I am very DIY about my nails. Since I have mixed feelings about going to a salon (who doesn’t love to be pampered? On the other hand, you hear horror stories in the news and so every time I go, I feel like I am taking a risk. Oh and the deciding factor is money, obviously) I figured out a way to make my nails last at home. If I told you the number of polishes I own, you may freak out. To be honest, I haven’t counted but they are very neatly organized now. Needless to say, I am on nail polish freeze which is fine because to be honest, especially in the summer, I have go to colors. This includes my numero uno, the best and most surprising favorite.
So, 5 Favorite Summer Nail Polishes:
This is numero uno because not only is it the perfect coral but it is beyond flattering on everyone. I didn’t wear it for the longest time because a. I am snotty about my nail polish names and the bigger reason b. it looked fantastic on my really tan friend so how could it look good on me? Well, I am sorry to say it took me too long to try! On her, it looked more orange where as on me (I am very, very pale) the blue undertones come out. It’s like shopping for red lipsticks, some have blue undertones and some have more orange in them. I always have to go with the blue but somehow this nail polish transcends that. Since then I have used it on many friends of many different skin tones and it looks amazing on everyone.
I like a good, happy, bright pink. This one is great.
When I am feeling fun (or naughty?) I love this color. It has a bit of shimmer that is subtle and fun. I love teal and while I’ve always want to be the girl that pulls of mint, that color somehow makes my veins pop out more. This is stronger and bolder and I love it.
I know people love Essie’s Figi for a light pink neutral but I also love this one. It has pinks in it but also has more tan undertones that make me appear a little more tan myself.
This one is Cajun Shrimp + Peach (the picture below gives you a better idea than the picture above). I love it for summer. And also I love peach daiquiris so…
I picked these out of my nail polish collections but as I was linking them several were fan favorites according to Ulta. Numbers one, three, four, and five were fan favorites and number two was sold out so I guess I have good taste.
Do you have a go to summer polish color?
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