As August draws frighteningly closer, so does the end of the summer and our longer days. And for many of us, that marks the fade out of the warm weather. In an attempt to hold on to the carefree feeling of summer for as long as possible, we’re rocking our shortest shorts, beaming tans, and fresh fruit manicures. It’s all about keeping summer alive, even down to our nails.
So before that feeling starts to fade, the back to school round-ups start coming in (oh, they’re coming), and the post Labor Day fashion rules get ignored once again, we’re giving you some IG summer nail inspiration from the trends that never go out of style when the sandals and beach towels are in heavy use.
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Match your mani with your picnic blanket.
Water nails remind us of the ocean waves so we can make every day a beach day, sort of.
You can pretty much only have (good) cherries in the summer so why not celebrate them in every way.
Beautiful butterflies are a marker of warm weather and lush landscapes–and they don’t bite.
Abstract Geometric Patterns
Creative abstract prints pop in the summer in bright and warm colors.
Pineapples and Leaves
The vine trend is pretty and matches with everything, including pineapples, which is part of the summer fruit nail trend.
Sunset nails are just as popular as sunset eyeshadow, but last longer.
Part of the summer fruit nail trend, watermelon nails are a cute way to show your love for the hydrating fruit.
Palm trees always make me feel like I’m on vacation because they only grow in warm places that I typically go to relax.
You can’t let summer go by without having some ice cream.
A fun summer print, polka dots look great in any color.
Summer is wedding season, bee season, and allergy season so naturally it’s also flower season.