Real talk: The weather has put us through a lot lately. Fall is finally about to arrive, which means pumpkin season is near and Halloween is around the corner. What better way to feel festive than with a fun nail color like orange? If you haven't tried citrus hues on your nails yet, we've scrolled through Instagram to find some screenshot-worthy designs to get your color wheels turning.
The best thing about orange is it looks good on all skin tones. Whether you're going for vibrant or pastel, orange is one of those under-the-radar shades that don't get enough credit. Plus, orange includes a spectrum of shades: apricot, tangerine, peach, salmon, and more. Use these groovy designs to inspire your next nail salon date.
This design is called Coexist. Have you seen orange, black, purple, and polka dots ever look better together?
Orange is a cool color to pair with others. The bright pops of orange make these half-moon pastel shades look so good.
Try orange patterns like the above.
Or maybe go with orange-and-blue camouflage? These colors oppose each other on the color wheel, so they pair perfectly.
There's no better way to spice up classic orange nails than with a swirly marble-print design, a nail trend that's here to stay.
This yellow-and-orange design shows the simplistic coolness of shapes and lines.
Zesty orange with a touch of glitter is always a good idea.
Try matte orange nails and jazz them up with interesting shapes.
Orange triangles are trending, yes?
Instead of traditional orange, try peach-orange paired with red.