Zebra Nail Art: 40+ Wild Ideas for Your Manicure

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Minimalist, but yet impressive and stylish- zebra nail art ideas you need to try!

Without a doubt, black and white could be combined in so many ways.

Two parallel lines on a manicure with a nude base look simple and ordinary, and at the same time, it is so effective and goes with whatever you plan to wear during the week.

If you add a little sparkle and glam, you will turn your nails into a beautiful addition to your party look on Friday night. A fine, sparkling rhinestone can be an accent on the nail of the ring finger, and why not add a third color – on just one of the fingers, for example, royal blue, neon orange, or bright pink.

The zebra nail art gives us the freedom to experiment. When you are not sure what manicure to do just mix everything and make each nail different.

However, with black and white nail polish, you have other options, apart from the minimalist and classic manicure.

This Year’s Trends for Zebra Nail Art

What’s hot this year when it comes to zebra nails? Here are some trends that are very popular on social media:

  • Matte Zebra Pattern Nails
  • Gradient Zebra Stripes Nails
  • Glitter Zebra Nail Art
  • Zebra Nail Art With Rhinestones
  • Zebra Nails Combined With Colors
  • Striped French Nail Tips

Zebra Nail Art Design: Simple Video Tutorial

Here is a simple tutorial for zebra nails you can easily do at home, video via youtube by Simple Nail Art Designs.

YouTube video

40+ Best Zebra Nail Art Ideas for Your Manicure

So here they are, the most beautiful zebra nail art – save you favourites to Pinterest, and check out the zebra nails Pinterest board where we have saved even more ideas for inspiration.

If you want to stay on top of nail design trends, don’t forget to follow our Pinterest account – check it out here.

1. Monochrome Zebra Nail Art

Super trendy and stylish zebra art nails where each finger has its own design.

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2. Blue and Black Zebra Nail Art

Zebra nail art on a nude base with an accent royal blue point finger.

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3. Neon Pink and Black Zebra Manicure

Neon pink can bring the party spirit to your outfit!

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4. Barbie Pink and Black Zebra Nail Art

Cute barbie pink nails with accent animal print.

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4. Fake Zebra Nail Art French Tips

Zebra nail art is unique and effective, simply because the stripes of the zebra in nature are always different.

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5. Neon Orange Zebra Nail Art

Playful and bold zebra nail art in neon orange and pink.

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6. Gold and Monochrome Zebra Nail Art

Add a touch of sparkle with golden lines between black and white stripes.

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7. Elevated Zebra French Tip Nail Art

French tips are another nail trend we love and use for experiments.

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8. Pink, Gold and White Zebra Nails

Who said zebra nails should be boring and monochromic?

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9. Modern Coffin Nails with Zebra Design

Fashionable, bold and extreme coffin nails with zebra art design.

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10. Lavender Coffin Nails with Zebra Design

Elegant zebra nails suitable for your 9 to 5 outfits and style.

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11. Red Almond Nails with Zebra Design

Classic red nails with accent black ring finger and elegant zebra art.

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12. Green Short Nails with Zebra Design

If full zebra nails are too much for you, just use it as an accent on two fingers only.

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13. Minimalist Tips with Zebra Design

A zebra art nail design suitable for the most conservatory style.

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14. White Zebra Nails

Pretty and simple manicure that gives your nails plenty of color contrast – decadent zebra stripes painted in white combined with dark burgundy color for rest of the nails.

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15. Pink and Black Zebra Nails

Opt for an asymmetric look with this pretty black and pink manicure which is elevated by beautiful bold zebra stripes.

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16. Burgundy and Black Zebra Nails

Fall nails? Check! This pretty burgundy manicure gets another breath of life with the addition of zebra stripes and pretty golden details.

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17. Gold Outline Zebra Nails

Make your nails a work of art by adding a golden or copper outline to your zebra stripes. Looks wonderful even on short nails.

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18. Fuchsia & Purple Zebra Nails

Love a bit of color? Zebra nail designs work pretty much with any nail polish color you can think of, especially these shades of fuchsia and purple.

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19. Pretty Pink Zebra French Nail Tips

A simple French-style manicure elevated by the addition of zebra stripes on the tips. Perfect manicure for any occasion, whether it’s everyday wear or a party.

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20. Mismatched Zebra French Nail Tips

Get the best of both worlds by using a different design on each nail – tie the design together by using a cohesive color palette.

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21. Mismatched Purple Zebra Nails

Who would have thought that purple zebra stripes can look this good!

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22. Mismatched Monochrome & Silver Zebra Nails

A little bit of silver glitter nail polish will take this manicure from everyday wear to special occasion nails.

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23. Simple Monochrome Zebra Nail Design

Simple and effective – add a bit more interest to the manicure by reversing the color choice on each hand.

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24. Monochrome & Red Zebra Nail Design

Going for bold contrast? Nothing works better than black and red!

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25. Duo Tone Zebra Nail Design

Even in neutral nude or pink tone colors, zebra stripes look really pretty and timeless. Add a statement black nail polish for a bit more contrast.

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26. Elegant Black Zebra Nail Design

An absolute classic with a modern twist, traditional black manicure is elevated by the use of zebra stripes.

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27. Golden Zebra Nail Design

Wildlife-inspired color palette elevated with gold.

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28. Pink, Black & Gold Zebra Nail Design

Pink white and black is one of the most popular nail polish combinations for zebra nail designs.

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29. Statement Zebra Nail

Zebra nail design on coffin nails combined with cut off French tips – how pretty are these nails?

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30. Zebra French Tips

Another version of Zebra French tips this time on almond shaped nails.

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31. Zebra Nails with Red Manicure

Make a bold statement with red manicure elevated by the use of gemstones and a zebra stripe nail.

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32. Elegant White Zebra Nails

White and gold manicure with colored-in zebra stripes.

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33. Purple Neon Zebra Nails

We mentioned neon nails in the introduction, and if you thought it would look weird with zebra stripes, you can’t be more wrong! Check out this manicure!

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34. Mixed Black Zebra Nails

Mixed nail design featuring neutral colors with zebra stripes.

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35. Pretty Wine Red Zebra Nail Design

One of the prettiest nail polish colors – wine red – got the zebra stripe treatment.

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36. Sophisticated Zebra Nail Design

One of our favorite nail designs – this pretty sophisticated manicure is bride-worthy.

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37. Mini Zebra French Tips

Show them your wild side with mini zebra French tips.

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38. Structured Black Zebra Nails

A 3D effect with mate nail polish on black nails – how pretty is this?

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39. Mismatched Monochrome Zebra Nails

Another variation of the mismatched look with reversed color zebra stripes and neutral colors.

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40. Half and Half Zebra Nails

This half-and-half nail design look is elevated by the use of a bit of glitter on the zebra stripes.

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41. Simple Black & White Zebra Nails

A novel approach to zebra nails is to make the white parts wider so they are optically bigger.

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42. Gold Zebra Mountain Peak Nails

Want to think outside of the box? Opt for gold on nude nails.

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43. Zebra Nail Design on Short Nails

The stripes work for any nail length, and in this case look super pretty even on short nails.

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44. Blue Zebra Nail Design on Coffin Nails

Black and blue? Why not!

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45. Mixed Color Zebra French Tips

Super long nails make your zebra French tips look extra stylish.

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Jessica has finished her education in nail design a couple of years ago and since then has been working in her own nail studio based in Holbrook, Arizona (US). She's our resident color expert and her favorite nail design styles are ombre and marble nails.

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