12 Must-Try Summer Nail Trends

  • Orange is the New Coral

    Orange is the New Coral

    Orange has taken over this summer. Every celebrity on earth is sporting orange nails and accessories. Try a tangerine for a playful look, or a darker burnt orange to keep it classy and mature.
  • Summer is for Sangria

    Summer is for Sangria

    A spin on the classic red nail. A color between a deep red and purple will leave your nails looking sophisticated and ready for a night out on the town. And with so many different shades to choose from you will never become bored.
  • Making Waves

    Making Waves

    The nautical theme seems to reoccur every summer as people hit the beach and the boats. Keep it simple with navy and white stripes or add some red hearts and anchors to mix it up.
  • Embellished Nude

    Embellished Nude

    Nude nails started the year off strong and they continued to stay at the top of the trends. Add a playful touch to the nude nail with glitter, studs, or one decorated statement nail. You will be sure to grab everyone’s attention.
  • Shine On

    Shine On

    Metallic is showing up everywhere; shoes, bags, and nails. Forgo the glitter and choose shine instead. Try a chrome gold or silver nail color. You’ll shine brighter than the sun.
  • The Mani on the Moon

    The Mani on the Moon

    The French tip has a sister and she is stealing the limelight. The moon mani is great because there are some many ways you can switch it up: simple nude and white, black and natural, or any two colors your heart desires.
  • Play Hard

    Play Hard

    Summer is the time to let loose. Show your playful side with fun nail art - flowers, polka dots, bows, diamonds, animal print! The possibilities are endless.
  • Pass the Pastels

    Pass the Pastels

    Tone it down a little, while still keeping it cute with pastels. Try baby blue, bubblegum pink, mint, or lavender. Be fun without being too bold.
  • Neon Lights

    Neon Lights

    If toning it down isn’t your thing, be daring with neon nails. These super bright colors will make you look like you’re always ready to party! Just don’t stare at your nails too long; you might hurt your eyes.
  • Try Tribal

    Try Tribal

    Show off your artsy side with tribal print nails. This crazy print is fun and youthful. Plus, you can choose whatever colors you want to make it your own unique thing.
  • Simple Stripe

    Simple Stripe

    Go for the minimalist look with this hot runway nail trend - one simple stripe. It can be centered, vertical, horizontal, thick, or thin. The key to this chic design, less is more.
  • Geometry


    Enjoy this throwback to high school math with geometric prints. Try triangles, squares, maybe even a rhombus. Contrast bright colors with bold black lines to really give your nails the extra pop.
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