Hit List: Best Nail Polish for Summer

What’s the Best Nail Polish for Summer that you’ve tried?

Share your pick!  And don’t forget to share why 🙂

I’ll always have love for China Glaze’s For Audrey in the summer, but I’ve also been really loving Illamasqua’s Nomad.

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For me Delight ( Chanel), watermelon (Essie) and La Baule ( Peggy Sage, a nice French trend of nail polishes) are screaming “summer” !!!

I keep going back to Dior Saint-Tropez (halfway through the bottle). Last year I wore Dior Spring Ball a lot. This year the new obsession is Dior Aventure! I keep rotating it on my hands and toes.

I love Essie’s Geranium (bright orange red). I’m also a big fan of China Glaze’s Champagne Kisses (sparkling gold) for something more neutral. I know it was from their holiday collection, but I love the way it gleams in the sunlight.

Agreed on Nomad!

Also love Essie Navigate Her, Chanel Tapage, Illamasqua Cameo… and I’ll stop before I recite half my nail polish stash.

I love neons! I know it’s kind of cliche but I can’t help it. I especially love China Glaze neons. Flip Flop Fantasy, Purple Panic, Turned Up Turquoise, Grass Is Lime Greener, Pool Party, Shocking Pink, Frostbite….all are amazing ones!

Essie’s ‘Where’s My Chauffeur’ is my summer shade for my fingernails. But China Glaze ‘Shocking Pink’ is my go to toe nail shade.

An oldie but a goodie, OPI’s Yellin’ for Watermelon. I mean, come ON – the name alone! Plus, it’s a great colour for my toes (it was from their “Flip Flop Collection” -another great summer name – about a zillion years ago and it’s still fine and I’m sort of doling it out very stingily!)

I like the Color Club holos in the summer, because the more light there is the more spectacular they are.

All the coral! I adore Opi Cajun Shrimp, Zoya Tansy, and Nails Inc Porchester place, but I have tons. Neons are another go to: I have all of the China Glaze Pool Party collection and I do rainbow neon skittle nails at least once a summer.

I prefer to stick to each season’s new offerings, and this summer, Im loving Chanel Tutti Fruitti and Dior in Front Row,and Bobbi Brown Golden Beige.

I wore China Glaze’s For Audrey last week. I’m loving cool whites like Chanel’s Eastern Light and really nude colors like OPI Samoan Sand against my NC50 complexion. I like cool blues like OCC Pool Boy too.

Does anyone else think it’s terrible that Sephora no longer carries Illamasqua?! :'( Everything is gone including the nail varnish!

But to answer the question… Anything coral or turquoise for me during summer 🙂

I know it’s so disappointing! On the Canadian Sephora site there’s barely any products on there. I’m not near a Bloomingdales but it looks like they ship to Canada! 🙂

MAC Alluring in Submerged is dark teal frost and Essie in Playdate(soft bright purple),NaughtyNutical(shimmer blue-green) and I love everything from better LONDON 😉

Zoya Lola’s pretty great if you want something bright in the summer. It’s such a neon pink, has some blue shimmer to it, and it isn’t a matte–which is pretty rare for a neon.

I’m loving Barry M’s Dragonfruit, but there’s a special place in my heart for neons. I’m a bit obsessed with China Glaze Flip Flop Fantasy!

I love bright colors too esp reds and corals. Right now I’m wearing Essie’s Watermelon. I just got Chanel Pink Tonic for my birthday and will be wearing that next!

I’m loving the L’Oreal Colour Riche Les Blancs collection. I have 4: a la Meringue (off-white), Mint Glace (lightest of mints), Peach Neglige (lightest of peach), and Sweet Lilac (the lightest lilac). These are the closest colors to white. The look is so clean and the polish just pops.

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