Spring Nail Trends

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Spring Nail TrendsThis season is the time for renewal, and even your nails are on board for a change. Cold weather slows the growth of finger and toenails, and now that the warmer weather is blowing in, you may notice that yours start lengthening a little bit faster than they were before. Plus, brightening up your digits with a little pop of color is the quickest, easiest way to banish all memories of that long, cold, dreary winter. Whether you lacquer up at home or treat yourself to a mani/pedi spa outing with a friend, here’s a roundup of the most fashionable spring trends. Don’t worry: We’ve moved well beyond needing to match your polish to your outfit.

Pretty Pastels: It’s not surprising that Easter egg colors are hot this season, but you may be surprised that women of all skin tones can easily wear them. Select a fresh shade that suits your mood, whether it’s cotton candy pink, cloud blue, or canary yellow. They are all feminine and flattering.

Glitter and Metallic: Making a bold statement with your polish choice may once have been a teenager’s domain, but glitzy digits are now a fashion trend for women of all ages. If you still need convincing, think of it as a flashy arm accessory, like a sparkly bangle bracelet or your favorite statement ring. Try easing into the look by adding just a touch of sparkle to the tips of your nails.

Go green: Pantone selected Emerald as their the Color of the Year for 2013, so you can’t go wrong by flashing a little bit of lucky Irish green. If the shade of shamrocks feels too bold for you, you’ll still be on trend with a paler green tint like mint or lime.

Beige and nude: For women who need to keep their look more professional, you can never go wrong with a subtle, minimalist shade. It’s the go-to look for a conservative workplace setting where you want your ideas to be noticed—not your nail polish. Pale colors also tend to look freshest on women who keep their nails trimmed shorter.

By Cathy Garrard
DERMAdoctor Staff Writer

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