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The Hottest Summer Nail-Art Trends For 2021

We're Adding These 8 Summer Nail-Art Trends to Our Mood Boards ASAP

Kids may look forward to summer because it means no school and lots of time off, but we look forward to summer because it means we can finally dig out the nail-art inspiration we've been saving over the last few months and get started crossing looks off of our bucket list. Neon french tips? Animal print? Colorful "Pucci" designs? Check, check, and check.

We love each season and the many beauty trends they bring, but there's something about summer manicures — the nail-polish shades get brighter; the designs, more creative — that top the rest. And something tells us this year is going to be better than ever. "A year of salons being shut down, not being able to enjoy your summer, and the anxiety of COVID-19 — that alone would inspire you to want all [the] beautiful things on your nails," nail artist Leanne Woodley told POPSUGAR. "I have clients that spent a whole year creating mood boards just for their nails."

So, what nail-art trends are expected to be hot this summer? Keep reading to find out.

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