53 Stunning Purple Butterfly Nail Designs for 2022

Combine the deep luxury of the purple colorway with the cute style of a butterfly design and you have my new obsession, these fantastic purple butterfly nail designs. Giving you a sophisticated and cute look at the same time, this look can accent any outfit and just works so well together.

There’s been a real trend toward butterfly nail art and while it does work in different colors, there’s just something about a purple (in any shade) that just really makes it pop. We’ve looked at thousands of nail designs to show you our favorites and there’s a little bit of everything here. We’ve got you covered whether you want something simple to do yourself or a design to show your nail tech.

purple butterfly nail art
We are starting this collection with these ombré purple nails that are matched with these clear nails topped with purple reflective butterflies. This look has been trending so much that we’ve actually made a full inspiration list of ombré nails with butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design
Here’s a similar nail set from the previous one, except this one’s got full purple nails, and the butterflies don’t reflect any other color.
purple butterfly nails
We’ve got an entire purple set going on. One nail is designed with some clear nails and is topped with some butterflies. I love the gloss finish!
purple butterfly nail art
How lovely are these off-white nails topped with some purple French tips? I love the large violet butterfly designs on top!
purple butterfly nail polish design
We’ve got a combination of clear nails, full purple polish, and long French tips. The clears have two different designs; one is designed with a couple of gems and butterflies, while the other one is topped with purple glitter.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
Here are some short square nails with a couple of different designs. Some have a glitter ombré, some are topped with some chrome glitter, and the full glitter nails are topped with iridescent butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
We’ve got these long purple clear nails designed with some purple French tips. There are a bunch of glitters, hearts, and butterflies on the transparent tips.
purple butterfly nail design
If you want to spice up your white nail set, you can mix in a clear white nail on each hand and top it off with butterflies of your choice!
purple butterfly nails
Here’s a fun little deep purple glitter set. The purple glitter is very opaque and is matched with some clear nails topped with butterflies that match the glitter polish.
purple butterfly nail art
I love how the butterfly stencils on this nail set look! We’ve got some pink nails designed with some long Frenchies and topped with these black tattoo-looking butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
Here’s a simple purple nail set topped with some small flower stickers. The accent nail is a nude shade topped with these butterflies that cover the entire nail.
purple butterfly nail art
Here’s a deep blue and purple set. We’ve got some blue ombré nails topped with silver and purple butterflies. We also have a full blue nail that’s topped with some purple glitter!
purple butterfly nails
Here’s a very simple nail set for those who are not a big fan of maximalist designs. We’ve got this pastel purple nail set, and three of the nails are topped with some purple butterflies.
purple butterfly nail polish design
I am in love with this nail set. We’ve got a pink opaque glitter nail, some nude nails topped with butterflies, marbled diagonal tips, and a 3D butterfly topper.
purple butterfly nail art
purple butterfly nail art
We’re playing with two different shades of purple. We’ve got some adorable butterflies on top of one of the lighter purple shades.
purple butterfly nails
Here’s another two-tone square nail set. The darker tone is painted fully on the nails and is topped with some gems, while the lighter tone creates a classic V-shaped French tip topped with some pink and purple butterflies.
purple butterfly nails
Now, these are the epitome of purple butterfly nails. First, we’ve got these short tapered nails painted pink. Then, we’ve got some butterfly designs that cover the entire nail.
purple butterfly nail art
This nail set is quite long but looks very light on the fingers. We’ve got some purple gems on the moons of the nail and some glitters on the tips of the nails.
purple butterfly nail polish design
Here’s a simple milky white nail set topped with butterflies with different designs.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
Here’s a simple pink and purple clear nail set. On the tips of the clear nails are a bunch of purple flower designs. We’ve also got a bunch of butterflies on the pink to white ombré nails.
purple butterfly nail art
These pink to purple ombré nails are topped with subtle glitter and a very large butterfly. We’ve also got some reflective glitter nails mixed with some butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design
We’re back to a simpler set. The entire nail set is painted with full purple polish. On top of one of the nails is a simple blue butterfly.
purple butterfly nail design
