The 30 Best Dragon Nail Art Designs in the Whole World ...


Dragons are so fierce, but so cool at the same time. In fact, they are one of the most popular choices when it comes to getting a tattoo. Not ready for that commitment? How about dragon nail art instead? You can indulge your love of this mythical creature without having to sign up for a lifetime of having him live on your body. Here are some of the best ideas. You are going to love them!

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Green Waterspotted Dragon Skin

Green Waterspotted Dragon Skin Source: Spektor's Nails: Waterspotted Nails

Looks like dragon skin, doesn't it? This technique is so easy to do and really fun too!


This particular nail art design is called "Green Waterspotted Dragon Skin" and is achieved by using a simple technique. The design gives a unique, reptilian look to the nails, making them look like dragon skin. It is an easy and fun way to show off your creative side and make a bold statement. The design is perfect for any occasion, from a casual outing to a formal event. This particular design has been featured on the popular blog Spektor's Nails: Waterspotted Nails, which is dedicated to showcasing the best dragon nail art designs from around the world. With its vibrant colors and unique design, this nail art design is sure to make you stand out and show off your style.


Shiny Scales

Shiny Scales Source: Most Popular Photos | Beautylish
A black background is perfect for some shiny dragon scales.


This stunning dragon nail art design features shiny black scales that stand out against a black background. The scales have a glossy finish and are carefully placed to create a mesmerizing pattern. The design is perfect for those who want to make a statement and stand out from the crowd. It is also an excellent way to express one's creativity and show off their unique style. The design is versatile and can be adapted to any nail size or shape. It also looks great when paired with other nail art designs.


Giant Glitter Flecks

Giant Glitter Flecks Source: A Different Shade of Polish

This would definitely take some time, but it looks so awesome, don't you think?


Dragon Eggs

Dragon Eggs Source: Raquel Nevarez @raqstarnails Dragon Egg

Go more subtle with just a couple of dragon nails.


Two Toned Scales in Purple and Blue

Two Toned Scales in Purple and Blue Source: PiggieLuv: Mermaid scales nail art

The transformation from blue to purple is so worthy of a dragon.


Green Dragon with Wings Spread

Green Dragon with Wings Spread Source: PiggieLuv: Green dragon nail art
Ready for takeoff! You'll need a small paintbrush to get this look just right.


How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon Source: Adventures In Acetone: Day 23

Any fan of this movie is going to die for these cute nails.


Game of Thrones Dragon Egg

Game of Thrones Dragon Egg Source: Fixin To Faff
Love Game of Thrones? Then you can easily see why these nails are so epic.


Here's Looking at You

Here's Looking at You Source: Purple dragon nail art ~
Use shiny polish or decal paper to recreate a piercing dragon eye.


Lots of Glitter and Sparkle

Lots of Glitter and Sparkle Source: Adventures In Acetone: Mermaid Tail
Give your dragon nails a girly edge with shiny polish and glittery flecks.


Give in to your whimsical side by adding a touch of femininity to those fierce talons! Embrace the gleam of holographic glitters or opt for fine shimmer dust, ensuring that every flip of your hand is a dance of light. Whether you're channeling your inner mermaid or fairy queen, blending sparkle with your dragon motif pays homage to enchanting mythical creatures. Accentuate with crystals or metallic studs to transform your claws into dazzling, magical works of art that are impossible to ignore. 🌟✨


Dry, Drag Marble

Dry, Drag Marble Source: A Girl and Her Polish
This technique is so easy and it gives you a great looking abstract dragon when you're finished.


This technique, called "Dry, Drag Marble," is a great way to create an abstract dragon design. It is an easy technique to do and requires no special tools or materials. All that is needed is a light colored base color, a few darker colors, and a toothpick. To create the design, the toothpick is used to drag the darker colors through the base color to create the dragon design. This look can be further enhanced by adding gems, crystals, or other embellishments. This design is perfect for anyone who loves dragons and wants to show off their unique style.


Eyes and Skin

Eyes and Skin Source: 365+ days of nail art
How about one nail with a dragon eye and the rest with dragon skin? Looks good to me!


Imagine the fierce allure you can create with a dragon eye design on one nail while the rest are adorned with scales that glisten like the tough hide of a mythical beast. The contrast between the detailed eye design, frequently complete with a piercing vertical pupil, and the metallic or matte finish of the scales offers a dynamic and adventurous look. This blend of fantasy and fashion is perfect for someone wanting to show off a bold, unconventional style. Wear it to a themed party or to simply unleash your inner dragon on any given day!


Inspired by Toothless

Inspired by Toothless Source: Blogger
You know that friendly dragon from the movie? Here he is to carry with you all day.


The Girl with the Dragon Nail

The Girl with the Dragon Nail Source: The Girl with the Dragon

I love the orange polish that make up the background of the nail.


Purple and Black Dragon

Purple and Black Dragon Source: Halloween Nails: Day 30
The combination of purple and black epitomizes the awesomeness of a dragon.


