30 Neon Nail Designs You Will Want To Wear This Summer

Do you think neon nail trends are out of fashion? Think again! In this blog, you’ll see that neon nails are a huge trend this summer – and for anyone who loves bold colors and versatility, we have a whole lot to offer.

Whether you’re hitting the beach, dining downtown in the city, or headed for a night out in Hollywood, neon soak-off gel polish enhances every outfit.

Matte Neon Orange and Red

Neon colors can be matte too. As you can see in this one, orange and red matte neon colors and the flower designs look gorgeous together.

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Colorful Neon Design on Black 

Even though these nails may seem like a simple look, it is actually a very detailed one. Colorful neon design makes a great combo with the black shade on these short nails.

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Yellow Neon

Yellow is the perfect color to help you get into the summer spirit! These yellow neon nail designs are sure to make you stand out from the crowd. Yellow neon color on long square nails with the yellow neon French tip and silver gem details.

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Neon Yellow-Green

This summer, one of the hottest trends is neon yellow-green nails. This color is perfect for the summertime, and it will definitely make your nails stand out. If you are looking for new and exciting nail color, then you should definitely try out this trend.

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Neon Pink With Gold Design

A bright, neon pink is the perfect way to add a pop of color to any outfit. And when you pair it with a gold design, you’ve got a chic and summery look.

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Neon Gel Swirls

Swirls are always the go-to design for summer for sure and these gel neon swirls looks very cute.

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Neon Half French Tips With Black Lines

If you’re looking for a fun and eye-catching nail design to rock this summer, look no further than neon half-French tips with black lines! This design is perfect for those who want to add a little bit of edge to their look.

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Empty Yellow Neon French Tips

Empty yellow neon french tips on a milky nude shade is a fun and chic look at the same time for summer.

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Blue, Pink And Yellow Neon Design

If you’re feeling extra bold, go for a blue, pink, and yellow design. This fun and the vibrant combo is sure to turn heads, and it’s perfect for summertime. If you’re looking for something a little more subdued, try a single color or a simple design. Either way, you’re sure to stand out from the crowd with your neon nails!

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Colorful Neon Lightning Nail Art

This summer, don’t be afraid to experiment with your nails! One of the hottest trends right now is neon lightning nail art.

To get this look, start with a white or light-colored base coat. Then, use a thin brush to paint on neon yellow, green, or pink stripes. Finally, add a top coat to seal the design.

Not only is this look super trendy, but it’s also easy to do at home. So go ahead and give it a try!

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Neon Orange Nails

This vibrant shade is perfect for adding a pop of color to any outfit, and it looks especially great against tanned skin. Plus, it’s a great way to show off your personality and style.

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Matte Red And Neon Yellow Combo

One of our favorite combos is a matte red with neon yellow. It’s the perfect mix of edgy and fun, and it’s sure to turn heads.

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Neon Smilies

One of our favorite ways to wear neon nails is with a smiley face design. This is a fun and playful way to show off your personality, and it’s perfect for summertime. You can use any color combination you want, but we love the way neon yellow and pink look together.

To create this look, start by painting your nails with a white base color. Once that is dry, use a black nail art pen or a thin paintbrush to draw on the smiley faces. Then, fill in the faces with your neon colors of choice. Finish things off with a clear topcoat, and you’re good to go!

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Neon Green And Pink Nail Design

You need to try out a neon green and pink nail design! This vibrant and eye-catching combo is perfect for any summertime occasion, from barbecues to pool parties.

To get this look, start by painting your nails a bright green shade. Then, use a pink polish to create a fun and funky geometric design on top. Finish things off with a clear topcoat to seal in your design.

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Colorful French Tips

French tips are a classic nail design, and they can be made even more fun and festive with the addition of some bright colors. Neon French tips are the perfect way to add a pop of color to your nails, and they are perfect for summertime.

There are so many different ways that you can style neon French tips. You can keep it simple with just a few colors, or you can go all out and use all of the colors of the rainbow. You can also mix and match different colors to create your own unique look.

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Black And Neon Yellow-Green

If you’re looking for a fun and eye-catching nail design to rock this summer, look no further than black and neon yellow-green! This combo is perfect for those who want to make a statement with their nails.

To achieve this look, start with a black base coat. Once that is dry, use a neon yellow-green polish to create stripes, dots, or any other design you can think of. If you’re not feeling confident in your painting skills, you can always use nail stickers or decals to create your design.

Finish off your nails with a clear topcoat to protect your design and you’re all set! This look is sure to turn heads and get you plenty of compliments.

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Neon Pastel Pink Nails

This cheerful shade is perfect for the warm weather months, and it’s sure to make your nails stand out.

To get the look, start by painting your nails with a white base coat. Once the base coat is dry, apply a neon pink polish to your nails. For a more subtle look, you can use a pale pink shade. Once the pink polish is dry, finish with a top coat to seal in the color.

If you want to add a little extra flair to your nails, try adding some glitter or rhinestones. You can also paint one accent nail with a brighter shade of pink for a pop of color. Whatever design you choose, you’re sure to love your neon pastel pink nails!

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Ombre Neon Nails

One of our favorite trends is ombre neon nails. To get this look, start with a dark pink base coat. Then, use a neon pink polish to create a gradient effect.

Finish with a top coat and you’re good to go! This is a fun and easy way to wear neon nails, and it’s perfect for summertime. Give it a try and see for yourself!

