7 Hot Nail Colors for Fall
Sally Hansen Miracle Gel in Game of Chromes
Get the lasting results of a gel manicure without the hassle. No base coat, UV lamps, or soaking required: Simply paint on two coats of the color (a metallic shade that flatters a range of skin tones) and lock it in with the Miracle Gel Top Coat for extra luster.
To buy: $10 each, ulta.com.
Featured September 2014
Nails Inc. NAILKALE in Holland Walk
This plum shade is ripe for the picking. With vitamin-rich kale in the formula, it keeps nails strong and healthy, too. Want to see how it will look on you before buying? Place a finger underneath the concave base of the bottle.
To buy: $14, sephora.com.
Uslu Airlines in DLL
Straight from Berlin, this line of travel-themed polishes (each one is named after an airport code) is free of formaldehyde and full of shine. On first glance, DLL is a classic nude; a closer look reveals glimmering flecks of crushed mother of pearl.
To buy: $16, ronrobinson.com.
Essie Polish in Cashmere Bathrobe
Doesn’t that sound like a color you want to sink into? This gray shade is just neutral enough to wear every day, while the hue is unexpectedly cool: charcoal with subtle shimmer.
To buy: $8.50, beauty.com.
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Lacquer in Pagan
Partial to black polish? Try a deep purple instead. It offers the same sophistication but with a touch of elegance—it is the color of royalty after all. This densely pigmented version delivers super-glossy and completely opaque coverage in a few swipes.
To buy: $10, occmakeup.com.
JINsoon Polish in Heirloom
Equal parts blue and green, this shimmery shade catches your eye in every light. And though it will look gorgeous against your fluffiest sweater, it will look equally good peeping through your sandals in warm-weather months.
To buy: $18, jinsoon.com.