50 Nail Colours To Wear This Spring

Nail colours can brighten up your ensemble with just a quick lick of brights or pastels. If your wardrobe hasn't quite stepped into the new season yet, there's more ways than one to feel a bit brighter.

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Nail colours can brighten up your ensemble with just a quick lick of brights or pastels. If your wardrobe hasn't quite stepped into the new season yet, there's more ways than one to feel a bit brighter.

Nail colours are never more important than in spring. Finally we can shake off the deep purples and Christmas glitters and pave the way for candy-coloured pastels and sunset pinks and oranges.

The simplest way to give yourself that spring feeling is with a little colour on your fingertips. As with the SS14 clothing collections, nail colours love pastel colourings this spring as pretty pinks, mint greens and icy blues invade the deep post-winter palette. Deborah Lippmann does sugar-coated colourings particularly well with her new season shades, even giving them sweet namesakes like Spring Buds and Build Me Up Buttercup. We can also rely on Ciate and Essie, as always, for some adorable sugar-sweet shades.

We're in love with the tropical vibes from Dior and Tom Ford who incorporate sunset oranges into their SS14 collections, making us dream of a scorching hot summer. And, continuing with a holiday-ready theme, mermaidean greens replace your shimmer reds and glitter golds for night time nail looks, maintaining that opalescent shine but with seaside vibes instead.

For a parred down palette, introduce some taupe and stone colours alongside peachy nudes. Bring together your whole minimalist look with one of these subtle spring shades.

Nail Colours To Wear This Spring

Nail Colours To Wear This Spring

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See what colours spring has in store for all your nail paint needs...

Laura Mercier Nail Polish In Attitude, £12.50

Laura Mercier Nail Polish In Attitude, £12.50

Laura Mercier Nail Polish In Attitude

The Laura Mercier Attitude shade will give your tips a futuristic feel thanks to its high metallic shine.

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Essie Nail Polish In Fashion Playground, £7.99

Essie Nail Polish In Fashion Playground, £7.99

Essie Nail Polish In Fashion Playground

Essie nail colours are always a favourite, but their candy-coated pastels are a real treat for the eyes. Choose the Fashion Playground shade for a new way to wear blue.

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Barry M Gelly Hi Shine Nail Paint In Huckleberry, £3.99

Barry M Gelly Hi Shine Nail Paint In Huckleberry, £3.99

Barry M Gelly Hi Shine Nail Paint In Huckleberry

Barry M's Gelly Nail Paints are easy to apply and last a seriously long time with a glossy shine and they're so cheap! Which is why we can't wait to see every shade.

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YSL Nail Polish In La Laque Couture No 50, £18

YSL Nail Polish In La Laque Couture No 50, £18

YSL Nail Polish In La Laque Couture No 50

Baby blue has never looked so cool. YSL is definitely the way to go when it comes to trying this season's pale palette.

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Dior Vernis Nail Polish In 204 Porcelaine, £18

Dior Vernis Nail Polish In 204 Porcelaine, £18

Dior Vernis Nail Polish In 204 Porcelaine

What's not to love about the Dior Porcelaine colour? Go cool blue in this icy shade and take some of the heat off your high summer outfit.

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Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish In Blue Orchid, £16

Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish In Blue Orchid, £16

Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish In Blue Orchid

Deborah Lippmann has nailed the pastel palette for the spring, working pinks, mints and icy blues into the SS14 collection. This Blue Orchid colour makes us want to go sugar-coated from head to toe.

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YSL Nail Polish In La Laque Couture Bleu Cobalt No 51, £18

YSL Nail Polish In La Laque Couture Bleu Cobalt No 51, £18

YSL Nail Polish In La Laque Couture No 51

Updating your nightime colour palette, the YSL No 51 has holiday evenings written all over it.

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Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In Surf Spray, £6.49

Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In Surf Spray, £6.49

Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In Surf Spray

A mermaidian colour like this Surf Spray from Revlon suits beach days and summer nights alike.

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OPI Nail Polish In AmazON AmazOFF, £8.99

OPI Nail Polish In AmazON AmazOFF, £8.99

OPI Nail Polish In AmazON AmazOFF

With high summer on it's way, we're dreaming of the seaside in algae shades like this OPI Amazon, Amazoff nail paint.

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London Town Nail Polish In Secret Garden, £14

London Town Nail Polish In Secret Garden, £14

London Town Nail Polish In Secret Garden

To match this season's garden parties and outdoors occasions, you'll be needing a must-have deep green shade like London Town's Secret Garden nail colour.

