The last month of summer is now upon us, so now’s the time to experiment with the bright summer-y neon hues of summer before the fall trends set in. We spotted 10 amazing manicures from top beauty blogs that have definitely taken it to the next level with nail art and accent nails. The best part is most of these include tutorials or can be done with the help of handy-dandy nail appliqués, so get inspired and have fun with your manicures all month long.
POLISH AND PEARLS
Tribal has been a huge summer trend, and we’re in love with this lilac and rose gold tribal manicure. Get the look and browse more unique nail art on Polish and Pearls.
THE GLITTERY BLOG
This geometric manicure was inspired by a cutout Diane von Fustenberg dress that Olivia Munn wore on the red carpet. Enough said. Watch the tutorial on The Glittery Blog.
This pink half moon manicure is seriously cute and seriously easy! Check out the tutorial at Miss Maven.
Ok this manicure is not exactly DIY friendly, but it is SO awesome we had to include it. Inspired by a tile floor in Portugal, we are in love with the evil eyes and the radial design.
We love the contrast of colorful shapes and bare nails on this pastel take on the classic french manicure. Check out a step by step guide on So Nailicious.
MISS WHOEVER YOU ARE
Not so skilled in the nail art division? No problem! This manicure as seen on Eileen from Miss Whoever You Are is a super chic example of the major impact a glitter-y accent nail can have on a matte polish.
Nautical is another huge trend of the summer, and this crab and anchor nails are perfect for sunny beach days. Jen from The Polishaholic used nail vinyls as decals to create this look.
If you’ve ever dreamed of being a mermaid too, you’ll understand why we love this underwater inspired manicure. Give your nails a marine life makeover with blue polish and green glitter, get more information on Chalkboard Nails.
Flower power is the name of the game with these daisy manicures inspired by Alexa Chung and Zooey Deschanel. Check out the step by step guide for both on Pretty Connected.