Need new ideas for your nails? Love the matte look? Then this is the blog post for you! We have put together 21 edgy matte black nails to inspire you. Matte black is chic, trendy and can be used to create many different looks. We have something for everyone – from glam nails with rhinestones to statement nails with bold prints. Take a look, you will soon be trying these yourself or booking your next nail appointment.
1. GLAM MATTE BLACK NAILS
Our first nail idea is this glam design. The nails are matte black with a crystal accent nail. We love the use of black and gold gems on the accent nail because it makes the matte black look so chic. A design like this would suit any nail shape but is better suited to longer nail lengths.
2. TRENDY MATTE BLACK NAILS WITH GLITTER
Matte black looks beautiful when combined with other nail art. Our next idea is a great example of this. The nails are light pink with a matte line design with two accent nails, one pink glitter and the other matte black. You can recreate a similar look or use a different color other than pink. Fall season is near, so opt for burgundy or dark green shade.
3. MATTE BLACK NAIL DESIGN FOR SHORT NAILS
Next, we have a nail idea that features our design favorite – glitter! The nails are matte black with two accent nails. One accent nail has a gem design while the other is silver glitter. Nails like this can be created at home with some patience. This design will suit all nail lengths and shapes.
4. MATTE BLACK AND LEOPARD PRINT
Our next nail design features a stylish combination of matte black and leopard. The black nails are embellished with gold diamonds and the leopard print is black, silver and red. We love this combination, it is perfect for the ladies who want a statement manicure. Leopard print is very trendy this season.
5. MOON PHASE NAILS
Love outer space or looking at the magical moon? Then these nails are for you. The coffin shape nails are matte black with different moon phases on each nail. You can recreate these nails or just have a moon accent nail. Either way, you will have a cool manicure.
6. MATTE BLACK NAILS WITH PALM TREES
Next, we have a summery nail idea. The stiletto nails feature matte black, pink and white with palm tree accent nails. Palm trees can be created with stencils or can be painted by hand. There are tutorials online to help you. You can take inspiration from this look and use different colors too.
7. ELEGANT MATTE BLACK NAILS
Glossy and matte nails compliment each other perfectly. Don’t just take our word for it, check out these next nails. Two of the nails are matte with a crystal design and the rest are glossy black. These nails are chic and would suit everyone with any nail length and shape.
8. MATTE BLACK NAILS WITH GEOMETRIC ACCENT NAILS
Our next idea features matte black nails and geometric patterns. Three of the nails are matte black and the rest are nude with black designs. We love this idea because it is stylish and shows how to have a trendy look on short nails. You can also have a similar design on longer nails too.
9. MATTE BLACK & PLAID DESIGN
Next, we have cool plaid nail design idea. Some of the nails are matte black while the others feature glitter and matte black plaid. You can get stencils to help you recreate the look, but you can also use tape. Try the whole look or just recreate the plaid.
10. MATTE BLACK NAILS WITH SHIMMER ACCENT NAILS
Looking for a chic and elegant nail idea? Then this is for you. Here we have matte black nails with two shimmering accent nails. The shimmer nails are light pink with silver. These would be perfect for a special occasion and would suit any nail length.
11. BLACK, BURGUNDY AND GLITTER
If you loved the moon nails from earlier in the post, then this next idea is for you. Here we have a design that only features a full moon on the accent nail. The rest of the nails are a burgundy, glitter and matte black combo. You can recreate the whole look or just some of the designs.
12. HALF NAIL DESIGN
Our next idea is very trendy. The look features black matte nails with two accent nails. The accent nails are half black and the other half is a nude shade. We love these nails! You can create this look or you can replace the nude tone with another shade. Maybe a vibrant color or a dark shade.
13. BLACK NAILS WITH SILVER GLITTER
We have another glossy and matte idea. The nails are matte and glossy black with silver glitter. These nails are super glam and would be great for a night out or special occasion. You can have this design on any nail length and shape. Maybe try gold glitter instead of silver too.
14. MATTE BLACK COFFIN NAILS
Want a manicure that will wow? Then this next idea is for you. Here we have nails that use matte black, flowers, gems and glitter. We love these nails and think they would look statement making and stylish on anyone. You can take inspiration from this and create a similar look or just use the elements you like.
15. FUNKY MATTE BLACK NAIL DESIGN
Next, we have a funky design idea. The nails are black with nude tone accent nails. On the accent nails there are geometric black designs. This design is perfect for someone who wants a unique and chic manicure. You can use these shapes or come up with your own pattern.
16. MATTE BLACK LACE NAILS
We love this next idea! The nails are transparent black with a matte floral design. Transparent nails are on trend and are a must-have look. You can recreate the floral design or choose your own. You can buy many different stencils and stickers to help you achieve a floral look.
17. MATTE BLACK AND WHITE STILETTO NAILS
Matte black and white looks super stylish together. Check out this manicure and you will see for yourself. You can recreate this trendy look or you can just use key designs that you like. A design like this is perfect for the ladies who want nails that will catch everyone’s attention.
18. MATTE BLACK AND DARK GREY NAILS
Earlier in the post we featured a stylish pink manicure with a trendy line design. This one is the same design but in different colors. It just shows how versatile nail designs can be. Once you learn the technique, you can use it many times in different colors. This would be perfect for the ladies who aren’t keen on bright colors like pink.
19. MATTE BLACK NAILS WITH A POP OF GLITTER
Looking for a unique and creative idea? Then this next design is for you. The nails are matte black with two accent nails. The accent nails are different but include similar colors. You can recreate both accent nails or just one. This design would work on any nail length. Keep the nails square for a sleek, elegant look.
20. MATTE BLACK AND GOLD NAILS
Our next idea is very glam. The nails are matte black with gold accent nails. One of the gold nails has a black pattern over the top. You can recreate this pattern or use a stencil to create a different look. This is a gorgeous manicure that would look amazing for a special occasion.
21. SIMPLE MATTE BLACK NAILS
Last on our list this black manicure with a stylish design. Some of the nails are matte with two accent nails. The accent nails have a frosted look with a matte design and gems on the top. You can recreate with or without the gems, but they will definitely add a subtle sparkle.
We hope you got inspired and found your perfect matte black nails! We know we did.