Summer is synonymous with bright hues. While you may have switched your wardrobe from dark, wintry colours to pastels and florals, it’s time to dress up your nails to look summer-ready.

A good manicure instantly ups your glamour quotient and we suggest you keep the deeper tones aside and bring out the bright colours to give your nails a glamorous, summer-y makeover. If you’re looking for some chic manicure ideas to up your nail game, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a low-down on some of the best nail art designs that you can flaunt all through the season...

Dainty leaves
 

Dainty leaves

For all those with short nails, you can go for a minimal yet classy look. Paint your nails in one solid colour; pick a pastel pink to complement the season and go over it with dainty leaf-art that’ll instantly up the beauty quotient of your nails.

Get the look: Lakmé Absolute Gel Stylist Nail Polish - Pink Champagne, Lakmé 9to5 Primer + Matte Nail Color – Charcoal

Rainbow hued
 

Rainbow hued

This one’s for all those with square shaped nails. A rainbow coloured nail art is just perfect for the season. Add a mix of yellow, lavender and turquoise to your nails to make them look summer-ready with panache.

Get the look: Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art - C1, Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art - U1, Lakmé True Wear Color Crush – 54

Tropical vibes
 

Tropical vibes

Pastel green is sure to give you all the tropical vibes this summer season. Add floral designs and a hint of shimmer to complete the nail art. Perfect for your summer getaway; this manicure is sure to take the glamour quotient of your nails a few notches higher.

Get the look: Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art - S2

Nail accents
 

Nail accents

Need floral nail art ideas for an upcoming summer wedding? We’ve got you covered! Mix a few sparkling nail accents with pretty floral nail art and paint the rest of your fingernails in nude polish. And, voila! You’ve found the perfect manicure for summer weddings!

Get the look: Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art - C4

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