If you want an edgy set, you’re going to love this one. It’s got various designs, but my favorite has to be the clear set that’s filled with really deep purple butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
We’ve got a two-tone nail set. One nail is designed with some pinkish nails, and one is filled with a full purple. The nude nails are designed with pink and blue butterflies and some gems on top.
purple butterfly nail art
Here are some full-painted nails with added designs and toppers to spice it up. We’ve got a vertical gem line, gems on the moons of the nails, and a connecting butterfly design.
purple butterfly nails
Add something extra to your classic white French tip look by adding some purple butterflies on top!
purple butterfly nail design ideas
I love what a complete black nail set looks like. But, if I were to add a bit of design to it, these multi-colored butterflies would go perfectly with it!
purple butterfly nail designs
We’ve got some medium coffin nails that are mostly painted in jet black polish. On top, there are silver and purple gems. The clear nail is designed with a lot of glitter and purple butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design
purple butterfly nail polish design
We’ve got a fun French tip look just for you! We have a mix of your typical white Frenchies, which are designed with some gem lining and half butterfly wings, and a butterfly French tip design!
purple butterfly nails
This set is a combination of full-painted purple nails and long French tips. The tips are topped with some multi-colored butterflies.
purple butterfly nail designs
Here’s a shiny and vibrant look for those who love to make a statement with their nails! We’ve got everything from multi-colored gems, reflective glitter, and monochrome butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
Keep it simple and monochrome with these purple square nails topped with more purple butterflies.
purple butterfly nail polish design
Milky pink nails look clean and simple because they match the natural nail look—this set’s dressed up a bit with the gorgeous connecting wing design.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
There’s so much depth to this look because of the very deep and dark colors that were used. I love how that darkness was contrasted with these translucent purple nails topped with some shiny butterflies.
purple butterfly nail designs
These purple nails have two accent nails that blend into shiny clear nails that are topped with some reflective butterflies.
purple butterfly nail designs
If you’re unsure of how to style your colored nails, you can simply add a gold sticker on top, and you’re good to go!
purple butterfly nail designs
These butterfly nails look so dreamy. They’re painted on top of these white nails, and they have a purple glow outside of them. I love the artistry in this set!
purple butterfly nail art
Here’s a nail set that I’d like to have on my nails if I’m feeling like having a pop of color! It’s got blue French tips topped with purple butterflies. The colors match so well with each other!
purple butterfly nail design
I love it when color reflects off of my nails! We’ve got these gorgeous blue and purple chrome sets and clear accent nails topped with glitter and butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
Here’s another two-tone purple set. The lighter tone nails are topped with some silver chrome butterflies.
purple butterfly nail design
purple butterfly nails
We’ve got a couple of designs going on here. We have these beige painted nails with two-tone swirls on top. Below the swirls are a bunch of butterflies scattered around. On the accent nail, we have these budding flowers.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
This set is painted with milky purple polish, and in the middle, we’ve got some French tip accents topped with chrome butterflies and gems on the moons of the nails.
purple butterfly nail art
Add a simple design to your long pink coffin nails. All the nails are topped with some really subtle shimmer, and one nail on each hand is also designed with a purple butterfly sticker.
purple butterfly nail polish design
We’ve got a really muted grayish violet nail set paired with some clear nails designed with sparkly butterflies. A unique shade making a very different look that might go better with some outfits.
purple butterfly nail design ideas
This is a nail set that you can wear even on special occasions. Here are some double-lined V-shaped Frenchies that are topped with three silver gems and a nice purple butterfly. I love how well they used the two shades of the purple present in this set.
purple butterfly nails
I love these matte purple almond-shaped nails that are topped with blue and white butterflies and gems. On the tips, we’ve also got some bluish silver glitters!

It’s a specific look, but I’m absolutely here for this purple butterfly nail design. Whether you copy something from this list or come up with something new, let us see it! Our inspiration photos come from user submissions and open sources and we’ll always give credit. All of the fantastic styles belong to their respective owners. If we’ve got a credit wrong or you’d rather we don’t feature you – just drop us an email.

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