This summer season provides for absolute freedom of choice, so you can please owners of both long and short nails – it all depends on your own preferences and capabilities. Choose the length with which you will feel most comfortable and attractive. A beautiful and fashionable summer nail art will decorate your marigolds and give them a unique charm. Regarding the shape, there are also no restrictions – it can be a classic oval, square or exquisitely-pointed. The choice is yours, but keep in mind that the shape of your marigolds should ideally blend in with your overall image and style.
Nail Art Designs For Summer
Summer is the time of lush greenery and flowers. Therefore, flower and vegetable motifs on the marigolds will be very handy. Carefully applied roses, chamomiles and twigs with delicate leaves will be an excellent decoration for well-groomed marigolds. If you doubt your own artistic abilities, you can use special stickers or stencils, thanks to which the patterns will turn out to be flawless.
Here are 30 amazing nail art ideas that you can try out this summer.
Stripes and Leaves
Those of you who are a little tired of all the palm trees can surely try out something new. The thing is that palm tree leaves look as gorgeous as the trees themselves. Pick your perfect base and start the experimentation! What is more, if you are looking for the ideal combo of neutral and bright nail art ideas – this is what you can get inspired from.Match your striped beach towels by painting three of your nails just like ’em. With two leaf accents, it’s breezy and beautiful.
Fruits aren’t just important for your health; they’re also a crucial part of your summer style. If you can’t decide on your favourite, decorate each nail with a different one.
Feeling playful? Express it via your manicure! The combination of trendy minty shades and cute cactuses is mind-blowing. There is nothing better to show off your creative side than these lovely and intricate cacti ideas!The coolest plant, used in a perfect summer-ready manicure.
Summer is the time of flowers and fruit, so use this summer pattern on your nails. Add bright sunny flowers to create a joyous and happy mood around you. Bright colours and some flowers on your nails are sure to make passers-by smile and greet you joyously, as with such manicure you’ll become the embodiment of the summer itself.Who needs a trip to Hawaii when your nails look like they’ve been there all year? (Okay, we still want that vacation, though.)
Sunsets are magnificent to watch; we are sure that no one would argue that. But why waiting for the actual sunset if you can depict it on your nails? In such a way any time of the day you can cast a glance on your nails and observe this magnificent phenomenon happening!Recreate magic hour on your nails to enjoy the soft, ethereal colours of a sunset all day long.
Sparkles and Stripes
Want a simple way to upgrade your favourite neutral polish? Draw a thin line of golden glitter at the centre of each nail and watch how beautiful the gold looks glossy in the summer sun.
Let the cheerful colours of the rainbow reflect on your nail colour, whether you choose to create a rainbow on each nail (even with a cute little cloud perhaps) or paint each nail a different colour. The easiest choice is coating each nail with a different colour, and mismatched multi coloured nails just happen to be the new trend. So break out all of those rainbow nail polish colours that you thought you would never use and get to painting!
On the Flip Side
The top of your nails aren’t the only part you can paint — your undersides can be incorporated, too! Play it calm and neutral in a nude shade of polish on top, then add a bright orange shade to the base.
Summer is not only about the bright shades, nude shades and pastel one have some room for existing too. That is why if you can’t live a day without those sweet pastel hues then these manicure ideas are precisely what you need to kill two birds with one stone. This symmetrical design is absolutely contemporary, but the muted shades keep it from looking over the top.
If you are more into a fun and creative mood, then this type of nail design would be perfect for you. It looks playful, funny, interesting and expressive. Looking at your nails, one would immediately want to try a piece of watermelon and enjoy the summertime! Watermelon nail art, of course. Amaze your friends with this gorgeous look that makes your hands stand out.
You’ve seen plenty of reverse French tip Manis, but this one trades the typical oval-shapes or circular moons for a zig-zag design instead — and uses four gorgeous summer shades to boot.Also try adding some geometrical shapes, like triangles or squares to the tips of your nails to create an interesting effect. Such type of manicure can be worn with everyday casual clothes as well as an evening dress. You can also experiment with a different colour combination and choose the one that goes well with your clothes colour scheme.
