50+ Bright Summer Nail Designs and Ideas for 2022

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.

bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nail designs
Now, we’ve got this bright green apple shade that’s paired with these pretty multi-colored floral patterns.
bright summer nail polish design
We’ve got these bright orange nails with some light orange sparkles. There are also some orange geometric nail patterns and floral designs.
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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.
bright summer nail design
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.
bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nail designs
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 nail art
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!
bright summer nail art
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.
bright summer nails
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!
bright summer nail art
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.
bright summer nail designs
These tri-colored layered tip designs are so cute! It’s topped with some sparkly leaf prints. It looks so cute and simple!
bright summer nail art
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!
bright summer nails
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.
bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nail design
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.
bright summer nail design
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!
bright summer nail design
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.
bright summer nails
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!
bright summer nail polish design
Every girl deserves some gold in their life. I love the gold foil because it takes this pretty pink nail set to another level.
bright summer nail design
Here’s some more rainbow goodness. We’ve got these pink and orange French tips, rainbow marble, and rainbow glitter ombré with white edges.
bright summer nail art
Yellow just makes everything feel so fun! We love this nude to yellow bright gradient with some rhinestones on the nail edges.
bright summer nails
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.
bright summer nail art
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!
bright summer nails
Here are some pretty orange nails with some very simple white detailing.
bright summer nail design
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.
bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nails
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.
bright summer nails
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.
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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.
bright summer nails
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.
bright summer nail design
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.
bright summer nails
Here are some candy-looking swirly nails. We also have these pink and mint highlight colors.
bright summer nail design
I love these warm-toned bright funky nails! The daisy designs with the happy face on them are refreshing!
bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nail art
These mint nails are so bright and refreshing! I love how the simple design is done using a nice bright color.
bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nail design
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!
bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nails
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.
bright summer nail design ideas
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!
bright summer nails
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!
bright summer nail design
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!
bright summer nail polish design
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.
bright summer nail designs
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.
bright summer nail designs
Nothing else will feel more like a warm breezy summer than these sunset nails with palm tree shadow designs.
bright summer nail art
Here are some simple yellow nails that are embellished with a butterfly accent nail that’s topped with a few crystal gems.
bright summer nail designs
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!
bright summer nails
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.

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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.

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