Love summer? Me too! Well, the sunny season is here and we are giving our nails a pretty summer manicure!
And whether you’ll be giving yourself an at-home mani or visiting a salon, just remember that summer is all about nail designs that make you feel adventurous! Think bright colors, stylish shapes, and bold designs.
One of the most popular nail shapes for summer has to be almond nails. These are chic nails, shaped exactly like almond nuts. They are filed along the sides and feature a rounded point at the tip to make them less sharp than stiletto nails yet pointier than oval nails.
The cute almond nails favor long fingernails; so it is wise to grow out your nails if you want to try out almond nail designs. Good thing, you can always try acrylics to achieve such designs. You can learn how to apply the latest designs and styles of nail art at a cosmetology trade school near you.
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So, if you’re looking for stunning almond-shaped nail designs for summer, check out our best picks below!
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1. Red French Tip Nails
The classic French tip nail has stood the test of time. The core idea of the French manicure is painting the tip of the nail in a color that either complements or contrasts with the base color. And red is just perfect for summer!
2. Ombre Blue Summer Nails
Want a cute nail design that will brighten up your summer look? Then this for you. Here we have light blue almond nails with two light blue and nude ombre accent fingers. The bright colors are perfect for the summer!
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3. Light Blue French Tips
For these looks, the nails have a soft pink shade and light blue tips in creative styles making this mani so chic, stylish, and statement-making!
It will suit everyone and look amazing on all the longer nail shapes.
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4. Soft Pink Nails
Pink is one of the most popular nail colors for summer. You can try these pink nail ideas in any soft shade of pink for all nails or have with beautiful accent nails in geometric and floral designs.
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5. Light Blue Nails with Geometric Accents & Jewels
When light blue, a perfect summer pastel color, meets intricate geometric accent decorations and cute rhinestone jewels, you will have an unbeatable color combination that will make a statement all summer long!
6. Purple Nails With Nude Accent Fingers
This almond nail design is perhaps perfect for the lady who wants to try bold summer mani but still exxxxude some level of elegance and minimalism.
The delicate purple perfectly contrasts the nude nails for a beautifully chic summer nail design!
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7. Pastel French Tips
Simple and classic looks don’t have to be boring. These almond nail designs highlight the beauty of a nude nail with the pastel pink tips. The floral decorations and golden foil detail create a dazzling style is ideal for minimalist ladies.
8. Orange Summer Nails
Kick-start your summer with these fiery orange nails with golden foil details to accompany you! Tone it down with a nude ombre base, a white accent nail or simply mix and match with nude accent nails.
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9. Chic Geometric Summer Nails
There is no doubt that almond nails are a sexy and glamorous shape! If you love chic, minimalist yet so-elegant nails, try a nude nail with simple geometric details. Finish this almond nail design with black and white French tips, for the delicate summer style.
10. White Summer Nails With Accent Fingers
If you’re looking for something cooler than a basic French tip, then crisp white nails will make your nails stand out. Recreate this look by adding a beautiful flair from glittery or geometric accent nails.
These glossy pink nails really pop on their own, but add to them a glittery accent nail and they become out of this world. They are so delicate, feminine and so perfect for the summer bride!
12. Summer Florals!
These bright summer floral details look great when set against a bright white background. The colors play off each other well and create an overall look that is playful and exudes a joyful spirit. How summery!
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13. Neon Summer Nails
Vivid shades and day-glo neons are a good match for the hot weather.
These intense and bold colors are very much in the summer season as they are very eye-catching, fresh and fun to look at.
Whether you go for brighter versions of blue, red, green, yellow and purple, be ready to make a statement with these nail designs.
However, to tone them down, consider an ombre nail with a muted or nude shade.
Navy and nude is such a classic elegant pairing.
Try any of these nail designs when your not particularly daring with bright nail colors and add glitters or jewels accessories for a polished nail look!
15. Silver & Nude Nails
If you really experiment a lot with color when dressing, then a nude nail is what you need to ensure your nail look can match with your overall style without clashing.
Add detail by going for silver glitters, a marble or matte finish and other classic geometric patterns.
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16. Green Ombre Nails with Golden Details
These nail looks will help you transition between summer to fall as they scream holiday style! As soon as you try these nude nails with green ombre or French tips, the holiday spirit will start kicking in!
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So, ladies, which of these stylish almond nail designs are you wearing this summer? Please pin your favorite almond nail designs to your favorite board! Cheers!