21 Cute Watermelon Nail Ideas

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It is summertime and that means wearing bright colours and having fun.  It is also when the creative nails come out of hibernation.  And what could be more fun than fruit inspired nails?  Many people tend to experiment with their nail colour in the summer period.  This is fine by us, as we love it!  There is one type of nails we are super loving right now and that’s watermelon nails.  There is nothing that beats this cute nail design!

Yes, you did read it right, we mentioned the fruit watermelons.  It does sound crazy, we know, but watermelons are taking over the nail world.  Who wouldn’t like these kind of painted nails?  They are fun, lively, bright and reminds us to eat more fruit!

You might think that there can only be one kind of watermelon nail design, but think again.  There are so many and we have come up with 21 of the cutest watermelon nail ideas for you to try this summer. Happy painting!

1. Pastel Watermelon Nails

Pastel colours are necessary this season. Like every summer, colours are a must.  Make sure you have these pastel colours in your nail box.  All you need is a pastel pink and green nail colour and a black nail polish for the watermelon seeds.  You can achieve this look very easily.

Pastel Pink and Green Watermelon Nails

Source: @hemmyberlin

2. Watermelons + Glitter = Perfect Combo

Watermelon and glitter look amazing together. Glitter sets the summer mood. When having watermelon nails, you can always mix and match with other colours and effects.  You can see in this photo that the watermelon colours looks so good with pale pink/nude nail polish with a touch of glitter.

3. White Base + Pink Watermelons

It is all about the base with these nails. These are white based watermelon nails and we think they look divine.  They do stand out more than the pink-based version.  If you are good at art, you can maybe add the watermelons like the photo too!

4. Watermelon Toe Nail Design

In summer, people tend to have a lovely manicure, but forget about their toes! It is of course the season when our toes are out on show, so why not follow suit and paint your toenails with a watermelon vibe!  These look so fun and we love how the big toe is all about the watermelon whilst the rest are a bright pink colour.

Watermelon Toe Nail Design

Source: @925tomochin

5. Cute Design for Short Nails

If you have short nails, have no fear, you can still have stunning watermelon nails. Take a look at these.  Look how fantastic they look and they make shorter nails look longer.  You may want to use nail tape on the cuticles so you get the best results.

6. Polka Dot & Watermelon Nails

Mini watermelons with polka dots! Mix it up by having a few watermelon nails and your others, polka dots.  You will need a steady hand to draw on the mini watermelons.  Stick to the white base for the watermelon nails and have a brighter colour base for the polka dot nails.

Polka Dot Watermelon Nail Design

Source: @phenomenail

7. Matte Watermelon Nails

If you are looking for special and a little different design, try these matte nails. In summer, people tend to keep to shiny nails but you could be different and choose to have matte nails.  The watermelon theme works so well in shiny and matte effect.

Matte Watermelon Nail Art Design

Source: @soofpolish

8. Watermelon Accent Nails

Accent nails are still trending. They have been around for a few years now and we totally understand why so many people like them.  It is all about experimenting and going with what you like.  Accent nails can be any nail you choose, it doesn’t have to be the ring finger, although many choose to do this.  You may think having the watermelon on all fingernails is a little too much for you.  This is a perfect style to suit your needs and still, you will have the latest trending nails.  Go for an accent watermelon nails and see how many compliments you receive!

Watermelon Accent Nail Art Design

Source: @cbnails_it

9. Watermelon Tips

Not feeling the full watermelon nails? Then try these. These are just watermelon tips and are easy to do.  You need a pink, green, yellow and a black nail polish and maybe some nail tape for the lines.

10. Yummy!

These look so yummy! Looking at these nails will make you hungry.  If you love watermelons, you will want to eat one right away!  These are so bright and lively.  The effects on the tips may look hard to do but you can achieve this by using a nail brush.  If you don’t have a nail brush, you could use a cotton wool bud.  With this design, nobody will mistake what the theme is!

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