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Spring Nail Polish Guide

You guys seemed to like my fall nail polish guide, so I thought it was high time I put together another one for spring. I’m starting to see a few signs of spring around, just enough to give me hope that winter might actually be coming to an end. It certainly seems like the spring showers have begun- I got drenched on my way home from work on Wednesday (the one day I forget my umbrella at home!). As you can see, there are no neutrals here- I’m all about happy colors to banish the last few dreary days of winter.

Pink: Essie Vanity Fairest, butter LONDON Fruit Machine, tenoverten Spring

Red: Jinsoon Coral PeonyJulep Sydney, Essie Fifth Avenue

Orange: Revlon Parfumerie Apricot Nectar, butter LONDON Kerfuffle, Essie Tart Deco

Yellow: Deborah Lippmann Build Me Up Buttercup, Illamasqua Load, Julep Lilou

Green: butter LONDON Fiver, Illamasqua Milf, Formula X For Sephora High Frequency

Blue: Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Breeze Blue, Illamasqua Caress, Jinsoon Poppy Blue

Purple: Deborah Lippmann Blue Orchid, Revlon Parfumerie Lavender Soap, butter LONDON Sprog

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Yellow- Julep Blake // Orange- Wet n Wild Sunny Side Up

I was in the mood for a bright manicure, so I painted my nails with these fun yellow and orange polishes. The colors make me think of orange sherbet or mango sorbet!

Tell me: What color did you paint your nails recently?

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Pink- Zoya Paloma // Glitter- Wet N Wild Party of Five Glitters

I was really excited to try the jelly nail polishes when they finally arrived in my mailbox! They are very sheer so the opacity depends on how many layers that you want to do. The best part about them is that you can sandwich other nail polish colors in-between two jelly layers and it looks like a completely different polish. For this manicure, I did two coats of the pink, then two coats of the glitter (I couldn’t get enough glitter on the first coat), then one more coat of the pink. Next time I might try also try a finer glitter for the in-between layer.

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From top left, clockwise: 1. Essie Barefoot in Blue and Joe Fresh Navy Marine // 2. Green Ombre Nails
3. OPI Seriously, It’s a Naan-Issue and Forever 21 Orchid  // 4. Sinful Colors Savage

I usually paint my nails every 3-4 days, but not all of these manicures make it to the blog, so I thought it would be fun to share them in a quick round-up post today. The dark purple color was a polish I tried on in Sephora and I absolutely love it. I didn’t pick it up in the store that day because I’ve already spent way too much on beauty this month, but it’s definitely been added to my wishlist!

Tell me: Is there any particular nail polish color on your wishlist right now?