With summer fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the nail polish shades you’ll be rocking in the summer heat. Whether you’re DIY-ing your mani or heading to your weekly appointment, there’s never enough inspo for your next nail look. This summer we’re recommending bright, poppy hues and some tried and true favorites that will never go out of style.
Peep our picks, ahead:
Essie At the Helm
This red-orange shade is tinged with a hint of salmon and looks great on virtually everyone. It’s a great way to take any look to the next level without buying anything new and will add a pop of color to any look.
Essie Perfect Mate
This prim coral-pink shade is just a touch brighter than your everyday pink and is an ideal shade to carry you into summer.
You can’t talk summer without bringing Blanc into the conversation. This stark white shade is a favorite of beauty enthusiasts everywhere and looks great on fingers and toes.
Essie Blue-tiful Horizon
If you want a shade that’s multi-dimensional and gives you a different vibe depending on the lighting and angle, then Blue-tiful should be your summer go-to. The cerulean blue shade has a hint of amber and will get you plenty of compliments. Essie Mojito Madness
This lime green shade practically screams summer. Somewhere between candy apple and a lusher, deeper shade, this green hue is a must have for your summer manicure.
About the Author:Tembe Denton-Hurst hails from Brooklyn, NY, but if you ask her, the answer will be much more complicated. She's passionate about YouTube, storytelling and swatching everything she can get her hands on. When the assistant beauty editor isn't brainstorming crazy ideas for makeup.com, she's lurking on Reddit, spending time with her cats Stella and Dakota or asking obvious questions.