24 Glam Gold Acrylic Nails Trending Right Now

Updated on January 12, 2024
Tatiana Cooper By Tatiana Cooper
Tatiana Cooper

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    24 Glam Gold Acrylic Nails Trending Right Now

    Gold acrylic nails are calling, pick up! Now sit back and relax while we take you on a golden journey through all things gold acrylic nails. We have many styles for you to try with all kinds of colors paired with gold. The possibilities are endless and we can’t wait to share them all.

    Gold Acrylic Nail Shapes

    Before we jump into the bright world of gold acrylic nails, we thought you might want to know about the different acrylic nail shapes that you can pair with your gold manicures. So, if you’d like to learn, check out the chart below!

    Gold Acrylic Nail Shapes Description
    Square Square-shaped acrylic nails feature straight edges and squared-off tips for a classic and timeless look.
    Almond Almond-shaped acrylic nails are tapered with rounded tips, resembling the natural shape of almonds for an elegant and feminine appearance.
    Oval Oval acrylic nails have softly rounded tips and elongated shapes, creating a flattering and versatile nail style that complements various hand shapes.
    Round Rounded acrylic nails have circular tips, offering a natural and low-maintenance option that is both classic and aesthetically pleasing.
    Stiletto Stiletto-shaped acrylic nails are pointed and elongated, resembling the shape of stiletto heels, for a bold and dramatic look that elongates the fingers.
    Coffin/Ballerina Coffin or ballerina-shaped acrylic nails are squared-off at the tips and tapered towards the base, combining elements of both square and stiletto shapes for a trendy and edgy appearance.
    Squoval Squoval-shaped acrylic nails strike a balance between square and oval, featuring straight sides with slightly rounded tips for a flattering and practical compromise.

    Rose Gold Acrylic Nails

    Yes, we know – rose gold is so 2015. But, hear us out. These rose gold acrylic nails are the ultimate manicure, especially for a swanky New Year’s Eve party or the holidays in general. Rose gold is a soft and feminine color that complements any skin tone. Plus rose gold acrylic nails can be as simple as a solid color or add some chrome or glitter like the image above. The choice is yours!

    Green And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Green and gold are the ultimate pairing, especially when it comes to manicures. These green acrylic nails remind us of the holidays and a stunning gold ornament adorned the Christmas tree. We suggest levelling up this ultimate pair by incorporating some glitter and geometric designs. That way, not only will your nails look pretty, but they’ll look cool too. There are many different acrylic shapes to choose from, but our ultimate paring is an almond shape. Dark green and gold glitter are two bold colors, but painting them with a soft almond shape will soften their appearance, making your manicure just right.

    Do you want to know how to file the perfect almond nail shape for these perfect green and gold acrylic nails? Perfect, cause we have a step-by-step tutorial for you below:

    1. Ensure that your acrylic nails are securely applied and fully set. Gather a 100/180 grit acrylic nail file and a buffer block.
    2. Determine and achieve the desired length of your almond-shaped nails using nail clippers if necessary.
    3. Begin filing the sides of your nails in a gentle curve, narrowing them towards the tips to create a basic almond shape. Ensure symmetry as you work.
    4. Focus on the nail tips, filing both sides to create a subtle pointed shape. Avoid making the point overly sharp for a balanced look.
    5. Regularly compare both nails to maintain symmetry. Make adjustments as needed to ensure uniformity.
    6. Use a buffer block to smooth out rough edges, refining the overall shape for a polished finish.
    7. Step back and assess the overall almond shape. Make any final adjustments to ensure both nails are even and meet your desired shape.
    8. Cleanse hands and nails of any filing residue. Apply cuticle oil to moisturize cuticles and surrounding skin.

    Gold Tip Acrylic Nails

    You all know the classic French manicure, how could you not? However, we want you to put your instincts to the test and scrap the classic white. instead, try these gold-tip acrylic nails. Pairing a square-shaped acrylic, with a French manicure, but gold, the ultimate eye-catcher. We mean, come on just look at how fabulous this manicure is.

    Pink And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Go for something bold and try pink nails with gold glitter sprinkled on top. The longer the acrylic nails, the more surface area you’ll have to play around and add more glitter. We suggest you try going for an ombre effect where you have the glitter fading into pink. Try going for a coffin-shaped acrylic nail for this one, we think it looks best.

    Gold And White Acrylic Nails

    What is one of those nail colors that are trustworthy every time? It looks clean, it looks sophisticated, and it looks like you have your sh*t together. But, where’s the fun in that? All we’re saying is to keep the white but level it up a bit. Try adding some gold accent color to your white manicure for the ultimate gold and white acrylic nails. Maybe a little gold leaf-like pattern would be cool? We mean, they look just fabulous, don’t they?

    Emerald And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Nothing says you like to have fun in a classy way than a stunning deep emerald green color. Sure, colors like green can be a lot for the minimalists out there who love their classic light pink manicures, but why not try something out of your comfort zone? The holidays are the perfect occasion to try something new, and these emerald and gold acrylic nails match the holiday season vibes immaculately.

    Black And Gold Acrylic Nail Designs

    If you love the look of gold glitter, you are going to want to check out these black and gold acrylic nail designs. What we love about this manicure is the faucet hat the black is great at making the gold pop. It’s basically its only job.

