23 Bright, Stylish and Creative Summer Nails
Summer is coming, so you need to get your nails summer ready! The season is all about vibrant colors and fun prints and patterns. Nail art is the easiest way to update your look for the new season. Stay Glam have put together 23 of the best summer nails. There is something for everyone from light and bright to bold to sparkling glitter. We know that creating the perfect nail art is no easy task! So, there is something for every skill level from newbie to nail artist. If all else fails you could always take your favourite design to your nail technician!
1. Palm Tree Design
Give your nails a tropical look with a palm tree design like this. This design features different pink polishes with black palm trees. You could re-create this with different colors for your own unique look. To get the palm tree design there are some awesome nail stickers available online.
2. Mermaid Scales and Sparkles
Mermaid inspired prints and patterns are a huge trend for summer 2017. So, why not wear this trend in style on your nails. To get the mermaid scale look you can purchase a stencil. This makes it very easy to create funky nail art. You could re-create this in any color. Just make sure you add some sparkle!
3. Vibrant Yellow
If you want nails that look great but are easy to create then just choose one bold color like this. These nails have been shaped into a long almond shape and painted a bright yellow. This results in trendy nails that are easier to create than the complex designs. A color like this would work on short nails to, yellow is a summer must have.
4. Cute Ice Cream Art
Want a design that is cute and creative? Then you need to check out these ice cream nails. This novelty art is perfect for the summer. Creating it is easier than you think. The cone detail was created with a stamp and the ice cream with a stencil. You can check out all the products used and a how to video on their Instagram page.
5. Watermelon Nail Design
Watermelons are perfect for the summer! Give your nails a fruity makeover with a design like this. You could create two different designs or just choose the one. Either one would look awesome all summer long. There are lots of watermelon tutorials available online. The bright pink used is a great buy as you can use it for this design and much more.
6. Nautical Summer Nails
Ahoy there! The nautical trend has made a comeback this summer. Give your nails a nautical makeover with a design like this. It is easier to create than you might think. There are anchor stencils you can buy to give you a neat design in seconds. Stripes can be created with tape and there are lots of how to videos online. Create this look with any two colors you like. The blue and silver used will look stylish with any outfit for any occasion.
7. Pastel Glitter
Glitter is a great choice for the summer. It suits the summer fun vibe and will also look gorgeous sparkling in the sunshine. There are many glitter designs, we love this one as it has a unicorn vibe. This design was created with GlitterArty Nails Pearl Metallic Glitters. It is vibrant nail art that will add a pop of color to any summer look.
8. French Manicure with Floral Accent Nail
Give your French manicure a summer makeover by adding a flower accent nail. These nails are cute, stylish and will suit everyone. You can recreate this yourself and there are plenty of floral stencils available to give your gorgeous floral nails with ease. You could use any bright colors for your French floral manicure.
9. Tie Dye Nail Art
Create tie dye accent nails to give your nails a groovy look this summer. Tie dye designs can be created in a few different ways. One of the easy ways is to drip a few polish colors into a bowl of water, swirl the colors around then dip your nail into the water. You can tape around the nail to stop the polish going onto your skin. There are lots of tutorials available and if this docent work for you, you can purchase tie dye nail stickers.
10. Purple Floral Design
Wear flower power in style this summer with a floral design like this. This design was created with Essie polishes and the Born Pretty Whiteout Stamping Polish. The nail art is fun and will suit all ages. You could change the background color to make it unique to you.