From traditional ombre to reverse ombre, there are many rose gold glitter nail designs to choose from.
You can blame my obsession with rose gold on the fact that I am a Millennial. Luckily, plenty of my clients come from the same generation and they love getting creative with their rose gold ombre glitter nails. So, I have done my research to discover all the top ideas.
In this post, I will choose you the best glittery ombre rose gold designs and give you some options on how to customize them. Let's begin!
Check out these rose gold glitter designs to inspire your own sparkling set:
Do you want a more traditional manicure? If so, your best bet is a matching set of ombre glitter rose gold nails.
I have found that this rose gold glitter design looks best on short to mid-length nails but you are definitely free to get this rose gold glitter design for any kind of nails you like.
If you like a minimalistic or subtle mani, these rose gold glitter nail ideas are a good look. As you can see, the ombre rose gold glitter is painted over natural nails. This adds just the right pop of shimmer and color without going overboard.
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In case you want a smoother transition between the nail base and the rose gold glitter, this is a manicure idea you should check out. Here, the base is done in a soft, rose pink and you have the rose gold glitter gradient.
If you want a slightly more subtle look here, go with a small grain rose gold flitter so that the shimmer will be minimal.
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This manicure follows a similar concept - the base is pink and looks natural. Except with these rose gold nails, the glitter has a larger grain making it more shiny and glam.
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Of course, minimalism isn't for everyone. If you want the kind of nail designs that everyone is going to do a double take on, these are the rose gold manicure that will inspire you.
With these rose gold glitter nail concepts, they're both using contrasting and complementary colors. The base is white and it pops instantly, drawing the eye to your nails. To add to this, the rose gold glitter ombre is done in drips - a lot different from the nail designs that you usually see.
At the same time, the rose gold glitter tips complement the white base. Due to this, while they are noticeable, they do not clash against the base.
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I absolutely love this rose gold glitter ombre nails look. The base is rose gold and topped off with a larger grain of rose gold glitter.
These are the nail designs you should get if you're all about that shimmer! I do like that, despite so much glitter, the look is muted a little as you're working with a base and glitter nail polish that's more or less the same shade.
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If you're someone who likes to spice things up with a manicure, it's likely that you're not interested in a matching set.
Sometimes, you may want a few nails with ombre rose gold glitter. In other instances, you may just want a single nail.
Here are all the ways you can incorporate ombre rose gold glitter into your manicure without having matching nails:
I love pink and rose gold glitter nail designs. Rose gold is essentially a shade of pink as a result, and your nails have a softer look, creating less of a contrast.
This ombre rose gold glitter nail designs are also a great option if you like a more feminine style.
Here is a gorgeous blush pink nail base. This is a great option if you want a brighter rose gold glitter look to your nails as it balances out the glitter and shimmer. As you can see, the rose gold glitter is a little darker and has more rose than gold. This complements the pink base quite nicely.
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Do you want a more classic look to your ombre rose gold glitter manicure? Then, use these ombre rose gold nails as your inspiration.
This is a pale pastel pink. While it is soft, it does stand out. This kind of manicure will pair well with rose gold that's more pink or gold. Due to this, you have more choice when it comes to the exact shade of rose gold glitter nail polish that you choose.
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The key to pulling off this ombre rose gold glitter nail look is to go with a pink that's as close to the color of your nail bed as possible. This way, you can add some glamour to your mani without going overboard.
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Nude has become increasingly popular as a base coat over the last few years. For one thing, if you have a deeper skin tone, nude tends to be a better option than pink. Of course, even if you have a lighter complexion, nude is still a great choice.
Unlike pink nails, nude nails consist of shades of brown. As a result, there is less of a contrast created between your skin tone and your nail beds. The result is a gorgeous manicure that is chic and elegant.
This makes it ideal for a wedding manicure where you want to add some rock and roll but still want to keep the overall look chic and glamorous.
I have found that nude nails are perfect for longer nail designs. As this is a neutral base, it prevents your manicure from being too much and instead you get a classy look.
This is how you can make this color combination work for your ombre rose gold glitter nail designs:
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Up until now, I have focused mostly on complementary ombre rose gold glitter looks. This is where the base coat and the ombre rose gold glitter match to a certain degree.
If you're someone who likes to break all the rules, this is a rose gold glitter nail concept that you should consider. You may not think that green and rose gold work, but look how good they are together.
For this rose gold glitter nail look, it's a good idea to choose a polish and a rose gold glitter nail polish that has similar undertones. This way, they will contrast but won't clash.
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This is a pretty unique ombre rose gold glitter nail look but it's definitely one of my favorites! Here, the ombre is done a little differently - you have matte nail polish and the gold glitter nail polish is painted over it.
These rose gold glitter nail keeps things fun but classy.
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As you may be aware, there are different types of rose gold glitter nail polish. You're probably used to the polish that has small, medium, or large flecks of glitter.
However, there's another kind of glitter nail polish - the metallic texture. Here, the grain of the glitter is much smoother and this creates a softer and more subtle manicure.
Just check how gorgeous this manicure looks.
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On the flip side, you may decide to go all out with your rose gold nail concept. In this case, you may want to choose a polish with large glitter flakes. This gives you more sparkle and will guarantee that your nails will be the center of attention.
Due to the size of the flakes and how bold this rose gold ombre concept can be, this look works best with longer nails.
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Have you got a little bored with nail polish? There's another way to achieve a stunning rose gold ombre manicure - foils!
Foils have the same glitter sheen as nail polish. Due to this, you can still get that glittery manicure.
What foils really add to your rose gold ombre manicure is texture as well as color. Curious about whether this rose gold glitter nail is right for you? Check out this stunning nail art:
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If you think there's just one way to pull off the ombre rose gold glitter nail look, think again.
When it comes to nail art in general, most people focus on playing around with colors. If you want to take your ombre rose gold manicure to the next level, you should consider how to work with different textures.
Just check out these glittery rose gold nail concepts. Here, there is a mix of metallic, small flecks of glitter, large flecks of glitter, and more.
If you want to make people stop and stare at your rose gold nails, these are the concepts to consider:
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This is another unique glitter rose gold nail concept but I absolutely love it! Here, the ombre rose gold is mixed in with navy blue to create a marbled effect.
It is breathtaking and a great option if you want a glittery rose gold manicure that's different from the rest.
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You are free to choose any color to go with the rose gold. I would advise you to use complementary shades or a color that shares an undertone with the rose gold shade you want to go with.
You may feel a bit confused by this category - after all, can't all these rose gold nail concepts be considered nail art?
Sure, they can, but the looks here are a bit different from the other glittery rose gold designs. Here, the nail art is placed on top of the rose gold ombre section. This can either play down the glittery effect of the nail or take it to the next level.
Depending on the season and your mood, you can try everything from lace appliques to snowflakes. Here are the rose gold designs to consider:
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This is a newer trend but I'm completely onboard with it because of how cool it looks. With most ombre looks, you can finish off with rose gold at your tips.
In this glittery rose gold ombre concept, you start off with rose gold cuticles. The great thing about this idea is that it's just as versatile as the traditional rose gold ombre look so you can get plenty creative!
I have also found that touching up these manicures is a lot easier too.
Here are all the rose gold designs and nails that prove this:
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This half moon rose gold look is a classic nail take. Here, you do up the semi-circle near your cuticles in rose gold.
While you can choose any base color for this kind of rose gold look, I have found that a deeper or contrasting color is always best.
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Well, there you go - the top glittery ombre rose gold nail ideas that can inspire your own manicure. Go ahead and create your own sparkly set and shine bright like a diamond.