If you think of a color that makes you feel happy, many will instantly choose yellow. There is just something about the bright and warm color that makes everyone think of summer and fun. As it is such a pretty color, we thought it would look amazing on your nails. Not only will the nails add a pop of color to your outfits, but the color will lift your mood and make you look summer ready too. So, with that said, we have 23 gorgeous yellow nail designs to show you. You will find neon colors, soft pastel shades and more. Take a look and make your nails look summery and statement making.
1. Yellow Coffin Nails
The first nail idea is simple and very stylish. For this look, we have mid length coffin nails and each nail is painted in a vibrant yellow shade. It is a fun and easy to wear nail design that will suit everyone. A similar yellow color will suit all nail lengths and shapes and it will be perfect for the spring and summer.
2. Neon Mani Pedi for Summer
If you love a mani pedi, then this idea is for you. Here we have a bright neon design! So, the fingernails are bright yellow and the toenails are neon green. We love the color combo and each color looks so trendy. Recreate this or use any neon color for the toes. Pink or orange would look gorgeous!
3. Pastel Yellow Coffin Nails
There are so many different shades of yellow to try. If the bold and vivid ones are not for you, then consider a soft pastel yellow like this one. As you can see, we have super long coffin nails and each one is painted in a pastel yellow shade. It is a stunning design and this subtler yellow is very easy to wear. Pastels are perfect for the spring.
4. Nude Nails with Neon Yellow Tips
Next, we have a cute and stylish yellow nail design to show you. These nails are all nude and each one has a bright yellow tip. We love this idea because it is like a more vibrant French mani. This is a pretty way to wear yellow and it will look amazing on everyone. These tips can be created on any nail shape. Stiletto will look so statement making.
5. Purple, Orange and Yellow Nail Design
Love bold and unique nail designs? If so, take a look at this. So, some nails are a block color and some have two shades which creates a trendy gradient. One nail on each hand is also adorned with small gems. The orange, yellow and purple color palette is amazing and the nails have a summery and tropical look.
6. Trendy Yellow Nails with Silver Stripes
The next nail idea is cute and trendy. Here we have shorter nails. Three nails are simply yellow while two have accent designs. One has two silver stripes and the other is nude with yellow and silver stripes. It is a fun nail design and you can create a similar look with nail tape. Recreate this or choose one of the designs for all nails.
7. Neon Yellow Nails with Rhinestones
If you like to wear bright colors and a bit of bling, then this is for you. Here we have short nails that are all a bright neon yellow shade. There is also one accent nail that is adorned with rhinestones. This is a pretty and summery nail design. You can buy similar rhinestones online and you can stick them on your nails with nail glue.
8. Stylish Yellow Mani
Next, we have a stylish design to show you. For this look, the nails are coffin shaped and are painted in a soft and bright yellow shade. There is also one accent nail on each hand. Both accent designs are different but both feature an artistic fashion figure. It is a pretty design that is perfect for fashionistas and you will be able to create a similar look with nail stickers.
9. Cute Floral Nail Design
Love wearing floral nail art? If so, this is for you. Here we have bright pastel yellow nails. There are also two accent nails that are grey with pretty yellow flower art. These flowers look hand-painted and you can find tutorials for floral nail art online. Recreate this or put flowers on all nails. The yellow color used in this look is China Glaze Lemon Fizz.
10. Short Yellow Nails with Botanical Art
This next nail idea is another one of our favorites. The nails on each hand are different. One hand features neon yellow nails while the other has nude nails. Each nude nail is also adorned with white and yellow botanical designs. It is a pretty and unique nail idea and it is perfect for those who like to stand out from the crowd. You can create the botanical art with a stencil.
11. Rainbow Galaxy Nails
We love this next idea! Here we have a statement making and fun nail design. Some nails are bright yellow while others have unique rainbow galaxy art. It is such a cute and quirky idea and the rainbow colors look amazing. This mani is perfect for the summer and festivals. You can find tutorials for galaxy art online.
