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Top TikTok nail trends for summer 2022

By Callie Iley | 10 June 2022 | News

Top Nail Trends Tiktok News

After analysing the top 20 videos tagged with #SummerNails2022 on TikTok, cosmetic surgery experts Tajmeeli have unveiled the top nail art trends for summer 2022.

TikTok has quickly become a go-to platform for beauty trends, with the #SummerNails2022 hashtag amassing 4.3 million views across its content.

The analysis shows that block colours are taking centre stage this summer, with bright and bold shades of red, blue, orange and pink dominating.

Neon red is set to be summers hottest nail shade, thanks to Leicester-based nail tech, Nails Lab by Cristina. Cristina gained over a million views on her TikTok video showing off Home of Nail Art’s Detail Paint in the shade Aria. Neons will be abundant while the weather is warmer, but pastels will still stay on-trend.

@nails_lab_cristina’s TikTok viral neon red nails, using Aria from Home of Nail Art.

French tips have made another comeback this season, but with a twist! The top video under #SummerNails2022, with 1.1 million views, comes courtesy of Jess Graham, displaying a range of alternative French styles to try out. 

Jelly nails are another style set to be popular this summer thanks to Sheffield-based nail artist, Natalia Nicholson‘s rainbow jelly design which garnered 49,900 views. 3D flowers and bubble nails have also proven popular in videos posted under #SummerNails2022.

@natalia_nicholson_nails’s TikTok viral rainbow jelly nails, created using products from Magpie Beauty.

Nail art inspired by fashion trends of the 70s, 80s and 90s continues to thrive this summer, with 70s themed swirl nails remaining popular – featuring in six of the 10 most watched videos under the hashtag.

80s-inspired colour clashes are taking over this season, with nail tech, Christy Ratcliff-Laking, showing off a bold colour clashing ombré in the fourth most viewed video.

90s nail art trends including smiley faces, cherries and ditzy florals remain popular, as well as 90s-inspired touches such as pierced nails and nail jewels. Other popular nail art styles include polka dots, palm trees and checkerboards.

@christyratcliff’s TikTok viral colour clashing ombré, created using products from Glitterbels.

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