12 Nail Art Ideas You Must to Try This Summer
From asymmetrical French and emoji embellishment to glitter accents and graphic designs, summer ’17 nails are anything but understated. Here, art inspiration from Instagram’s most liked nail pros.
#1 THE BANDANA
New York City nail artist Mei Kawajiri reinvents a classic bandana motif in bright blue.
#2 THE NIGHTTIME GARDEN
A Kenzo-inspired floral design by downtown nail pro Naomi Yasuda.
#3 THE GRAPHIC DESIGN
When your nails match your MCM bag, by Sally Hansen Global Color Ambassador Madeline Poole.
#4 THE TWO-WAY
Alicia Torello tops two-tone nails with a matte topcoat.
#5 THE NEW FRENCH
Ada Yeung riffs on a French manicure with extra stripes and negative space.
#6 THE GRAPHIC DESIGN
Nail artist Holly Falcone plays with primary colors.
#7 THE BLING RING
Pattie Yankee gives designer Carly Cushnie’s ring finger a cluster of crystals.
#8 THE TRIBE TRIBUTE
Falcone pays homage to the late Phife Dowg with this Tribe Called Quest inspired design.
#9 THE CAMO
Poole’s hand-painted design skills shine extra bright with this army motif.
#10 THE STARRY NIGHT
Yasuda’s night sky design works all summer long.
#11 THE SMILE
Poole’s emoji mood nails are easy to recreate by using the head of a nail dipped in yellow polish as a stamper.
#12 THE BLUES
Torello offsets vibrant aqua tones with negative space.