It goes without saying that most of my summer 2020 plans are currently…on hold. But even though I’ll be staying put for the foreseeable future, I have zero intentions on putting off my summer nail art ideas. Like, who cares if I can’t show off my nails in person? I’m using my summer manis to spark a little joy from the comfort of my apartment.
Summer is the best time of the year to have fun with colorful nails. The best summer nails are colorful, pretty and easy, allowing you to spend more time enjoying your vacation or weekend at the beach than maintaining your manicure. Whether you like soft pastel or bright neon colors, there are many trendy shapes, unique textures, cool polishes, and cute nail art to experiment with.
From subtle gradients (rainbow nails are still going strong this season) to classic frensch top to full-on butterflies, there’s a little something for every taste and skill level. Scroll on for the best summer nail designs worth copying.
Summer may generally be considered pedicure season, but don’t neglect your manicure in the meantime. It’s the time for bright colors, bold accents, and fun patterns—so why not go all out with the latest and greatest nail trends? Whether you are looking for something next-level or just a step up from your usual polish, we gathered fun and wearable summer nail ideas to inspire your look this season.