1. A single dot is eye-catching but not over-the-top. makeup.com 2. So is a single stripe. loveblair.com 3. Keep things subtle with a nude base. moorea-seal.com 4. makeup.com 5. photo.nail-common.com 6. pshiiit.com 7. Gray is a great neutral base as well. Via inlovewithlife.de 8. A pop of neon brightens monochromatic nails. lackfein.blogspot.de 9. pshiiit.com 10. You can't go wrong with classic black and white. pshiiit.com See more black and white minimalist designs here. 11. Add some glamour with hints of gold. blognailedit.co 12. Via tumblr.com 13. thepolishsquirrel.com 14. inlovewithlife.de 15. Or copper. thebeautydepartment.com 16. Play with texture. ooohshinies.com 17. Via polishartaddict.com 18. Soften a french manicure with an ombre tip. chalkboardnails.com / Via ivillage.com 19. Speaking of ombre... needynailstaupo.blogspot.com / Via tumblr.com 20. swatchgirl.com 21. Decorate an accent nail. thepolishsquirrel.com 22. polishpedia.com 23. Try simple designs on basic colors. lessismore.co.jp / Via pinterest.com Like this amazing constellation manicure by Japanese nail salon Dot + Lim. 24. And in case your nail art skills aren't up to par... Via pinterest.com 25. Via tumblr.com Though let's be real, who actually owns this many similar-but-slightly-different shades of nail polish?!