35 Coolest and Trendy Summer Nails for Inspiration

Summer vibes start appearing on the horizon, so be ready for the beach, tan, and delicious barbecue days. But don’t forget to decide on your summer nails that suit your mood during warm weather days. Fortunately, there are lots of trendy summer nails to check out. But of course, we have cherry-picked the best summer nail colors and designs that suit all tastes. We promise you will get sufficient inspiration to decide on your summer manicure in your next salon visit or even use your personal skills for a DIY manicure.

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1. Sunny Summer Nails with Striped Nail Art

Perfect almond shaped bright yellow summer nails 2021 with two accent striped nails for sunny summer days!
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Yellow the color of energy, freshness, and optimism is full of summer vibes. Once you wear some yellow nail art like the one above you will feel cheerful. Additionally, you will attract everyone’s attention. This bright yellow nail art design is a perfect choice to try.

2. Cheetah Trendy Summer Nails

Long Almond Hot Pink Cheetah Trendy Summer Nails with silver glitter stripes for summertime

This hot pink nail color is so emotional, especially when blended with cheetah nail art. As you see black and pink cheetah tear marks over the nude base color are awesome. moreover, the middle silver glitter stripes add more attraction turning this nail art design into a masterpiece.

3. Orange Ombre Summer Nails with Palm Tree Nail Art

Orange ombre summer nails 2021 with palm tree nail art and two accent French nail tips!

This is a standout summer nail design full of youthful and happy vibes. In fact, the gradient effect of these summer nail colors from dark orange to lighter orange is amazing. As well the glitter palm tree nail art elevates the nail art design beauty beside the French nail tips.

4. Pink, Ombre, And Fruit Trendy Summer Nails

Cute pink summer nails 2021 with accent fruit nail art, and another accent mint green and pink ombre nail with sugar glitter!
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I’m in love with these trendy summer nails especially the fruit nails between cherry and watermelon nails. Also, the mint green and pink ombre nails with sugar glitter are so pretty. Truly pink nails are always the most feminine choice.

5. Short Lime Green Neon Nails with Fruit Nail Art

Short lime green neon nails 2021 with lime fruit nail art on accent nail for summertime!

Neon nails are still on-trend in 2021 and fortunately, the neon hues suit all skin tones. This bright nail art design above can work greatly with a tan. Go for these lime green neon nails and enjoy the fruit decorations over the white accent nail.

6. Trendy Summer Nails with Assorted Neon Colors On Tips

Cute almond shaped summer nails 2021 with assorted neon colors on tips for summertime!
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Indeed, this summer nail design rocks! The nude base color is so elegant and when blended with neon wavy lines on each tip makes the design go with any outfit. Neon hues in this above design are neon yellow, neon strawberry, neon lime, neon orange, and neon watermelon on the thumb fingernail.

7. Gorgeous Green Nails with Sunflower Nail Art

Cute summer green nails 2021 with hand painted sunflowers and touches of gold glitter for summertime!
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The combination of this fabulous glossy green shade in addition to the yellowish hand-painted sunflower nail art is truly amazing. As well the golden glitter touches add more beauty.

8. Orange French Tip Nails with Palm Nail Art

Orange French Tip Nails 2021 coffin shaped with two accent Palm Nail Art in addition to rhinestones
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Still Orange nail color and palm nail art full of summer vibes. So, this summer nail design above will surely catch your eye especially if you are a coffin-shaped fan.

9. Gorgeous Yellow Nails with A Big White Flower

Glossy Yellow Nails 2021 with A Big White Flower on accent nail, accent V French nail, and adorning rhinestones
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Indeed, this is such a beautiful color shade that works great with any blue shade outfit like denim shorts. Go for this summer nails set, and gets everyone’s attention. Don’t forget that yellow can always create trendy summer nails!

10. Bright Colors with Accent Leaf Nails

Bright Colors with Accent Leaf Nails 2021 considered perfect summer nails
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I love these dreamy bright colors combination. Of course, when light blue is blended with pink and white-colored nails the result will be perfect as you see above. Additionally, the colorful dots beside the leaf nail art are so attractive.

