Everything is bright and colourful in the summer and your manicure shouldn’t be any different. Summer calls for a brand new aka totally bomb manicure and what’s more shiny and summery than shimmer?

Shimmer nails paired with the summer-apt colours like pastel or vibrant or even clear nail polish can make for a stunning manicure to sport. Here are five such delicious shimmer nail ideas that you’d definitely want to try this summer, ‘cause honestly, they too good not to.

 

Jelly shimmer

Jelly shimmer

Clear, sheer jelly nails teamed with silver specks of shimmer is the best summer combo IMO. This manicure is equal parts shiny and subtle, and that’s probably why we are totally digging it right now. 

Get the look: Lakmé Color Crush Nailart, G10

 

Glitter tips

Glitter tips

If you are a manicure minimalist, get pink glitter tips. Easy to work and insanely beautiful, this shimmer French tip manicure screams summer. Simply wear a glittery pink nail paint on your tips to get the most summery feminine manicure in the history of manicures.

Get the look: Lakmé Color Crush Nailart, S1

 

Ombre orange

Ombre orange

A sundown-orange melting into clear nails and gold foil art paired with gold shimmer nails are giving us major summer glam goals. Don’t be surprised if you wear them to a summer wedding or party and become everyone’s nail crush.

Get the look: Lakmé Color Crush Nailart, U3,Lakmé Color Crush Nailart, G6

 

Holo shimmer FTW

Holo shimmer FTW

When in doubt, go for holographic nails. This manicure is the perfect blend of colours, shine and all things pretty. Plus, it goes well with work, party and date night attires alike. Win-win!

Get the look: Lakmé Color Crush Nailart, U1

 

Floral bling

Floral bling

Floral nail art is synonymous to summer. Add some shimmer to it and you’ve got yourself the perfect summer nail art. If you’ve got good doodling skills, wait no more and start drawing tiny daisies on your nails and top it off with a clear glitter nail polish and voila!

Get the look: Lakmé Color Crush Nailart, G5