From Pretty Pastels to Metallic Magic, we’ve rounded up our favourite top 10 summer nails from Instagram to provide the ultimate inspiration and envy. Featuring the pretty and the edgy, these designs will have you scouring your local beauty department store in anticipation of recreating the looks shown.
Channel psychedelic chic with this circular design by MyPolishWorld. Featuring contrasting pastel hues and a sharpened edge to the nail, this style makes statement to your look for a gorgeous summer look. If you nail (no pun intended) the intricacy of this design, try darker hues to take you through to autumn/winter, creating a whole new look with the same trend.
Heading to a wedding and don’t want your nails to let you down? Try this ambitious design as demonstrated by Ariisnails. More ostentatious as it goes, the glossy finish to two maroon nails is juxtaposed with 3D stuck on flowers, completed with a sheer, glitter sprinkled nail to finish, offering the perfect balance of girly meets sleek.
Vibrant and fun, this style is not one to be missed, featuring a combination of elongated tips with mixed pattern coating. Bright orange is blended effortlessly into yellow, with a palm tree transfer for good measure to create the centre piece nail of this set, with an alternate confetti laden style to create this look unique. Mix and match the blended elements of this design to create a style personal to you.
Elegant with a subtle printing, this style offers a more subdued take on the palm tree overlay. Featuring sharpened tips with 3D metal squares, attention to detail is the key to the beautiful simplicity of this charming look. Easy to imitate, you can adhere colour palette to match your outfit of preference, allowing this trend to be versatile, perfect for sophisticated summer soirees.
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Minimal yet all the same effective, this chrome look offers a style suitable for everyday wear. Mixing gold and white hues, summer is personified in this design, with longer tips adding sophisticated finishing to the design. What really showcases skill here is the splattered effect printing over the white nails, allowing artistic edge and creative influence to shine through.
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