8 Tie-Dye Nail Ideas That Make Us Nostalgic for Summer Camp

Start with a classic red, white, and blue palette, but opt for creamy shades for a warmer, summery twist. 

Rocket Pop Tie-Dye Tips

This manicure combines tie-dye with French tips and Evil Eye designs, all in a soothing blue palette.

Blue Tie-Dye Nails

For a subtle approach, apply dots of different colored polish down each nail, then drag a toothpick through.

Minimalist Tie Dye Nails

Choose neon yellow, lime green, and juicy orange swirls for a zestier look. Paint swirls onto nails and use a toothpick.

Bright Sunshiney Tie-Dye Nails

This pastel neon manicure features a spliced tie-dye effect. Apply colors diagonally across each nail and blend.

Pastel Neon Tie-Dye Nails

Paint metallic colors side by side and swirl with a toothpick for an easy tie-dye effect, finished with a shimmer top coat.

Rainbow Chrome Tie-Dye Nails

Combine peach, hot pink, baby blue, and pale purple for a warm and cool color combo reminiscent of summer sherbet.

Sherbet Swirl Tie-Dye Nails

Proving tie-dye can work on short nails, too, with water-marbling or toothpick techniques for swirls and designs.

Short Tie-Dye Nails