The Ultimate Spring Nail Polish Guide

Everyone can probably agree that this winter has been brutal, and some mint green and baby pink sounds pretty damn good right now. Anything but slush gray. Eighteen new spring nail polish collections right this way.
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Everyone can probably agree that this winter has been brutal, and some mint green and baby pink sounds pretty damn good right now. Anything but slush gray. Eighteen new spring nail polish collections right this way.
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Daffodils, peaches, cherry blossoms. All of these things call to mind warmer weather, and nail polish companies were really inspired by the color palette of that spring flora. Yeah, we know: "Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking." But everyone can probably agree that this winter has been brutal and some mint green and baby pink sounds pretty damn good right now. Anything but slush gray.

Click through to check out 18 complete spring nail polish collections from Chanel, Tom Ford, OPI and more.

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Essie Hide and Go Chic

Vibe: According to Essie, this collection is dedicated to "women everywhere who aren't afraid to play." You also shouldn't be afraid of gorgeous pearly pastels, because they're abundant here. The mint green Fashion Playground is the best-executed, non-chalky mint I've seen in many seasons.

Colors: (clockwise from bottom left) Truth or Flare, Style Hunter, Romper Room, Hide and Go Chic, Fashion Playground, Spin the Bottle

Buy: Target, $8.50

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OPI Brazil:

Vibe: OPI's seasonal collections are usually inspired by geographic locations, and this spring it's Brazil. Half are softer, beachy colors and half you can totally imagine popping up on many a thong bikini. This is one of the more sophisticated OPI collections in recent seasons.

Colors: (left to right, top to bottom) Next Stop...The Bikini Zone, Taupe-less Beach, I Sao Paulo Over There, Amazon...Amazoff, OPI Scores a Goal!, Don't Bossa Nova Me Around, I Just Can't Cope-acabana, Toucan Do It If You Try, Live. Love. Carnaval., Kiss Me I'm Brazilian, Red Hot Rio

Buy: Ulta, $9.00

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Tom Ford Spring 2014:

Vibe: Fruity brights and Tom Ford's signature sexy nudes.

Colors: Coral Beach, Incandescent, Watermelon, Sugar Dune

Buy: Neiman Marcus, $32.00

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Sally Hansen Rodarte, Prabal Gurung, Tracy Reese Designer Collections:

Vibe: For their respective spring 2014 shows, Tracy Reese channeled Cuba, Prabal Gurung used soft pastels on models' nails to tone down the bright lips, and Rodarte created a tortoiseshell pattern with these two moody browns.

Colors: (left to right, top to bottom) Tracy Reese: Carnivale, Mojito, Batbano Blue, Rodarte Clay, Prabal Gurung: Mint Condition, Lady Lavendar, Wink of Pink, Rodarte Cinnamon

Buy: Limited edition, available only at Target stores

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Chanel Notes de Printemps:

Vibe: Like a field full of tulips.

Colors: Tapage, Charivari, Ballerina

Buy: Chanel, $27.00

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Deborah Lippmann Spring Reveries:

Vibe: Hands down the most soothing collection of the season. Just looking at this calms me down.

Colors: La Vie en Rose, Blue Orchid, Spring Buds, Tip Toe Through the Tulips, Build Me Up Buttercup, Flowers in Her Hair

Buy: Nordstrom, $18.00

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Jin Soon Color Field Collection:

Vibe: Cool brights and icy pastels inspired by the 1950s.

Colors: Cherry Berry, Kookie White, Cool Blue, Pop Orange, Dolly Pink, (top coats:) Polka White, Polka Black

Buy: Barneys, $18.00

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RGB Spring 2014:

Vibe: Stunning neutrals and a classic tulip red, inspired by "minimalistic fashion."

Colors: Moon, Bare, Faded, Blush, Scarlet

Buy: Available in April

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Color Club Safari Garden:

Vibe: Color Club just rebranded, with new updated packaging and trendier colors. This collection was safari-inspired.

Colors: Tribe and True, Lion's Den, Nail Robi, Look Don't Tusk, In De Nile, Safari Sunset

Buy: Birchbox, $8.00

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Morgan Taylor Spring 2014:

Vibe: This brand debuted as a fashion week go-to, and its colors are sophisticated and rich. There's something for everyone in this collection, from the color-of-the-year -- Radiant Orchid -- to metallic silver.

Colors: Ahead of the Game, Get Sporty With It, New Kicks on the Block, Oh Snap It's Silver, New School Nude, Varsity Jacket Blues

Buy: Nail Tech Supply, prices vary

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Butter London Boho Rock Collection:

Vibe: It's all about nudes and metallics.

Colors: Goss, Lushington, Trallop, Lucy in the Sky, Trifle, Keen

Buy: Net-a-Porter, $15.00

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Orly Blush:

Vibe: Creamy, bright pastels, which the brand describes as "approachable beauty."

Colors: Dare to Bare, Naked Canvas, Classic Contours, Flawless Finish, Cheeky, First Blush,

Buy: Orly Beauty, $8.50

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Hard Candy Spring 2014 Launches:

Vibe: A snazzy top coat for your every mood.

Colors: Crush on Metal, Pop-arazzi, Mom and Pop, King of Pop, Pop Star, Soda Pop, Cherry Pop, Ice Pop, Wedding Crasher, Bachelor Party

Buy: Wal-Mart, $4.00

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Zoya Awaken:

Vibe: Easter eggs in nail polish bottles.

Colors: Dot, Hudson, Dillon, Cole, Rebel, Brooklyn, Monet (top coat)

Buy: Zoya, $10.00

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Formula X Spring 2014:

Vibe: Sephora launched a new Formula X line called LiquidCrystals, and added new colors to its existing Celestials and Electrics collection. Bright and shiny!

Colors: See color names above.

Buy: Sephora, $12.50

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Rococo Denim Blues:

Vibe: Soft denim-y blues with shimmer.

Colors: Jean Jeanie, Flossy, Boyfriend, Indie

Buy: Space NK, $16.50

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LVX:

Vibe: "Feminine colors that are bold yet appealing," says the company. I agree.

Colors: Orchid, Roux, Truffle, Monaco, d'Orsay, Cameo

Buy: Shop LVX, $16.00

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NARS Spring 2014:

Vibe: You only need this cantaloupe-y coral all spring. Nothing else.

Colors: Wind Dancer

Buy: NARS, $19.00