As a college student, you have a lot of things on your plate. You’re probably juggling classes, homework, exams, and social life. So it’s understandable if your nails sometimes fall by the wayside. But that doesn’t mean you have to neglect them entirely. In fact, there are plenty of easy nail designs that can be done in just a few minutes using basic supplies that you probably already have at home. Here are ten of our favorites.
10 Nail Designs Perfect for College Girls
The Bare Minimum
If you’re really short on time, just painting your nails a solid color is quick and easy. But that doesn’t mean it has to be boring. Pick a shade that’s outside of your comfort zone, or go for a metallic or glitter polish. Use one of the colors from the OPI gel color chart and you will definitely love the outcome of the process.
This classic design is making a comeback, and it’s perfect for college students. You just need two colors of nail polish and some Scotch tape. It is a little bit more time-consuming than a solid color, but the results are definitely worth it.
This is another easy design that can be done with just two colors of polish and some tape. Simply paint your nails with one color, then use the other color and the tape to create stripes. You can make them as thick or thin as you like.
If you want to show off your romantic side, then this nail design is perfect for you. Pick up some red polish and a steady hand to create the hearts. The hearts can be placed randomly on the nails or in a specific pattern.
This girly design is perfect for any time of the year. Use a dotting tool to draw the flowers and gather some patience to create this pretty look. I am sure that you will get a lot of compliments on this design.
For all the tropical lovers out there, this nail design is for you. Pick some yellow, green, and white polish and unleash your inner artist to create this fruity design. It is always better to use a toothpick for the pineapple leaves so that they come out neat and tidy.
These out-of-this-world nails are easier to create than you might think. All you need is a toothpick and some glitter polish in shades of blue, purple, and pink. Rock this look to your next astronomy class or stargazing party.
Magical Glitter Dip Nails
These nails are absolutely stunning and will make you feel like a princess. You can use OPI nail dip to create this mesmerizing look. This stunning design is perfect for a night out on the town or a formal event.
Whether you’re a fan of the ocean or just love sparkly things, these nails are sure to please. Choose some beautiful shades of green, blue, and purple glitter polish for this design. You can use as many or as few colors as you like to achieve the desired effect.
These pretty pastel nails are perfect for anyone who loves all things magical. You will require some white polish and a selection of different colored glitters to create this design. You can also add some unicorn-themed accessories like rhinestones or charms for an extra touch of magic.
With school just starting for many, we thought it would be the perfect time to round up some of our favorite nail designs that are perfect for college girls. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, these ten looks will make sure your nails always look on point – and they’re all super easy to do yourself!