and Nazar nail art on select nail
Image courtesy of @natalie_thedollshouse

Drive away bad karma by getting U-tips in royal blue and hand-painting evil eye or nazar art on your accent nails. 

Green and Blue V-Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy peach nail polish base that has a green and blue v-tips on nails
Image courtesy of @natalie_thedollshouse

Get V-shaped Frenchies on square nails and paint the right side lime green and the left blue. Make sure to use a glossy top coat to make this design look extra sleek.

Mini Animal Print Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy peach nail polish base that has thin blue French tips with dark blue animal print
Image courtesy of @natalie_thedollshouse

Wear thin blue French tips and give them a fierce look with dark blue animal print!

Tips in Shades of Blue

A woman's hands with a glossy nude nail polish that has different shades of blue on the tip and the base of each nail
Image courtesy of @nails.by.iz_

Can’t decide which shade of blue looks good on you? Use different shades of blue to create classic and reverse French tips.

Prepare to be amazed at how you can easily rock this unique gradient-inspired look!

Blue Tips With White and Gold Dots

A closeup of a woman's hand with pale pink nail polish base that has a French tips in various shades of blue and outlined with white and gold glitter dots
Image courtesy of @_racquelsnails

There’s an inexplicable charm in these gradient Frenchies in various shades of blue. They’re outlined with expertly placed white and gold glitter dots, offering the slightest hint of sparkle.

Pastel Blue Tips and Daisies

A woman's hand with pale pink nail polish base that has lovely daisies and pastel blue French tips
Image courtesy of @nails.bylynsey

Paint or stamp lovely daisies on the bottom of your pastel blue Frenchies. Get ready to receive compliments from everyone you meet with this dainty style!

White and Blue V-Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with nude nail polish that has white-and-blue V-tips with silver glitter on select nails
Image courtesy of @bysarahnailartist

Accentuate your white-and-blue V-tips by sprinkling silver glitter on select nails. Chic and sparkly!

Blue Tips, White Outline

A closeup of a woman's hand with nude nail polish that has mini blue French tips and edges. Tips outlined with white nail polish
Image courtesy of @leannehaycock_

Aiming for a trendy minimalist nail design? Use white nail polish to outline your bright blue French tips and cuticles!

Coffin Nails With Blue Tips, Chrome Butterflies, and Pearls

A closeup of a woman's hands with glossy nude nail polish base that has blue French tips on long coffin nails, chrome butterflies on select nails and blue pearls along the cuticles
Image courtesy of @studio_c_k

Looking for a feminine nail design? Wear blue French tips on long coffin nails and decorate select ones with chrome butterflies at the bottom of the tips and blue pearls along the cuticles. 

Almond Tips in Assorted Blue

A closeup of a woman's hand with light nude nail polish that has long almond nails in different shades of blue
Image courtesy of @nails.bylynsey

Paint each of the tips of your long almond nails in different shades of blue. This is a simple but sleek and elegant manicure!

Blue Ocean Waves

A closeup of a woman's hand with pink nail polish base that has blue dancing waves on nail tips
Image courtesy of @nails.byabb

Hitting the beach this summer? Get funky with your mani and hand-paint dancing waves on your tips to make your nails look getaway-ready!

Mini Blue Tips and Terra Art

A closeup of a woman's hands with pastel pink nail polish base that has thin line of pastel blue nail tips and leaves and florals nail designs
Image courtesy of @nails.byabb

Paint your square nails light pink and add a thin line of pastel blue at every tip for a girly combo! Adorn the accent nails with earthy elements such as leaves and gold-lined florals to make the design extra cute.

Simple Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with pink nail polish base that has thick electric blue French tips
Image courtesy of @nails.byabb

Another hip trend to try is thick electric blue French tips! This mani can make your short square nails look longer. 

Calm Summer Tides

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy and glittery light nude nail polish that has white, light blue, and dark blue nail tips
Image courtesy of @nails.byabb

If you want stunning nails for your summer escapade, paint the waves of the calm summer sea on your tips with white, light blue, and dark blue polish. Top them off with a clear glitter top coat for some shine. 

