Sunshine-Dipped Nails Are the Newest Nail Art to Watch
Behold, 10 ways to wear this season's hottest nail trend.
Yellow nails are all the rage this summer. But if you're not ready for a full-coverage commitment, you're not alone — which might explain the happy medium that's emerged. Sunshine-dipped nails are the bright yet surprisingly low-key nail trend that's about to be everywhere this season.
Sunshine-dipped nails are simply nails that feature cheerful yellow tips, offering the perfect option for those who aren't ready to go all-out with the color. Even better? You can tack on any design to make them your own. From minimal lines to flame-shaped art, you can make these tips feel personalized for you, your nail-art skill level, and your personal preferences.
If you need some thought-starters to kick off your imagination, let this guide lead the way. Below are 10 of the best sunshine-dipped nails to inspire your next manicure. Thank us later.
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Elevate a classic French manicure by giving your tips a thicker and more rounded shape on a long, almond-shaped nail. This neon-yellow shade is especially eye-catching; if you want extra shine, add some jeweled detail.
These neon-flame designs pop against a bare nail to make for the ultimate summer nail. We especially love the glossy finish to take sunshine-dipped nails to the next level.
For fellow short-nail devotees out there, this mini, rounded French tip is for you. It actually elongates the appearance of shorter tips while adding a delightful pop of color.
A half-moon design looks especially dynamic. Take a warm mustard yellow and paint on most of the nail, leaving half a circle bare at the bottom.
This pastel yellow may be soft and subtle, but it still packs a (quiet!) punch. Mix a French tip with delicate daisy decals for a playful look.
Lean into your favorite summer cocktail (or mocktail) and play into lemon-lime theme. This neon-green and yellow-jelly combo — with lemon outlines in white, no less — make for an adorable seasonal nail.
Less really can be more. The single thin line of a warm, rich yellow across the tip of a square nail offers impact without the fuss.
And other times, more is more: We're fans of combining multiple nail-art designs on a single hand. Go with a French mani, hourglass shape, and full-coverage in a sunshine-yellow hue for something less conventional.
Go For the Gold
It's impossible to go wrong with metallic gold. These chrome French tips with jeweled detail make for a chic statement nail. (Wedding nails, anyone?)
The orange floral decals pair beautifully with the bright-yellow French tips, ultimately balancing them out. Together, they give '60s flower-power vibes — making them ideal for a retro summer feel.
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