It’s the heat of the summer and as the temperature rises, our clothes tend to fall off. Summer beauty is all about the little details that take your poolside glamour to the next level and a great manicure is always a sure way to go from drab to fab.

Here are our top shades of summer. From sweet melons to nautical blues and vibrant fuchsias, these summer colors will knock your socks off. Perfect for your mani and pedi, this color palette can spice up any look for your summer in the sun.

 

Vibrant Fuchsias:

Cherry Berry
Jin Soon, $18

This bold berry is the perfect blend of hard and soft couture beauty.

Jin Soon Cherry Berry - photo Jinsoon.com

Jin Soon Cherry Berry – photo Jinsoon.com

 

Sweet Melons:

Romper Room – Pale Tea Rose Pink
Essie, $8.50

Sheer and sweet, this light toned pink crosses the line between berry and melon and compliments any outfit.

Essie Romper Room Tea Rose Pink - photo essie.com

Essie Romper Room Tea Rose Pink – photo essie.com

 

Nautical Blues:

Marine Chic
Lancôme Vernis in Love, $15

Wear it on a summer sail or just for a day trip to the pool.  This shade is perfectly nautical.

Lancôme Vernis in Love - photo Lancôme

Lancôme Vernis in Love – photo Lancôme

 

Beauty Alert: Polish chips faster when applied to unhealthy nails. Apply a primer before applying your favorite color to get polish that last.

 

Fiery Oranges:

Silly Billy Nail Lacquer
Butter London, $15

Fiery and opaque, this creamy orange is silly and fierce.

Silly Billy Nail Lacquer - photo Butter London

Silly Billy Nail Lacquer – photo Butter London

 

Sunburst Yellows:

Traffic Nail Lacquer
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, $10

Worship the summer sun with this radiant color. This shade is perfectly opaque, dries true to the color inside the bottle and is 100% vegan and cruelty free.

Traffic - photo sephora.comTraffic - photo sephora.com

Traffic – photo sephora.com

 

Rich Teals:

She Drives Me Crazy
Deborah Lippmann, $18

Feisty and rich, this teal begs to be worn on a tropical vacation.

She Drives Me Crazy - photo Debroahlippmann.com

She Drives Me Crazy – photo Debroahlippmann.com

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