tips & trends
4 colour trends to inspire your next manicure
when it comes to manicures, expanding your nail polish collection with new colours is half the fun. some timeless nail colour trends never go out of style, like the perfect cherry red, french tips, or essie’s most famous shade - ballet slippers. but when you want to switch things up, the latest nail trends are where it’s at. who knows, you might even find a new go-to colour you never would have tried otherwise. to help you freshen up your polish wardrobe, we’ve put together a list of our favourite essie shades inspired by trending nail designs and colours.
nail colours trending this season
this season’s nail colour trends are all about the cool side of the colour wheel - we’re talking blues, pinks, and purples. which is kinda perfect, because if you’re partial to mixing and matching, these dusky hues just look so good together. whether you love powerful pastels, energising neons or classic neutrals - we’ve got you covered with a perfect polish no matter your vibe. first, prepare your nails to receive this season’s trendiest tones with nail care essentials like nourishing apricot cuticle oil and protective base coats and top coats. ahead, discover essie nail colours trending right now.
a blue buffet
from the midnight sky to a cloudless day, to crystal ocean waters, and even precious gemstones – there’s no denying blue hues have a dreamy, nature-inspired quality to them. we love that the latest nail trends involve every shade of blue, from powder pastels to deep sapphire. here are few of our fave essie blues for your next mani:
if soft shades are your thing, lapiz of luxury is the dreamiest azure blue colour – a dusty cornflower hue reminiscent of the ocean on a calm day.
there’s something about a deep, bright blue that’s just so classic, and aruba blue has a slight shimmer finish to add a little something extra.
word on the street is a brilliantly bright sky blue for an eye-catching mani that perfectly captures the vibrant nail colour trends we’re loving.
for those who prefer a green-blue, (un)guilty pleasures is a rich teal lacquer with blue undertones and a stunning high gloss finish.
with a whisper soft satin finish, lilacism is the ultimate springtime shade - an enchanting pastel purple that screams flower power.
lean into pantone’s colour of the year with jamaica me – an electric, shimmery magenta polish with just the right amount of gloss.
a soft, pinky-purple hue, play date strikes the perfect balance of a vibrant yet muted tone, making it ideal for recreating trending nail designs.
for an understated mani that still packs a punch, bahama mama is a deep plum hue with warm undertones that ooze elegance all year round.
purely pink delights
we’ve been loving trending nails with that cottage-core vibe, and pink is the most classic colour to play with that fairy-tale look. pink hues are also associated with inner peace, playfulness and romance – so lean into your feminine side with essie’s collection of delightful pink polishes:
now you’re up to date with the latest nail trends, learn how to achieve a flawless mani in a time crunch with our guide for drying nail polish quickly.