11. Ombre Palm Trendy Summer Nails with Purple Glitter

Ombre Palm Summer Nails 2021 with Purple Glitter
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Palm nail art is always charming, and this ombre-themed palm tree nail art with rhinestones at the nail base is so cute. in addition to, purple glitter nails that turn the nail art design into a masterpiece.

12. Mint Green Leaf Nail Art with Flamingo Nails

Mint Green Leaf Nail Art with Flamingo and Pink Nails 2021
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Indeed, you will love the various green shade colors in this nail art between dark green leaf nail art and mint green base. Also, the pink flamingo is gorgeous besides, the glossy pink nails.

13. Cute Beach Nails with Mermaid Nail Art

Cute coffin shaped Beach Nails 2021 with Mermaid and palm Nail Art with accent blue glitter nail for summer time
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This nail art design is a masterpiece and will give you total summer vibes. Of course, the combination of palm, mermaid, and beach nail art is really amazing. Besides, the accent blue glitter nail will feel like you are on the beach looking at your nails.

14. Coffin Shaped Wave Trendy Summer Nails

Coffin Shaped Wave Summer Nails 2021 with engraved heart shape on two accent nails
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These beach-themed nails are so gorgeous. So, try wearing this nail art design then feel summer-ready wherever you go.

15. Cute Ocean Nails with Floating Lotus Flower

Cute stiletto shaped Ocean Nails 2021 with Floating Lotus Flower on accent nail for summer time
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Of course, these blue ombre ocean-themed nails with white waves and the floating lotus flower are really awesome. At last, go for stiletto-shaped summer nails and enjoy this amazing nail style.

16. Cotton Candy Skies Nail Art Design

Cotton Candy Skies Nail Art Design with palm nail art are gorgeous summer nails 2021
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This simple nail art design is gorgeous especially these hand-painted palms over these matte cotton candy skies nails. So, it’s a great nail idea to try on summer days.

17. Gorgeous Matte Bright Turquoise and Pink Ombre Nails

Gorgeous Turquoise and Pink Ombre Coffin Nails 2021 for summer days
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Still, looking for stunning trendy summer nails to wear! Fortunately, these gorgeous summer nail colors that blended in this nail art design above are a perfect choice to wear all summer days.

18. Colorful Bold Trendy Summer Nails

Colorful Bold Summer Nails with Intriguing Decorations, summer nails 2021, summer nail designs 2021, bright summer nails 2021
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Of course, bold summer nail colors are always eye-catchy. As you see the blending between blue, purple, and pink colors is so charming. In addition, these effective decorations over all nails add more elegance to the design.

19. Cute Nail Art Design with Summer Nail Colors

Cute Nail Art Design with Summer Nail Colors, this summer nails are really cute summer nails
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These colorful ombre trendy summer nails are so cute. As you see the transition of pink, yellow, aqua, and orange colors with black leaf nail art is really eye-catchy. Also, the accents of the orange French tip and reverse French tip add more beauty to this design.

20. Royal Blue Trendy Summer Nails Design

Long Summer Royal Blue Nails Design with Two Swirl Accents on Nude Base Color for Summer 2022
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If you are a fan of the blue color, especially Royal Blue, then this design is for you and you will love to try it. In addition to elegance, the nail design is simple. Also, the royal blue and aqua swirls on the nude base color accents are really amazing.

21. Multicolored Ombre Neon Fire Nails Design

Long Square Shaped Multicolored Ombre Neon Fire Nails Design for Summer 2022
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Indeed, this nail design can turn heads where ever you go. This nail design features multicolored neon fire nails plus ombre nail art. So, this nail idea is perfect for summer vacations.

22. Simple Pink Summer Nails

Short Square Simple Pink Summer Nails 2022
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It is certain that the pink color is able to stand out on its own. So, all you have to do is choose your favorite shade of pink and start painting your nails right away. Now enjoy your attractive look on the beach.

23. Matte Pink Nails with Butterfly Design

Long Square Matte Pink Nails with Butterfly, Black Specks, and Glitter Design for Summer 2022
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Still, pink is the most popular color for women. And this time the design features matte finish pink summer nails with black specks and glitter. Besides, the pink butterfly shape on the ring fingernail boosts the entire design. Of course, butterfly nails are perfect for summer and spring also.

