30+ Trendy Options for Ombre Nails For Any Occasion

Ombre nails are one of the most popular designs these days. There is no wonder why, since while they are pretty impressive-looking, it does not take a genius to pull them off. The thing is that when you face the ombre technique – there are not only shades to choose, but techniques as well. That is why we have gathered the trendiest solutions here! Enjoy!

Classic Two-Color Ombre

The easiest way how to do ombre nails is to combine two shades. Your perfect option would be to choose two contrasting shades, like black and red, and combine them together. Usually you work on your ombre so that a lighter shade falls into darker one. But if you would like to have a dark shade fall into light, there is nothing wrong with it. This dark purple matte ombre fading into lilac is the perfect example of the latter.


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French Fade

When good old classy French becomes too boring, you can spice it up with ombre. Either matte or glossy nude transition into white looks perfectly soft and feminine. For the greater effect you can always add up a simple but elegant rhinestone pattern.


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Multicolored Ombre

It happens that two shades are not enough to succeed in the creation of something you opt for. Yet, no one said that you can’t mix three shades into one more design. Quite on the contrary – the more the fancier. Plus, adding glitter or ‘dew’-effect is something that will make your manicure look irresistible.


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Vertical Ombre Nails

In case you don’t know, it is not just horizontal ombre that you can opt for, vertical ombre looks just as great. Just look at this pink to pastel yellow transition! It looks exactly like sky at dawn!


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Diagonal Gradient Nails

Gradient nails are your perfect way to get creative with the least of effort involved. The thing is that apart from just vertical or horizontal gradients, you can also use diagonal one. In this case, you can opt for either two super contrasting shades, or continue experimenting with all shades of the rainbow involved.


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Whole-Hand Gradient

Sometimes it seems that there are too many shades and it is difficult to make up your mind on which one to choose and the thought of ombre is not helpful at all. Here is what you can do, you can create a whole-hand gradient, using a separate shade on a separate fingernail!


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Chrome and Holographic Ombre

The best way to be ahead of all the trends is to combine two trends in one. Since chrome shades and ombre are both on the edge of popularity – mix them!


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Glitter Ombre Nails

Glitter ombre nails are what you need if you want to introduce a little sparkle into your everyday look. All you need to do is choose the base and then treat it with a nice share of glitter. You can opt for the top or the bottom, the effect will be equally charming.


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Radial Ombre Nail Art

How is radial ombre different from the regular one? The thing is that for radial ombre you need to combine the colors you want to use in a concentric circle. The outcome is already amazing on
its own, especially if you opt for bright shades to be involved. Yet, you can always take your radial mani to the next level and add some stamping to it!


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Gradient Stamping Nails

In case you wonder how to ombre nails using gradient stamping, we must say that there is nothing easier than that. All you need is to choose your shades and stamping patterns. There are two ways, either to apply your pattern over ready-made ombre or create ombre transition on your stamping plate and apply it over solid base.


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Cute and Easy Gradient Dotticure

It is not a secret to anyone that ombre is extremely trendy these days. Yet, when the regular gradient becomes quite boring – a dotted one step in. The thing is that the beauty of dotted
gradient lies in its versatility and simplicity. You can use not only different-shaded dots for this
masterpiece creation but also different sizes and some glitter would suit this mani more than perfectly.


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Geometric Gradient Nails

Nothing looks so deep and impressive as geometric ombre. To tell you the truth, it may be pretty time and effort consuming in case you are new to the world of ombre. But the outcome will be totally worthy! Just look at this color transition and angle precision!


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