This is the time of year when we’re all ready for some warmer temperatures and longer days filled with sunshine. We’re definitely over the snow and frigid weather and ready to shed some layers. (Until next year boots and parkas!) . One of the best parts of the change in season? Switching up your nail polish! We’ve picked 10 cheerful and brightly pigmented nail polish shades to get you excited for spring. In fact, just looking at these colors has us ready for some outdoor cocktails…So whether you’re headed for warmer temps in search of the perfect spring break, or just daydreaming of the first spring day, we’ve got you covered.
10) Nars Nail Polish, Ikiru Light Blue
Get iconic, brilliant nails with the new Nars Nail Polish, formulated with a brilliantly curated palette of extended-wear enamels for an ultra-glossy, freshly-painted look that lasts. Designed with a removable outer cap for improved ease of use, this product also features a new brush for easy application.
Nars Nail Polish, Ikiru Light Blue, $20, sephora.com
9) OPI Nail Lacquer, Is Mai Tai Crooked?
Get it straight - this fruity orange creme is fabulous! OPI Nail Lacquers provide a comprehensive palette of gorgeous lacquers for every mood, style and season. With fun, descriptive names and high quality performance, will leave you asking for OPI Nail Lacquer every time.
OPI Nail Lacquer Is Mai Tai Crooked?, $10, ulta.com
8) Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer, Bitter Buddhist
Nail your next manicure with Smith & Cult’s flawlessly smooth, brilliantly shiny Nailed Lacquer. Designed by the founder of ‘90s icon Hard Candy, this advanced, 8-free nail polish delivers vibrant, chip-resistant color in a head-turning palette of shades. Bitter Buddhist is opaque celadon green.
Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer- Bitter Buddhist, $18, www.beautylish.com
7) Burberry Nail Polish, Nude Pink
Formulated with patent-pending technology, Burberry Nail Polish has a protective and long-lasting high-gloss finish with accelerated drying and hardening times. The formula contains strengthening and moisturizing elements, including anti-oxidant pro-vitamin B5 and myrrh extract, to help protect and care for nails and prevent breakages. Effortless application is guaranteed with a high-precision rounded-end brush design. Discover saturated hues direct from the Prorsum runway, intense, highly pigmented tones reflecting the British weather and landscape, and subtle hues of nude inspired by the trench coat, the most iconic of all Burberry garments.
Burberry Nail Polish, Nude Pink, $23, us.burberry.com
6) Butter London Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer, English Lavender
Fierce color sparks a revolution with #. Ten years ago, butter LONDON transformed the nail space with its original 3-Free Nail Lacquer, and now the brand is doing it again. The new, innovative formula is loaded with ingredients proven to promote brighter, stronger, healthier nails in classic, creamy, wearable shades for your best-dressed nails yet. The nail lacquers contain patented Shock Resisting Polymer Technology, which delivers limitless shine with up to 10 days of wear. Shock-absorbing and chip-resistant, the salon-color coverage provides gel-like cushion, superior shine and fade-resistant color while preventing breakage and peeling.
Butter London Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer in English Lavender, $18, Shop.nordstrom.com
5) Mary Kay Nail Lacquer, Vivid Sunburst
The NEW limited-edition† Mary Kay® Nail Lacquer is part of the NEW limited,-edition† Light, Reinvented Collection. It’s a celebration of a reimagined look at the season’s storied hues through prisms, reflections and light. You’ll delight in the pops of color that dance across your fingertips. The nail lacquers are offered in three shades of spring’s favored hues, but with the brilliance that comes with reinvention of color.
Mary Kay Nail Lacquer, Vivid Sunburst, $10, marykay.com
4) Essie Gel Couture Ballet Nudes Nail Polish, Closing Night
Bring the house down when you spin, twirl and take a bow in this soft shimmer gray. Brava! Apply two layers of this shimmering grayish green directly to your nails and follow with a special top coat to seal your manicure for up to two weeks—no base coat or lamp required.
Essie Gel Couture Ballet Nudes Nail Polish, Closing Night, $11.50 essie.com
3) Yves Saint Laurent La Lacque Couture Nail Polish, The Street and I Collection, Blanc Arty
A new generation nail lacquer that’s both elegant and practical is presented in a sleek elongated glass bottle imprinted with the timeless YSL logo. A pantheon of fashion-inspired shades, from subtle and natural to vibrant and dramatic provide a high-shine finish for an instant touch of glamour. Long wear formula with Chil Rose Oil strengthens, moisturizes and protects nails from chipping and cracking. Dries fast and applies evenly without streaking. La Laque Couture is equipped with a new custom-made brush that allows an easy and fast application. The nail lacquer perfectly adheres to the brush that pulls the drop instead of pushing it for a flawless and intense result.
Yves Saint Laurent La Lacque Couture Nail Polish, The Street and I Collection, Blanc Arty, $28, yslbeautyus.com
2) Dior Vernis Spring 2017 Limited Edition, Early
An ingenious redesign of Dior’s much-loved nail polish, the new Vernis includes a new, improved brush shape for salon-perfect application and a silicon-enriched longwear formula that really plays up the gel effect. The versatile colour selection includes everything from staples to statements, with couture-inspired shades to complete any outfit.
Dior Vernis Spring 2017 Limited Edition, Early, $27, dior.com
1) Christian Louboutin Beaute Nail Lacquer, Loubichrome III
Loubichrome is a limited edition collection of mini nail colours made up of energetic shades inspired by the ultra-luxurious qualities of specchio, a laminated leather with a mirror-like quality, loved by Christian Louboutin for its ability to capture light and take on new dimension. Infused with light-reflecting pigment pearls, the new colours deliver a playful chrome finish on nails. Loubichrome III is a glistening violet shade.
Christian Louboutin Beaute Nail Lacquer in Loubichrome III, $30, us.christianlouboutin.com