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The Nail Trend That'll Be Huge This Summer


Posted on May 20 2019

With spring and summer being all about bright colors, it's no surprise that rainbow nails are expected to take off. Why choose one color when you can wear them all? If you want a look that feels effortless, this is the trend for you! Whether you go loud and bold with pops of neon, or more subdued with pastels, you can never really go wrong. If all fails, just choose five colors you like and create your own look.


Choose a color family that compliments your skin tone and then choose 3-5 varying shades to create an ombre look. @motivation_nails uses blue Essie shades for her monochromatic mani. Shades used: Essie Sights On Nightlights, Winning Streak, Chinchilly, The Best-est, and In The Balance.

Muted Nudes

If you tend to stray away from color but still want to change up your nail game, this is the look for you! This variation allows you to still play with color while still elevating the look. Betina (@betina_goldstein) selects the perfect combination of nude nail colors to create this soft, subtle look.

Bright & Bold

For this look, it's all about placement and a mixture of the right solids. You can opt for 5 colors (one color for each nail), or try 2 or 3 alternating shades to change up the look. Mia (@miasolx) creates her look using colors from the CND Treasured Moments collection! Featured Shades: Baby Smile, Cap & Gown, B-Day Candle, First Love & Secret Diary.

Spring Pastels

The pastel manicure trend was huge for spring and it's definitely going to trend this summer too! Now that the brighter and warmer weather is here, people are opting for colors that reflect the outdoor environment. Karin (pinkkarin_polishes) uses pastel OPI nail colors for her look. Featured Colors: I'm Gown For Anything, Polly Want a Laquer?, It's A Boy!, That's Hula-rious & One Chic Chick.


If you want to make a statement with your nails, add a little pizzazz to your manicure by opting for some shimmery shades. You can opt for 1 or 2 sparkly shades or make your whole mani shine! Kay (@bunny.tail.nails) uses a glitter as an accent for her look. Featured Colors: Essie Licorice, Hazy Daze, Island Hopping, Sil Vous Play Hero & Waltz.

The "New" French Manicure

Swap out your traditional white tips for some color! It's chic, it's fun, and it's different. This look is perfect for when you want that little hint of color. @christinagranthands uses different colors for each tip to create a modern take on this classic French manicure.

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