Cat eye nails have been a popular trend but not everyone knows about them. These nails are basically a Korean cat eye manicure that has an amazing kaleidoscopic effect. This effect allows your nails to shine bright like a diamond. Every time you move your hands, your shimmer will shift around and change colors.

Inspired by Aurora borealis, these cat eye nails do not only look amazing but also have some magnetic forces. The nail polishes used in this nail art looks like a regular metallic gel polish but they are not. Some magnetic particles are used in them and nail artists use a magnetic wand to create this fabulous effect.

We’ve rounded up some of the best aurora cat eye nails for you. Keep scrolling to get inspired.

1. Aurora Cat Eye Nails

The colors and their combination is super-amazing to look at. Why don't you give it a shot?
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The colors and their combination is super-amazing to look at. Why don’t you give it a shot?

2. Grey Cat Eye Nail Art

 Grey is a neutral color between black and white. To make this color look gorgeous, you should try this cat eye nail art.
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Grey is a neutral color between black and white. To make this color look gorgeous, you should try this cat eye nail art.

3. Magical Cat Eye Nail Art

It seems like this nail art belongs to an outer world. You can feel this magic with all of the stars and objects.
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It seems like this nail art belongs to an outer world. You can feel this magic with all of the stars and objects.

4. Soft Pink Cat Eye Nail Art

This soft pink cat eye nail art is for those who can't give up applying a pink nail polish. Go for it.
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This soft pink cat eye nail art is for those who can’t give up applying a pink nail polish. Go for it.

5. Blue Almond Cat Eye Nails

Dark blue sky color is waiting for you to apply on your nails! It is sure to give you a great look.
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Dark blue sky color is waiting for you to apply on your nails! It is sure to give you a great look.

6. Green Cat Eye Nail Art

You will be on fire with these nails! Green color will make you feel peaceful and energetic.
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You will be on fire with these nails! Green color will make you feel peaceful and energetic.

7. Baby Blue Cat Eye Nail Art

Here is a mesmerizing blue example for you. One of the best cat eye nails can be this one. Feel the free spirit of blue color.
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Here is a mesmerizing blue example for you. One of the best cat eye nails can be this one. Feel the free spirit of blue color.

8. Short Bluish Cat Eye Nails

If you’re not sure what to apply to your nails but you would like to have something that is not simple, cat eye is for you. Bluish color has some blue an green effects in it.
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If you’re not sure what to apply to your nails but you would like to have something that is not simple, cat eye is for you. Bluish color has some blue an green effects in it.

9. Cat Eye Ombre with Golden Rings

Cat eye ombre is quite different and when you add some golden rings to this, you can take your nails to a different level.
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Cat eye ombre is quite different and when you add some golden rings to this, you can take your nails to a different level.

10. Rainbow Cat Eye Nail Art

Do you like a variety of colors? For you aurora nails, you can combine different colors to make your nails rock. Especially summer colors look perfect.
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Do you like a variety of colors? For you aurora nails, you can combine different colors to make your nails rock. Especially summer colors look perfect.

11. Short Square Lilac Cat Eye Nails

Lilac lovers will adore this example of cat nail art. On a dark grey base, lilac cat eye nail design will shine.
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Lilac lovers will adore this example of cat nail art. On a dark grey base, lilac cat eye nail design will shine.

12. Pink Almond Cat Eye Nails

Full aurora nails may not be for you, so you can apply it on half of your nails like the one above. Half of your nail will be nude and the other half will be pink cat nail.
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Full aurora nails may not be for you, so you can apply it on half of your nails like the one above. Half of your nail will be nude and the other half will be pink cat nail.

13. Orange Cat Eye Nail Art

Being one of the largest and wildest animals, cheetah has always been an inspirational animal for art. In this cat eye design, you will feel the cheetah with you.
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Being one of the largest and wildest animals, cheetah has always been an inspirational animal for art. In this cat eye design, you will feel the cheetah with you.

14. Red Acrylic Cat Eye Nails

Clared red is one of the sexiest nail colors, for sure. On your long square clared red nails, bright red cat eye nail art can be used to take your nails to a different level.
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Clared red is one of the sexiest nail colors, for sure. On your long square clared red nails, bright red cat eye nail art can be used to take your nails to a different level.

15. Nude Stiletto Cat Eye Nails

Nude nail polish offers a plain and chic look for everyone. If you want to add your style on your nude nails, you can have a shiny cat eye nail art.
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Nude nail polish offers a plain and chic look for everyone. If you want to add your style on your nude nails, you can have a shiny cat eye nail art.

16. Yellow Cat Eye Nail Art

Dark yellow cat eye nails are here for you to rock your nails. These nails can be chosen for fall vibes, too. Let's have fun with your yellow nails.
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Dark yellow cat eye nails are here for you to rock your nails. These nails can be chosen for fall vibes, too. Let’s have fun with your yellow nails.

