It’s not exactly groundbreaking to switch to bolder cheerier manicure colours in the spring. But this year’s a little different. Perhaps you saw Portia’s slime-green nails on The White Lotus and thought—that’s fun. Or maybe you’re just really sick of choosing the same nude, red, or pink polish every few weeks.
This season’s hottest manicure is also the brightest, with shade options like designer orange, denim blue, coral, and butter yellow. Ahead, the 17 shades we’re loving for spring 2023 that you can shop right now.
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Pear Nova One Piece Wonder
This offbeat green is for the bold and playful, with a ’70s, floral-print vibe.
Deborah Lippmann Message in a Bottle
You know that first day of the year when it’s warm enough to wear cutoffs? You officially found your mani color to match.
Hermès Les Mains Hermès Nail Enamel in Orange Brule
Treat yourself to luxury this spring by adorning your nails in the famous shade of Hermès orange, now available in polish-form.
Editor’s note: This shade is currently on backorder.
Gucci Miriam Mint
The prettiest shade of seafoam, and oh-so-flattering, too.
Think of this watermelon shade like a lip tint for your nails: sheer, glossy, and goes with everything.
This Bahama blue will get you in the getaway mindset, whether you’re getting away for spring break—or you just wish you were.
Olive & June WKF
Nothing says spring like verdant green, and this muted shade is a little less obvious than a brighter tone.
Subtlety not your thing? Go for this neon glitter top coat which can be worn on its own or atop another polish.
A fresh rose polish is a nice alternative to classic pink and red.
Sally Hansen Giving Altitude
Somewhere between grey, blue, and green, this cool shade is unexpected and understated.
Butter London Trout Pout
When you want to amp up the color a little, a vibrant coral never fails.
Pleasing Perfect Pearl Polish
From Harry Styles’s debut beauty collection comes this pearly white polish—snag it for the season while you can.
Pacifica Happy Yellow
It’s scientifically impossible not to smile when wearing this butter yellow (which would be perfect for Easter, btw).
Essie Play Date
A little deeper than the typical lilac, this pretty purple is bound to get you endless compliments.
Emilie Heathe Liquid Assets
Shine isn’t just for the holidays, especially when it’s in the form of rose-colored shimmer or glitter.
Deborah Lippmann I Put a Spell on You
Holographic nails aren’t going anywhere—and we’re here for it. A metallic swirl of blue and purple polish has the same impact as a pricey salon metallic manicure, but this you can DIY.
People of Color Calypso
Get into the sunny, warm-weather mindset with this vibrant, vegan orange shade.
This article originally appeared in Harper’s BAZAAR US.