By Amna Anwar | March 27, 2017 | Style & Beauty
From ocean blues to sunny yellows and beyond, vibrant tones are coloring the spring 2017 collections to inspire statement-making nails. It’s certainly time to shelf those vampy dark shades of winter and lighten up your color palette: These eight poppy polishes are sure to inject a dose of freshness to your manicure this season.
La Laque Couture Nail Lacquer in Vandal Orange, Yves Saint Laurent ($28). Nordstrom, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 1400 S. Hayes St., Arlington, 703-415-1121
A refreshing alternative to a classic red hue, this flattering orange polish delivers just enough brightness. Best of all, the slightly curved nail brush makes application a breeze.
Nail Color in Sugarette, Smith & Cult ($18). smithandcult.com
Much like the color of sugar, this frosty, almost pearlescent polish shines on nails. Signature to Smith & Cult’s quality, this polish lives up to its long lasting wear and is packaged in a chic modern design.
The Lacquer High Shine Nail Polish in The Red, Oribe ($32). Neiman Marcus, Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-966-9700
While the bottle alone serves as a piece of art on your vanity, Oribe's luxurious high gloss formula is what sets it apart from the rest. This fade-proof red polish is not only vibrant in tone but chip resistant.
Graffiti Art Collection Nail Color in Peace, JINsoon ($18). jinsoon.com
A tranquil pale blue, Jin Soon Choi created a cool, powdery hue that eases you into the bright trend without much risk, and compliments all. Evenly layer two coats of Peace to get an opaque finish.
Nail Lacquer in Runaway, CONTEXT ($15). contextskin.com
This non-toxic vegan nail polish is the ideal shade of hot pink with a rich purple undertone. With a quick drying formula, this cruelty and toxin-free option provides a high-shine finish making the top coat optional.
LoubiChrome Nail Color in Chrome 1, Christian Louboutin ($30). Saks Fifth Avenue, Mazza Gallerie, 5555 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 301-657-9000
In a limited edition launch, Christian Louboutin created three lustrous shades with a chrome finish. Due to this unique blend, Chrome 1 is far from a simple yellow nail varnish, as it features hints of various colors throughout.
Limited Edition Nail Lacquer in 800 Now, Christian Dior ($27). 933 Palmer Alley NW, 202-408-5990
A jewel-like blue green, this royal polish is sure to be a conversation starter. With a rich iridescent finish, Christian Dior's Now is a fresh color that lets you indulge in a darker manicure whilst staying on trend.
Nail Color in Violet, RGB Cosmetics ($9). rgbcosmetics.com
Much like bright spring pansies, this RBG polish is a bold purple with an intense color payoff. Plus, this paraben-free nail color’s generously sized bottle will last you long past the spring season.