The must-try nail looks that will have you looking chic this summer.

It’s time to bid farewell to winter’s understated tones and embrace a vivacious nail palette and designs. So we’ve curated our favorite nail trends for you to try.

١. Mismatched Nails

There plenty of ways to go about mismatched nails, but our current favourite is this classy and colourful double french.

Recreate it with:

Hermès’ nail enamel is available in 24 shades inspired by the colors of Hermès enamel. All colours are available here.

٢. Glazed Pastels

You don’t need a salon to have these glazed nails. All you need is a pastel base, and a very thin coat of a shimmery polish such as Essie’s and you’re good to go.

Recreate it with:

Chanel Le Verins is available in 24 shades. Shop all Chanel colours here, and the Essie Pearly White here.

٣. Ombre Nails

All it takes is some cotton buds to play with this trend, and you can make it as creative as you like depending on the colors, patterns, and accents you choose.

Recreate it with:

Gucci’s Vernis À Ongles is available in 13 shades. Shop all Gucci colours here.

٤. Satin Nails

These are perfect for weddings as you can choose a subtle yet fun shade that goes with every dress without being too loud.

Recreate it with:

Shop Essie’s colours here.

٥. Pastel French Tips

These might not be for everyone, but these are fresh for a summer experimentation – especially with Harry Style’s Pleasing nail kits.

Recreate it with:

Shop Pleasing’s colours here.
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