One of the must-have nail trends are baby boomer nails. These super chic nails feature ombre art in light pink and white. It is like a French manicure but instead of having white tips with the pink nails, the colors are blended and because of this, these nails are also called French ombre or French fade. It is not confirmed why the trend is called baby boomer but it has been speculated that it is because these colors were popular for nails through the 40’s up until the 60’s which is known as the baby boomer era. We love this look and know that you will too, so we have found 41 of the most beautiful designs. There are sparkly versions, simple and classic nails and much more. Take a look to find your favorite.
1. Simple and Stylish Baby Boomer Nails
The first nail idea we have to show you is simple and very stylish. Each nail is oval shaped and has the beautiful baby boomer design. We love the nail shape because it makes the ombre look even more elegant. A manicure like this is chic and it will suit everyone. You can wear nails like these for any occasion.
2. Baby Boomer Nails with a Glam Accent Nail
If you want to jazz up the simple manicure then you could try a glam accent nail like this. All of the nails have the pink and white baby boomer design but one nail is decorated with crystals too. As you can see, the gems make a statement and give the nails some sparkle. You can recreate something similar and nail crystals can be bought online.
3. Silver Glitter and French Fade
Love to wear sparkly nails? If so, you need to check out this next idea! Here we have elegant baby boomer nails but two of the nails are covered in shimmering silver glitter. The glitter and French fade nail art compliment each other perfectly. Nails like these would be perfect for a special occasion and maybe even a wedding.
4. Glam Gold Foil Nail Idea
Next, we have a trendy and glam design to show you. All of the nails feature the baby boomer ombre but one has a gold accent design. The accent nail features stylish gold foil nail art. We love the gold foil and the ombre together – it is a stunning combination. Gold foils can be bought online and there are many tutorials online that can show you how to apply it too.
5. Baby Boomer Nails with Glitter
Looking for a beautiful nail design to wear for a special occasion? If you are, you should see this next idea. Two of the nails have the baby boomer ombre, two are pink with silver glitter and one nail is completely covered in glitter. It is a stunning nail design and the pink looks so pretty and elegant. You can recreate the whole look or try just pink with the baby boomer nail art, that would look gorgeous.
6. Frosted French Ombre
The next nail idea we have to show you is simple, stylish and stunning. These nails are coffin shaped and they have the baby boomer nail art. We love this design because the ombre is matte which gives it a frosted look. It is a gorgeous manicure and it is perfect for the chic ladies. A similar design can be created on any nail shape. The frosted ombre would look amazing on almond nails.
7. Stiletto Shaped Baby Boomer Nails
Our next idea features the baby boomer design on stiletto nails. We love this combination because the ombre is elegant but the stylish stiletto shape gives the nail art an edgier look. So, with this you get the best of both worlds. You will have chic and classic nails but also look trendsetting and modern too. A manicure like this is perfect for those who like to wear bolder nail designs.
8. French Fade and Glitter
The light shades used in baby boomer nail art will suit almost any other color and pattern. One color the ombre does look amazing with is gold. Don’t just take our word for it, check out this next look. Most of the nails feature the French fade design but two nails are gold and sparkly. One nail is completely gold and the other is gold and nude ombre. It is such a glam design and it would be perfect for a night out or party.
9. Elegant Baby Boomer Nails
Next, we have a very elegant design for you to see. The nails have a round shape and all of them feature the ombre nail art. One nail on each hand also has a delicate white design too. The nail art is so beautiful and it has a floral look. Nails like these would be perfect for a bride or for a bridesmaid. Recreate the white look or you could try a light pink color for the nail art too.
10. Baby Boomer Nails with Crystal Accent Nails
If you love nail art with crystals then you need to check out this next idea. This manicure features long nails with a coffin shape. They all have glossy baby boomer ombre and one nail on each hand has a crystal design too. Each of the accent nails has a different sparkly design and the gems really make a statement. A manicure like this is perfect for the ladies who like to stand out and who like to look glam.
11. Glam Baby Boomer Nails
The next nail idea we have to show you is glam and stylish. All of the nails have the baby boomer design but three of the nails have sparkle too. Two nails are glittery and one has gems. It is a beautiful nail idea and it would look amazing for a special occasion, you could even wear a similar manicure to a wedding.
12. Baby Boomer Nails with Floral Art
Love floral nail art? Then this idea could be perfect for you. For this look the nails are all ombre except for one. The accent nail is light pink with stunning floral nail art. Flowers like these can be hand-painted or you can use stickers or stencils if you wanted to try and recreate this look yourself. You will find tutorials online for both the ombre and flower art.
13. Sparkly and Stylish Nail Idea
If you want a manicure that will wow then you need to see this design. Some of the nails are plain baby boomer ombre and the rest are covered in gems and silver sparkles. The nails are stiletto shaped too. It is a statement making design and it would look amazing for a party. Recreate the whole design or try just one or two of the nails that you like.
