Spring 2012's must-have nail colors

Lucky Magazine

It's almost time for a nail polish change! You won't even believe how cool some of these new spring polish colors are. (Some are already available, others you'll have to wait a bit.) Bright, shimmery, pearly, glittery, matte—the gang's all here.

Photo courtesy of NARS

We’ve never seen such a glorious display of pearlized purple.

Nars Diamond Life Nail Polish,
$17, Narscosmetics.com

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Photo courtesy of RGB Cosmetics

This soft, creamy neutral has a yellowish tint to it.

RGB Nail Polish in Vellum,
$16, Rbgcosmetics.com

Photo courtesy of RGB Cosmetics

The perfect not-stark white.

RGB Nail Polish in Fade,
$16, Rbgcosmetics.com

Photo courtesy of RGB Cosmetics

The palest possible shade of dewy green.

RBG Nail Polish in Dew,
$16, Rgbcosmetics.com

Photo courtesy of Deborah Lippmann

This explosion of pink glitter looks like it should be sprinkled all over a cake.

Deborah Lippmann Candy Shop,
$18, DeborahLippmann.com

Photo courtesy of Deborah Lippmann

Now it's a party.

Deborah Lippmann Forget You,
$18, DeborahLippmann.com

Photo courtesy of Essie

Paging Elle Woods!

Essie Nail Polish in Tour De Finance,
$8, Essie.com

Photo courtesy of Essie

Essie never fails at a light pinkish hue.

Essie Nail Polish in To Buy Or Not To Buy,
$8, Essie.com

Photo courtesy of Essie

Orange you glad...that this shade of orange exists?

Essie Nail Polish in Orange Its Obvious,
$8, Essie.com

Photo courtesy of Essie

A creamsicle dreamsicle for your nails.

Essie Nail Polish in A Crewed Interest, Essie.com

Photo courtesy of Essie

So fresh.

Essie Nail Polish in Navigate Her,
$8, Essie.com

Photo courtesy of Essie

If a nail polish could be called spicy....

Essie Nail Polish in Ole Caliente,
$8, Essie.com

Photo courtesy of Nicole by OPI

From the OPI Kardashian Kolor Kollection—these are the glammest shades inspired by America's favorite reality TV sisters.

Nicole by OPI Kardashian Kolor nail polish in Smile for the Glam-era,
$5.99, cvs.com

Photo courtesy of Nicole by OPI

This greyish purple is REAL.

Nicole by OPI Kardashian Kolor nail polish in Back to Reality...TV,
$5.99, cvs.com

Photo courtesy of Nicole by OPI

This hue will have us all stuck in the limelight.

Nicole by OPI Kardashian Kolor nail polish in Ladies in the Limelight,
$5.99, cvs.com

Photo courtesy of Nicole by OPI

We can see all three sisters fighting over this one.

Nicole by OPI Kardashian Kolor nail polish in One Big Happy Fame-ily,
$5.99, cvs.com

Photo courtesy of Nicole by OPI

Dare to go purple when you're bored with pink.

Nicole by OPI nail polish in Purple Yourself Together,
$7.04, target.com

Photo courtesy of Nicole by OPI

From Nicole X Target—the brand's signature red.

Nicole by OPI nail polish in That’s Totally Red-ical!,
$7.04, target.com

Photo courtesy of Nicole by OPI

Grey nail polish is unstoppable this year.

Nicole by OPI nail polish in Look at Me Look at Me,
$7.04, target.com

Photo courtesy of Nicole by OPI

It's a very pretty pinky, coraly color—aka the perfect spring pedicure.

Nicole by OPI nail polish in Great Minds Pink Alike,
$7.04, target.com

Photo courtesy of Chanel

Now you really can have sunshine—even in the month of May.

Chanel Le Vernis in May,
$26, chanel.com










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