The Summer’s Hottest Nail Trends

Summer has arrived, and it’s time to up your nail game! Whether lounging by the pool or hitting the beach, your nails deserve to look their best. Today we’ll look at this season’s trendiest nail designs and share some of our top product picks for summer 2023.

Let Your Colors Shine: Neon Nails

(image via viva glam magazine via @nailsbybayleigh)

Neon nails are one of the hottest trends this summer, making a bold statement with vibrant yellows, electric pinks, and vivid greens. Release your inner wild child with full neon manicures or just neon accents.

Our Pick: ILNP Poolside Collection ($60, shop here)

With six unique neon colors, you’ll turn heads this season!

Subdued Elegance: Pastel Nails

(image via byrdie via @natalieholtnailartist)

From baby blues and soft pinks to lilacs and beyond, pastel nails add subtle, effortless elegance to any look. Try monochromatic pastels or experiment with more complex nail art.

Our Pick: Essie Pastel Set ($23.25, shop here)

This adorable set includes three classic pastel polish shades: Stretch Your Wings, Sing Songbird Along, and Flight of Fantasy.

Glitter Nails: Sparkle and Shine

(image via ipsy via @vivianmariewong)

Glitter nails always add instant glam! Be it an all-over glitter manicure or an accent, glitter nails draw attention. They’re perfect for nights out, beach parties, and any special occasions where you want your nails to shine like diamonds!

Our Pick: Ella+Mila Glitter Collection ($50, shop here)

This nail polish pack features six vegan, quick-dry glitter nail polish colors.

Celebrate Natural Beauty: Negative Space

(image via byrdie via paintbox)

Negative space nails are one of our favorite styles this summer. This concept lets you showcase your natural nail beds while adding artistic flair. The negative space trend is all about strategically bare sections to create striking designs like geometric shapes or delicate patterns. The possibilities are endless!

French Tips: Classic Chic

(image via paisley & sparrow via @nailsbysmf)

French manicures never go out of fashion. The classic white tips exude sophistication and refinement, making them ideal for any event or special occasion. From a simple white tip to different colors for experimentation, French tips can elevate any summer ensemble!

Our Pick: Maniology 8-Piece Nail Art Brush Set ($16, shop here)

Whether you’re going for negative space or classic French tips, this handy nail brush travel case will give you tons of versatility with small to large brushes and dotters.

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