There is no doubt about it — when it comes to the subtle art of perfecting a chic look, the nails are probably the most important element of your look. How much effort you put into your nails not only demonstrates that you are committed to pulling off a certain look, it also speaks volumes about what your fashion personality type is. Compared to other nail styles, ombre nails definitely have a lot more character to them.
Its gradient of different colors is very eye-catching and is sure to turn heads. When done right, they are the cherry on top that will absolutely go for the look that you are trying to exclude.
Don’t bother with the same-old, same-old when it comes to your ombre nail designs this 2021.
Here are some of the best ombre nail styles that you can try out this year.
If you are trying to go for nails that really impress, there is nothing that can match glitter. Having glitter ombre nails makes them more prominent and a bigger part of the aesthetic of your overall look.
French ombre nails are the complete opposite of glittery ombre nails in that they are meant to be more subtle. They are not less elegant but they do not scream for attention as much. The art of French ombre nails is that they are ombre versions of French manicures, giving them the subtlety that you would expect from this style of manicure but with a little extra flair.
Blue ombre nails really go well with the outdoors. Just because you want to have a nice picnic outside under a bright blue sky doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have glamorous nails that match right?
Pink ombre nails are the pinnacle of femininity. With this style you get to express clearly that you are a girly girl and you are not sorry about it.
Nude ombre nails are another subtle design that makes your nails blend seamlessly with the rest of your hand.
Multi-colored ombre nails are very fun and very playful. They can add an extra bit of child-like nonchalance to them, in the most complementary way possible of course.
7. Blood Red
Out of any color of ombre nails, nothing screams sexy more than blood red. You can pull off the look of being an heiress casually sipping on a glass of gin in a casino, or a secret spy trying to look for your target. Blood red nails show that you are a woman who is not to be trifled with.
If you are trying to pull off a very enigmatic and even gothic look, you could opt for black ombre nails. Black nails are difficult to pull off because they are very melancholic. If you pair them with an outfit that is equally melancholic, you may risk the outfit looking a little bit too depressing.
Purple is the perfect blend of subtle and playful. The right shade of purple on your ombre nails would go great with floral clothing.
When you think yellow, you think about sunshine. When you think about yellow nails, you think about a girl that is absolutely emitting an equal amount of radiance.
11. White and Glittery
We have already talked about how glitter ombre nails are the most extravagant and the most head-turning. Having glittery white ombre nails, on the other hand, gives off a very regal and even divine look to your hands.
Holographic ombre nails are unique in that they give off much more versatile dimensions compared to other designs.
13. Smiley Face
A simple and very playful design choice, having smiley faces on your ombre nails is a sure fire way to show people that you are a lively and happy person.
Having mint colored nails is another choice that would go great with floral clothing. Make sure that you wear an outfit that is equally bright-toned.
Gold ombre nails are the ultimate way of showing that you are a girl that excludes class. You just have to make sure that you do not go overboard with it. Subtlety is key.
16. Polka Dot
Some of the best ombre nail designs are those that are more retro, polka dot nails definitely fit within that category.
Another classic look, checkered nails show off that you are not afraid to make an effort when it comes to your cuticles.
One of the most unique designs, smoke nails say that you are edgy but you want to keep things demure.
Finally, having neon colored ombre nails only speaks one thing — you are here to party.
So those are the top ombre nail design choices that you can try out this 2021. Make sure to match these designs with your outfit and you are well on your way to having an incredibly complete look!