14. French Ombre and Chrome
It is not just the baby boomer trend that is a must-have, chrome is too. This next design combines the two. Most of the nails have the French ombre look and the rest are pink chrome. We love this idea because the pink chrome looks so chic and trendy with the ombre. Nails like these will suit everyone and the combination can be used on any nail shape.
15. Baby Boomer Nails with Gold Accent Design
Next, we have a trendy and glam nail design. Most of the nails feature the baby boomer pink and white design except for one. One nail on each hand also has gold sparkles where the pink should be. It is a stylish and beautiful nail idea. Recreate the gold look or you can use any color for the sparkles.
16. Beautiful Baby Boomer Coffin Nails
Love the sparkly nail art but would like a subtler look? Then this could be just what you have been searching for. These nails are long with the baby boomer nail art. One nail also has small gems around the cuticle. By adding small gems to one nail like this you get the glam look but it is not too over the top. You can recreate this design on any nail shape and you could try it on a shorter length too.
17. Elegant Nails with Pearls
Another chic combination you could try is the baby boomer nails with pearls. Here is a stunning example. Most of the nails have just ombre nail art except for one. The accent nail features gems, pearls and elegant white nail art. Crystals and peals can be bought online and they can be stuck on with nail glue.
18. Baby Boomer Nails with Gems
Our next idea is bold and glamorous. Some of the nails just have simple baby boomer nail art and the rest are decorated with sparkling crystals. As you can see, the crystals really make a statement. You can recreate this on any nail shape but it is best suited to longer nails. A manicure like this would be perfect for a party.
19. Stiletto Baby Boomer Nails with Glitter
Earlier in the post we featured baby boomer stiletto nails. If you loved that idea, then you may like this one too. These are also stiletto shaped nails but instead of simple ombre this manicure has a sparkly accent nail. The added glitter just jazzes up the nails and makes them more statement making. Recreate this or you can try the matte and glitter combo on any nail shape.
20. French Ombre Nails with Crystals
Make your nails stand out from the crowd with a nail design like this one. Two of the nails are simple French ombre and the rest have a sparkling crystal design. This is a stunning nail idea and it would be perfect for a special occasion. Recreate the whole manicure or wear the baby boomer ombre with just one of the crystal designs.
21. Classy Baby Boomer Nails
The next nail idea we have to show you is classy, elegant and has subtle sparkle too. These nails are long and coffin shaped. One nail on each hand has a sweep of silver glitter too. It is a stunning nail idea and it will look amazing on anyone. A design like this will be perfect for a bride as the glitter is on the ring finger. You can of course wear a manicure like this anywhere though.
22. Simple and Chic Baby Boomer Mani
Next, we have a simple and chic baby boomer mani. For this look, the nails are long and are painted in the soft nude and white ombre. These nails are glossy, beautiful and the design will suit everyone. Not only that, but these nails will suit any occasion from work to a wedding so it is a versatile look.
23. Bridal Nail Design
If you want a more glam and glitzy mani, then this is perfect for you! These nails are shorter and easy to wear. Most of the nails have the pretty ombre while two of the nails have glitter tips. The accent nails are also decorated with rhinestones. It is a stunning and sparkly look that would be perfect for a special event. This mani was created with Young Nail Australia Rosebud Cover Acrylic & Sea Spray Glitter.
24. Elegant Nails with Rhinestones
Rhinestones can really jazz up your nails. Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at this mani. The nails have a beautiful ombre look and the nude is a little darker than some of the other shades that we have featured. Two nails on each hand are also decorated with rhinestones. As you can see, this design would be quite simple and subtle without the crystals but the added sparkle makes the mani extra special. You can buy rhinestones online and stick them on with nail glue.
25. Soft Pink Baby Boomer Ombre
The next nail design is simple, pretty and stylish. For this look, the nails are mid length and feature a soft pink and white ombre. These nails show how beautiful and feminine the baby boomer nail trend really is. You can recreate this mani or try using a different nail length and shape. The ombre will suit them all.
26. Glitter and Baby Boomer Ombre
Love nails with sparkle? If so, you need to see this next idea. Here we have a beautiful baby boomer mani. Most of the nails have the ombre art but there is one nail that is covered in glitter too. Some nails are also decorated with rhinestones. The glitter looks amazing with the ombre, the combination gives the nails an elegant and stunning look. Try a similar mani or just choose ombre and glitter without the rhinestones.
27. Ombre Nails with Beautiful Rhinestones
Next, we have another rhinestone design to show you. This time the nails all have the ombre effect. One nail on one hand and two on the other are also decorated with rhinestones. We love this design because all of the rhinestones are different shapes, sizes and colors. It is just a glitzy look that is chic too. You can recreate this or buy some rhinestones and create your own sparkly design.
