20 Gorgeous Purple Nail Design Ideas

These purple nail designs will make you feel absolutely luxurious. In case you didn’t know, the color purple is associated with royalty, nobility, luxury, etc. If those sound like qualities you want to represent, then purple is the color for you.

Whether you’re looking for something bold or understated, modern or classic, these purple nails will show just how playful yet classy this shade can be.

Lavender and Dark Purple

purple nails with flowers
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These beautiful matte nails include different shades of purple. They also have an elegant design on the middle finger.

Purple with Gold Flakes

purple nails with gold flakes
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Beneath the top coat of these purple nails, you can see beautiful gold flakes. I love the addition of gold flakes to nails. They give them an appearance that stands out beautifully. Additionally, as you can see, this look works great for your natural nails too.

Plaid Style Design

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Here’s a simple design that features dark purple nails and a beautiful plaid-style design. This look would also be great using the color red.

Shades of Purple

ombre purple nails
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These square-shaped nails feature gorgeous shades of purple. Get your nails done with a glossy or matte look. Additionally, choose your favorite nail shape, whether it be square, almond-shaped, acrylic coffin nails, and more.

The Planets

evil eye purple nails
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If you’re into the planets, spirituality, and more, you’ll love these gorgeous purple nails. This design is perfect for medium-length nails.

Silver Glitter Accent Nail

Silver Glitter Accent Nail
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If you’re tired of the same old plain nail colors, mix it up with some shades of purple and a silver glitter accent nail to kick things up a notch.

Royal Purple with Gold Embellishments

Royal Purple with Gold Emblishments
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This style will have you feeling like royalty in no time. The rich, royal purple base gives off a regal vibe, while the luxurious gold embellishments provide that extra touch of glamour.

Lavender Nails with Gold Lines

Lavender Nails with Gold Lines
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This new combination brings a touch of femininity to your fingertips. Lavender, a calming and peaceful color, paired with gold lines, creates a perfect balance of sophistication and playfulness.

Autumn Purples

Autumn Purples
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Once fall is here, we can finally embrace all of those beautiful autumn-inspired colors. With a mix of deep purples, lavenders, and mauves, your nails will be the perfect accessory to any fall outfit.

Black, Purple, and Orange

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Get in the Halloween spirit with these black, purple, and orange nails. Each nail includes stars, which is pretty cool.

Glitter Gradient

glitter purple nails
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The glitter design on these nails has a sort of gradient appearance. Additionally, some of the nails include a silver star, which really makes them stand out even more.

Purple Ghost Nails

purple halloween nails
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These lilac-colored nails have a cute and fun theme. They feature ghosts, stars, and even cute text that says the word “boo.”

Purple Nails with Rhinestones

purple nails with rhinestones
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If you’re looking for an elegant nail design that you can wear to events but also works great for everyday life, I think you’ll love these purple nails that include rhinestones. Change up the nail color to match your mood or go with your favorite color.

Purple Nails with Gold Foil Dots

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These are some of my favorite purple nails. I just love the addition of the gold foil dots. This design would look great with other colors too. Pink with gold dots, or even white nails with gold dots would be perfect.

Cute Pink and Purple Ghost Nails

pink and purple halloween nails
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Spooky nails don’t have to be dark and scary. They can be colorful and fun, just like the nails pictured below.

Purple Shimmer

purple nails with silver glitter
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If you want to keep it simple, but still fun, a simple swipe of glitter nail polish over your base color will do the trick.

UFO Nails

ufo galaxy nails
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These UFO-themed nails would be great for Halloween; however, they would be perfect for any time of year too. This design features galaxy elements such as an unidentified flying object, and an alien.

Dotted Purple Nails

dotted purple and pink nails
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I just love the uniqueness of these dotted purple almond-shaped nails. There are so many variations you can do with a look like this, so feel free to explore your creativity when showing this look to your nail technician or doing them yourself.

Accent Nail

lilac nails
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To take a simple look to the next level, consider creating an accent nail. That simply means adding the design of your choice to one nail on each hand.

Purple Glitter Frenchies with White Stars

purple french tip nails
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These simple but stand-out nails feature beautiful purple glitter Frenchies and white stars on each nail. If you love these nails, make sure you check out the nail artist (link below photo) for more beautiful acrylic nail design ideas.

If you love the color purple, then these purple acrylic nail designs are for you! They look stunning and will make your hands look so luxurious and elegant. I hope this post has helped inspire ideas on how to incorporate more purple into your life!

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