Gone are the days of neon pink or yellow manicures to match our glowing tans. And in comes more muted tones we associate more with the falling leaves than anything else. But, if you much rather embrace some color this autumn, we’ve got your nails covered! We’ve painted and swatched some of the coolest nail shades for fall from your favorite brands. From metallics to Hello Kitty nail wraps to glitter, you’ll surely find the perfect nail polish to get you in the fall spirit!
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Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Manicure: This exciting addition to the drugstore nail scene contains patented Tube Technology, prolonging the integrity of the gel color film and resulting in beautifully durable, shiny nails. Miracle Gel comes off easily with both acetone-based and acetone-free nail polish remover — no soaking, wrapping, scraping or filing necessary. Available in 47 colors! B Girl (mint) and Hydro Electric shown.
Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy Longwear Nail Enamel: With a color and base in one, this revolutionary at-home gel manicure makes it easy with just two steps. The gel lacquer contains 4 nail-hugging polymers for an ultra-smooth, ultra-glossy finish. Top it off with a protective coating of ColorStay Gel Envy Diamond Top Coat. Earthy fall shades include (left to right): All In, Queen of Hearts, Ace of Spades, High Roller, Jackpot and Long Shot.
Deborah Lippmann Autumn In New York Collection: This metallic collection pays homage to New York City lights with an Art Deco nostalgia. Radiant metallic shades include (left to right): Autumn In New York (luxe chrome gold), I’ll Take Manhattan (luxe chrome teal), Harlem Nocturne (luxe chrome indigo ink), 12th Street Rag (metallic magenta), Lullaby Of Broadway (luxe chrome blush) and Take “A” The Train (luxe chrome pewter). The formula dries down to an even, foiled finish that makes nails look elongated and elegant.
NYC New York Color Crystal Couture Topcoats: These glittery nail shades are extremely opaque! The thick formula allows you to apply both color and mega-watt glitter in a single stroke, with just two layers needed! Paint each nail a different festive color, including: Fashion Queen (gold glitter), Blue Majesty (blue glitter), NY Princess (purple glitter), Ruby Queen (red glitter) and Queen’s Jewels (green glitter). Besides the bright colors, the price is hard to beat!
The Body Shop Colour Crush Nail Polish: NEW! to The Body Shop’s already impressive line of good-for-your-skin products is their nail polish collection, enriched with silky Community Fair trade marula oil. With 24 shades to choose from, this 100% vegan-free and quick-dry formula will leave your nails with an amazing high-gloss shine. We tried Red My Mind, The Body Shop Green and Minty Amour — and let us tell you, using a topcoat didn’t even cross our minds!
Sally Hansen Color Foil Nail Polish: With just a single stroke of the brush, your nails will be soaked in chrome color. You’ll have a hard time choosing which shade to use (left to right): Minted Metal, Titanium Flush, Sterling Silver, Yellow Gold or Purple Alloy. And plus, chips and nicks have a hard time showing up when it comes to metallic enamels. Score!
Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer: From the creator of Hard Candy, Dineh Mohajer brings us a new line of nail lacquers to fall madly in love with. The tinkered caps bring to light the polarities of our mind: representing our triumphant dualities in life through nail color. The 5-free formula is long-wearing with an incredible high-shine finish. The line includes 30 shades of glitters, neutrals, cremes and saturated colors to choose from with a base and topcoat to boot! Available at www.smithandcult.com, Net-a-porter, C.O. Bigelow and top salons nationwide. Swatched: Gay Ponies Dancing In The Snow (pink glitter), Lo-Fi (brown), Cut The Mullet (baby blue) and Honey Hush (honey nude).
Dermelect Fall/Winter 2014 Bejeweled Collection: Accessorize your fingers nails with these gem-inspired shades, infused with texture to give nails an intricate appearance that resemble jewels. The keratin protein peptide-enriched formula also wraps nails in gorgeous saturated color like (left to right): Heirloom (royal sapphire), Gilded (textured patina), Lustrous (cognac garnet) and Belle Epoque (deep, smoky quartz). With nails so luxe, you may want to go bling-less!
NCLA Hello Kitty Nail Wraps: Celebrate 25 years of Hello Kitty by wrapping your nails in the girliest nail designs yet! You’ll have a bevy of feline motifs to choose from, like black and white stripes, neon Hello Kitty faces, polka dots, jungle themes and more! The self-adhesive nail wraps come in a pack of 26, pull off easily and fit to your nails with ease. It also comes with a Hello Kitty adorned nail file for smoothing and filing your claws to perfection! Available designs include: Hello Kitty Polka Dots & Stripes, Plush, Neon, Mod, Gradient, Tropical Floral Dot!, Bows and 3-D.
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Are you beauties excited about these fall nail trends? Which colors or nail stickers will you try?
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