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Barry M Nail Polish In Arabian, £3.99

Barry M Nail Polish In Arabian, £3.99

Barry M Nail Polish In Arabian

Go head to toe in the catwalk's favourite with python print. You can achieve that scaley effect with just a flick of your shimmer-effect Barry M nail paint.

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Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish In Spring Buds, £16

Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish In Spring Buds, £16

Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish In Spring Buds

This lime colour is our new fashion favourite. With Deborah Lippmann you know you'll get longwearing coverage for plenty of pastel days ahead.

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M&S Limited Collection Textured Nail Polish In Green, £4

M&S Limited Collection Textured Nail Polish In Green, £4

M&S Limited Collection Textured Nail Polish In Green

M&S nail polishes come in a variety of on-trend colours this spring. This green shade is top of our list.

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Sally Hansen Nail Polish In

Sally Hansen Nail Polish In

Sally Hansen Nail Polish In

A lime shade like this one gives a zesty edge to the pastel colour collection. Wear it on one finger or a whole hand.

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Ciate Nail Polish In Sweet Pea, £9

Ciate Nail Polish In Sweet Pea, £9

Ciate Nail Polish In Sweet Pea

Minty greens will keep you cool this spring. Ciate's Sweet Pea colour is super-soft and subtle.

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Topshop Nail Polish In Spilled Milk, £5

Topshop Nail Polish In Spilled Milk, £5

Topshop Nail Polish In Spilled Milk

White nails were the catwalk favourite this season and with high street beauty favourite Topshop jumping on board with the trend, it's very hard to resist.

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Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In Fresh Linen, £6.49

Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In Fresh Linen, £6.49

Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In Fresh Linen

A pearlised finish will give a high glamour look to your manicure. Wear yours in an on-trend white with Revlon's Fresh Linen. 

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Sally Hansen Nail Polish In Nude

Sally Hansen Nail Polish In Nude

Sally Hansen Nail Polish In Nude

Nudes are still a firm favourite for spring/summer 2014 - subtly is the key to this nail trend.

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Mavala Nail Polish In Vanilla, £4.50

Mavala Nail Polish In Vanilla, £4.50

Mavala Nail Polish In Vanilla

Mavala's Vanilla Nail Polish is perfect for a work manicure. Subtle and understatement, this nude shade is spot on for a nail update.

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Tom Ford Nail Polish In Sugar Dune, £26

Tom Ford Nail Polish In Sugar Dune, £26

Tom Ford Nail Polish In Sugar Dune

Wear your nudes with peachy undertones in Tom Ford's Sugar Dune nail colour.

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Illamasqua Triliant Glamore Nail Colour In Shattered Star, £15

Illamasqua Triliant Glamore Nail Colour In Shattered Star, £15

Illamazqua Glamore Nail Colour in Trilliant

For a high glamour beach look, wear a little shimmer in your nail shade with Illamasqua's coffee-coloured Trilliant nail paint.

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OPI Nail Polish In Sao Paulo Over There, £8.99

OPI Nail Polish In Sao Paulo Over There, £8.99

OPI Nail Polish In Sao Paulo Over There

Work a deep stone shade into a parred down palette. This Sao Paulo shade works best as a full send and a statement nail.

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Chanel Le Vernis Nail Polish In Charivari, £18

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Polish In Charivari, £18

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Polish In Charivari

Deep and mysterious, Chanel's latest spring addition is the Charivari shade. It's a classic, to be one worn with any number of chic ensembles.

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OPI Nail Polish In Scores A Goal, £8.99

OPI Nail Polish In Scores A Goal, £8.99

OPI Nail Polish In Scores A Goal

We call the 'Scores A Goal' nail paint, 'one of the classics.' This deep mauve colour is versatile and easy to wear with any outfit.

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London Town Nail Polish In Portobello Plum

London Town Nail Polish In Portobello Plum

London Town Nail Polish In Portobello Plum

Your favourite deep purple shades should not be reserved for winter. This spring colour, 'Portobello Plum' will suit the ikat prints of high summer a treat.

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Orly Classic Contours Nail Polish, £10.50

Orly Classic Contours Nail Polish, £10.50

Orly Classic Contours Nail Polish

Adding a pink tone to stone shades, this nearly taupe nail polish from Orly is easy to wear with any ensemble.

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Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In African Tea Rose, £6.49

Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In African Tea Rose, £6.49

Revlon Parfumerie Nail Enamel In African Tea Rose

We couldn't have gone the whole summer without an update on the old faithful hot pink. Less bright, but more indulgent, this African Tea colour is perfect for your global traveller look.

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Mischo Nail Colour In Marilyn

Mischo Nail Colour In Marilyn

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