Listen, we're WELL aware that ombre manicures have been around for-ev-er (we wrote about them way back in 2010, NBD), but if you're searching for some fresh new ways to wear gradient nails that haven't been done a bajillion times, look no further! We've found five fun updates on the summery staple that'll jazz up that ol' mani in no time. Let's get riiightt into it, shall we?
THE SNAKESKIN OMBRE
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First up, the snakeskin ombre. OOoOOoH. We're gettin' the shivers just thinking about it. Adding a scaly layer of white polish over any ombre design will immediately give it the badass look it was waiting for. Also, note the glitter gradient on the other fingers, which is super easy to DIY. (We totally just gave you two ideas in one! That rules!)