Nail Polish Colors for Spring

At local salons, the most popular nail colors are either bold or barely there.

By: Kim Forrest

Photograph by Greg Slater.

1. Trendy in Teal

Fly by Nicki Minaj for OPI, at Patsy's Nail Bar. $8.50.

2. Natural Look

Naked by Deborah Lippmann. The Emerald Door. $16.

3. Daring Sparkle

Metallic 4 Life by Nicki Minaj for OPI, at Comfort & Joy Wellness Spa. $10.

4. Take the Plunge

Go Overboard, a dark teal by Essie, at Georgetown Nails. $9.

5. Gray's Still Hot

Smokin' Hot by Essie, a purple-gray, at Georgetown Nails. $9.

6. Hint of Shimmer

Luxe by Sesen Spa, at Sesen Spa. $8.

7. Classic Pink

Bubble Bath by OPI, at Coco Nails & Spa. $8.

This article appears in the March 2012 issue of The Washingtonian.