Turquoise and Gold Stripe Nails
If you want to showcase your versatile personality, use the combination of different colours and patterns on your nails. You can use turquoise colour on some of your nails and create golden stripes design on other nails, or you could use any other colour combination. Get bold and creative with your nails and don’t be afraid of experimenting and finding out new colour combinations and patterns!
Flamingo Pool Party
Looking for something more exotic? Then why not paint flamingo or some other birds on your nails? Such types of summer nail designs might require more efforts, but the result is definitely worth it, especially if you want to achieve an exclusive look. Make a splash this summer with an eclectic combination of flamingos, cacti, and leaves.
Show off your love for traveling with this vintage road map design. Don’t worry if it looks complicated — the design isn’t free-handed. You will need a white and clear nail polish along with rubbing alcohol and a map of your desired road trip.
Pineapple of My Eye
Take your nails on vacation with a bright pink and pineapple design.
Morning or night, you can sit back and watch a gorgeous sunset whenever you want with these nails.
Put the lime in the manicure and shake it all up! Strawberries, watermelons, limes, and pineapples are the stars of this mani.
What says summer more than ice cream? Nothing! When the weather gets warm, opt for a manicure that’s good enough to eat.
Polka dots have been in fashion for a long time, be in clothing or nail art. It is really easy to create a delicate dot look. Go for summer friendly colours that compliment your personality.
Are you a bright personality who also likes wearing clothes with bright colours? Then express your personality even more with some fruit nail design. You can add lemons or oranges or whatever fruit you like to your nails to create a fun and easy-going mood! Just imagine how great your nails will look if you sit somewhere in a café sipping lemonade or mojito. Flaunt your love for citrus and summer with lemons or oranges on your nails.
For something that’s extra funky, try this red, white, and blue nail art tutorial that combines sparkles, stripes, and patriotic shades.
Starfish, pearls, ocean shells and stars are not just a decoration of sea, but also for our nails. What better than using the most famous beach stuff to draw on your nails to make them summer ready. Create an amazing ombre look with blue beach shades and add on some starfish and shells for a perfect summer look that is beach ready.
Tropical nails are not only about the palm trees and exotic flowers. Think about all the exotic fruits that are out there! So why not to bring them into your day-to-day manicure, right? Bananas being bright and yellow bring out the perfect summer vibes.
This mani may look complicated, but it just takes a little patience and a steady hand — or at least a bit of striping tape. Switch the colours for some interesting new shades all through the summer to match all your favourite outfits and special occasions.
Such art nail design will make you feel sexy and irresistible. You can wear it on a date or for the evening out. Wear a nice evening dress, subtle makeup, wave your hair slightly, and you’ll be the star of the evening. While you hold a glass of champagne or wine gracefully, you and your nails will attract so much attention! If you want a more casual look, substitute sequin gold nail polish with a simpler one or create some ombre effect on the nails. You can still use some geometric patterns for a bit more sophisticated look.
Have you got the scoop on the latest nail trend? And yes, the pun was definitely intended! We’re talking about ice cream designs for nails, and with summer coming up, we’re literally watering at the mouth at the very thought of them. Getting a three dimensional ice cream scoop on your fingers sounds amazing right.
Sunny yellow may not be the first shade you reach for when doing your nails, but a funky negative space manicure like this one could make you warm up to a canary colour.
If you want to play with multiple shades that work day or night, go for this colour blocked nail art. Summer colours like red, tangerine and even yellow are always good together and you can also trade them in for three shades that look amazing like peacock shades.
Sand Nude Manicure
Such types of easy nail designs are suitable for business ladies. So, if you go on a business trip and want to look professional yet beautiful, this type of nail design is perfect for you. Beige colour looks neutral and can go well with any kind of clothing, from a business suit to an evening dress for a night out. You could add some sequins on some of the nails for a more relaxed look.
So the next time you’re staring at the wall of nail polishes in your local salon, look past the moody grey and deep red shades. Summer is almost here, and this time go ahead and try out these amazing nail arts.