6 tips for the perfect at home manicure

6 tips for the perfect at home manicure
Back-to-school shopping and chilly weather may seem right around the corner, but we’re still having some summer fun—with our nails.

Whether you play it safe or love all things bright, dip into one of these long-lasting nail colors to find the perfect addition to your summer’s end.

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Summer Shades-ShadeChanel Peridot ($25) • One of Chanel’s three newest nail colors, Peridot is named after the August birthstone. The chic, eye-catching blend of green and gold with a metallic finish is the perfect gem of a polish find.

Summer Shades-OPI

OPI On the Same Paige ($6-9)  • While it may seem over-the-top in the bottle, on your nails it compliments any summertime outfit—and shades of orange look great with any skin tone.

Summer Shades-Love and BeautyLove and Beauty Baby Blue ($3) • This charming, romantic pale blue is a great accessory for a date night or romantic weekend getaway.

Summer Shades-Sally Hansen

Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear White On ($3) • Stay white-hot this summer with a clean, fresh white manicure. Sally Hansen’s white is hard to chip, and the best part? White goes with everything!

Summer Shades-Essie

Essie Trophy Wife ($8) • Whether you’re headed to the beach or wishing that you were, this lacquer is such a gorgeous, shimmery deep blue green that will have you dreaming about the waves.

Summer Shades-Butter LONDON

Butter LONDON Teddy Girl ($14) • If you’re looking for something a bit more classic, this bubble gum pink shade is subtle, but the playful pop of pink still brings the fun.