Lavender Nails Are Back Just in Time For Spring

  • Lavender is expected to trend for spring thanks to the color's presence throughout Fashion Month.
  • Nail pros are sharing how to revamp your spring manicures with the purple color.
  • Check out our favorite lavender nail ideas to bring to the salon.

Some people prioritize spring cleaning at the start of this season, but we prioritize revamping our beauty routines. The overhaul is top-down — from the hair colors we bring to the salon and the makeup looks we set out to try all the way to the colors we choose for our nails.

One of the best hues for spring this year? Lavender. This light purple shade has been seen all over the runways during Fashion Month and is currently trending as one of the most popular manicure colors of the season. "Lavender always invokes the feeling of spring for me," celebrity manicurist Elle Gerstein tells POPSUGAR. "It's a tranquil color."

The next-best thing about the shade? "Lavender is incredibly easy to wear," celebrity manicurist Julie Kandalec tells POPSUGAR. "It's a nonboring neutral that still has some pizzazz." That means it can be worn as simply (like two coats of your favorite lavender nail polish) or dramatically (read: with glitter, as a negative-space design, at the tips of your french manicure, and beyond) as you'd like, and it would still look wearable for everyday.

If you are someone who likes to do your manicures at home, Kandalec's favorite lavender nail polish is the CND Vinylux Weekly Polish in Wisteria Haze ($11), which is a perfect opaque hue. Still, if you're looking for more than one way to wear the lavender nail trend, we've rounded up some of our favorite nail-art looks to bring to your next appointment.

Lavender French Tips

French manicures will continue to trend this year, so why not combine the two trends for a chic and timeless look? These nails can take you from work to happy hour in a breeze.

Shimmery Lavender Nails

To level up your lavender nail art, "try using chrome effects to create a gloss and high shine," Gerstein says.

Lavender Coffin Nails

These lavender coffin nails combine gems and glitter accent fingers for a manicure that is two steps above the rest.

Matte Lavender Nails

A simple way to make a manicure stand out is by adding a matte top coat. Try these matte lavender nails for an easy hack that ensures your nails won't be missed.

Lavender Acrylic Nails

One of our favorite long-wear manicures? Acrylics. Amp up your next lavender acrylic set with multicolored gems like the ones seen here.

Lavender Ombré Nails

These lavender ombré nails remind us of all the best parts of spring. The addition of crystal glitter is sure to have this manicure sparkling in the light.