The Best Polishes For Every End Of Summer Activity

Summer’s not over just yet, so there’s still some time to squeeze in manicures that are the perfect color to help you finish your summer nail game strong. Whites, metallics and bold neon colors are fun to wear during the summer, but you can transition into fall easily by throwing in some darker shades, as well, while still being on-trend for summer. You can’t go wrong with any of these trusty colors, so be sure to try a few (or at least one) of them before the warmer days are no longer!

No matter how you choose to spend the rest of your summer break, these colors will help get you though:



The only thing more shiny than your nails will be the water itself. This Petrol Overcoat is the perfect poolside shade, if you ask me.

Backyard BBQ:

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Keep it simple for casual get-togethers with this white polish that has a very subtle sparkle.



Why not go for a classic red color for something as darling as a picnic?


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A deep shade of turquoise will look great on your nails as you thumb through racks of clothing. Turquoise goes with anything, I swear.




Sparkly and nude, this color is sure to be much more subtle than your addiction to coffee. Gotta keep getting it iced as long as the weather’s warm, right?


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Green’s a great shade whether you’re jet-setting off to somewhere tropical or not. This Green With Envy shade is perfect for any destination.


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This tan hue is called Cocktails and Coconuts, so wearing it to relax on the beach is a must.


City Streets:


With this silver shade, you’ll shine as bright as the buildings around you. As a city-slicker, this Teen Cage Riot shade is a must.

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