Matte Blue on Blue

A closeup of a woman's hand with light matte blue nail polish base that has dark matte blue nail tips
Image courtesy of @kuypernailart

Wear a stylish mani that combines two matte shades of blue on long square nails. Go for a pale blue base with a slightly darker blue shade for the tips. A refined contemporary look!

Tips in White and Shades of Blue

A closeup of a woman's hand with a nude nail polish base that has a various shades of blue on nail tips and white nail polish nail tip on the middle finger
Image courtesy of @kuypernailart

Try a classic white French tip on one nail and paint the rest in different shades of blue.

Chrome White and Blue V-Tips

A closeup of a woman's hand with a glossy nude nail polish base that has an overlapping sheer white and navy blue V-tips
Image courtesy of @kuypernailart

Overlapping sheer white and navy blue V-tips on long oval nails create a sleek, ultra-modern design. 

Cornflower Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy light pink nail polish base that has cornflower blue tips on a mid-length almond nails
Image courtesy of @sdsnailsandbeauty_x

You’ll never go wrong with cornflower blue tips for a fresh, beautiful manicure! The best part? This design is super easy to do on mid-length almond nails!

Blue Ice Cream Tips

A closeup of a woman's hand with a glossy nude nail polish base that has melted ice cream nail art at the tips of a long oval nails
Image courtesy of @sdsnailsandbeauty_x

Nothing puts you in a summer state of mind quite like melted ice cream nail art!

Simply paint four straight lines in different shades of blue on a white base and use a navy blue color for the outline. Super quirky!

Cold Winter Wind

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy nude nail polish base that has white-and-light-blue marble tips on long square nails
Image courtesy of @arellyys_nailss

White-and-light-blue marble tips remind us of cold, whooshing winter winds.

Sky Blue Tips on Coffin Nails

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy nude nail polish that has sky blue French tips on long coffin nails
Image courtesy of @arellyys_nailss

If you want a classy manicure, get sky blue Frenchies on long coffin nails. Drench them in glossy polish for added sleekness. 

Light Blue Tips With Retro Hearts

 A woman's hands with nude nail polish base that has light blue French-tip nails and colorful retro hearts nail designs
Image courtesy of @getnaileddbybri

Light blue French-tip nails are a go-to for most people. However, if you want to make them a little bit funky, try decorating them with colorful retro hearts.

Blue Cow Print

A closeup of a woman's hands with peach nail polish that has cow prints on neon blue French tips
Image courtesy of @rltnailsandbeauty

Add a playful spin to your long square nails by painting cow prints on your neon blue French tips! 

Ocean Blue and White Tips With Nazar

A closeup of a woman's hands with pale pink nail polish that has diagonal V-tips in white and blue on nails and mysterious Turkish eye pendant nail art
Image courtesy of @rltnailsandbeauty

Upgrade your clean, short nails by getting diagonal V-tips in white and blue. Then add mysterious evil eye designs to the accent nails for an eccentric touch!

Sapphire Blue Tips and Streaks

A closeup of a woman's hand with a glossy nude nail polish base that has sapphire blue French tips with light blue streak accents
Image courtesy of @rltnailsandbeauty

Another easy-to-do nail design you can do at home! This one features sapphire blue Frenchies with light blue streak accents. Select nails also feature blue reverse French tips.

Baby Blue Tips and Floral Details

A closeup of a woman's hands with nude nail polish base that has a dainty lavender blue French tips and a tropical flower on select nails
Image courtesy of @rltnailsandbeauty

Wear dainty pastel blue French tips and decorate select nails with a tropical flower situated below the tips. For extra charm, top all your nails off with clear glitter polish!

Blue Animal Prints

A closeup of a woman's hand with nude nail polish that has white and blue polish crocodile, leopard, tiger, and cheetah prints on long almond nails
Image courtesy of @rltnailsandbeauty

If you have a hankering for animal prints, we think we’ve found the perfect nail design for you! For an eye-catching look, use white and blue polish alternately for the tips with crocodile, leopard, tiger, and cheetah prints on long almond nails.

