Looking for a metallic hue that’s popular yet underrated when it comes to nail art? If so, rose gold nails are the perfect choice.
Shimmering, elegant, and undeniably chic, rose gold nails are the perfect way to add a metallic gleam to your fingertips. With its unique blend of pink and copper tones, this feminine shade offers a great alternative to opulent gold nails and shimmering silver manis .
From subtle, everyday looks to bold, statement-making party designs fit for birthdays and special occasions, we’ve featured 25 rose gold nail ideas that showcase the versatility and sophistication of this trendy shade. Save your favorites to your Pinterest board, or screenshot them directly on your phone!
The Best Rose Gold Nails To Try
1. Chrome + Glitter
We love the mixture of chrome and glitter in this rose gold manicure! Three nails are painted with shiny rose gold chrome polish, which looks stunning, while the middle and ring fingers have a pink glitter base and are decorated with pink stripes.
2. Shades of pink
Pair your rose gold polish with different shades of pink nail polish for a pretty, feminine nail design. The little finger is covered in rose gold glitter, while the rest of the nails are painted in glossy pink polish and decorated with glittery stripes and hearts.
3. Pink on pink
This manicure combines a French tip design with rose gold glitter to create a chic and glam look. The thumb, index, and ring fingers are painted with glossy light pink polish and finished with pink French tips, while the middle and little fingers are covered in sparkling pink glitter.
4. Rose gold speckles
If you only want a touch of rose gold, then these speckled nails are just perfect for you! Each of the nails has been painted with a white polish and then topped with rose gold foil speckles to add just a touch of luxury and opulence to your manicure – ideal for a subtle glamorous look.
5. Glitter waves
Each nail features a different glitter wave design, creating a striking and eye-catching manicure that we just adore! The nails are painted with a shimmery pink base and then decorated with rosey glitter and white waves across the base, sides, and tip of the nails for a distinctive look.
6. Rose gold + taupe
This rose gold and taupe manicure is just what you need for the fall and winter months, to add a little extra sparkle to your look during the cold months. The thumb, middle, and little fingers are painted with a dark taupe shade and then decorated with a wave of rose gold glitter. The index and ring fingers are covered entirely in rose gold glitter.
7. Delicate pale pink
Go for a softer, more delicate look with this pale pink nail design. Four of the nails are painted in pale pink tones, while the ring finger is painted in rose gold glitter. We also love the dainty, swooping lines that decorate the middle finger.
8. rose gold chrome
Mirror-effect nails are super popular at the moment, which is why you need this rose gold chrome manicure. All the nails have this rose gold chrome effect for a sleek, stylish, and sophisticated look – just perfect!
9. Snowflake details
This rose gold manicure is just what you need for the festive season, with the cute snowflake details. These wintery nails have been painted with a sheer white polish, except for the ring finger which is painted with glittery rose gold, and then decorated with rose gold stripes or intricate snowflakes – so pretty.
10. Glitter ombre
We love an ombre design, especially when it’s a glitter ombre! The nails start with a sheer pale pink base, while the rose gold glitter decorates the tip of the nail and fades out as you move down to the base, creating a gorgeous, glamorous manicure.
11. Gold flecks
Rose gold and gold is a stunning color combination, as you can see from this beautiful manicure. The shimmery rose gold nails have a subtle ombre finish, moving from a darker rose shade at the tip to pale pink at the base, then the middle and ring fingers are decorated with gold foil for an added sparkling touch.
12. Asymmetric Tips + Base
This asymmetric design is a great way to add a twist to a classic French manicure. Each of the nails has been painted with a sheer pink polish, then the nails are painted with a swipe of white polish and a swipe of rose gold glitter, at the base or the tip, or both, to create a striking design.
13. Bejeweled Rose Gold
Go super glam with the bejeweled rose gold nail design! Three nails have been covered in rose gold glitter, which really sparkles under the light, while the ring and little fingers have been painted with rosy pink polish and the ring finger is embellished with rose gold rhinestones.
14. Chrome Stripes
These nails include a mix of designs and finishes to create a beautiful and unique manicure. The thumb, index, and little finger are painted with a shimmery rose gold polish, decorated with a chrome stripe. The middle finger is painted with a glossy pink polish and the ring finger is painted with white polish – so stunning!
15. White + Rose Gold
Add just a touch of rose gold to your look with this chic and subtle design, perfect for a bridal mani! Each of the nails is painted with a glossy white polish, except for the little finger which is covered in rose gold glitter for a sparkly finish. The ring finger also features a little swipe of rose gold glitter at the base of the nail.
16. French Tips
Mix classic aesthetics with a little glamorous with this French tip and glitter manicure. Three fingers have an elegant French tip design, with a pink base and white tip, while the ring and little fingers are painted with dazzling rose gold glitter.
17. Heart Details
These heart nails look super cute, with a pale pink base, rose gold glitter French tip, and a rose gold chrome heart in the center of the French tip. This manicure would be ideal for Valentine’s Day and looks glam enough for special occasions.
18. Criss Cross Stripes
We love this pale pink and rose gold manicure with criss-cross stripe details and a glittery touch. The thumb and little finger have been painted with rose gold glitter, while the rest of the nails are painted with a pale pink base and then decorated with either rose gold stripes of glitter fading up from the base of the nail.
19. Waves + Swirls
The wavy, swirly details on these nails are so much fun and add a unique touch to your manicure. The rose gold and pink waves look a little like flames reaching from the base and tip of the nail, while the index finger has a rose gold glitter French tip and the thumb and little finger are painted in a rosy pink shade.
20. Matte Finish
A matte finish is always a great idea and a chic alternative to the usual glossy top coats. The thumb, index, and little fingers are covered with rose gold glitter, while the middle and ring fingers are painted with a matte rosy pink shade and decorated with flecks of silver glitter.
21. Nude + Rose Gold
If you usually go for a nude or neutral manicure, then these nails are perfect for you as they add just a touch of rose gold to your classic manicure. Three nails are painted with a glossy nude shade, and then the thumb and index finger are covered in glitter.
22. Autumnal Rose Gold
Pair rose gold polish with burgundy shades to create the perfect fall manicure. The index and middle fingers are painted with a glossy burgundy polish, while the ring and little finger are painted with a shiny rose gold chrome polish – just gorgeous!
23. Glitter Stripes
This nail design has a chic and sophisticated look, with glossy pink-beige polish painted on four nails and a little finger covered in rose gold glitter. We love the glittery stripes that decorate the ring finger to create a pretty manicure.
24. Chrome, Waves + French Tips
Mix a range of nail designs to create this unique and striking manicure! These nails include two rose gold shimmery nails, a pink nail decorated with burgundy and rose gold waves, a burgundy French tip, and one glossy burgundy nail – just gorgeous!
25. Shimmers + Glitters
Go all out glamour with this shimmery and glittery manicure! This nail design combined a rose gold glitter ring finger, with a shimmery pink middle finger, a rosy pink thumb, and two nails with a pink base and glittery tip. The different polishes and designs each sparkle in the light creating an eye-catching look.