Summer's Cutest - & Most Refreshing - Nail Art Trend

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Aug. 9, 2020
One of the latest (and certainly most refreshing) new nail trends takes the form of nothing other than summer’s favourite fruit, namely – the watermelon!  This delectable and refreshing wholefood symbolizes summer with its vibrant colors and its ability to refresh the body whilst tantalizing taste buds. So, if you’re ready to accept the fun and energetic vibes of the heated season, then this nail-guide is for you!

Image Credits- Theenailwitch: Instagram

Consider trying one of these watermelon-inspired manicures this or next summer – or add some flavour to your winter wardrobe (no pun intended)! Let’s dive in…
Baby Steps
If you feel like you don’t want to dive in too deep, then this subtle manicure done by UK-based gel-polish pro ‘Mils Does Nails’ may be a good way to “test the waters”. This cute set is a small step towards the watermelon-inspired trend, but a definite upgrade from the plain baby-pink set that “plays it safe”. 

Image Credit - Milsdoesnails: Instagram

Product Placement
The key to a cute watermelon-inspired manicure is to get the placement of the nail art just right. A manicure that highlights a watermelon-print in an attractive way won’t disappoint. In fact, some product placements are so innovative that little else needs to be done to make your nails the canvas for an awe-inspiring work of art. 

Image Credit Glamour: Pinterest

Two-Toned
Do you like to make bold statements? Then you may just like the contrasting colors of two-toned nails. Use bold reds and greens in your watermelon-themed nail designs to create a fun and almost “cheeky” look. 

Image Credit - Nailedbymadison: Instagram

Unconventional
Do you dare to be different? Then you’ll love this design where the watermelon set cleverly spans through the entire set of nails. Summer is all about fun, and nothing says fun like a manicure with a pop of color and a genius layout.

Image Credit – Cosmetic Proof

Fruit Party
Perhaps going “all-out” is more your thing? If you don’t feel like holding back, then splurge with complete nail set of watermelon-mania! Just remember – a subtle base tone (such as a cool blue), will complement your manic presentation whereas bolder colors may wash out your watermelon prints. 

Image Credit – Makeup Tutorials: Pinterest

Refreshing Watermelon
This next design is possibly one of the coolest, most refreshing watermelon-inspired manicures of the summer.  By adding tiny drops of clear polish to your mani, you can mimic water droplets. The result is a “splashed” effect that looks like you just came back from the world’s most refreshing swim. Pair this look with some watermelon artistry and – WOW! 

Image Credit - Styleoholic

Final Thoughts…
Whether you are preparing for a pool party, a summer vacation, or you just want to add a touch of fun to your demeanour, a watermelon nailset is one for the books. From our suggestions above, you now know that you can play it subtle with a one-finger accent – or, you can go watermelon crazy and spread the theme across all your nails – with toenails to boot!
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