Polish Up Your Act This Spring

By Lesley Ellen Mirza

Nails are HOT at the moment. But, we don’t need to tell you that, right?

And a little ol’ bottle of polish is a super-cheap and -cheerful way to perk you up or add a ‘pop’ to your outfit.

Here are our four must-have nail colours for Spring 2011.

We’re singing the blues

blue-nail-polishes

L to R:
Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Glitter in the Air. $20, available at Donato salon+ spa.
Essie Nail Polish in Coat Azure. $9.99, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
OPI Nail Lacquer in Austin-Tatious Turquoise. $10.95, available at select salons and spas.
M.A.C Nail Lacquer in Biker Blue. $17, available at M.A.C locations.
Dior Vernis in Blue Label #997. $24, available at The Bay.

Every gal should have pearls

pearl-polish

L to R:
Revlon Top Speed Nail Enamel in Sheer Pearl. $6.50, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Essie Nail Polish in Kisses and Bises. $9.99, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
OPI Nail Lacquer in I juggle…Men. $10.95, available at select salons and spas.
M.A.C Nail Lacquer in Frayed to Order. $17, available at M.A.C locations.
Chanel Le Vernis in 511 Pearl Drop. $26, available at Holt Renfrew.

Naughty in nude

nude-polish

L to R:
Essie Nail Polish in Ballet Slippers. $9.99, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer in Naked. $20, available at Donato salon+ spa.
Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in #210 Naked Ambition. $7.95, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
L’Oréal Paris Pro Manicure Nail Polish in Sand Castle. $5.95, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
GOSH Nail Lacquer in Miss Sweety. $7, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.

We’re passionate about purple

purple-polish

L to R:
Essie Nail Polish in French Affair. $9.99, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Borghese Nail Lacquer in Lilac. $13, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Revlon Top Speed Nail Enamel in Lily. $6.50, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Dior Vernis in Purple Mix #887. $24, available at The Bay.
Estée Lauder Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Violet Diva. $25, available at The Bay.

So pretty in pink

pink-polish

L to R:
Butter London Nail Lacquer in Twee Jelly Collection. $17, available at BeautyMark.
Borghese Nail Lacquer in Raspberry Sorbet. $13, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.
NARS Nail Polish in Schiap. $21, available at Holt Renfrew.
Estée Lauder Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Mega Fuchsia. $25, available at The Bay.
Revlon Top Speed Nail Enamel in Bubble. $6.50, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.

Which nail colour is your favourite?

3 Responses to "Polish Up Your Act This Spring"

  1. Janine  Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    I’m suddenly quite taken with the nudes — is it because I saw Love and Other Drugs and am now transfixed with the idea that Jake Gyllenhaal should do all his movies naked?

  2. The Editor  Monday, March 14, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Ha ha ha! You’re too funny Ms. Falcon! :)

  3. Nicky  Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    Purple mix by Dior!

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