The Top Pedicure Colors Of Summer 2022

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We've been obsessed with all the hottest manicure trends from summer 2022. Between the vibrant dopamine nail trend, the fact that glossy jelly nails are back, and the adorable DIY Daisy Print Nails, summer 2022 has been bringing some lovely nail trends. And pedicures are just as fun as manicures. (Maybe even more fun!)


Something is so relaxing and pleasant about sitting back and getting our toenails painted at the salon after a stressful day or before a night out. It's also enjoyable to get creative and paint our toenails at home. Pedicures are perfect for the summer season, too. While painted toenails are fun all year round, we have the most opportunities to flaunt them when the weather is warm and sunny. Whether you're walking around in your most stylish flip-flops, at an event in open-toe high heels, or walking barefoot on the beach, we all have prime opportunities to show off our pedicures in the summer. With that said, let's take a look at the trendiest pedicure hues of summer 2022.

Hot pink

Nostalgia is having a moment with the Barbiecore fashion trend, so fashion and beauty enthusiasts are incorporating as much hot pink as possible into their outfits and makeup. So, why not be bold and rock a bright pink pedicure in honor of Barbie? We think Barbie would love this trend! On Instagram, we found a plethora of posts with people showing off their Barbie-esque pedicures in flip-flops and sandals — and even barefoot.


If you want to embrace Barbiecore with a hot pink pedicure, you'll need nail polish in this intense color. For instance, the ZOYA Nail Polish in Lola is Amazon's Choice for hot pink polishes, meaning that customers love it. Featuring a vibrant pink hue and some playful shimmer, this nail polish is available on Amazon for $10 and has 4.6 out of five stars. Moreover, the Revlon Ultra HD Snap Nail Polish, Rule the World has a super bold hot pink color. You can purchase it from Walgreens for less than $10, and it has a 4.4-star rating with more than 2,000 reviews. Flaunting these polishes on your toes will help you look and feel like a real-life Barbie doll!


Very Peri is the official color of 2022 (via Pantone), and the bright, upbeat hue is perfect for summer. If you like blue and purple colors, you'll love periwinkle because it has an exciting blend of both. Since Pantone's Color of the year is typically super trendy during the year it has been named the official color, periwinkle has been a significant summer trend. So, why not rock this happy-go-lucky hue on your toenails?


An intriguing aspect of periwinkle is that because it features a blend of purple and blue, there are many variations of the color. So, when shopping for a periwinkle nail polish, you'll find many different shades and blends, which is something to keep in mind when choosing a product.

Essie offers lovely nail polishes in countless colors and shades, and the brand's periwinkle product is no exception. Essie's shiny periwinkle Nail Polish in You Do Blue has the Amazon's Choice label, as it has earned 4.6 stars with more than 6,000 ratings. Plus, this nail polish sells for less than $10. Or, if you prefer a periwinkle that leans more toward purple than blue, you should check out the Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Color in Crying Out Cloud, a light purple-intensive spin on periwinkle with some hints of blue. Available at Target for less than $10, this nail polish has over four stars with more than 18,000 ratings.


Burnt orange

Of course, bright, citrusy orange is lots of fun, and it's a color we'd expect to see a lot of during the summer season. However, burnt orange offers a more unique, sophisticated look and is an unexpected trend during the summer of 2022. "I've had a real obsession with orange shades this year, with coral and burnt orange taking first place ... This obsession has carried over to my pedicure selection for its bright mood-invoking hues and the way it perfectly complements the olive undertones in my skin — although it looks universally great on all skin tones," beauty expert Natasha Marsh tells The Zoe Report. Thus, burnt orange is a trendy spin on traditional orange shades and will look attractive on everyone's toes, so it's a great summer pedicure option.


Anyone hunting for a burnt orange polish for their next pedicure should check out the No. 51 Burnt Orange Nail Polish, available at Côte for $18. This vegan, cruelty-free polish has a perfect-five star rating. Meanwhile, if you want a more muted, rust-inspired spin on burnt orange, you should consider the OPI My Italian is a Little Rusty nail polish. Available for $13 at OPI, a happy customer gave this polish a perfect five-star rating. Plus, burnt orange's somewhat dark hue makes it fitting for seasons beyond the summer, so you'll be able to rock this trend all year.

Sleek black

We've all heard the saying about how black never goes out of style — the saying is true. Black pedicures are ultra stylish and versatile for any outfit in your wardrobe, not only during one season but all year round. "To me, there's nothing chicer than a black pedicure. [It's] an unexpected neutral that makes a big statement on toes," Nadine Abramcyk, co-founder and brand head for Tenoverten, told Who What Wear. Whether you want something bold-yet-classic or a break from all the bright and light hues in the summertime, you can't go wrong with a sleek black mani-pedi.


There are endless black nail polishes available, but if you want to buy a reliable, sleek black nail polish, you should look into the Essie Licorice Nail Polish. This black nail polish is available at Target for around $10 and has 4.6 out of five stars with more than 5,000 reviews, making it a beloved product. Moreover, the Neo Noir Nail Polish sells at H&M for only around $6 and has an impressive rating of 4.7 stars.

Deep maroon brown

Trendy for summer and appropriate for fall, brown nail polish with a maroon twist is ultra-stylish. "Brown shades have been trending but will be even more popular this summer. For pedicures, instead of a straight brown, opt for a maroon brown to give it a bit more depth," celebrity nail artist Brittney Boyce told Editorialist. We agree with Boyce, as we've been enjoying seeing this somewhat unexpected rich hue during the summer; these deep reddish-brown polishes are alluring and chic.


If you want to explore maroon nail polish, Essie Nail Polish in Berry Naughty has the Amazon Choice label. The popular product is available for less than $10 and has a 4.6-star rating with more than 11,000 ratings. Furthermore, a darker maroon-ish brown nail polish is the Empire State of Mind by Cirque Colors. This vegan, cruelty-free nail polish sells for below $15 and has a near-perfect overall rating.

So, which of these pedicure trends are you going to try first?