When it comes to nails this spring, what better colour choice than prettiest pink? From petal to shell, powder to candyfloss, pink feels just right once the weather warms and your wardrobe palette switches from greys, black and navys to spring’s more vibrant hues. The trick is in finding your perfect shade. Here, Vogue rounds up the best of the season, from Dior’s new bubblegum hue to Chanel’s flattering beige-based nude.
A universally flattering pinky beige, Chanel’s aptly-named Beige Beige is the perfect spring hue for well-pedicured toes.
Chanel Le Vernis in Beige Beige, £20. Available at Chanel.com
A true, ultra-pretty pink, Deborah Lippmann’s Cake By The Ocean looks great against darker skin tones.
Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish in Cake By The Ocean, £18. Available at Net-a-porter.com
If pastels aren’t your thing, Dior’s candy-cane-hued Tease is sure to please. Great for offsetting a hint of a tan.
Dior Vernis in Tease, £19.50. Available at Dior.com
Nails Inc’s Mindful Manicure polishes are infused with with real gemstones “for spiritual effect”. Whether you’re a fan of crystals or not, the Better Together shade with rose quartz is a delightfully shimmering shell pink.
Nails Inc Mindful Manicure Nail Polish in Better Together, £15. Available at Net-a-porter.com
The ultimate petal-pink hue, Essie’s Excuse Me Sur is sweet without being saccharine. Wear with pale denim for the perfect pink-blue colour clash.
Essie Nail Colour in Excuse Me Sur, £7.99. Available at Boots.com
Cheeky’s Hawaiian Hibiscus is perfectly pretty for spring, and will be even better in summer when you can use it on your toes to complement your new-season sandals. Bold and beautiful.
Cheeky Nail Paint in Hawaiian Hibiscus, £8. Available at Urcheeky.com