Nail Polish Trends For Summer

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Nail polish is an awesome way to express yourself and your style: it’s inexpensive and easy to update. We love painted nails, and we’re always on the lookout for the latest trends in nail colors and textures. Whether you’re a false nail or natural kinda girl, here are the latest nail trends to look out for this summer.

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Electric Orange

Go wild this summer with this exciting shade of joyful orange. Orange is making a big come-back! Step away from the fluorescent shades of the early 2000s, and say hello to electric orange. It’s vibrant, it’s fun and it’s the ultimate statement nail color for summer 2018.


Thanks to the Kardashians, nude shades show no sign of leaving us. Nude nails are a subtle and clever look as they go with anything and help bring a touch of elegance and sophistication to your look. Find a good shade of nude to suit any shade of skin and flaunt your natural beauty this summer.

OPI nail polish in Don’t Take Lei Away

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We can never get enough glitter. That’s why we’re so excited that glitter and sparkles are on trend for nail polishes this summer. Release your inner sparkle with a glitter polish, perfect for those late night summer parties.

Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in Store Light

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Classic Red

Sometimes original is best. With nail polish, classic red is a must-have staple. It balances that classically glamorous look with a modern sexiness. Choose cold-toned red shades for fair skin and warmer, crimson hues for darker skin.

OPI nail polish in Big Apple Red

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Matte Gray

The combination of classic, calming gray with contemporary matte makes for a stunning nail look. It’s sophisticated yet daring – just the right mood for the summer.

ZOYA nail polish in Dove

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Peachy Pink

When it comes to nails, we love peach and we adore pink. It’s like our prayers have been answered now that peachy pink is on trend. Summer is the time to bring out your fun, flirty side and a peachy pink nail polish is the perfect addition to your summer look.

Essie nail polish in Peach Side Babe

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Clear & Natural

When it comes to the summertime, sometimes less is more. We’re thinking natural makeup, summer dresses – minimal effort, maximum comfort and style. Choose a high quality clear nail polish for that effortless, natural effect this summer. Use alone or as a top coat for a neutral shade.

China Glaze nail polish in Innocence

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Snow White

What better way to show off your tan in the middle of summer than with a snowy white nail polish? It’s simple, it’s fun and it’s flattering. You can also reuse it again with a bit of added sparkle come winter!

OPI nail polish in Alpine Snow

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So, there you have it!

Our best nail polish trends to enjoy this summer.

Stay cool in the shade because you’ll be looking hot.

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What’s your favorite nail polish trends for summer and why? Let us know!

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