Stop traffic with a day-glo mani. Gamma (left) looks like a bottled up fluorescent glow stick while Tangerine (right) has a subtle sheen that reminds us of our favorite summertime snack.
Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Gamma, $14; sephora.com
Revlon Nail Enamel in Tangerine, $5; drugstores nationwide
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Pop of Pink
This season's pinks are brighter than ever, like this hot hue that reminds us of the ruffles on a flamenco dancer's skirt.
Essie in Super Bossa Nova, $8; drugstores nationwide
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Give that lilac polish a rest and embrace these deep plums instead. Guilty (left) swirls together purple and metallic blues that change with your body temperature while Vigneto's (right) amethyst jewel tone swipes on sheer so you can build your own color base.
In the Mood in Guilty, $8; themoodpolish.com
Borghese Rapido Nail Lacquer in Vigneto, $8; borghesenailcare.com
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This trio of Easter egg pastels will have you itching for some sugary treats. Ice Cream Cake (left) leaves nails cotton candy pink, Mischevious Mint (center) like your favorite chocolate mints, and Little Girl Type (right) your favorite pack of purple Peeps.
$14 each; maccosmetics.com
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Sunny yellows will have you glowing even through the darkest thunderstorms. Lemon Cream (left) reminds us of the filling in a slice of lemon meringue pie while Mimosa (right) leaves your nails sparkling with champagne-inspired shimmer.
NYC Expert Last Nail Polish in Lemon Cream, $2.00; drugstores nationwide
Chanel Nail Colour in Mimosa, $25; chanel.com
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Bright blues like this remind us of our favorite Saturday activity lounging by the pool.
Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Model Behavior, $7; drugstores nationwide
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Shiny and New
Polishes are adding a little kick to its colors with some subtle sparkle. Two of our favorites are these magenta pinks that reflect off the sun to give your mani some serious star power.
OPI Nail Lacquer in Be a Dahlia Won't You?, $8.50; opi.com
Zoya Professional Nail Polis in Reva, $8; zoya.com
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All That Glitters
Embrace your inner 7-year-old with fun chunks of glitter. Use as a top coat to your favorite polish or as its own glitzy shade.
Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear, $2; drugstores nationwide
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