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Painted nautical nails are a must for summer and we have some new summer nail designs to share with you, including a nautical nail art design. Whether you enjoy flowers, abstract designs or just color, now is the perfect time to showcase some new summer nail colors and designs.

summer nail design including a nautical nail design


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Essie has a new line of nail polish perfect for summer and these blue and purple nail designs and colors are inspired by the little island of Antigua, and certainly possess the characteristics of sun, sand, and maybe a palm tree or two.

Summer nautical nail art

Loot the Booty is a beautiful blue from ESSIE that just screamed nautical nails!  It also has a fair amount of shimmer to it and looked great beside the Coconut Cove White.

Pam Tree Summer Nail Art

Viva Antigua is a turquoise blue with gold flecks infused in it to give off some shimmer.  This color is so perfect for summer nail designs and as soon as I saw it I knew it wanted to try it for a palm tree design.  I kept it simple so you can get a good view of this amazing polish.  Check out this PALM TREE PEDICURE.

Red and White Summer Nail Art

Next, I used Buried Treasures, which is a coral color.  This is one of those staple colors for summer and it applied nicely in two quick coats.  If you don’t already have something near this shade, this is a great one to grab up for those summertime toe nail designs.

ESSIE Nautical Nail Art

Mini nail polish bottles from ESSIE are perfect if you’re not ready to commit to a big one.  I mean, what if you’re a little skeptical of the color? Or just don’t paint your nails very often?  Mini polishes are perfect for cases like these, and the quality is never less than what you receive in the normal size.

You may also like this ICE CREAM NAIL ART which is the PERFECT nail design for summer:

Ice Cream Nail Art

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Tuesday 23rd of October 2018

I love the red one. It is amazing

Polish Perfect

Monday 26th of June 2017

Birds and palm trees are my favorite summer nail design themes. I also like accent nails, such as that red flower on white base

joanne darrell

Friday 9th of December 2016

The Ice Cream is my favourite nail art design.

Valerie Williams

Sunday 4th of December 2016

In the fall I love a deep burgundy color

Caryn Coates

Sunday 31st of July 2016

I love Pinks