Nail art foils are a creative and fun way to add a festive touch to your nails this holiday season and beyond. Whether you’re an absolute beginner just starting out with nail foils or an expert looking to step up your game, there’s a foil set that’s perfect for you. In this article, we have rounded up the best metallic nail foils for DIY manicures, from classic silver and gold to holographic colorful nail foil wraps.
Best Nail Foils Overview
- Best Overall: Aifaifa Metallic Nail Foils Transfer with Nail Glue
- Best No-Glue: Sinen 12 Boxes Gold Silver Copper Rainbow Foil Paillette
- Best Glue: Beetles Nail Art Foil Glue Gel for Foil Stickers
- Best Nail Art Set: Teenitor Professional Nail Rhinestones & Foil Flakes
- Best Gilding Flakes: Wsdart Gilding Flakes Set
- Best Value: Makartt Nail Art Foil Glue Gel with Starry Sky Star Foil Stickers Set
- Best Variety: Valuu 50 Sheets Nail Art Foil Transfer Stickers
- Easiest-to-Use: Duufin 70 Colors Nail Foil Stickers Kit
- Best Budget: Pomeat 12 Boxes Gold, Silver, Copper, Rainbow Foil Paillette
This nail foil set comes in sophisticated metallic shades to create metallic foiled looks one can wear for more than just one day. We’re particularly hooked on the rose gold shades, but pick your own favorites from this collection of 10 that come in an easy-to-store case. It’s available on Amazon.
These little pots of nail foil can be applied right over an almost dry coat of polish – so no fussing with extra glue pots here. Gold, silver, and shades of copper are the color options available in the set. The results are splashes of color for a festive party look. Pick it up at Amazon!
If you are already a foil nail art expert or are looking for nail glue that will really hold on to nail foil, Beetles’ will get the job done. One caveat is that the glue won’t work without a LED nail lamp, and foils aren’t included. Find it on Amazon!
When you’re ready to go all-in on glam foil art nails all year-‘round or you’re doing nails for a crowd, this five-box, 11440-piece kit of foils, flakes, rhinestones, and other goodies will keep your nails beautiful and your creative juices flowing. Just remember that glue and nail dryer aren’t included. Check it out on Amazon!
Experienced foil nail artisans who like metallic nails and relish a challenge will love these gorgeous pots of metallic flakes. They come with tiny tweezers for application and a gentle warning that patience and skill are both required for a successful foil nail application. Pick this up from Amazon!
If you’re the type who loves getting a box full of beauty goodies in the mail, this is the kit for you. Makartt has assembled a great nail art foil kit with 20 metallic foil rolls in a variety of colors and nail stickers to complete your look. You’ll need a nail lamp to use the kit to create enough looks to carry you into the new year and beyond. Get one on Amazon!
This is a great choice for beginners and others who love nail foils but not all the fuss. Here are all the nail art foils you will probably ever need in every pattern you can possibly imagine. Since these don’t require special glue or heat lamps, you can press and go right away. Pick these up from Amazon!
Experienced nail artisans will love this collection of 70 foils and stickers. To use this collection, you’ll need nail glue, a nail lamp, and a fair amount of skill to manipulate the foils in this set. From plain metallic foils in different colors to stylish patterns, like flowers, leopard print, starry sky, and more, this kit has it all for every day and mood. Check it out on Amazon!
Expert nail artists will love this package of 12 pots of metallic nail art foils in gold, silver, copper, and holographic rainbow metallic. Beginners will be glad there’s enough here to practice and perfect their nail style. Use these gold flecks to add sparkle to real or press-on nails or break up the set for fun stocking stuffers. It’s available on Amazon.
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