Different Colored Dragon Egg Nails

Different Colored Dragon Egg Nails Source: To celebrate the nearing return
You'll love the end result and you'll have so much fun creating it.


With a stunning kaleidoscope of colors mimicking the mythical dragon egg textures, this manicure is perfect for anyone ready to add a magical touch to their look. The intricate scales are painted with different hues, giving each nail a unique, shimmering appearance. Unleash your creativity and play with various color combinations, highlighting your nails with metallic accents or subtle glitter for an even more enchanting effect. This design not only pays homage to the fantasy realm but will also make you the centerpiece of any gathering with its captivating allure.


Chinese Dragon with Tons of Detail

Chinese Dragon with Tons of Detail Source:
Cool, huh? You'll need a steady hand to get this done right.


Embellishing your nails with a Chinese dragon is a daring statement of beauty and mystique, paying homage to the mythical creature revered in Asian culture. This intricate design is a masterpiece of colors, with scales and flames demanding precision and patience. It's not just about the meticulous strokes but the vibrant blend of reds, golds, and greens that bring the fiery beast to life on your fingertips. Whether it's for a special cultural event or to unleash your inner dragon lady, this elaborate artistry will set your claws apart from the mundane. Just breathe deeply, steady those hands, and let the dragon soar!


Bright and Shiny Red

Bright and Shiny Red Source: 12 Game of Thrones Nail
This might be my favorite look! The red with the black is so great.


This striking combination of fire-engine red polish with deep black accents pays homage to the fierce dragons that light up the night sky in epic fantasies. It's the perfect choice for someone who wants to make a statement with their nails, emulating the boldness and power that these mythical creatures personify. The glossy finish on the red gives a nod to a dragon's scales, reflecting light like a beast breathing fire. It's a style that screams confidence and dares anyone to question your fiery spirit. Add some scale-like textures or rhinestone embellishments and you're ready to conquer any challenge that comes your way!


Matte Finish

Matte Finish Source: 25 Beautiful Nail Art Designs
I love how the shiny scales stand out on the matte background of the nails.


The contrast between the glossy dragon scales and the smooth matte base adds an intriguing texture play that's both sophisticated and edge-pushing. It's this balance of elegance and fantasy that makes the look so enticing—perfect for days when you crave that subtle touch of mythical drama. To achieve this design, don't shy away from experimenting with different matte topcoats and high-shine polish for the scales to truly pop. Remember, the beauty of dragon nail art lies in the delicate details and brave use of contrasts.


More Dragons? Yes Please!

More Dragons? Yes Please! Source: PiggieLuv: Cute purple dragon nail

Here's one that will get you loads of compliments.


Whimsical Turquoise Scales

Whimsical Turquoise Scales Source:
Don't these look fabulous?


The shimmering turquoise hues paired with delicate scales can make your nails stand out in a crowd with a sea-inspired fantastical vibe. You’ll be ready to unleash your inner dragon with a flair that’s as enchanting as it is playful. The meticulous detailing on each nail suggests a level of craftsmanship that's both artistic and awe-inspiring. Rock these at your next themed party or beach outing, and you’ll surely be the talk of the event with your claws of magic and mystery. Don't forget to seal your design with a glossy top coat for that lasting mermaid luster!


Water Dragon in Shades of Blue

Water Dragon in Shades of Blue Source: PiggieLuv: Blue water dragon nail
The blue here is the perfect choice for a water dragon.


Classic Green

Classic Green Source: Iced Lacquer: Game of Thrones

Green is a pretty classic dragon color, so use it well.


Roaring Dragon

Roaring Dragon Source: Wendi R.'s Photo
He's go something to say! This is fantastic.


Excellent Gradient in Beautiful Colors

Excellent Gradient in Beautiful Colors Source: Nail Polish Wars: Dragon Scales
You don't even need the scales to get the dragon feel with this design.


This design features an excellent gradient of beautiful colors, perfect for achieving the dragon look. The colors used range from light blues and greens to a deep purple, creating an iridescent effect. The design is inspired by the popular nail polish trend of dragon scales, but doesn't require any additional materials to create. This design is perfect for anyone looking to add a unique and eye-catching touch to their nails. The design is easy to recreate and looks great on any skin tone. The design is sure to make you stand out from the crowd and will be sure to turn some heads.


Green and Yellow

Green and Yellow Source: Caitlin'sCreativeCorner: Dragon Nails
I love the greenish yellow color used here.


On a White Background

On a White Background Source: INK361 - The Instagram web
A white background makes the colors of your dragon really pop.


Hot Colors

Hot Colors Source: Community Post: 31 Images Of
There is nothing about this look that isn't simply superb.


Spirited Away

Spirited Away Source:

I love how cool this is! The dragon is adorable.


Sharp and Pointy

Sharp and Pointy Source: Photo by sarahp898 • PicMonkey

If you're going for an edgy dragon, why not put it on a sharp nail?

Do you see something here that you want to try? Let me know how it goes!

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