Ombre nails are always on-trend, and these 21+ purple ombre nails, lavender purple ombre nails, pink and purple ombre nails, and black and purple ombre nails are the perfect inspiration for your next manicure!
Stunning Purple Ombre Nails
Purple is a gorgeous color that’s a popular choice for any nail design. Dark purple is regal and sophisticated, while light purple hues have a soft and dreamy vibe.
No matter which shade you prefer, you can’t go wrong with adding this stunning color to your manicure. Purple is also a perfect color for ombre and gradient nail designs since it can be paired with countless shades for a beautiful ombre effect.
We’ve searched the web for stunning purple ombre nail design ideas to inspire your next manicure. We have nail designs for any style – coffin nails to almond, short to long, and minimal to bold. Check out these purple ombre manicures below to find your favorite new nail design!
Purple + White Ombre Nails w/ Chrome Finish
Purple and white are a great color combo for these chrome ombre nails. The chrome finish gives these nails a 90s feel, while the ombre adds a modern touch. This look has party vibes, making it a perfect choice for your next house party or girls’ night out.
Lavender & Pink Ombre Nails
We are in love with this gorgeous ombre design. Light pink on one end and carnation pink on the other are perfect colors to pair with this lavender purple. This manicure is a must for a simple but vibrant design to wear in the spring or summer.
Lilac + Eggplant Ombre on Square Nails
Ombre is a fantastic way to accent a manicure. Lilac and eggplant purple blend perfectly in this design, and these shades give this manicure an elegant feel. You can rock this nail design anywhere from the office to a weekend night out. Elevate this look by adding playful details like gem accents, glitter, or cute nail art.
Short Purple Gradient Nails
This gradient pastel purple manicure is perfect to wear in the spring, although you can create a similar design using darker shades if you prefer. Go for this look if you want a simple design that will elevate your everyday looks.
How long should ombre nails last?
Ombre nails will typically last anywhere from two to four weeks. This is true for both acrylic, gel nails, and natural nails with polish.
If you want your ombre nails to last as long as possible, use a nude color similar to your natural nail color near the cuticle line. Then, as your nails grow out, the difference between the polish and your nails will not be as noticeable.
Ombre Nails w/ Cloud Art + Sparkles
Talk about a dreamy look! Ombre purple sky with white clouds and sparkles is a playful design perfect for a next-level manicure. We love the nude and purple combo, although you can pair the purple with pink or blue for a more colorful look.
Ombre Purple Nails w/ Glitter Accents
We are in love with light purple and dark purple ombre, and the chunky glitter makes these nails so eye-catching. This nail design would look great on long or short nails, so you can easily match this look to your aesthetic.
Bright Pink & Purple Ombre Manicure
Bright pink is a perfect color to pair with purple; these two shades were definitely meant for an ombre design. The rich shades make this manicure ideal to wear in the summer, so sport this look anywhere from a picnic park date to a day trip to the beach.
Lilac Ombre Nails w/ Reverse French Tips
This is definitely a go-to nail design if you want something bold and alluring. Ombre nails are classic, and the reverse French tips give this nail design a distinct and unique look. Light purple is gorgeous here, although you can swap it for dark purple or your favorite shade. Try adding some gems to accent these nails for an elevated and glamorous feel.
Lilac Nails w/ Rainbow Glitter Ombre
Purple and rainbow glitter are such a bold and gorgeous combo. This vibrant design is another excellent choice for the warm summer months. Go for this manicure if you want an attention-grabbing nail design that shows off your fun-loving side.
Pastel Purple Nails w/ Ombre, French Tips + Gem Accents
Purple ombre is a fantastic addition to a glamorous nail design like this one. The light purple and gem accents look beautiful together, and the French tips add a refined touch. You can use ombre nails in any multi-pattern design – try pairing it with swirls, glitter, marbled nails, or floral art designs.
Lavender Ombre Nails
Lavender and nude ombre look fantastic on these long coffin nails. This minimal manicure has a classy vibe, so you can wear these to the office or to add a pop of color to your outfits.
Purple & Pink Ombre Nails w/ Matte Finish
The pink and purple here have a fun and feminine vibe that we can’t get enough of, and the matte finish gives this nail design a modern look. These gorgeous acrylic nails are perfect for a summer look, especially for your next beach getaway! If you want to wear this design in the spring, opt for softer shades of pink and purple.
Purple, Pink + Peach Ombre Nails
We love the combination of pink and purple in an ombre design, but adding a peach tone into the mix completely elevates this manicure. These nails have a polished feel that will look great with any outfit and add a vibrant touch to your looks.
Purple & White Nails w/ Heart Details
If you want something flirty and romantic or need a perfect nail design for your anniversary, this is the look for you! We love the shimmering finish over these purple and white ombre nails. The heart nail art is adorable and adds a fun and youthful touch to a timeless design.
Purple Glitter Ombre + White Flames
Are you a fan of mixing retro designs with modern styles? Go for this nail design featuring vintage-style flames over purple glitter ombre. This manicure is sure to spice up your look and is perfect for a night on the town.
White + Light Purple Ombre Manicure
This pastel purple and white nail polish looks so classy together. These gorgeous colors make a fantastic color combo; you really can’t go wrong with soft and dreamy shades like this. An elegant nail design like this is perfect if you want something subtle and refined that will still add color to your everyday looks.
Black & Purple Ombre Nails w/ Matte Finish
Purple ombre with black accents has a bold and edgy feel that we’re definitely into. The pink and purple tones add a feminine feel, while the black details contrast perfectly. If you want a captivating nail design with vivid colors, go for this nail design at your next salon visit.
Lavender Purple Ombre Nails w/ Glitter
These lavender purple ombre nails are so breathtaking, and pairing them with purple glitter creates a fun and trendy nail look. This shade is a perfect spring color, and the glitter makes it feel young and playful.
You can add more glitter ombre here or keep it minimal. Either way, you’ll be turning heads.
Black and Purple Ombre Nails w/ Glitter
We are so in love with this deep, rich shade of purple. The dark purple paired with soft pink and finished with shimmering glitter is a stunning combo. If you want some gorgeous purple nails for your birthday or another special occasion, this look is meant for you!
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Marbled Purple Ombre Manicure
Marbled nails always have an elegant aesthetic, so pairing them with ombre creates a beautiful and eye-catching manicure. Pink and yellow are perfect colors to make the purple pop, and this colorful look will definitely have others feeling envious.
Lavender Purple Ombre Nails w/ Astrology Nail Art
These lavender purple ombre nails with shimmering nude polish look amazing. We love the trendy astrology nail art, and the glitter base adds to the night sky feel. Any shade of purple would look fantastic here so you can keep it light or go bold and dark. Try this fun manicure if you’re an astrology girl or love night sky designs!
What colours are good for ombre nails?
One thing we love about ombre nails is that you can use so many different shades for this design. Purple is a vivid, feminine shade perfect for an ombre effect. You can pair purple with pink, nude tones, peach, white, and blue for a gorgeous ombre look. Yellow is also an excellent choice to use with purple since these complimentary colors really pop together.
You can also use other colors for an ombre, such as red, black, green, cream, grey and more. You can combine similar colors for a seamless ombre or pair a bright color with a nude tone for an easy ombre look.
Purple ombre is a gorgeous nail design that will add a vibrant touch to your outfits. Keep it simple with white and purple ombre, go bold with black and purple ombre nails, or feminine with pink and purple ombre nails. No matter what look you choose, you’ll have a playful and stylish manicure that will elevate any look!
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