It is a pretty rare occurrence for me not to have my nails painted, and I love to experiment with various colors. However, I have my tried and true favorites that I gravitate towards if there is an important event I am attending. Now that summer is here, I am so excited for my favorite summer nail polish colors. Along with a few newbies as well, including a darker color. So, here are the 10 best nail polish colors for summer. You can see my favorite picks for fall here and spring here.
Top 10 Best Summer Nail Polish Colors
with a mocktail at Unscripted in Durham
I loved this for Tampa
at Hummingbird, the best happy hour spot in Raleigh.
photo from OPI Professionals Instagram
Photo from OPI Instagram
Photo by Khameo
Cajun Shrimp has been one of my top 5 favorite colors for as long as I can remember. I recently tried Funny Bunny and loved that while it was neutral, the color did not appear nude. The entire Portugal collection is a really gorgeous one from OPI. I am particularly fond of Essie’s Fiji as that is the color I wore on my wedding day. I’m going to be wearing that on our upcoming anniversary trip, which is a fun tradition I started for myself on our first anniversary.
I am a long time fan of Paintbase (see here, here, and here), and I love going to the Tucker St. location to have my girl Kham help me pick out a color. She is the bright spot in my day whenever I get in to the salon, and she has never failed me on a color choice. The last time I was in, she encouraged me to try OPI Chills Are Multiplying and we both are obsessed with that color now!
But, give it a few weeks, and I’ll have Lincoln Park After Dark on again. It’s my go-to color year round, not just for cooler months.
What is the nail color you reach for in the warmer months?
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