Get Set for Summer! Fun Inspiration For Your Summer Nails

summer nails

The sun is shining, holidays are beckoning and it’s time to get your nails ready! Summer nails are bright, breezy, fun and a riot of colour. Check out our favourite ideas for some fun summer nails inspiration that are sure to brighten your day.

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From quirky to cute and simple to a pop of major colour, our collection of summer nails has every look you could possible need! All you need to get started are a variety of nail polish colours, some fine point paintbrushes, nail varnish remover, and a nail art ball tip tool (which is easily found online).


Be sure to let us know in the comments which one is your favourite!

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Summer Nails Inspiration

What do you associate with summer? Citrus, watermelon, pastels, sunshine, nautical prints, palm trees and pineapples – well, we’ve got them all! Take a peek at some of our favourite summer nails.

Citrus Shades

summer nails citrus fruits
Credit: Hannah Roxit

Summer Fruits

Watermelon Bliss

Summer nails watermelon bliss
Credit: Ruth’s Nail Art

Butterfly Tutorial

Summer nails butterfly design
Credit: Fab Art DIY

Tropical Pineapple

summer nails tropical pineapple
Credit: The Nail Lounge Miramar

Coral Shades

summer nails coral shades
Credit: Nailstorming

Nautical Tutorial

Summer-nails nautical tutorial

Palm Print

Summer nails Palm Trees
Credit: Didolines-nails

Neon Daisies

Cocktail Hour

Summer nails cocktail hour
Credit: The Nail Lounge Miramar

Pink Daisies

Summer nails pink daisies
Credit: Normandlou

A Slice of Orange

Summer nails slice of orange
Credit: Nailstorming

Neon Rainbow

Summer nails neon rainbow
Credit: Lulus

Summer Starfish

Ombre Sunset

Summer nails ombre sunset
Credit: Kiss on the Chic

Tie Dye

summer nails tie dye
Credit: Chalkboard Nails

White Daisies

Summer nails white daisies
Credit: The Crafty Ninja

A Slice of Watermelon

Summer nails a slice of watermelon
Credit: The Nailasaurus

Rainbow Spirals

Surf’s Up

Summer nails surf design
Credit: Ruth’s Nail Art

Flower Power

Summer nails flower power
Credit: Nails By Erin

Flamingo Tutorial

Summer nails flamingo tutorial
Credit: NailBees

Rainbow Mermaid

summer nails rainbow mermaid

Fresh as a Daisy

Berry Nice

summer nails strawberry design
Credit: The Crafty Ninja

Nautical Stripes

Summer-nails-nautical stripes
Credit: Paulina’s Passions

Cherry Pie

Summer nails cherry design
Credit: Schoonheidsspecialisterosalie

I Heart Summer

By the Sea

Summer-nails seaside design
Credit: Adelislebron

Ladybird Delight

Summer-nails-ladybird design
Credit: Nailed It NZ

Have your say! What is your top pick for summer nails? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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