9th Aug 2022

Need some nail inspiration for the last month or so of summer? We’ve got you covered! We’ve compiled some of our favourite summer nail looks to give you and your clients some ideas for their appointments over the next few weeks. Whether you tend to opt for bright summer nails, simple summer nails or the nails of the moment - the Hailey Bieber ‘Glazed Donut’ nails... we’re confident there’s something in here to tickle your fancy. 

Hailey Bieber Glazed Donut Nails    Hailey Bieber Glazed Donut Nails

Credit: Fab Mood Inspiration via Pinterest and drybar.cln via Instagram

Hailey Bieber’s ‘Glazed Donut’ Nails - These nails have gone viral with everyone wanting them at their next nail appointment and we can totally see why.

Find out here how to recreate them!

Evil Eye Nail Art

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Blue Evil Eye Nail Art - We love these! These nails are simple yet so effective with the eye-catching blue and unique ‘eye’ feature.

Strawberry Nail Art

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Strawberry Nail Art – Fruit-inspired nails are popping up everywhere at the moment. These cute and summery nails would definitely brighten up anybody’s day.

Lemon Nail Art

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Lemon Nail Art – Another fruit-inspired summer nail design – lemon nail art! The perfect design for a summer’s day.

Alternative French Tip

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Alternative French Tip – The alternative French tip just keeps on giving. This particular bright orange design gives us major summer vibes.

Bright Coloured French Tip    Bright Coloured French Tip

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Bright Coloured French Tip – Another variation of the French manicure. If you can’t have brightly coloured tips during summer, then when can you?

Sage Green Nails

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Sage Green Nails – A colour we’ll never get bored of. The pairing of this gorgeous shade and gold jewellery here is perfect for summer.

Bright Pink Nails    Bright Pink Nails

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Bright Pink Nails – 100% the colour of the summer. In fact, hot pink was a trending colour back in spring and it’s definitely stayed popular.

Cobalt Blue Nails

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Cobalt Blue Nails – This striking colour has been another trending colour of 2022 and it’s clear to see why!

Gradient Manicure    Gradient Manicure

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Gradient Manicure – A fun nail design for any time of the year but in summer, these nails will really pop when using the above lilac or coral tones.

Micro French Manicure

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Micro French Manicure – Yet another variation of a French manicure but with super small tips this time. Aren’t these just the cutest?


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Half-Moon Manicure – Another popular nail design for summer 2022 which can work with both a coloured or glittery half moon feature (or both!) 

If you recreate any of these, don’t forget to tag us at @sweetsquared.nails on Instagram! 

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