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Neon Green And Yellow Smiley Nail Art

This summer, ditch the boring old manicure and try something new! Neon green and yellow smiley nail art is the perfect way to add some fun and personality to your nails.

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Edgy Stiletto Neon Nail Art

If you’re looking for a way to add a little edge to your summer style, try out a neon stiletto nail design! This look is perfect for anyone who wants to make a statement with their nails.

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Neon Blue Nails

Looking for a fun and festive way to show off your summer style?

Then look no further than neon blue nails! This bold and bright color is perfect for adding a pop of fun to any outfit, and it’s sure to turn heads wherever you go.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your favorite blue polish and get started!

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Neon Green Fire French Tips 

If you’re looking for a fun and festive way to show off your nails this summer, look no further than neon green fire French tips! This bright and bold design is perfect for adding a touch of fun to any outfit, and it’s sure to turn heads wherever you go.

To create this look, start by painting your nails with a base coat. Once that’s dry, use a thin brush to paint on a layer of neon green polish, starting at the base of the nail and working your way up to the tip.

Once you’re happy with the coverage, use a toothpick or other sharp object to create small flames at the tips of your nails. Finish off the look with a clear topcoat, and you’re good to go!

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Neon Pastel Green V French Tips

This summer, try out a new nail trend and go for neon pastel green V French tips! This look is fun, flirty, and perfect for the warmer months. To get the look, start with a nude polish and then create a V-shaped tip with a brighter green shade. Finish things off with a top coat for extra shine and protection.

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Colorful Pastel Neon on Stiletto Nail

If you’re looking for a fun and colorful way to show off your nails this summer, then you’ll definitely want to check out these neon nail designs! From bright and bold colors to more subtle and pastel hues, there’s a neon nail design here for everyone.

One of our favorite looks is this colorful pastel neon design. To create this look, start with a white base coat on your nails. Then, use a variety of different colors of neon polish to create a fun and random design. We love how this look is both playful and chic.

If you’re feeling extra bold, you can even try out a stiletto nail shape with this design. Just be sure to use a good quality base coat and topcoat to protect your nails from chipping.

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Long Neon Ombre Nails

This look is achieved by painting your nails in a gradient of bright neon colors, typically starting with yellow at the base and transitioning to pink or orange at the tips.

To get the perfect ombre effect, it’s best to use a sponge to apply the colors to your nails rather than a brush. Simply start with a small amount of each color on your sponge, and then lightly dab it onto your nails, building up the color intensity as you go. Once you’re happy with the way your nails look, finish with a clear topcoat to seal in the design.

Whether you choose to keep your neon ombre nails long or opt for a shorter length, this is definitely a summer nail trend that you’ll want to try out!

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Neon Pink and Yellow Ombre

This trend is perfect for anyone who loves bright colors and wants to add a little bit of fun to their look.

To create a neon ombre, start by painting your nails with a white base coat. Once the base coat is dry, apply a thin layer of neon pink polish to the tips of your nails. Next, use a yellow polish to create a gradient effect by painting it from the middle of your nails to the tips. Finally, top it all off with a clear topcoat.

Not only is this design super easy to do, but it’s also sure to turn heads! So if you’re looking for a way to add a little pizazz to your summer style, give neon ombre a try.

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Neon Yellow and Baby Blue Ombre

This design is perfect for anyone who wants to add a little bit of personality to their nails without going too over the top.

To create this look, start with a base of neon yellow polish. Once that is dry, use a sponge to apply a gradient of baby blue polish from the bottom of the nail up to the tip. Finish with a top coat and you’re good to go!

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Neon Pink and Green Grids

Grid nails are all the rage this summer, and we are loving this neon pink and green combo! This look is perfect for a day at the beach or a night out on the town. To get this look, start with a white base coat and then use a thin brush to create the grid lines. Once the lines are dry, fill in the squares with your desired colors. We used neon pink and green, but you can use any colors you like! Finish with a top coat and you’re good to go!

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Happy and Sad Neon Emojis 

We all know that emojis are a great way to communicate without using words. But did you know that they can also be used to express your mood? That’s right, there are happy and sad neon emojis that you can use to show how you’re feeling.

If you’re feeling happy, you can use the happy neon emoji. This emoji is yellow and has a big smile on its face. It’s sure to put a smile on your face too!

If you’re feeling sad, you can use the sad neon emoji. This emoji has a frown on its face. It’s a great way to show how you’re feeling without saying a word.

So, next time you’re feeling happy or sad, be sure to use the appropriate neon emoji!

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Simple Neon Yellow French Tips

Looking for a simple, yet chic summer nail design? Try this neon yellow French tip! It’s perfect for any occasion and is sure to make your nails stand out.

Start by painting your nails with a base coat to get this look. Once that’s dry, use a yellow neon polish to paint the tips of your nails. Finish it off with a clear topcoat, and you’re good to go!

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Final Words

There are a ton of different ideas and techniques for neon nail designs that you can easily try this summer. If you want to make looking at your nails super fun, you should experiment with neon colors.

The bright colors will catch everyone’s eye, and people will be wondering how you managed to pull off such a bold look.

Patricia has been a nail technician since 2011. She's been an expert in all aspects of nails, from manicures to acrylics to gel nails. She is currently running her own nail salon in Tampa, FL. and her clients rave about her professionalism and enthusiasm.