28. Elegant Glitter Ombre Nails
The next idea is another sparkly one. For this look, the nails have white and glitter ombre with a glittery accent nail. Even though glitter has been used, the nails still have that baby boomer look because of the color. It is just a stunning version of the trend with lots of sparkle. A mani like this would be perfect for parties, weddings and the holiday season.
29. Baby Boomer Acrylic Nails
If you want to add a little glamour to your nails but not too much, then this idea is great for you. Here we have coffin shaped baby boomer ombre nails. There is also one accent nail with a small rhinestone design. A mani like this will give you some sparkle but in a subtler way. Recerate this or go even more low-key by using just one rhinestone. Either design would be perfect for a bride.
30. Elegant Marble and Ombre Nails
As the colors used in the baby boomer trend are quite soft and light, the ombre suits other nail art too. This mani is a great example. Some of the nails have the stylish ombre while the other nails are either sparkly or feature marble nail art. We love this idea because the glitter is glam and the marble is so trendy. You can find easy to follow online tutorials for marble art if you wanted to create the look yourself.
31. Pretty and Glitzy Mani
Next, we have another pretty and glitzy idea to show you. This mani features cute ombre coffin nails. Each nail is also decorated with sparkling rhinestones. This mani shows how different rhinestone designs can create completely different nails. Recreate something similar or try the nail art with the crystals on a different nail shape. Stiletto nails would look amazing.
32. Glittery French Ombre Nails
This next nail idea is another one of our favorites. These nails are covered in sparkly baby boomer ombre. As you can see, the silver sparkles compliment the ombre colors perfectly. This mani has a magical vibe and it is perfect for the winter season. A glitzy and elegant design like this would be great for weddings too.
33. Elegant Ombre Nails with Gold Details
Baby boomer ombre looks amazing with other colors like gold and here is a stunning example. For this look, some nails have the ombre, one is glittery and gold and the last nail is clear with a gold foil design. We love the gold and baby boomer art, it’s a stunning combination. The nails have a glamorous look. This mani would be perfect for Christmas and NYE.
34. Ombre and Silver Glitter Nails
If you love your nails to be sparkly with bling, then this is great for you! Here we have long coffin nails. Some nails have simple ombre, one nail is sparkly, the next is nude with a silver tip and the last nail has ombre with rhinestones along the cuticle. It is a stunning and statement making look. A glitzy mani like this would be perfect for a night out. Recreate the whole look or just one or two of the designs.
35. Elegant Ombre with Butterflies
We love this next nail idea! This mani features soft ombre and one of the nails has an elegant butterfly design. We love the butterflies and ombre because the combo is so pretty and feminine. You can recreate a similar mani or just use butterfly nail stickers on your ombre nails. Either way, your nails will look gorgeous.
36. Matte Baby Boomer Design
Earlier in the post we mentioned that you can use one rhinestone to glam up your nails. If you liked the sound of that, then you need to see this mani. Here we have soft, matte baby boomer ombre. Each nail is decorated with one rhinestone. As you can see, this creates such a stunning look. Recreate this or have only one nail with the rhinestone.
37. Long Silver Glitter Coffin Nails
Next, we have another sparkly design to show you. These nails are long and some are decorated with ombre, one is covered in glitter and the last nail is nude with a glitter tip. We love this mani because it combines some of the trendiest nail art. It is a stunning nail design that would be perfect for a night out or party. The nail art would look great on other nail shapes too.
38. Rhinestone Accent Nail
The next nail idea features another stunning rhinestone accent nail. So for this look, the nails are painted in the beautiful ombre. The accent nail features a circular rhinestone design. It is such a chic, glam and trendy idea. Recreate this or put the rhinestone design on all nails. You could even wear this design at Christmas because the crystals look like a wreath.
39. Perfect Wedding Nails
Cuticle nail art is another must-have nail look. This mani shows how to wear it in style. The nails have the ombre art and one nail has a pretty rhinestone design, while two of the other nails have a row of rhinestones along the cuticle. It is a such a trendy and glitzy idea. This is perfect for the ladies who like more unique nail art. Recreate this look or use the cuticle design on all nails.
40. Gorgeous Baby Boomer Mani
If all the bold nail art is not for you, then try a simpler baby boomer design like this one. These nails are long and feature glossy ombre. It is a simple and easy to wear mani that will suit everyone. Try a similar look to this or use the ombre on any nail length and shape. This version of the trend would look stunning on shorter nails.
41. Long & Elegant Nail Idea
Need a mani for a special occasion? If so, this could be perfect for you. Here we have long nails. Some have the baby boomer ombre while some are sparkly and one nail is decorated with rhinestones. The glitter used here is quite subtle but it is so beautiful. This is another mani that would be great for a bride.
We hope you have been inspired by these baby boomer nails!