25 Cute Summer Nail Designs For You To Try

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs For You To Try

We’re all getting ready for summer little by little, and our nails are no exception. These nail designs are not only cute but 100% Instagram worthy. We’ve been so inspired by so many designs we decided to share 25 our of favorite nail ideas. We hope you love these, and if you try them out let us know in the comments below.

Cloudy Femme Nails

Inspired by Ariana Grande or your local sunset. These clouds are popping up everywhere. We love how minimal this design is, yet with any color choice you can make it pop.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Rainbow Nails

We’ve been noticing this trend coming up everywhere, especially with fashion influencers. Painting each nail with a muted version of our favorite primary colors. How cool? This design is so easy, you could do it while binge watching Netflix!

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Sheer Metallic Nails

The ’90s are calling and they are letting us borrow it’s sheer metallic nail trend again. Shoutout to this gold color that is calling our name.  We can’t wait to take this photo to our local nail salon.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Retro Daisy Nails

You can’t think of summer without summer flowers and this takes a whole new meaning. These beautifully dotted daisies have a retro touch that’s perfect for the vintage soul. Try these out with the end of a pencil, or even the tip of a pen.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Lime Green Squiggly Line Nails

Inspired by retro Miami during spring break, these lime green squiggly line nails will stand out like no other. Designed specifically in The Chillhouse, if you’re in NYC stop in and look at the Hybrid Nails in Book 2.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Fashion Week Pastel Nails

These nails (also born in the Chillhouse home) were inspired by fashion week and these pastel colors? Well, we can’t get over them. Just give us some sunscreen, a beach drink, a vintage bikini and we’re set.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

The ’80s Work Out Nails

These nails are screaming Jane Fonda workout videos circa 1982. Feeling a little funky this summer? Then this design is perfect, and you can bet, you’ll be the only one wearing it.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Yellow Sunshine Nails

Say hello to yellow. Switch up your simple yellow nails with a small drop of a second color, like blue. It’s a subtle way to say you’re ready to party, but you’re also a serious boss babe!

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Jade Crescent Moon Nails

These jade colored crescent moon nails are perfect for the funky minimalist who enjoys a neutral earth tone color. Dress them up with multiple rings from your local thrift shop or wear them bare. Either way, you’ll have people asking you where you got your nails done.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Creamsicle Ombre Nails

These creamsicle ombre nails are perfect for our hot summer days. Not only are they super easy to do at home with a beauty sponge and some white and orange nail polish, but it’s also a great alternative to a plain orange nail.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Minimal Grid Nails

Think of yourself as a more simple woman? Someone who isn’t for all the prints, and bold colors? No worries, we thought of you too. Check out these minimal grid nails. So simple you could do this whilst face-masking and drinking wine. A perfect Friday night if you ask us?

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Millennial Pink Claw Nails

Maybe you like longer nails that say, “I’m a badass” in a more subtle and soft way? Then millennial pink claws are perfect for you. It might take a bit longer in the nail salon, but it will be totally worth it.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Marble Gold, White & Black Nails

These are for the chic fashionista in all of us. Copy your marble counters on to your nails with a gold glittery twist. Everyone will be eyeing this design and it’s going to look great on your feed.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Should Try

“Bat Those Eyelashes” Nails

Want something a little sassy, and flirty? These eyelash silver nails are perfect to show off your sassy side this summer. Paired with silver eyeshadow and an attitude and you’re good to go!

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Galaxy Inspired Nails

Want something out of this world? We got you covered. Whether it’s just plain stars in the night sky or your zodiac constellation, take this photo into your nail salon for inspiration.

25 Cute Summer Nails You Have To Try

Floral Jewel + Beaded Nails

These are some of our favorite designs we’ve come across because they are so unique. This delicate vintage-inspired design is perfect for the bohemian soul.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Lime Green Nails

Lime Green has been the trendiest color recently and we’re here for it. Go with something a little more plain and simple and find a color you really love.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Cheetah Chic Nails

Show off your fierce personality without having to say a word. Just a simple wave across the room. Balance it out with a few fingers that are a simple neutral color. Take this photo into your local nail salon and see what they can do!

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Ocean Wave Nails

Sand, sea, and wave nails? Sounds like the perfect summer trio. Step up your nail game with these wave press on’s and add these Hawaiian flowers for an extra touch. You’ll be ready for any luau that comes your way.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Multi-Colored Polka Dot Nails

Polka dot has never gone out of style. Make it extra summery by adding multiple colors. Use a dotting pen to create this look, or DIY it with a pen and your polish from home.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Should Try

“Orange You Glad” Nail

Wanna show off your favorite fruit, oranges per se? This design is great for any funky person who wants to stand out in a crowd….or a hand. Snap a photo and share it with your friends and family.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Picasso Styled Nails

For all the art lovers out there this one’s for you. Inspired by Picasso himself, this simple design is unique enough for anyone. Add an ivory color as your background to warm it up, or a pop of color.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Cherry Bomb Nails

Cha-Cha-Cha-Cha Cherry bomb nails are all the rage. Show off your edgy side with a cherry print on top of a glitter background. Your nails will look like a piece of art and you’ll get so many compliments.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Should Try

Brush Stroke Nails

Brush strokes on nails have been around for a while, but this summer try out this nail trend with layering texture. Add polka dots or glitter to make it really pop.

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

Starlight Star Bright Nails

Our final design is simple but bold. These black and white star nails are perfect for those stary summer nights. Use stamps, stickers, or press on stars to achieve this look!

25 Cute Summer Nail Designs You Have To Try

After these 25 cute, summer nails design ideas were thrown your way, you should be inspired to head over to your local nail salon and give one of those a go. If you try any of these out let us know in the comments below. Share photos with us on our social media by tagging #society19 in your post.

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Amanda Smith is a freelance writer, social media + branding specialist, and all around fashionista. She loves writing about fashion, beauty, wellness, and career advice. Her dream is to turn her own personal brand into a fulltime business where she can create content, products, and all sorts of media that inspires young women around the world. In her free time she loves to thrift, drink coffee, practice film photography, travel, get outside, and make content for her blog. You can usually find her staying in on a Friday night with a face mask, cuddling up to a puppy she's sitting, and watching Youtube videos.