2/10/10 2/09/10 POPSUGAR Beauty Valentine's Day Valentine's Day Nail Polish Ideas From Candy Heart to Saucy Tart: A Dozen Nail Polish Picks For V-Day February 9, 2010 by OnSugar Blog 38 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. Dark, yet playful, Lippmann Ruby Red Slippers ($18) is an enigma. With a black base and small square/large hexagonal red glitter, each nail is unique and almost a work of art. This reminds me of sexy lace and could be pulled off by just about anyone. I applied this over a black nail polish base as the base of Ruby Red Slippers is somewhat sheer. OPI Mod About You OPI Mod About You ($5.40) — Not only is the name super-appropriate, the color feels like it was made for Valentine's. The light, white-based pink is so light it's almost a bright. Very mod, and very romantic, the application is wonderful and nearly perfect. Love this one. Mod About You $5.40 from amazon.com Buy Now China Glaze For Audrey China Glaze For Audrey ($5) would be a cheeky shade to wear on one of the most popular days for engagements. This Tiffany Blue might come off as presumptuous, so proceed with caution. For Audrey $5 from amazon.com Buy Now China Glaze Agent Lavender [Here's] another sweet candy-heart-shade that is soft and flirtatious, China Glaze Agent Lavender ($4) will look polished without distracting from your lash batting. The formula on this pastel stunner is definitely nice, and it's just so crisp. Agent Lavender $4 from nailbeauty4u.com Buy Now SpaRitual Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds For the babe who wants a little "shimma" in her life, SpaRitual Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds ($10), named after one of my favorite tunes, is a delicate gossamer-like layer for the nails. Your true color will shine through so be sure to take care of any staining with a color-correcting base coat — I like Color Club Milky Base Coat ($5.50) — or soak in a little denture cleaner. Yes, I'm serious. Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds $10 from amazon.com Buy Now A French Manicure The ol' standby: the French manicure. Nothing looks more refined, and it's a great look so as not to detract from your new engagement ring (we can hope, right?). This one was done with a coat of Color Club Milky Base Coat ($5.50), OPI Desire ($7) for tips, and Essie Vanity Fairest ($8) for the base. Milky Base Coat ($5.50), OPI $5.50 from amazon.com Buy Now Desire $7 from ecrater.com Buy Now Vanity Fairest $8 from essie.com Buy Now OPI DC Cherry Blossom Ooh, it's starting to get a bit wild in here! Hot pink says, "I'm romantic and girly, but I only seem tame on the outside." OPI DC Cherry Blossom ($8.50) is an amazing vivid pink with a hint of warmth, but it still packs a punch. DC Cherry Blossom $8.50 from store.hello-gorgeous.net Buy Now China Glaze Heli-Yum A new fave of mine, China Glaze Heli-Yum ($4) from the new Up & Away Collection, (view my swatches here), is a great, less severe, alternative to red. It's a deep sweet pink that straddles the line between fun and sophisticated. Heli-Yum $4 from nailbeauty4u.com Buy Now OPI Smitten With Mittens Red glittah. Mmmm. OPI Smitten With Mittens ($7) is a deep rich-slightly cool red filled to the brim with warm gold and red microglitter that is so beautiful, it might make it hard to concentrate on your sweetheart. Smitten With Mittens $7 from ecrater.com Buy Now Two Great Reds For the traditionalist, crème reds are a no-brainer. They're classic and daring at the same time. I recommend OPI Malaga Wine ($5) (used here), and OPI Got the Blues For Red ($5). Got the Blues For Red $5 from amazon.com Buy Now Claire's Chunky Purple For a funky, quirky vibe, these Claire's Chunky Glitter range of polishes are awesome. Compared to similar high-end polishes, they're a steal and are on par quality-wise. This is Chunky Purple, and you can see Chunky Blue here. I love the deep pink/purple base, which reminds me of Zoya Roxy ($7), the ultimate party polish. Claire's Chunky Glitter range of polishes are awesome. Compared to similar $7 from claires.com Buy Now Roxy $7 from artofbeauty.com Buy Now OPI Lincoln Park After Dark Deep aubergine, every drugstore brand has one, but OPI Lincoln Park After Dark ($5) is the original. This is the epitome of vixen polishes, and it's truly for the naughty valentine. Lincoln Park After Dark $5 from amazon.com Buy Now Lippmann Ruby Red Slippers Dark, yet playful, Lippmann Ruby Red Slippers ($18) is an enigma. With a black base and small square/large hexagonal red glitter, each nail is unique and almost a work of art. This reminds me of sexy lace and could be pulled off by just about anyone. I applied this over a black nail polish base as the base of Ruby Red Slippers is somewhat sheer. Ruby Red Slippers $18 from lippmanncollection.stores.yahoo.net Buy Now Share this post OnsugarValentine's DayNail Polish Stay Stylish With OurFashion and Beauty Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Celebrity Style Fashion and Beauty News Street Style Beauty Tips Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.