5 Winter Nail Polish Colors

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Today I wanted to talk about a few of the nail polishes that I’ve been reaching for lately. In winter, I definitely gravitate towards darker, moody colors. Every once in a while, I’ll break up my dark streak with a lighter color and during the festivities last month I was all about that sparkle.

Essie Barefoot in Blue (similar)- This is a nail polish that I won (I think?). It was created in a collaboration between Essie and TOMS. It’s a dusty cornflower blue and I think it’s a color that looks great in spring or winter.

Julep Quinn– When I find a color that’s different from everything else in my collection, I get pretty excited. This is a muted purple-grey nail polish with a satin finish. I don’t think I’ve ever really seen a color like this, so I think this nail polish is very interesting.

Rimmel Salon Pro Red Award– I’m still not over these deep reds for fall/winter. I love the formula of this polish and if you want to learn more, you can check out my previous beauty fave post.

Joe Fresh Navy (similar)- When I first discovered Joe Fresh a couple of years ago, I was surprised to find out that they also carry some beauty products. Their nail polishes were 3/$10, so of course I had to buy a few and try them out. I think the quality of these is good and I love a good navy blue.

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Wedding Glitters– During the month of December, I pretty much only wore glitter polishes on my nails. For two weeks I used Formula X Wham!, but when I traveled home for Christmas I didn’t take any nail polish with me. I was browsing Walgreens for a hair dryer and I spotted this pretty gold shimmer (Typical. I basically can’t go into the drugstore without buying a nail polish.). It’s eye-catching and also great because it’s contains fine glitter, instead of chunky glitter that’s a pain to remove.

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  1. Rachelle wrote:

    I’ve been wearing read non stop I need to switch it up.

    Posted 1.21.15 Reply
  2. sartorialsidelines wrote:

    I have the exact same Joe Fresh shade and am wearing it right now – it’s a great colour.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

    Posted 1.21.15 Reply
  3. SHE Jenmarie wrote:

    I love the Essie color, it’s so pretty! I’ve never tried Joe Fresh nail polishes before. 3 for $10 is not bad at all!

    Posted 1.21.15 Reply
  4. Lyddiegal wrote:

    I’m wearing gold polish now – I love being able to break out the sparkle during the holidays, but that chunky glitter is a beast to take off!

    I’m intrigued by the julep color, I’ll have to check it out!

    Chic on the Cheap

    Posted 1.21.15 Reply
  5. My favorite is the first one by Essie, love it!

    Posted 1.22.15 Reply
  6. Kimberlee wrote:

    Is julep quinn from my stash? lol I forget which ones you took. Great picks. I’ve been on the nude, pastel side of polishes lately along with marsala inspired colors.

    Posted 1.26.15 Reply