Summer’s Hottest Nail Color Trend Looks Equal Parts Edgy & Chic

Vibrant and chic.

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Blue nail polish is having quite a year, with a range of shades from turquoise and navy to cornflower and azure popping up all over TikTok and Instagram. If you’re ready to embrace the season’s coolest mani shade, then check out 14 of the most stylish blue nail designs.@nailsbymei
Azure Squiggles

A negative space accent nail will help your blue mani really pop.

Cornflower Daisys

A floral detail is always a good idea and this summer, the nail art pick looks particularly chic with light blue polish.

Abstract Tones

If all over blue isn’t your thing, switch up your nail shades with tonal accents in soft greens and browns.

Soft Blue Frenchie

Colorful French tips are still hot for the summer, and this angled design in pale blue screams très chic.

Baby Blue Micro French

A more subtle blue mani option is the micro French manicure, which is ideal for all nail minimalists this summer.

Cobalt Waves

A vibrant cobalt hue is a bold and stylish choice for your abstract nail art manicure.

Royal Blue Checkers

The checkered trend isn’t going anywhere, and it looks especially cool on your nails in a rich royal blue tone.

Turquoise Quarter Moon

A quarter moon mani is the perfect barely there hit of blue for all your seasonal outfits.

Navy Freehand

For a moody take on the blue nail trend, try a deep navy with freehand shapes.

Marbled Surf

Even if you can’t make it to the beach for a surf session this summer, your brilliant blue nails will help your Blue Crush dreams come true.

Cerulean Clouds

Whether you want to paint your nails freehand or use nail stickers, a cute cloud mani is the quintessential summer manicure.

Sapphire Swoops

Help elongate the look of your nails with a vertical swoop design in vibrant sapphire blue.

Negative Space Shimmer

It’s not a summer mani without a little bit of glitter, so accent your favorite blue shade with a swipe of sparkle polish.


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