19 Barbie-Inspired Nail Art Designs To Try This Summer

With the Barbie fever in full swing, everyone is showing off their amazing styling skills. So why not complete your take on the classic doll with the perfect manicure?

By Simone Sydel3 min read
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As the anticipation for this year's most awaited movie has risen, we've seen a major uptick in the all-pink aesthetics fondly named 'Barbiecore' by the fashion-forward crowd.

And with most of us having already planned our pink-hued makeup looks and picked our Barbie-inspired outfits that have been dubbed a must-wear for viewing the nostalgia-inducing piece, the only thing left to do is create the perfect nail design to complete our ensemble for when we make our way to the theaters.

Therefore, to help you out, we've put together a list of our favorite pink-hued manicures you can confidently rock during the Barbie season.

Classic Barbie Pink Nails

For the die-hard Barbie fan, getting the closest shade of Barbie Pink on your nails is essential before hitting the theater or attending a themed watch party.

Product To Try: Nailtopia Nail Lacquer in 'Belle,' $10

Vibrant Pink Barbie Nails

Combining a summer essential with your favorite doll is a fantastic way to get creative with Barbie Pink nails. This vibrant pink hue will surely turn heads!

Product To Try: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Polish in 'Beet-ing Heart,' $7

Sparkly Barbie Nails

If you want to keep things slightly more subdued, opt for a pale, sparkly pink hue that will glimmer in the light and make your nails look extra glam.

Product To Try: Essie Metallics Nail Polish in 'Birthday Girl,' $10

Glittery Barbie Nails

On the other hand, if you want to be a little extra in the sparkle department, go for a glittery Barbie Pink that will surely make you the belle of the ball. Perfect for those special occasions when you want to shine!

Product To Try: OPI Xbox Infinite Shine Collection in 'Pixel Dust,' $14

Hot Pink French Barbie Nails

This two-toned hot pink French manicure is the perfect way to combine classic and modern. The Barbie Pink hue will add a fun element to your look while still keeping things elegant enough for any event.

Product To Try: Bonmuz Jelly Press On Nail Set, $17

Classy French Tip Barbie Nails

The classic French with a Barbie twist is a mani style that should be on your to-do list if you prefer a timeless design with an added flirty edge.

Product To Try: Nails.INC Glow Naturale Nail Polish Set, $15

Filigree Barbie Nails

This unique mani combines two popular nail designs into one — filigree French manicure and Ombré nail art — all while perfectly in line with the Barbiecore aesthetic!

Product To Try: Le Mini Macaron Gel Polish in 'Pink Orchid,' $13

Skittles Barbie Nails

If the Barbie fever made you accidentally buy a few extra pink-hued nail polishes, you can always opt for a trendy multi-colored style to make your mani stand out!

Product To Try: OPI x Barbie Nail Lacquer Collection, $12

Chrome Barbie Nails

For the Barbie that just wants to dance the night away, this chrome pink mani style with a metallic finish will certainly leave a shiny impression.

Product To Try: Le Mini Macaron Chrome Nail Powder Set, $15

Velvet Barbie Nails

Elevate a glam look with this chic velvet Barbie Pink mani. This unique style will help you become the envy of your fellow Barbie girls and stand out from the crowd on IG.

Product To Try: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Polish in 'Sleek-A-Boo,' $7

Swirl Barbie Nails

Slide into Barbie's world with this eye-catching mani design that will give your nails that fun and playful feel.

Product To Try: Chillhouse Chill Tips Press-On Nail Set, $16

Floral Barbie Nails

For that perfect summer manicure, combine a classic Barbie Pink hue with floral nail art and enjoy the ideal combination of fun and sophistication!

Product To Try: Nails.INC Work of Nail Art Tools Set, $8

Hearts Barbie Nails

Perfect for the romantic looking to dabble in the Barbiecore nail trend!

Product To Try: Sally Hansen Nail Salon Pro Tool Kit, $8

Butterfly Barbie Nails

This style is a unique way to indulge your inner girly girl, as it features a sweet pink hue and an adorable butterfly motif perfect for the summertime!

Product To Try: Dornail 3D Butterfly Nail Charm, $8

Ribbon Barbie Nails

Add a romantic touch to your look with the cutest ribbon on the blush nail design, perfect for any Barbie fan who loves an extra bit of whimsy.

Product To Try: Sunhillsgrace Bow Knot Transparent Nail Accessories, $8

Girly Barbie Nails

Soft pink base, ribbons and hearts, all topped with sparkly crystals, are what every girly girl's mani dreams are made of. Perfect for a romantic date or a night out with the girls!

Product To Try: Sally Hansen Geode to Joy Nail Polish Collection in 'Mystic Topaz,' $10

Ombré Barbie Nails

The Barbie Pink ombré is the perfect option for anyone wanting to combine multiple colors while making their mani look polished and classy.

Product To Try: Static Nails Soft Ombré Rose Pop-On Manicures, $18

Gingham Barbie Nails

If you're in a rut for Barbie nail ideas, why not take inspo from Margot Robbie's gingham Prada dress and recreate the gorgeous pattern on your nails? Perfect for a girls' night out!

Product To Try: OPI Nail Lacquer in 'I Quit My Day Job,' $12

Barbie Logo-Inspired Nails

The true Barbie enthusiast will surely appreciate this fun take on the iconic Barbie logo. Whether you choose to go for a classic pink and white combo or switch things up with more vibrant colors, this is sure to be an instant hit!

Product To Try: Mani Muse Perfectly Pressed Gel Mani Press-on Nails, $14

Closing Thoughts

Whether you opt for a classy and natural look or something with a more out-there flair, make sure to make the most of the Barbiecore fever this month while also trying something new and exciting to elevate your mani style!