    Red And Gold Acrylic Nail Designs

    For these red and gold acrylic nail designs, we suggest long nails like these acrylics. They allow for more surface area which gives you more room to play. These red and gold acrylic nail designs are the ultimate cool girl manicure. The faces on them are giving off the coolest vibes we’ve ever seen. Pairing them with these long coffin-shaped nails was the perfect choice…take notes! You can never go wrong with red acrylic nails, trust us.

    Gold French Tip Acrylic Nails

    The gold French tip acrylic nails are just as they sound, gold French tip nails. It’s as simple as replacing the white of a regular French manicure with gold to give it a unique twist no one was expecting. This manicure looks best on a fresh set of square acrylic nails.

    Purple And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Purple and gold is a regal color combination that we are certain will have your friend purple with envy. A simple muter lavender purple shade, paired with a stunning gold shimmer, will give you the manicure of your dreams. These purple and gold acrylic nails are the real deal, and they look ideal with a perfect coffin-shaped acrylic nail.

    Royal Blue And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Ride the motion of the ocean with these royal blue and gold acrylic nails. We love this manicure because it replicates the ocean, but also has great elements like the gold that really take it to new heights. Sometimes giving up the classic pink manicure is too much, but you don’t have to with these royal blue and gold acrylic nails, all you are doing is simply adding a bit over the top of the pink to make it an even better manicure.

    Brown And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Brown and gold is a warm, earthy color combination perfect for the fall season. The brown and gold blend seamlessly together, complimenting one another’s hues brilliantly. We honestly can’t get enough of how fantastic these square-shaped claws look when paired with a little bit of brown and a little bit of gold.

    Navy Blue And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Navy blue is one of those colors that goes with everything. The richness of the color is perfect for adding a bit of color to your claws without adding too much color if you know what we mean. Plus, navy blue is a great base color for gold 3D nail art. We think the image speakeasy for itself in that regard – nothing else needs to be said.

    Maroon And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Maroon and gold is a rich and sophisticated color combination perfect for the fall and winter. Just picture yourself cozied up next to the fire with a glass of red wine and your maroon nails dazzling. Or picture yourself outside on a winter’s day, your beautiful red nails contrasting beautifully against the white of the snow. Sounds nice right? But, if you pair the maroon with gold, it’ll look even more dazzling.

    Short Gold Acrylic Nails

    Short gold acrylic nails are perfect for those who prefer a more low-maintenance manicure. Acrylic nails do more than just add length, they also make your nails look thicker and more healthy. These short gold acrylic nails are all you need. They’re short and sweet.

    Burgundy And Gold Acrylic Nails

    Burgundy and gold is a rich color combination perfect for those fall and winter seasons we all love so much. For some, the color burgundy on acrylic nails might be enough, but for those who like to have fun with their manicures, add some gold accent designs and glitter to really outshine the rest of us.

    Long Gold Acrylic Nails

    Long gold acrylic nails are here and they are here to stay. This manicure is not for the faint of heart. It really just screams I love attention, and we are so here for that. These gold-dripping square-shaped nails are what 3D manicure dreams are made of. These long acrylic nails are so giving Marc Jacobs 2016 and there is nothing cooler.

    Matte Black And Gold Acrylic Nails

    If you are someone who is big into nail art, we have a good feeling you are going to be super into these black and gold acrylic nail designs. We love this gold acrylic nail design because it looks like a beautiful brushstroke of gold. If you are a painter, warn that you might fall in love with these nails.

    If you are looking for nail designs but these aren’t doing it for you, there are a few other options we suggest, such as:

    • 3D nail art
    • Geometric shapes
    • Rhinestones
    • Glitter
    • Chrome pigment
    • Nail decals
    • Nail stickers

    Gold Leaf Acrylic Nails

    Sometimes letting the design elements speak for themselves is all that is acquired. These gold leaf acrylic nails are super short, but that leaves more chance for the attention to be drawn to the star of the show aka the gold leaf design. Adding some gold flakes overtop of a light pink base is a manicure made in heaven.

    Gold Ombre Acrylic Nails

    You might be thinking, “Wow, I didn’t know ombre nails were still in style.” And that’s a fair statement, but honestly get it together! Of course, they are still in style. These gold ombre acrylic nails are just beautiful. They really allow for the gold to stand out and make a statement. We highly recommend these nails for the holidays, specifically a New Year’s Eve party.

    Clear Acrylic Nails With Gold Flakes

    Sometimes all you need is acrylic nails and gold flakes. Forget about other colors, cause you don’t need em! These clear acrylic nails with gold flakes come from heaven. There’s something undeniably elegant about a clear acrylic nail design.

    Teal And Gold Acrylic Nails

    If you love color, and really want to stand out – then these teal and gold acrylic nails are likely exactly what you are searching for. Teal, a vibrant blue-green shade, represents tranquility and elegance, while gold symbolizes luxury and opulence. When combined, these two colors create a mesmerizing contrast you can’t just ignore.

    Fold For The Gold

    It’s time to fold and put your boring old manicure in the past and go for one of these beautiful gold acrylic nails. We can’t get enough of all the different styles and looks that we want you to try out. These are gold acrylic manicures in here for every season, which in our opinion, means its the perfect manicure.