Pinky and the Brain
Neon nails were big last summer, and they're back again this year. This hot pink color is irresistible, and it looks great with a tan.
Pop Beauty Nail Glam in Pinky, $10; popbeauty.co.uk
Candy Apple Cutie
Are you a classic red-manicure type of gal? Choose a crimson that's maraschino-cherry bright it makes your nails look happy.
Essence Colour & Go in Ready for Action, $1.99; ulta.com
Fun and Fruity
One coat is all it takes for a super-shiny finish in a flash. It dries in just 60 seconds, or before you can say, "Lime margarita on the rocks with salt, please."
Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Color in Mango Motion, $4.95; mass retailers
Tiffany & Co.
The inspiration for this polish may have been a Caribbean getaway, but we think it's a certain iconic-colored gift box that's special with women everywhere.
Essie Nail Color in Turquoise and Caicos, $8; essieshop.com
In the bottle, a swirl of blue and green give this polish a sharkskin-like effect. On toes, it turns into a metallic teal.
Revlon Nail Lacquer in Ocean Breeze, $6.99; drugstores
This shade reminds us of summer's best accompaniment: clear blue skies without a cloud in sight.
China Glaze Nail Lacquer in Towel Boy Toy, $6.50; sallybeauty.com
Go Picasso on your pedicure. The super-fine brush and slew of colors allow you to create a unique piece of art, or 10!
Milani Nail Art, $3.99 each; drugstores
For a dazzling night, sport this girl-glam color on your fingers and toes.
Zoya Nail Polish in Alegra, $7; artofbeauty.com
Lime Green Machine
As far as summer treats are concerned, snow cones rank in the top five. This particular hue reminds us of our favorite citrus flavor.
Avon Nail Enamel in Limeade, $4.50; avon.com