The Best Spring 2012 Nail Trends

 •The big news with nails this season: nude is in. After an excess of neon and oddball colors, the pendulum has swung in the opposite direction with an emphasis on pretty, wearable shades of cream and beige. That’s not to say there aren’t bold patterns and bright moments to be enjoyed—this is spring, after all—but it’s all about classic reds, chic corals, soft pastels, and mellow yellows mixed in with cool ombre and metallic designs.

By Kari Molvar

Source: Nail Trends Spring 2012 – Best Spring Nail Polish Colors 2012

Harper’s BAZAAR

Neutrals

Minimalist colors made the biggest statement of all. Creamy shades of gray, white, pale pink, and soft beige looked refreshing on models fingers, contrasting against the many printed clothing and accessories. Perfection is key with these shades, though—no chips, scuffs or slacking on the upkeep—and a rounded shape helps elongate your hands.
Sheer golden nude at Derek Lam

Top 7 nail trends for spring

By Sally Mercedes | 03/20/2012 – 16:40 |

•The spring is officially here and we want to make sure you’re on top of the trends and look fabulous all season long. Fashion and make-up are important but you can’t forget your nails! The major fashion shows are behind us, the winning nail looks have emerged, and we’re here to fill you in.
•Here are the top 7 spring nail colors and trends for this spring!

•The spring is officially here and we want to make sure you’re on top of the trends and look fabulous all season long. Fashion and make-up are important but you can’t forget your nails! The major fashion shows are behind us, the winning nail looks have emerged, and we’re here to fill you in.
•Here are the top 7 spring nail colors and trends for this spring!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. Neons are a great spring and summertime staple for your nail polish collection.

2. Pastels go in the opposite direction of the neon realm

 3. Oranges are everywhere this season, and it seems to be the brighter, the better!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Neutrals and flesh-toned nail polish colors give your nails a clean and classic look.

5. Blues are beautiful in any shade, so they’re constantly coming back in style.

6. Glitter makes everything! This spring is bringing glitter back in a big way.
7. Purple is the color of royalty, and now it’s the color that belongs on your nails.
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