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Reconsider everything you know about nail fashion this summer, as non-matching nail art, flag-inspired manis and dip-dyed pastels turn up on fashionable hands. Which of summer’s hottest six nail looks will you try?

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An accent nail with red, white and blue is great for the Fourth, sure…but it also just looks damn cute.

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A yellow-hued mani is retro but not outdated.

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Throwback alert: Matching mani-pedis are all the rage but made contemporary in poppy orange.

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Remember when medium blue became the new red? This summer, it’s appearing in a lighter, brighter shade that’s showing up on well-groomed hands.

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Graphic Patterns

It’s all about pastels this summer. But don't forget to add a bit of edge with some dark accents.

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Ombré Pink

The classic girlie-girl hue gets an arty reinvention when it’s layered in ever-richer layers.

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