Nail Colors for Every Occasion This Spring

Who can resist that rainbow wall of polishes? Thankfully, you don’t have to: we here at Her Campus have found your perfect nail color for every occasion this spring. So retire those ballerina pinks and treat yourself!

For the pool:

Punchy orange fingertips look great in the water—and wrapped around a piña colada.

Essie in Sunshine State of Mind

For the amusement park:

Keep it chic with baby blue while you’re sweating out the lines.

Sephora Formula X in Powder blue

For the hot date:

A creamy nude is the perfect top off to a tan and strappy LBD.

OPI in Dulce de Leche

For the family picnic:

There’s nothing more All-American than apple pie, pale blue jeans, and cherry red on the nails.

Butter London Nail Lacquer in Statement Piece

For the beach:

Bright corals are the sweetest complement to sandy skin.

Zoya Nail Polish in Tulip

For the music festival:

Go for model-off-duty with bright white nails and the ultimate gold ring stack.

Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear in White On

For the girl’s night in:

Keep it fun and flirty in lavender pastels that scream Cher Horowitz.

Revlon Nail Enamel in Charming


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Victoria is a Nor-Cal transplant and fourth-year Biochemistry major at UCLA. She hopes to one day have marble kitchen countertops, own the perfect slouchy sweater, and be the kind of doctor who handpicks ornaments when she decorates her office for Christmas. 

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