Summer is almost officially here. Some people might be well into the summer vibes with their makeup and hair. If you’re looking for a way to increase the summer feelings with our manicure, you could try a bright nail polish. If you want to practice your nail art skills then you could try a shell manicure. Or you could do both. If you’re looking for some seashell inspiration, there are lots of ideas to choose from whether you want to try a 3D effect, freehand design, nail stamp or embellishment.

(Related: This Might Be The Prettiest Mermaid Beauty Collection Of Them All)

Here are 13 pretty shell manicure ideas that have strong summer vibes:

1. Pink and White Shell Nails

Look at the 3D effect.

 

2. Shell Accent Nail and Turquoise Nails

For all the mermaids out there…

 

3. Pink Shell Nails

The best thing about these nails is the placement is supposed to be random.

 

4. Embellished Shell Nails

Look at the details on this.

 

5. Blue Shell Nails

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Look at those colors.

 

6. Starfish and Shells

Under the sea.

 

7. Gold-Tipped Shell Manicure

This is a classic manicure with a twist.

 

8. Shell and Marble Nail Art

Don’t be afraid to experiment with unexpected combinations. This is proof shell and marble nails do go together.

 

9. Shell And Gold Stripe Manicure

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This is a more abstract take on the trend.

 

10. Shells and Beaches

Are you transported?

 

11. Shell Accent Nail

The touch of gold takes things to the next level.

 

12. Pink Shell Accent Nails

The shell accent nails really pop against the traditional painted nails.

 

13. Multicolored Shell Nails

We have a shell effect and shell charms.