The Best Cool Girl Summer Nail Art Ideas From Instagram
All the inspo you need to become a summery mani maestro.
It’s hard to guarantee that tropical vacays will fill up our entire calendars every summer so instead we’ll just have to make do with jazzing up our nails like our lives actually depend on it.
If you fancy coordinating your talons with your new palm print bikini then you've come to the right place as we’ve scoured Instagram for the snazziest nail art ideas to help your your nail game this summer. HANDY. Geddit?
Anyway, if you’re like us and have the attention span of a goldfish when it comes to putting in more effort than the basic af mani, you can always pop down your local nail salon, show ‘em your fave from the below and ask for something similar.
Get ready to feel ohhh so summery...
1. If you're telling us you don't wanna paint cute watermelons onto your nails, you're lying.
2. Marble nails are so Insta-worthy they basically make you a beauty blogger sooo.
3. When deciding which shade to go for is an impossible task, just merge your two faves into an ombre masterpiece.
4. Hands in the air if you've just fallen in love with these cute af daisies.
5. When you can pretty much see your own reflection on your fingernails, you know you’ve nailed futuristic chic.
6. It’s up for debate but we think these could be the cutest garden party nails, like, ever.
7. No matter what the weather’s like, at least your nails are on a constant tropical vacay.
8. For when it's peak summer and you still refuse to introduce colour into your life...
9. There’s a sassy princess in all of us and this is how we're choosing to show it this summer.
10. Pink flamingos scream summer (even when you’re stuck inside praying for the rain to stop).
11. Subtle two-tone nails with cute af gems, you’ve got our vote.
12. We heart this simple but oh so luuuurve-ly nail art.
13. When the sprinkles look so good you want to bite your own fingernails off...
14. Ariel would be proud of your mermaid mani.
15. Opt for fearless, bold stripes if you want your nails to make a statement this season.
16. The ultimate cool girl chic rule: JUST ADD GLITTER!
17. Metallic pink camo = super dreamy.
18. We’ve probably never seen anything cooler than an actual pool party happening on a hand.
19. Who said the sparkle had to stop at your nails? So mystical.
20. How about Pride-inspired rainbow nails? Yaaaaas.
21. Pink on pink on glittery pink because the millennial shade is going nowhere fast.
22. We’re going to eat our body weight in Cornettos this summer, so we may as well document our love for summery snacks in our beauty regime.
23. Empowering slogans so you remember to be a badass babe at all times.
24. Orange you glad to see this zesty pastel mani? Ok fine, we’ll stop.
25. And if you really want all the full-on extra af Kim Kardashian vibes, opt for those scary pierced acrylics...
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