Spring Is at Your Fingertips
Spring has finally sprung, so it is the perfect time to explore some of the freshest nail trends of the season. Stow away winter coats and hats, along with dark, wintertime nail shades. Spring 2016 is all about pastels, metallics, and pops of color. Top it all off with an easy and effective hand and foot treatment, to put your best and brightest foot forward!
“Lively” by Formula X
This buttery, canary yellow reminds me of lemon pound cake, and looks extra sweet on fingers and toes too. When it comes to yellow polish, this one is on trend, yet also very wearable for professionals who want to spread a little springtime cheer. Visit www.sephora.com to purchase and explore the large variety that this brand has to offer.
“Sweets for My Sweet” set by Deborah LipmannThis confectionary-inspired, 6-piece nail set offers the perfect variety of pastels in one box. From names like Candy Girl (creamy
This confectionary-inspired, 6-piece nail set offers the perfect variety of pastels in one box. From names like Candy Girl (creamy pink), to Sweet Pea (light pastel green), to My Boy Lollipop (powder blue hue), your nail polish rotation will be in full, sweet swing! As a bonus, each polish is formulated with biotin and green tea extract, to strengthen and nourish nails. Purchase at www.sephora.com.
“Take a Right on Bourbon” by O.P.I.
This light, metallic pewter color from the Spring/Summer 2016 “New Orleans Collection,” is perfect for those who want to makes a subtle statement. The pearlescent reflection of this polish really pops against medium to dark skin tones. Available at select drugstores and at www.ulta.com
“Terra-Coppa” Miracle Gel by Sally HansenThis polish line is one of my favorite formulas that gives the look of a gel manicure, without the need for UV light. It removes like regular nail
This polish line is one of my favorite formulas that gives the look of a gel manicure, without the need for UV light. It removes like regular nail polish, and generally lasts longer (around 7-12 days). This chic, metallic copper shade is a great transition from winter to spring nails. Available in most drugstores, or visit www.sallyhansen.com for more information.
Pops of Color
“Shades On” by Essie
Inspired by the blooms of the season, this violet-toned shade is the perfect pick for those who enjoy standing out in a crowd. This color is the perfect accessory to brighten spring’s neutral wardrobe pieces. Available at select drugstores and www.essie.com.
“Rich Girls & Po-Boys” by O.P.I.
Also from the O.P.I “New Orleans,” Spring/Summer 2016 collection, this vibrant, china blue is a perfect match for the whites and brights of spring-into-summer fashion. This lively shade compliments suntanned skin beautifully and looks delightful peeking out from open-toed sandals.
“Intensive Hand Mask and Intensive Foot Mask” by Que Bella
Show off your new nails, and kiss dry cuticles and heels goodbye with these amazing, single-use, hand and foot masks. The moisturizing, glove-style hand masks and sock-style foot masks are both enriched with oatmeal and shea butter. They work to penetrate skin within 15 minutes, for a quick, yet luxurious, at-home treatment! Visit a Target store or www.target.com to purchase.