Classic Light Blue Frenchies

A closeup of a woman's hands with nude nail polish base that has light blue French tips
Image courtesy of @lamournailsnz

In this nail design, the light blue French tips take center stage against a creamy nude backdrop. Truly a mani that can wow us with its simplicity!

Wet Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with peach nail polish base that has blue French tips and chunky glitter flakes
Image courtesy of @lamournailsnz

Chunky glitter flakes sprinkled over blue French tips look like delicate raindrops. This design is so unique and elegant!

Sapphire Blue Nails With Florals

A closeup of a woman's hands with light nude nail polish that has matte blue nails, blue French tips, and blue florals
Image courtesy of @_iwnails

This nail design features matte blue nails contrasted with blue French tips and blue florals on a glossy nude base. Definitely the right mix of fun and style!

Tips and Clouds

A closeup of a woman's hands with nude nail polish base that has French tips and cloud details in either blue or white
Image courtesy of @_iwnails

These almond nails feature Frenchies and cloud-shaped details in either blue or white. You can’t say no to this dreamy and pretty look!

Aquamarine Blue Tips and Gems

A closeup of a woman's hands with a peach nail polish that has aquamarine tips paired with aquamarine gems,  blue curved line below the tips and silver glitter
Image courtesy of @_iwnails

You can’t help but smile at these mesmerizing aquamarine tips paired with aquamarine gems lined up along the cuticles. Draw a glittery blue curve below the tips to give the look extra flair. 

Gradient Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hand with a nude nail polish that has diagonal French tips in a monochrome blue palette
Image courtesy of @_iwnails

Love all shades of blue? This design is totally a must-try for you. It uses diagonal lines in different shades of blue to create French tips. The monochrome blue palette here is just stunning! 

Realistic Ocean Waves

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy peach nail polish that has hand-painted ocean waves and flying birds nail art
Image courtesy of @practicallymagic_nailsbeauty

For an unconventional take on the French mani, replace traditional French tips with hand-painted ocean waves that look incredibly realistic! Paint flying birds on select nails for a breathtaking effect.

Sky Blue Tips

A closeup of a woman's hands with a glossy peachy pink nail polish that has sky blue French tips
Image courtesy of @practicallymagic_nailsbeauty

We think that the sky blue Frenchies in this design perfectly complement the peachy pink base. It’s super easy to love this gorgeous mani!

Mini Aquamarine Tips and Spring Details

A closeup of a woman's hand with bare nails that has thinly lined aquamarine French tips with budding flowers and leaves nail art
Image courtesy of @practicallymagic_nailsbeauty

Got short nails? Get thinly lined aquamarine Frenchies on your nails and decorate them with budding flowers and leaves. Then let classic spring elements dominate your accent nails.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Shades of Blue Are Best for French-Tip Nails?

There is no “best” shade of blue for French-tip nails. The right shade for you will depend on the design and overall vibe you want to achieve!

Here’s a quick chart to help you choose the perfect blue shade:

ShadeRecommended DesignOverall Style or Aesthetic
Electric blue, royal blueAnimal print, glitterBold and vibrant
Baby blueFlorals, swirls, ombréDainty and feminine
Navy blueGems or rhinestonesDramatic and elegant

Quick Tip

Consider your skin’s undertones when choosing shades as well.

For example, go for warm-toned blues like dark turquoise if you have warm undertones and cool-toned blues like sapphire blue if you have cool undertones.

Are Blue French Tips Appropriate To Wear if You’re a Professional?

If you work in a creative industry, such as fashion or advertising, where bold and unique styles are celebrated, blue French-tip nails can be a great way to express yourself while still looking professional. 

On the other hand, if you work in a law or finance company where professionalism and conservatism are highly valued, it may be best to stick with more traditional French tips like nude, pink, or white.

Be a Trendsetter With Stylish Blue French-Tip Nails!

Whether it’s a classic and understated look or a bold and adventurous style, blue French tips offer endless possibilities for customization and personalization.

With our fantastic collection of 60 blue French-tip nail designs, you’ll have plenty of inspiration to try and create your own unique and beautiful nail art.

We have no doubt you can rock any nail design of your choice!

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