The 5 Most Aesthetic Beach Nail Art Ideas (For Southern California Vibes)

1. rounded Swirl Nails

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Fun designs on rounded nails is very in right now. Adding a subtle touch of flare to a simple manicure. Swirl nails can be done on acrylic, formed gel, or your natural nails. Pale yellow is the perfect year round color for Southern California, and with our luck it will be sunny 360 days out of the year!

2. Modern french tip

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Long gone are the days of a middle school dance, where a white french tip on a square acrylic nail was all the rage. Instead people are trading in the square nail for a more rounded look for french tip nails. Not only has the preference in shape changed over time but the traditional white has been traded for more fun colors. Red is perfect for the winter/fall/spring/or summer especially when it is just a small bit at the tip of your nail. These nails are the perfect addition to any date night and we have all the recommendations.

3. light blue

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We’ve already touched on the year round sunshine in Southern California and yellow being a great nail choice, but another staple nail color is baby blue. Add a few designs to make this nail art come to life in the absolute cutest way. Blue is never a bad choice for a beach town, I mean heck the oceans right there! These nails pair perfectly with a beachside picnic.

4. checkered

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Since unique nail art has made such a resurgence over the past few years, there’s been new innovative ways to use basic white polish. Up your nail art game by painting checkered nails, mix them up with the rounded french tip mentioned early. An easy way to accomplish this look is by sectioning off the squares using masking tape (yes its really that easy).

5. Sage green

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Sage green is undoubtably the color of 2021 and it will be continuing into 2020. Sage green offers the perfect muted color for simple nails. It can also be used to create beautiful designs to emulate jaded marble. Add in flecks of gold, or opt for a more see-through coat to accomplish this look and were sure you wont be disappointed.