Introducing mermaid nails, the most magical trend of the summer

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If watermelon hair wasn’t summery enough for you, the latest beauty trend taking over Instagram will definitely get you switching your gears into summer mode. Mermaid nails—aka the answer to all of our childhood dreams—are fun, glittery and oh-so dreamy!

Feel right at home at the beach or pool with these turquoise and aquamarine masterpieces. DIY the look at home using your fave summer shades, glitter and seashells or hit the salon for the perfect Ariel-esque look (sadly, tails not included).

Feeling inspired? Scroll through our gallery to see the 15 prettiest examples of mermaid nails.

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