If you follow nail trends and love ombre nails, you know that purple is one of the classics. It is such a versatile and pretty color for all seasons, so it is no surprise that purple ombre nails are huge this year!
They come in so many color combinations, shades and nail art designs, so we thought we should put together a roundup of some of the best styles.
No matter what shades of purple you go for, the ombre effect adds a very cool vibe even to short nails and makes your manicure look on-trend for any occasion, especially if you match them with your outfit.
Ombre manicure also works really well for any nail shape, and as long as your nails are healthy and in good condition, they will look amazing! If you want to upgrade the look for a special occasion, just add a bit of glitter or some rhinestones to instantly transform your nails from everyday wear, to a special event look.
Below are some of the most popular trends for purple ombre nail art, complete with a couple of youtube tutorials in case you want to try these at home, and a roundup of over 20 of the best styles.
Trends for Purple Ombre Nails
Here are some of the most popular looks currently trending:
- custom nail art like stars are a perfect match for this color as it resembles the night sky
- this gradient looks pretty on any nail shape, no matter if you have short nails, acrylic nails or even coffin nails
- french manicure or french tips are a great way to use the purple ombre effect without committing to full color
- white ombre nails combined with a purple gradient are one of the most popular shades used
- nude ombre nails also work really well with purple gradient and make a smooth transition between the two colors
- if you want something more colorful, you can use a combination of pink ombre nails with purple gradient (as shown in the roundup below)
Simple Video Tutorial with Sponge Method
Video Tutorial for Purple Ombre Nails with Bubble Technique
Another simple tutorial for creating purple ombre nails at home, made by Liva Nails.
Get Inspired: The Best Purple Ombre Nail Ideas
Below is a roundup of the best purple ombre nail designs from Instagram – if you would like to see more ideas from a particular nail artist, just click on their Instagram handle under the image.
If you’re looking for more nail design ideas, we have collected hundreds of different options on our Pinterest board, and some of the best ones are shared in our articles recommended at the end of the post.
Happy hunting for your next nail design!
1. Moon & Stars Ombre Nails
2. Light Purple Ombre Nails
2. Light Purple Ombre Nails
3. Purple with Some Sparkle
4. Purple Marble & Sparkle with Ombre Effect
5. Pink and Purple Ombre
6. Sparkling Tips Ombre
7. Star Purple Ombre Nails
8. White and Purple Ombre Nails
9. Silver and Purple Ombre Nails
10. Coffin Shape Purple Ombre Nails
11. Elegant Light Purple Ombre
12. Ombre Nail Polish with Gemstones
13. Make them Sparkle
14. Purple Ombre with Statement Nail
15. Purple Ombre with White Details
16. Purple to Blue Ombre Nails
17. Black Speckle Ombre Nails
18. Delicate Purple Ombre Nails with Butterflies
19. High Gloss Purple Ombre Nails
20. Evening Sky Purple Nails
21. Dark to Light Purple Ombre
We hope you found plenty of inspiration in our roundup above.
If you need more ideas, we have popped a few of our other articles below.