I love the idea of flaunting bright summer nail designs. There’s just something about summertime that makes us want to unleash our creative side. Vivid and playful colors. These trendy designs show off
your unique style and let you experiment with a new look at the same time.
We scrolled through
thousands of nail ideas made for summer to bring you our favorites. From the simple designs, you can do yourself with a bit of polish to some inspiration ideas to show at your next manicure we have something for you. There are so many great designs here, if you can’t find something you like, your next manicure is on me.
Starting off this collection with these jelly bean-like nails! We have a nice bright yellow nail set topped with a bit of glitter and a pretty orange and yellow marble nail design.
Now, we’ve got this bright green apple shade that’s paired with these pretty multi-colored floral patterns.
We’ve got these bright orange nails with some light orange sparkles. There are also some orange geometric nail patterns and floral designs.
How gorgeous are these nails? I love the mint green matte polish topped with some crystals and floral decals. My favorite has to be the blue flowers topped on the clear matte nail.
Here are some simple summer nails with some cute girly colors! We’ve got some nice Barbie pink polish and the accent nails are a purple glitter polish and glitter cheetah print on top of a nice baby pink base.
There’s no better way of welcoming summer than with a neon yellow set! The accent nails are a nice neon vertical line that’s topped with some black animal print nails.
I love this multicolored set. We’ve got a mixture of really bright colors with some darker muted tones. I love the overall abstract print and the dotted design that breaks up all the rigid lines.
Bright summer nails are in full swing! I love the bright yellow shade mixed with this nice saturated pink. The pink and yellow layered on top of each other and the speckled overlay are just adorable!
Some colorful goodness! The accent nail is just filled with so many splattered colors and bright foil. I think that this design is great for breaking up the solid colors on the rest of the nails. This accent makes a great ring finger nail design.
We are keeping it simple with these bright neon tips! If you’re looking to add some color but still want to keep it classy, then these are the nails for you!
These nails are so fun and funky! The artist was able to mix these two colors together so well. We have a beautiful glitter ombré effect and a marbled effect with some rose gold and gold foil on top.
These tri-colored layered tip designs are so cute! It’s topped with some sparkly leaf prints. It looks so cute and simple!
We have another multi-colored set and a nice silver shimmer nail. The colors are fun and bright and remind me a lot of Easter eggs!
We have a mix of vibrant violet, green, and pink. I love how the marbled effect reminds me of a sparkling galaxy. I love the simplicity of the French tips with pink sparkle that’s contrasted by the multi-colored bright glitter.
We have this nice matte shade with some subtle shimmer that’s topped with a diagonal marbled blue and pink design. It’s an easy way to add some color to your nails.
I love this multi-hued nail set! It’s a mix of different pinks and a nice silver glitter. I love how the dots look like they’re slowly falling like snow.
Here’s another take on the classic square French tips. We have these medium square nails with rainbow-colored tips. This is a lovely design if you want a lot of colors on your nails!
These are some luscious pink shades! I love these bright Barbie pink nails that are a mix of a nice gradient design and a nice glitter topper.
Now, these shades really show a lot of summer love! We’ve got a pretty aqua shade that reminds me of the ocean. The aqua glitter reminds me of the water glistening. I also love the simple dotted design as well!
Every girl deserves some gold in their life. I love the gold foil because it takes this pretty pink nail set to another level.
Here’s some more rainbow goodness. We’ve got these pink and orange French tips, rainbow marble, and rainbow glitter ombré with white edges.
Yellow just makes everything feel so fun! We love this nude to yellow bright gradient with some rhinestones on the nail edges.
Here’s a lovely play on orange nails. We have these pretty simple gradients and full polish base which are topped with some big gold foil and some thin glitter. My favorite has to be the pretty white and orange marble design.
We’ve got this pretty orange set with these wavy accent nails. We’ve got red, green, and orange layered beside each other and they’re divided by some silver glitter. These waves really are such a fun modern design!
Here are some pretty orange nails with some very simple white detailing.
A fun pop of pink and mint! I am in love with this pretty silver opaque flitter that just adds a lot of spice to this look.
These nails get me so excited for summer! We’ve got so many designs going on here. We’ve got this pink and white watercolor design, this plain orange polish topped with some pink and red glitter, a plain base with some half 3D flowers, and a translucent nail with some orange and pink full glitter.
Here’s a luscious red and pink set. We’ve got a full vibrant red polish and a muted pink with some subtle sparkles and a dark red marble design.
These nails remind me of the colorful pattern left behind after a paintball fight. Aside from the bright red polish, we’ve also got this multi-colored tie-dye design.
We have another multi-colored gradient but this time each nail is mixed with different colors. I personally like this look a lot because of how vibrant each nail looks.
I love this festive-looking neon design. We’ve got this intricate tiger design with a nice headpiece crystal. It’s also designed with some colorful detailing at the side.
We’ve got this V-shaped French tip variation with each nail having two different tones. Here’s another way of adding more shades to your nail set.
Here are some candy-looking swirly nails. We also have these pink and mint highlight colors.
I love these warm-toned bright funky nails! The daisy designs with the happy face on them are refreshing!
We’ve got here a nice pink and white combination! I love the leveled-up French tip design that’s connected to some abstract waves and swirls.
These medium square nails have a combination of three pink shades. We’ve got hot pink, Barbie pink, and baby pink shades that create some gradient French tips.
These mint nails are so bright and refreshing! I love how the simple design is done using a nice bright color.
We’re going with an artsy, sketchy, and creative design for these nails. I love the watercolor blending background and the black simple sketches on top.
We’ve got this long vibrant orange nail set. It’s got a nice white and orange marble design that’s both classy and fun!
Calm down those summer nails with a nice white accent nail design. Here we’ve got some black flamingo and leaf stencils on top of the matte white nail.
These almond nails are gorgeous! We have some stunning vibrant blue and pink shades that perfectly go together. These colors create a nice V-shaped French tip and they are topped with some white outlines and sparkles.
Here are some nice matte base nails that are topped with some gorgeous flame patterns. Each nail is done with a different color and the pink nail is also topped with some pink poms which are just adorable!
These nails are some pretty straightforward bright summer nails. We’ve got these medium stiletto neon pink nails which just make your nails feel so fun and exciting!
I love how funky these nails look! We’ve got a combination of different colors and designs, from stars, yin-yangs, checkered prints, cow prints, waves, and more!
Now, this is how you do summer nails! One on hand, we’ve got some full bright orange nails. On the other, we’ve got some abstract-shaped tips, edges, and borders. I love how fun and cute the colors are but I also love the designs so much more. My personal favorite has to be the light pink French tip with the hot pink border.
I love these green marbled nails! Instead of a full polish look, we’ve got a mix of French tips and full polish which makes it look more interesting.
Nothing else will feel more like a warm breezy summer than these sunset nails with palm tree shadow designs.
Here are some simple yellow nails that are embellished with a butterfly accent nail that’s topped with a few crystal gems.
These nails have got summer written all over them. We’ve got these pretty almond nails which are designed with some fun colored French tips and are lined with another contrasting color!
These summer nails are so trippy! I love the orange and pink color combination. We’ve got a mix of different designs here like this pink base with orange tips, this trippy eye design with a crystal in the middle, the wavy checkered print, and a nice glitter glob.
How to Paint Bright Summer Nails
I do hope this has given you some ideas for bright summer nail designs If you give this a go, let us see it! Our inspiration photos come from user submissions and open sources and we’ll always give credit. All of the fantastic styles belong to their respective owners. If we’ve got a credit wrong or you’d rather we don’t feature you – just drop us an email.