When we shop for nail polish we usually paint a stripe of each color on our fingers. So it doesn’t look all that grown-up, but is there a better way to test them out? As a matter of fact, yes. We tried out the top 110 colors in our latest Shop-A-Matic for you. From $2 to $26 a bottle, we have a whole assortment ranging from sunny yellow to dark navy to pearly pink. And with all these glorious choices, we’re guaranteeing you’re going to want to give yourself your own mani/pedi tonight. Check out our top five shades below.
Essie Nail Polish in Perky Purple
Why we like it: Bright colors are always fun for summer. But don’t forget a topcoat — this polish dries matte, without shine.
Shu Uemura Nail Enamel in PA357
Why we like it: The subtle flecks of shimmer in this sheer nude are a twist on a standby manicure shade.
L’Oréal Pro Manicure Nail Polish in Lady Luck
Why we like it: A classic red never goes out of style whether it’s on your finger or toes. And this red dries with some shine, which is great if you want to carry it around for touch-ups.
Barielle Shades in Berry Blue
Why we like it: If black is too out of place for the warm months try this blue lacquer instead. The polish goes on incredibly smooth and gives you dark — but not gloomy — nails for summer.
Rescue Beauty Lounge Nail Polish in Concrete Jungle
Why we like it: We crave light hues for spring and this gray polish is a great alternative to pastels. This is the hot color to buy — you’ll wear it all season.