12. Vibrant Yellow Coffin Nails
If you want trendy and bold yellow nails, then this design is perfect. For this look we have very long coffin nails. Each one is a vivid yellow shade. Two nails on each hand are also adorned with small rhinestones. One rhinestone design is along the cuticle while the other goes along one half of the nail. It is a gorgeous nail idea and you can buy tiny rhinestones online.
13. Nude and Pastel Yellow Nails
Next, we have another pastel look to show you. This time the nails start clear and then a yellow tip has been added. One nail also has a different tip shape and it is adorned with a rhinestone. This is a trendy and unique nail idea. It is perfect for those who like quirky and modern nail art. You can, of course, try thinner yellow tips too.
14. Tropical Nail Design
The next nail idea has a tropical vibe. So, some nails are all yellow and there are two accent designs. The accent nails feature yellow sections with one rainbow leaf. This is a fun and unique idea that has a summery look. We love the colors as well. You can create similar sections with nail tape and you can buy botanical nail stickers online.
15. Trendy Yellow Mani
Looking for trendy and glam nail art? Well, then this is for you. Here we have a beautiful yellow mani with a one accent nail. The accent nail is nude with a stylish line design, a black stripe, a gold stripe and a rhinestone. We love this because the accent nail brings glitz while the yellow color adds the fun.
16. Matte Neon Yellow Nails
If you love the neon colors, then take a look at this. These nails use a pastel neon color. So, it still has the softness of a pastel, but it has a more vivid tone. There is also one cute pastel pink accent nail on each hand. This is a pretty and quirky nail idea that is great for the spring and summer.
17. Yellow Ombre Nails with Rhinestones
Ombre is still a must-have nail design and here is how to wear it with yellow! So, the nails start nude and then change to a bold yellow color towards the tips. Some of the nails are also decorated with rhinestones. It is a stylish and statement making design. Recreate this or use a different shade of yellow for the ombre.
18. Yellow Tips and Bold Yellow Color
This next mani is another one of our favorites. Here we have stiletto nails. Some are block color and some are nude with bright yellow tips. We love the combo of simple nails with the tips. The overall design is so fun and chic. This look can be recreated on any nail length and shape.
19. White and Yellow Nail Design
Next, we have another white and yellow design. So, for this look, we have short nails and each one is a subtle pastel yellow color. At the base of each nail, there is also a white design. The color combo is gorgeous and the white shapes look so trendy with the yellow color. You can create a similar look with a stencil or nail tape.
20. Mustard Yellow Nails with Botanical Art
Earlier in the post we featured botanical nail art. If you liked that idea, then check this one out. These nails are painted in a richer yellow shade. Each nail is also adorned with grey and pink leaves. The color combo is gorgeous and the yellow color is so chic and easy to wear. Recreate this look or have plain yellow nails. Either way, the mani will look amazing. The yellow color is by brand LBK Nail Polish and is in shade Lola Belle.
21. Elegant Ombre Nails with Rhinestones
The next nail idea features more ombre art. This time some of the nails are simply pastel yellow but two have white and yellow ombre with rhinestones. It is a trendy and subtle way to wear ombre. Try a similar design or put the ombre on all nails. The ombre art will look amazing on longer nails such as stiletto or coffin shaped ones.
22. Vibrant Yellow Nail Idea
Be bold in yellow with this next nail idea. This mani features almond nails and each one is a bright and vibrant yellow shade. It is a simple and fun design that is perfect for the spring and summer. Keep it simple like this or you can glam it up by adding a small rhinestone to each nail.
23. Yellow and Purple Nail Design
The last nail idea is bold and beautiful. Here we have short nails. Some are purple and some are yellow. There are also nude nails with splashes of yellow and purple color and black botanical art too. It is a very pretty and artistic nail design. We love purple and yellow together!
We hope you have found a stylish yellow nail design to try!