21 Flame Nail Ideas – the Newest Summer Manicure Trend

Flame nail art has become one of the hottest looks in nails. It is loved by celebs like Kylie Jenner who is always influencing the must-have nail trends. We think flame nails are awesome because you can create so many different looks with the endless nail colors. Not only that, but it can give your pretty manicures a trendy edge, too. There are a few different ways to create flame nail art. You can hand-paint flames, use stencils or you can buy stickers. There are also plenty of flame nail art tutorials online. So, to give you some design inspiration, we have found 23 fun flame nail ideas. There are vibrant colors, subtle nail designs and even some sparkly looks. You will even be able to recreate some of these yourself at home. So, what you are waiting for?! Take a look and give your nails a fiery makeover.

1. Fiery Red Flames

The first nail idea is fiery and stylish. Here we have nude nails with red flame art on each nail. This is an easy to wear version of the trend because red is a classic nail color and it compliments nude beautifully. You can recreate this mani or you could even glam it up a little with some red glitter.

2. Colorful Flames with Silver Glitter

Speaking of glitter, this next mani shows a pretty and bold way to wear sparkly flame art. For this look we have nude nails with colorful flames. Some are pink and some are blue. Only the outline is vibrant because the flame is colored in with silver glitter. As you can see, this creates a glam and stylish look. You can try something similar or use any color for the outlines. Gold glitter can be used as well.

Colorful Flames with Silver Glitter

Source: @sheadbeauty

3. Nude Nails with White Flames

This next nail idea is one of our favorites because it is a chic but edgy mani. Here we have shorter nude nails with white flames. We love the color combo of white and nude, it is so stylish and easy to wear. Not only that, but this version shows how awesome the flames can look on shorter nails. You can, of course, recreate the design on very long nails. The choice is yours.

Nude Nails with White Flames

Source: @madame.gels

4. Striking Black Flame Design

If you like to wear statement making nail art, then this idea is perfect for you. This look features a light base color on the nails with striking black flames painted on the top. The black flames really stand out against the color underneath and the result is very trendy and bold. You can use any color as your base because black suits them all. Pastel pink, purple, blue, yellow or white would look amazing.

Striking Black Flame Design

Source: @nail_saint

5. Bold Neon Nail Art

Next, we have a mani that combines two of the must-have nail looks. This design features neon flames! The nails are a stylish coffin shape and they start nude and the nail art is added towards the tips. This time the flames are neon with a black outline. You can recreate this look or you can use any other neon color such as pink or orange. This mani is perfect for the summer.

Bold Neon Nail Art

Source: @chaunlegend

6. Glitzy Flame Nails

Add some glitz and glamour to your look with a flame mani like this one. Each nail has a different design including flames, rose gold, glitter and more. We love the colors used because the brown, rose gold and gold look stunning together. This is a beautiful and stylish mani. You can try a similar look or you can use only one or two designs on all nails.

7. Pink and Black Flames

We love this next idea! Here we have long and nude nails. One hand features black flame art and the other hand has pink flames. The different colored art looks so cool and the colors compliment each other too. This is a trendy and unique idea and it is perfect for the times when you can’t decide which color to wear! Go for the pink and black or choose any two colors.

Pink and Black Flames

Source: @sheadbeauty

8. Neon Flame Nails

Stand out from the crowd in style with nails like these! Each nail is different and two types of flames have been used to create the look. On each hand one nail has ombre art, one has orange ombre with an iridescent flame and two are nude with gradient flames! You can buy iridescent flames online for your nails and you can find gradient nail art tutorials on YouTube.

9. Bright Orange Flames

Orange is the perfect color for flames because it is stylish and flames have orange tones in real life. Here is how to wear orange beautifully. Here we have translucent nails with bold orange flames towards the tips. This is a trendy and easy to wear mani that will suit everyone. You can also jazz up the flames with orange glitter.

