When looking for variety in nail art designs, look no further than swirl nails. The swirl nail art is simple to apply and looks super cool. With a lot of creativity, it makes nails stand apart instantly. You can consider these for either casual occasions or a fancy one by adding a few embellishments. Although at first sight it may look like almond shape is the best nail shape to have swirly nails, you will see other swirl nail art examples on coffin or square shaped nails as well. Listed below are a few designs to inspire you to get started.

Before you go through, don’t forget to take a look at the fall nails ideas for the upcoming season!

1. Two-Tone Pastel Swirl Nails

Swirls in two different pastel shades at the tip exude calmness. This simple yet trendy style catches attention instantly and goes perfectly well with the season—Summer.

summer nails with abstract nail art
https://www.instagram.com/p/CDNXfuJsDSm/

2. Neon Swirl Nails

Neon and summer are inseparable. Add to it the swirl nail art design and you get an entirely new look. The heart design on the ring finger is like icing on the cake.  

pink summer nails with swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLFRzfesIs0/

3. Monochromatic Swirl Nails

Blue oozes mystery and cheerfulness. If you like the color, take two different shades of blue and create swirls for a monochromatic look.

blue ocean summer nails with almond shape
https://www.instagram.com/p/CHeFSQSMn5U/

4. Pink Swirl Nails

You can never be wrong with the classic pink. Paint your coffin nail’s base in a pastel hue and swirl together two darker shades along with white. Finish it with a glossy topcoat.

coffin shaped summer nails with pink swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLq53LFsICE/

5. Orange Summer Nails

The almond nail shape is perfect for this design. Pastel base with orange swirls is all the summer nail preparation you need this season.

almond shaped summer nails with orange swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMEq4MCM1G8/

6. Candy Pink Swirl Nails

Who will not get attracted to this candy saga? It has just the right amount of subtleness and glitter to make you feel happy.

almond shaped summer nails with candy pink swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMT9k2FMCJo/

7. Red Swirl Nails

Believe it or not, the red nail color in the upper half takes away all the attention. Basically, it is half and half but with a twist (OOPS! SWIRL).

almond shaped summer nails with pink and red swirl nail art
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLM4ij2FzWA/

8. Oceanic Swirl Nails with Bluefin

Take inspiration from the longitudinal waves in bluefin hue. The gel nail polish brings a fresh vibe to your coffin nails.  

square shaped summer nails with light blue swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLuT5_xM-Ax/

9. Multi-Hue Swirl Nails

An explosion of stripes on nail art. Note the different colors and designs on the featured nails. 

almond shaped summer nails
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMKvcinM8OQ/

10. Pastel Swirl Nails

Attempt this only if you have a good collection of nail colors. You will need several shades.

short pastel nails with abstract design
https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ3yN5PMAQG/

11. Bubble Gum Splash

Nails you would want to eat if they weren’t nails—one neutral, two darker shades, one white, and lots of creativity. 

almond shaped summer nails with buble gum nail art
https://www.instagram.com/p/CKHtLM7MWTj/

12. Pretty Color Combo

The gorgeous nails present a beautiful combination of swirls in all the right colors possible. Don’t miss the glossy finish of these amazing neon swirls!

neon summer nails with swirl nail art
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLtSYOel-CP/

13. Blue Swirl Nails

Pair white and blue to your square nails for a gorgeous swirl look.

short square summer nails with oceanic nail art
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMMdCVZMz6u/

14. Bright Wavy Nails for Summer

 Elegant swirl nail art design for you. Uses just the right amount of bright and unusual colors.

colorful summer nails with almond shape
https://www.instagram.com/p/CEqVuGysxGw/

15. The Color Splash on Summer Nails

The beauty of the nails lies in the bright colors. This colorful design of swirly nails will remind you of your summer loves!

colorful summer nails with almond shape
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMI_-BEsXog/

16. Gel and Swirls on Summer Nails

Simple and pretty nail art. All you will need is some gel nail polish in different hues. 

abstract nail art for short almond shaped summer nails
https://www.instagram.com/p/CEznNVMsAwT/

17. Pearly Swirl Nails

Almond nails, nude base, and white swirls – nothing can beat this combination.

nude nails with with white swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLEaCzwM4F7/

18. Oh-So-Chic and Clean Summer Nails

You would have thought jade and white could make your nails stand apart and look oh-so-lovely, until now? 

short almond nails with summer nail art ideas
https://www.instagram.com/p/CL6I2x5jtUQ/

19. Color Splash

When the mood wants something vividly bright, be inspired by this color-splashed nail art design for your short nails.

glossy purple summer nails with square shape
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLWxpO7MbNn/

20. Square Nails with Swirls

A combination of mint and blue with a nude base is the most minimalist design you can attempt, RN.

short square summer nails with swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLe5lgOh-ov/

21. Gel and Swirls Vol. II

Pink and orange are not one of your regular combos. Want your swirl nails to look unique. Try this!

short coffin shaped summer nails with matte colors
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLe4OHaj431/

22. Rose-Red Nails for Summer

Almond shape, gel finish! The perfect recipe for your swirl nail art design.

red and rose swirls on short almond nails
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLh4WIunl1p/

23. Black and Sparkle Summer Nails

Can you think of better nail art for your square nails? We bet not!

glittery swirl nails on short square shaped summer nails
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLZ6gbEAIWo/

24. Chrome Speckled Swirl Nails

Not an easy one to create, but it certainly takes away your breath with creativity and intricacy involved.

black and gold glitter abstract nails for summer
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLpXFnnMFdb/

25. Blue and White Swirls for Summer Nails

Treat your nails as your canvas and allow the imagination to flow. The result will be something like this.

short square nails with swirl nail art for summer
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLw75E1nJam/

26. Minimal and Dreamy Summer Nails with Swirls

Do your nails need a makeover? Try pastel purple and white swirls and allow them to work their magic.

Minimalist purple summer nail art on short almond nails
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLtRktNAkQy/

27. Summer Swirls

Pink and white with a hint of gold turns into a dreamy nail art design.

pink and white almond shaped summer nails
https://www.instagram.com/p/CL7dKKzsRZL/

28. Blue Swirl Nails for Summer

Another design inspiration for your almond-shaped nails. Add a glittery swirl to your two-tone blue swirls to get the look.

ocean nails with blue swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMKzxS6MPBL/

29. Abstract Swirl Nails

Rock your square nails with this stunning nail abstract art design. All the colors complement each other exceptionally well.

short square nails with abstract nail art for summer
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMRcWBpnriQ/

30. Cool Coffin Nails with Swirls

This cool and chic design is ideal for your coffin nails. The French nails and pastel swirls will elevate your nail art.

pastel nails with purple swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMDEQxFsxFk/

31. Dreamy Affair of Swirls for Summer Nails

Have you seen a prettier swirl design than this?

square shaped summer nails with colorful swirls
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMAgsKhg5hj/
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