It’s official. Now that Spring is here to stay, there’s no more hiding your hands in gloves and feet in boots. With sandal weather on the horizon, pedicures – and while you’re relaxing in that chair, manicures – are a fashion must. Are you one of those who hems and haws at the colours on the shelf and makes the rest of us wait? There’s no doubt about it. Which polish to choose is a serious decision. After all, your pick will likely be on display for at least a week straight and probably even longer.

So let us take the guesswork out of your hands (and feet) for you by handing over the latest, greatest nail trends for spring.

The idea is to go subtle with the sheer nails trend or leap out of your box with pops of colour. Think playful nudes, brights, nail art and glitter. If you could have one, which one would you choose? Or better yet, why not try them all?


1. The Newest Nudes/Pastels

Subtle colours and classic nudes are in full swing this season. Need a playful hue that is sure to match your skin tone and will take you cleanly from day to night? Go with your favourite creamy shade or try one of the newest take on nudes, the pastel. Anything from classy pink to sky blue will liven up your wardrobe.

Our top Nude/Pastel Picks

Essie Spring Collection 2014

Romper Room.  A new and always stylish pale tea rose pink.

Truth or Flare.  A vintage blue denim. Sexy, fun and glamorous – all in one shade.

Sally Hansen Royal Blush.  A warm, neutral go-anywhere colour.

Sandstorm.  The perfect nude shade for an everyday chic.

2.  Boldest Brights/Neons

Think bold and exciting, bright colours and neon accents for that shot of colour you’re craving. Rather than clashing with your wardrobe, brights actually accentuate your neutrals and warm up basic blacks and whites. Don’t be afraid to show off your fun, adventurous side!

Our top Bright/Neon Picks

OPI Brazil Collection: I Just Can’t Cope-acabana. Nothing lifts your spirits like sunshine yellow.

AmazON…AmazOFF. Make the switch to deep jungle green.

Where Did Suzis Man Go – Irresistibly creamy tangerine orange.

Essie Spring Collection: Style Hunter – Bright, hot and chic, it’s for the woman who knows what she wants.

3.  Glam Nail Art/Glitter

You’ll notice nails aren’t boring anymore. That’s because you can design the look you want, whenever you want. Create your own look for a night out or have a little fun with the on trend accent nail or Ombre style. Bright, sparkling colours and textures will bring you the fashion forward look everyone else is too shy to try!

Our top Nail Art/Glitter Picks

Sally Hansen I <3 Nail Art Collection – Your mani must-have for this season to bring your nails to life.

OPI Spotlight On Glitter – For those who love to sparkle all year round.

Where to Buy  Find OPI & Essie nail lacquers at select professional salons and spas across Canada. For more info, check and Sally Hansen products are at mass and drug retailers across Canada. For more info, check

About the author

Debbie Davidov

Debbie is a happily married, suburban mother of 2 boys. She has spent the past 15 years in the food industry and over the last 2 years has grown a love for writing and blogging about her life experiences as a mom. While not working as a hiring consultant and juggling her busy household that includes two young boys, she can be found tweeting @debbiedavidov and on her blog and facebook page, Me, Myself and Kids. She is a lover of chocolate, wine, fashion and reality television...not necessarily in that order.

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