8 Short Summer Nail Looks to Wear Through August

Jelly nail art offers a subtle yet fun option for summer, as seen in this pastel mismatched nail design by Hang Nguyen. Recreate it at home using simple tools like a toothpick for the smiley face.

Pastel Skittle Mismatch Nails

Embrace vibrant shades with a jelly manicure featuring white squiggles from cuticle to tip, perfect for a playful summer look.

Pastel Jelly Squiggle Short

Stay on-trend with coral ombré nails, created using a makeup sponge for the fade effect and adding gold stars for a touch of sparkle.

Coral Ombré Short 

Elevate your manicure with rhinestones, as demonstrated in this look using colorful shell pieces and holographic foil paper. A Rhinestone Picker tool can make application easier.

Rhinestone Tips

Capture the creativity of tie-dye with this nail art technique involving painting lines and dragging a nail art brush or toothpick through them while the polish is wet.

Tie-Dye Nails

Experiment with multiple colors by creating a color-block French manicure, swiping down both sides of the French tip with different colors for a vibrant look.

Pastel Color Block French Tips

Embrace the hot pink trend with this short floral manicure, achieved using wavy swirls and Q-tip-created flowers in varying shades of pink.

Pink Swirl Floral Nails

Achieve a calming and refreshing vibe with shades of blue nail polish, complemented by heart nail art that's easy to create with a dotting tool.

Shades of Blue Heart Nails