Ultra violet is the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year and purple is always pretty for spring. So, try one of these purple nail art ideas. If you’re in need of a break for pink, why not switch things up with purple? If purple makeup seems to dramatic, try a purple manicure. There are so many designs to choose from. Play up the spring vibes with a floral design or go bold with a geometric finish. You really can’t go wrong.

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Here are 13 pretty purple manicure ideas to celebrate the season:

1. Purple and Black Strokes

Anyone can do this, including you.


2. Purple Flower Manicure

Perfect for spring.


3. Eggplant Nails

Eggplant emoji nails, anyone?


4. Deep Purple Nails With Curvy Lines

Worth investing in curvy striping tape.


5. White Nails With Purple Polka Dots

Notice the gradient effect?


6. Galaxy Nails

New nails!!!💅💜

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The iridescent polish against the traditional lilac is gorgeous.


7. Deep Purple, Gray, White And Black Nail Art

That color combination.


8. Butterfly Nails

The combination of the black and white dots with the gradient purple is beautiful.


9. Gold and Silver Swirls

With a fan brush, it’s actually very easy to create this effect.


10. Purple Nails with Black and Gold Lines

This cracked effect looks amazing.


11. Purple and White Stripes

So fresh.


12. Glitter Accent Nails

Lilac nails plus coordinating glitter equals oh-so-pretty.


13. Swirling Shades of Purple

The gradient effect and swirling design have cosmic vibes.