24. Mint Bright Trendy Summer Nails with Zebra Prints

Medium Square Mint Bright Summer Nails 2022 with Zebra Animal Prints
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Mint green is one of the best summer nail colors to try this season, especially when combined with black and white zebra animal prints. So, try this design and enjoy your unique look.

25. Summer Green Lime Nails Design

Long Coffin Summer Green Lime Nails 2022 Design with Rhinestones
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If you love lime nails then this cute nail design is for you. The design features lime coffin nails with rhinestones and white nail art on accents. So, go for this design if you want something bright on summer nights.

26. Summer Yellow Orange Ombre Nails

Short Summer Yellow Orange Ombre Nails 2022 with Black Palms and Birds
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If you like to wear bright trendy summer nails this summer ombre nails are for you. However, the nail design features yellow-orange ombre nails with black palms and birds while sunset.

27. Short Summer Turquoise Nails Design

Short Round Summer Turquoise Nails Design with Aurora, Milky White, and Bling Accents
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Indeed, turquoise nails are perfect for beach vacations. So, this turquoise nail art design is a cute choice for summer. Further, the design features a cute turquoise nail color on short round nails. In addition to, bling, milky white, and aurora accents.

28. Pink with Palm Tree Trendy Summer Nails

Long Round Pink Nails with Themed Palm Tree Accents for Summer 2022
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No one can blame you if you wear a pink manicure all year round. Because its beauty and elegance almost suit any occasion. But this design with palm trees at sunset is definitely for summer.

29. Coffin White and Yellow Neon Nails

Long Coffin White and Neon Yellow Nails Decorated with Black, Neon, and Glitter Swirls
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If you like bright manicures these neon yellow nails will feel you with happiness. Besides, the yellow nail color adds fantastic beauty to this nail art. Also, the design combines black and glitter swirls which is a lovely nail trend right now.

30. Colorful Neon Trendy Summer Nails

Stunning Neon Summer Nail Design 2022 with Lemon, Zebra, Leaf, Palm, And Bubble Accents
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Indeed, this multicolored neon nail set with the black nail color will give you an elegant nail design for summer days. Besides, if you feel it’s difficult to hand paint these summer themes, just try using nail stickers to achieve this look.

31. Hot Pink Summer Nails Design

Long Square Hot Pink Summer Nails with Black, Yellow, And Pink Leopard Prints On Two White Accents
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Animal print nails are always eye catchy, especially when combined with bright summer nail colors such as hot pink and yellow. So, try to copy this bright summer nail design and feel total summer vibes immediately.

32. Stiletto Matte Orange Nail Design

Stiletto Matte Orange Nails with Ombre and Croc Accents with Gold Glitter
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This matte orange nail shade is amazing and full of summer vibes. Besides, the croc nails add a subtle effect to this nail design. So, this summer manicure will act as inspiration for you while your next summery trip to the nail salon.

33. Blue Ocean Marble Trendy Summer Nails

Long Coffin Blue Ocean Ombre Marble Summer Nails
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If you’re looking for a stylish and unique way to show off your manicure, the blue ocean ombre marble coffin nail idea is the perfect trendy summer nails idea to try. Inspired by the beautiful blue sea, this manicure looks just as amazing on your hands as it does on your feet. If you’ve never had blue nails before, it’s time to give this look a try. Furthermore, to make this look even more spectacular, you can apply gold leaf to the marbled nails.

34. Turquoise Nautical Nail Art Design

Long Almond Shaped Turquoise Nautical Nail Art Design for Summer Hoilday
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Nail art in a blue and green hue evokes sea life. There are various options to create a unique look. So, you can choose a marine design with a turquoise nail color and enjoy your holiday.

35. Nude and Emerald Trendy Summer Nails

Medium Round Shaped Nude and Glitter Emerald Summer Nails
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Indeed, this nude and emerald nail design is an elegant and chic choice. You can easily go from day to night in this gorgeous color combination. It will be a perfect complement to your emerald green dress and will also look great on a warm or cool skin tone.

To Conclude

Finally, I love these trendy summer nails above and I hope you love them too. Besides, I wish you get inspired and decided on choosing your next manicure this summer!

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