20 Clear Base Nail Designs To Try

We know the phrase ‘clear nail polish’ doesn’t entice much excitement, but what we’re talking about is a whole different ball game. Say hello to the perfect blank canvas for all your nail art designs, the clear base. Go as minimal or as crazy as you like- the options are endless and the results are super cute.

Stuck on where to start or just need a little inspo? Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up 21 clear base nail designs, that we know you’re gonna be obsessed with. Get scrolling and screenshotting.




Motifs are a must on a clear base. Make it monochrome like @alexlouisenails_ and you’re onto a winner.


Summer vibes incoming! We are obsessed with this orange and pink abstract set from @allnailss._.


Simple swirls are a great match for a clear base. Thanks for the inspo @amyguynailartist.


@anouknailedit is showing us how it’s done with this stunning chocolate checker board design. Obsessed.


Mix up your French mani with a clear base and some pastel colours. @globeautysussex has nailed it.


Keep things simple with a minimalist design. @hollidaygels understood the assignment.


@j3nnailedit is showing us just how it’s done with this clear base, abstract design. 


If you’re a long nail lover, this set from @jess_nailedit_ looks like your kinda vibe. We’re in love.


A sparkly cuff is the perfect way to amp up your clear base look. Thanks for the inspo @lindseysbeautylounge1.




If it’s abstract and neon, best believe we’re gonna love it. @nailswhaaat has nailed this design.


Paint some super sweet swirls onto a clear base to make them stand out even more. Thanks for the inspo @natural_nail_lounge.



Simple but never boring, this design from @paintedbyjools_ is never going out of style. Obsessed.

Inject some colour into your life with a design like this from We’re obsessed.


We’re always in the mood for a green mani, and this set from @iramshelton is right up our street. Obsessed.


You can never go wrong with an abstract design on a clear base. Thanks for the inspo @iramshelton.