17. Silver Cat Eye Nails

Those who doesn't find one nail art enough and want more of it will adore this nail design. Light and dark silver aurora nails will shine out with your swirl nail art.
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Those who doesn’t find one nail art enough and want more of it will adore this nail design. Light and dark silver aurora nails will shine out with your swirl nail art.

18. Bright Red Cat Eye Nail Art

Red is everyone's favourite color, isn't it? Well, this time, you should try red nails with cat eye nail art. This design makes your nails look like dimensional.
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Red is everyone’s favourite color, isn’t it? Well, this time, you should try red nails with cat eye nail art. This design makes your nails look like dimensional.

19. Dark Pastel Pink Cat Eye Nails

Long square dark pastel nails will give your cat eye nail art a chic look. What are you waiting for?
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Long square dark pastel nails will give your cat eye nail art a chic look. What are you waiting for?

20. Purple and Green Galaxy Cat Eye Nails

Auroras are super magical light displays and they form magical light colors. Green and purple are great examples of it. Why don't you show a perfect aurora on your nails?
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Auroras are super magical light displays and they form magical light colors. Green and purple are great examples of it. Why don’t you show a perfect aurora on your nails?

21. Short Yellow Cat Eye Nail Design

Did you know that black and yellow combination is one of the most attention-grabbing colors? Then, let's combinate them in your cat eye nails.
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Did you know that black and yellow combination is one of the most attention-grabbing colors? Then, let’s combinate them in your cat eye nails.

22. Shiny Flames Cat Eye Nails 

You don't need to cover up your nails with cat eyes. Instead, you can have this nail art in different shapes. The one above is a great example of it since aurora flames are used on tips.
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You don’t need to cover up your nails with cat eyes. Instead, you can have this nail art in different shapes. The one above is a great example of it since aurora flames are used on tips.

23. Magnetic Blue Cat Eye Nail Art

This magnetic blue nail polish seems like it gives the space vibes. Dark and light blue are combined together to make you stand out from the crowd!
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This magnetic blue nail polish seems like it gives the space vibes. Dark and light blue are combined together to make you stand out from the crowd!

24. Bright Green Cat Eye Nail Design

Green is the color of nature, luck and health. Besides all of these positive meanings, it is a popular choice for nail colors. Let's give this green nail art a shot.
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Green is the color of nature, luck and health. Besides all of these positive meanings, it is a popular choice for nail colors. Let’s give this green nail art a shot.

25. Red Stiletto Cat Eye Nails

Wanna feel the power of red color when you move your hands? While red magnetic gel is used, the edges are black, so the combination shows the fine taste of its owner. Let's show your fine taste to everyone.
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Wanna feel the power of red color when you move your hands? While red magnetic gel is used, the edges are black, so the combination shows the fine taste of its owner. Let’s show your fine taste to everyone.

26. Dark Orange Cat Eye Nail Art

On a dark brown base, orange aurora cat eye design will shine out. If you want to stand out easily and look chic especially in Autumn, give it a shot.
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On a dark brown base, orange aurora cat eye design will shine out. If you want to stand out easily and look chic especially in Autumn, give it a shot.

27. Green Cat Eye French Tips

Green is always a great option when it comes to nails. Wanna take your green nails to a different level this time? Then, green cat eye French tips are for you.
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Green is always a great option when it comes to nails. Wanna take your green nails to a different level this time? Then, green cat eye French tips are for you.

28. Dark Blue Square Cat Eye Nails

Dark blue base with a lighter blue cat eye nail design is a perfect idea. To feel the sky to the fullest, you should definitely try this out.
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Dark blue base with a lighter blue cat eye nail design is a perfect idea. To feel the sky to the fullest, you should definitely try this out.

29. Gray Gradient Cat Eye Nail Art

When we talk about cat eye nails, one of the most suitable colours for this design is definitely grey. Different shades of grey can be applied to shine, just like above.
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When we talk about cat eye nails, one of the most suitable colours for this design is definitely grey. Different shades of grey can be applied to shine, just like above.

30. Cat Eye Almond French Nails

 Wanna feel the Autumn vibe on your nails? If your answer is yes, go for this yellowish cat eye nails. For your accent nail, you can have a falling leaf nail art.
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Wanna feel the Autumn vibe on your nails? If your answer is yes, go for this yellowish cat eye nails. For your accent nail, you can have a falling leaf nail art.

31. Summer Cat Eye Nail Art

Combining a dark pink color with orange sounds like a great idea, doesn't it? These two colours are so matching that they look amazing together.
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Combining a dark pink color with orange sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it? These two colours are so matching that they look amazing together.

32. Space Cat Eye Nails

The space is full of galaxies, stars and mysteries. It amazes and inspires many people to design things with this look. So, why not applying a space cat eye nail design? You need to find a talented tattoo artist to get it.
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The space is full of galaxies, stars and mysteries. It amazes and inspires many people to design things with this look. So, why not applying a space cat eye nail design? You need to find a talented tattoo artist to get it.

Cat eye nails are new but it has gained a huge popularity among many women. This nail art looks amazing with different types of colors and all of them are sure to make you feel great. Which one is your favorite from the list? Please let us know in the comments!

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