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7 Korean Nail Polish Colors to Enjoy in Summer 2022

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Summer is the best time to go absolutely wild with fresh and vibrant colors. Be it your nails, your clothes, or even your hair! The summer season may be a bit different this year, but don’t let that stop you from having fun. You can still rock a fresh manicure of the DIY variety and experiment will all the different Korean nail polish colors. Keep reading to find out which shades you should definitely try in the summer of ’22. 

From classic shades of blue, and green to glitter, here are 7 Korean nail polish colors that you should add to your collection for summer 2022. 


A vibrant yellow can brighten up your day and perhaps your whole summer outlook. Don’t be shy to try out the brightest of the brightest yellow! Some yellows can look garish and cheap, but others can seem like a fancy Italian beach vacation in a bottle. 

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NATURE REPUBLIC Color Waltz (#04 Lemon Pop) creates vivid and stylish nail colors. It’s a long-lasting nail polish, and it applies smoothly. To make it last longer, you can use multiple coats. 


The right shade of blue can add the right amount of brightness to any look. It deserves to be on everyone’s list of Korean nail colors to try. After all, classic blue is the 2020 Pantone Color of the Year. There are many different shades of blue that you can try, such as sky blue, navy, or even turquoise. 

JINsoon Botanical Flower Collection Nail Lacquer, Blue Iris, is a deep electric blue that captures the essence of the blue iris flower. The shade is strong, bold, and amazingly brilliant. It is a revolutionary double patented 5-free formula that delivers a lasting manicure with bold, bright color, smooth application, and the ultimate high gloss finish.

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korean nail colors summer

Light Green 

Celebrities and influencers have fully embraced slime green in recent months. Neons are basically like neutrals these days! You can try out the light neon green trend and enjoy the summer to the fullest. 

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Etude House Play Nail #70 is not the neon light green but leans more towards a soothing green. It still a vivid green that is light and refreshing nail polish color to try for summer. 

Dark Green

If the light neon green is not your shade and you still want to flaunt the green shade, try a darker green. It may seem like a fall color, but the deep rich hue is a great contrast color for summer outfits. The darker green color will also stand out if you happen to get a nice tan during summer. 

Etude House Play Nail #72 is a vivid dark green shade that leaves a glossy finish. It has an excellent color payoff! 

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Orange is a great color and is generally associated with fall. It can add extra warmth to your hands. You can create a two-tone shade with lighter orange at the bottom and a darker orange at the top bit of your nails. 

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korean nail colors summer

JINsoon Color Field Collection Nail Lacquer Pop Orange is the quintessential color of energy, eccentricity, and burning hot flame. You can get a smooth and glossy finish with a brilliant color payoff. 


If you’ve had too many bright colors and want something soothing, you can choose pastel color shades. They are still on-trend and will remain as such for a long time, according to the Korean makeup artist, Pony Park. 

ROSALIND Soak Off Gel Polish Set includes six pastel colors in shades of blue, green, pink, coral, yellow, and purple. It’s a long-lasting gel nail polish set without chipping or peeling. 

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Never going out of style is valid for glitter also no matter what season it is. You can wear it independently, or you can mix it up with solid-color nail polish. Apply a coat of colored nail polish and follow it up with a few layers of glitter. It’s super simple to get super fun nails with glitter! 

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korean nail polish

JINsoon Fab Nail Korean Nail Polish is the perfect mix of glitter and color with its multi-color dot pop speckles. It’s a long-lasting nail polish with a matte finish. 

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