Bright Orange Flames

Source: @sheadbeauty

10. Sparkly Flame Mani

If you like to wear plenty of sparkle, then this idea is perfect for you! Here we have short nails that are covered in sparkling silver glitter. Orange and red flames have also been added on the tips. We love this because it is so bold and the flames give the pretty glitter an edge. Recreate this or you can use any color flame with the silver glitter. Black flames would look amazing.

11. Colorful Flame Nail Art

Next, we have another colorful design to show you! This time the nails are nude and each nail has a different colored flame with another color used for the outline. It is such a fun, bold and statement making idea. You can also wear lots of stylish colors at once. Try a similar look or use your own color palette. Either way, this mani will be great for the spring and summer.

12. Rose Gold Nails with White Flames

This next idea is another one of our favorites. This mani features long nails that are painted in a pretty rose gold color. The nails are finished off with white flames. We love the white and the rose gold together. It is such an elegant and pretty combo but it has a trendy edge because of the flames. Nails like these would be perfect for a party.

13. Bright Pink Nail Idea

Love the color pink? If so, this design is for you. Here we have long coffin nails. The nails start with a nude color and then the flame art is added towards the tips. These flames are light pink the middle with a dark pink outline. It is a fun, pretty and stylish design. Try and recreate the look or you can swap the colors around. So, have a dark pink flame with a pastel outline.

14. Orange Flame Nail Design

If you like your manicures to be bold and bright, the check out this idea. Here we have super long nails and most of them have a different design. Two nails have pink ombre, one nail is orange and is adorned with gems while the other nail is nude with a purple metallic flame. You can buy holographic flames online and stick them on your nails, so you can recreate a similar look at home.

15. Pastel Flame Art

The next nail idea is perfect for the spring and summer seasons. This mani features short and nude nails with pastel flames. As you can see, the pastel colors look so cute with the flames. You can try using a few different colors like this or you can choose one pastel color for all nails. The art will look great on all nail lengths and shapes.

Pastel Flame Nail Art

Source: @sheadbeauty

16. Neon Pink Flames

Earlier in the post we featured neon flames. If you loved that idea, then take a look at this one too. This time we have neon pink and orange flames. As you can see, the different neon colors look amazing! A mani like this is perfect for vacations, the summer and festivals. Recreate the orange and pink look or you can just choose either pink or orange for all nails.

Neon Pink Nail Flames

Source: @chaunlegend

17. Fiery Nails with Glitter

This next nail idea is inspired by real fire. All of the nails are sparkly and some either have flames or ombre art. We love these flames because they have orange and yellow tones like real flames. This is a fiery, fun and fierce look that will make a statement. The different nail shapes look very trendy too. If you like to wear unique nail art, then this is perfect for you.

Fiery Nails with Glitter

Source: @sheadbeauty

18. Vivid Pink Nails with Flame Art

Next, we have another pink and orange idea. This time the art is placed on short nails. Most of the nails are vivid pink and the two accent nails are nude with pink and orange flames. This is a cute, bold and easy to wear look. Recreate this or you can use orange as the main color instead of pink.

19. Trendy White and Black Flames

If you loved the white flame idea, then this could be great for you too. Here we have another white flame mani. The nails are long and nude with white flames on the tips. A black outline has been added to the flames as well. We love this because black and white is such a chic and trendy combination. You could even try wearing black flames with white outlines .

Trendy White and Black Flames

Source: @sheadbeauty

20. Bold Pink and Blue Nail Design

Blue and pink is another cute color combo and with flame art it looks amazing. As you can see, these nails are blue with vibrant pink flames. It is such a fun and bold design. You could try a similar look or have either pink or blue nails with the flame design as an accent nail. This art was created with pink acrylic polish from Mag Cosmeticos and color Cockeyed by Masglo Belleza Professional.

21. Marble Art with Red Flames

The last nail idea is another one that combines two must-have nail trends. Here we have pink marble nails with red flame outlines over the top. We love this because marble art is so trendy right now and it looks so chic. The flames give the marble a unique and stylish edge. You can find marble nail art tutorials online and you can use any color combo if recreating the look.

We hope you have found a fiery flame nail design to try!

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