Barbecues, tan lines and good vibes. Summer is finally on its way!
So it’s time to match those good summer vibes and get a great set of summer nails this year (or maybe 3).
I’m all for expressing yourself and I think nails are a great way to do this- despite not wanting to always follow trends, there are so many summer nail trends in 2021 that have stolen my heart!
With there being plenty of summer nail designs that I am bursting to try, it was only right that I shared them all with you guys!
What Are The Summer Nail Trends 2021?
Trends come and go but I know we are all eager to know what is in in 2021! We’ve seen French manicures stay popular year after year, but what other summer nail designs are hot this time round?
- Swirls: Well, we’ve all been a sucker for swirls lately. The asymmetrical patterns have rumbled up a storm online and rightfully so! Paired with a variety of bright colours, these fun nails are being seen absolutely everywhere!
- Bold Colours: Who wouldn’t want their nails to be the first thing people notice!? They’re even better when each nail is different! Rainbow vibes!!
- Fruity Inspired: Fruity nails are just so cute! They remind me of miniature doll houses.
- Butterflies: Complete a set with some dainty butterflies. I’m in love with how cute they look on nails.
- Marble: This design is so elegant and put together. Every marbled nail design I’ve seen looks so realistic!
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The Hottest Summer Nail Designs
Here are the 40+ hottest summer nail designs of 2021! I managed to get most of my inspiration from Pinterest and all of these photos and more can be found on my Pinterest Board!
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Swirly Summer Nail Designs
Wanna know a secret? Swirly nails are so in this year. There are so many patterns and colours to experiment with making nails like these to die for!
These super trendy swirl nail patterns are definitely one of the most popular summer nail designs of 2021!
Pink Candy Swirls
Brown Wavy Hearts
Dots & Swirls
Almond Pink and Purple Swirls
Pastel Asymmetric Square Nails
Ocean Inspired Summer Nail Designs
You can’t get much more summer than the sea! These ocean inspired nails will automatically transport you to your favourite Summer locations.
Swirly blue waves
Under the Sea
Fruity Summer Nail Designs
Get a lil sweetness in your life with these fruity nail designs!
Watermelon & Kiwi Nails
Glossy Cherry Nails
I just had to say something about this set- isn’t it gorgeous!? These Starbucks inspired nails give me ultimate summer vibes. Match with your favourite Starbucks refresher and have the freshest nails out of all your friends.
Solid Colour Summer Nail Designs
Solid colours don’t have to be boring! Mix and match with different colours and textures- matte or shine, which do you prefer?
Reverse French Tip
Shades of Yellow
Marbled Summer Nail Designs
Marble nails can make anything simple look expensive. They are the perfect elegant touch for summer 2021
Purple Marble Nails
Long Rose Quartz
Emerald n gold
Marbled Summer Colours
Ombre Summer Nail Designs
Ombre nails have been popular for a while now and are perfect for those unable to stick to just one colour. They are the perfect blend between two or more colours and are a stylish way to completely transform your set.
As soon as I saw these nails, I was transported to a sandy beach, letting the aqua blue ocean waves hit my toes. Aaah, these nails are making me so excited for the holidays!
Vertical Ombre Louis Vuitton
Simple Summery Colours Ombre
Palm Tree Bliss
Gold n Glitter
You can’t go wrong with a bit of sparkles and shine here, there and everywhere. With a dash of glitter, these will be sure to make you stand out wherever you go! Get the boujee look.
Glitter And Lime
Add a coconut to these lime nails and you’ll have the perfect combination this summer.
Floral Summer Nail Designs
During the warmer months, who doesn’t love fresh flowers!? Enjoy some beautiful flowers all summer long with these floral designs. These bright and beautiful colours will be sure to add some happiness to your summer.
Flowery French Tips
Nude And Simple Flower Print
Floral Accent Nail
These nails aren’t for the faint hearted. Bold and unique themes are a great way to go if you love to stand out from the crowd.
Red Dragon Accent Nail
Melted Gummy Bears
Up In The Clouds
We love pink over here so why not try some pink clouds too!
Short French Butterflies
Simple Purple Smiley Faces
The Care bears
Pink Hello Kitty Nails
Power Puff Girls
Honey Bee Nails
There you have it, 40+ hottest summer nail designs for 2021. Which ones were your favourite? Will you try any of these out? Let me know in the comments below, I’d love to hear from you!