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Nail It! Spring Nail Polish Colors

Say 'sayonara' to dark, vampy nails and 'konnichi wa' to soft, delicate pink nail colors for Spring 2007. Pale nails make hands look feminine and lighter shades are much easier to maintain than darker colors. Pastel pink nails also look great on super short nails. These are the "It" colors for next season. All of the new colors haven't been released yet but here are a few of my favorite oldies but goodies to get you started.

Sarah Smile by Deborah Lippmann, $15, was created with and for Sarah Jessica Parker. It's a super sheer and sexy whisper pink neutral that reminds me of the color of her light pink Oscar de la Renta dress she wears in her Lovely perfume ad.

Ballet Slippers by Essie, $7, is a longtime classic sheer pink. It looks great with all skin tones and is one of about 20 pale pinky-nude colors in the Essie line.

One more, so

Sweet Heart by OPI , $6.50, is the sweetest, most adorable pale pink by OPI. It's a very soft, opaque pink color which separates it from the other sheer colors. After doing a self test, I feel OPI lasts longer than most other polishes. Let me know what you think!

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Beachbummz Beachbummz 8 years
i'm an OPI finatic and ya i am totailly going for the pale look this spring!!
Mamita Mamita 10 years
No, that's no fun, I hate pale nails! I will stick with my black, bright red and burgundy nails if nobody minds.
la_clique la_clique 10 years
Thoia...I know that Ulta carries Essie. I just bought some :D Have fun in NYC.
mandyjean mandyjean 10 years
I like the pink but i will keep my bright christina's lips red!
Gastronomie Gastronomie 10 years
I can't pull off Ballet Slippers as it's a bit too pink for me (and I don't so much love super-sheer on me). But I ADORE Essie Prima Ballerina, which is slightly warmer and not so sheer.
sbshoulda sbshoulda 10 years
I am a pinkaholic when it comes to nail color (only). I love the color with a tan in the summertime. Pinking of you from opi is a fav.
lilren lilren 10 years
I love dark polish. I just never think that light pink polish looks very good on makes my fingers and toes look kinda splotchy and darker (I have olive skin)...and maybe even a little bit ashy. =)
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 10 years
fabsugar, I notice the OPI lasts (chips less) longer on my nails, too. I can't wait to try the OPI shade above...I like my light pink to be opaque so, this is perfect!! Plus, it's such a light shade it'll go with everything. :) Almost, time to say goodbye to my really dark ruby red nail polish.
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
i like a more med. pink, im so white that the light pinks kinda just blend in..
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
Me too, Liza!! So, I still use vampy nails for nightime in the summer sometimes! ;) Who says I can't break the rules once in a while hehehehe
LizaToad LizaToad 10 years
but i also really like the dark vampy nails, i always miss them in the summer!
LizaToad LizaToad 10 years
i love the ballet slippers color! i've been using it for years
bluejeanie bluejeanie 10 years
i'm glad about the return of pinks. i have so many pinks and corals at home, i won't have to get any new colors. :)
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
:rotfl: Amethyst!! That's a funny line.
Amethyst Amethyst 10 years
I'm going to miss the dark shades of fall and winter. I liked them a lot. "Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and beat you with experience."
Mainly-Obsessed Mainly-Obsessed 10 years
Well this is quite a change...
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
oh yay for pinks :)
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
Ooh, thanks for this!! I've been searching for a girly girl pink that doesn't wash my hands out. Into my favorites...
Thoia Thoia 10 years
Where in the U.S. do you shop for Essie and OPI? Here in Sweden they are considered the best, but you cannot buy them in my town. However I'm going to N.Y. in a while and I plan to get a bunch of nail polishes there.
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
Sooooooooo cute!
LaLaLola LaLaLola 10 years
I like the first color especially, it so soft and pretty, but I've never really been able to wear light pinky colors like that, I've got really tanned skin so it makes me look super ashy
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