This post is all about the cutest summer nail design ideas.
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Whether you are going on a summer trip or you change your nails based on the season, these summer nail design ideas are going to have you OBSESSED. There are so many adorable summer designs from bright colors, minimalistic doodles, flowers, beach nails, and more.
You're in luck because we have done all of the heavy lifting for you and have already gathered the BEST summer nail ideas. So, all you have to do is pick and choose your favorites!
Summer Nail Design Ideas
1. Simplistic Flowers
Dainty small flowers are always a go to summer nail design. We LOVE the orange color choice, but you could do this same design with any color!
2. Bright Colors With Squiggles
Summer nails are all about the bright, bold colors so this hot pink and orange combo is a DREAM. The simple orange squiggle lines are the perfect details to this summer nail set.
3. Ocean Inspired Nails
If you are going on a beach vacation, then this nail design idea was made for you. The small beachy designs are so CUTE. You could even do this nail idea with just one design on your ring finger too!
4. Pastel Nails
If you love pastel colors, then these pastel colored nails are the way to go. These would be perfect for the summer or even spring.
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5. Watermelon Nails
Watermelon nails are a classic summer design that you can never go wrong with!
6. Smiley Nails
These nails instantly put me in a good mood from the smiley faces to the little suns. If you are looking for a fun design choice that is guaranteed to make you happy, then this is the way to go!
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7. Minimalistic Wave Nails
This one is for my ocean lovers! Such a cute and simple nail design idea that is perfect for the upcoming beach days.
8. Colorful Flowers
Flowers scream summer, so adding a few colorful flowers to your nail designs is a great way to make your nails vibrant. Then, add french tip of your favorite color to pull it all together!
9. Geometric Colorful Nails
These nails feel very geometric to me and I LOVE it!
The pop of bright colors all mixed together give off that perfect summer feeling.
10. Pineapple Nails
Pineapples and summer go hand in hand, so of course we had to include this adorable pineapple design idea!
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11. Lemon Nails
This lemon nail design is TOO CUTE! Yellow is a perfect summer color (reminds me of lemonade).
12. Summer Yellow With A Pop Of Color
If you are looking for a simplistic nail design that mainly sticks to a solid color, then I 100% recommend choosing a summer yellow then adding a colorful variety of poka dots to your ring finger.
13. Palm Tree Nails
Love this simple black and white nail idea with the palm tree on the ring finger. The best part about this nail idea is that it will go with every outfit!
14. Ice Cream Nails
Ice cream is a summer staple, so getting an ice cream design on your nails is seriously the cutest thing ever!
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15. Aloha Nails
These nails remind me of Hawaii!
The blue french tip is such a pretty color and the dainty summer designs feel very tropical!
16. Reverse Squiggles
LOVE LOVE LOVE!
Squiggle lines are such a cute design for the summer. Pick two of your favorite colors and reverse the design on each hand!
17. Pink and Orange Nails
If you are looking for multiple nail designs, then going with a design like this is a good choice. You will get flowers, checkers, and hearts!