We have great news. The fall nail trends this year are amazing. They’re so chic and wonderful that you’ll swiftly forget all about your summery polishes and won’t even miss them one bit. We’re talking scrumptious dark chocolate, toasty terracotta … Time to give our hands a little autumnal update.
Your espresso martini can be matched with your maniRunways with the most vibrant coloursIt made a perfect match that also appeared on nail polishes. At Hermès and Nensi Dojaka, extra-glossy mocha polish blended seamlessly with the clothing. If you’ve ever made ganache, it’s kind of like when you start stirring the warm cream into the chocolate and the mixture becomes all smooth and shiny. Divine!
Sally Hansen Good. Kind. Pure. Warm Cocoa Lasting Colour, Amazon.ca $9 SHOP HERE
Bright, true red — not too blue, not too orange, just perfectly balanced — is set to be a major Trendy lipsThe season is here. And it just so happens the primary colour was also spotted gracing models’ fingernails on several runways. It doesn’t get more classic — even the highest-ranking women in Ancient Egypt bore crimson nails — and has the power to make you stand up a little straighter, as though your hands were saying: “Yes, hi. I’m very fabulous, as you can tell from my nails.”
CND Vinylux Weekly Nail Polish Rouge Red at $14 on shoppersdrugmart.ca SHOP HERE
Brandon Maxwell, Michael Kors and others believe that terracotta is the new neutral. This earthy hue is easy to pair with any wardrobe but it feels more unusual than the typical pale pink. It is the Makeup Front, reddish brown — recall the canyon setting of Britney Spears’s “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman”Video; that’s the colour — was also popular this season, replacing pink and peach on cheeks.
Essie Expressie Quick Dry Nail Color in Party Mix & Match, $10, amazon.ca SHOP HERE
There’s been a bit of backlash against the “That girl”TikTok is very popular lately. Know the person who rises at 5 AM to read, write and have a cup of matcha? This is what has led to the popularity of post-wellness party girls. It’s easy to imagine blurry Insta Stories featuring dirty martinis with smudged eyes and heels. All this would make a great combination. Sparkling silver nails, preferably paired with a faded club stamp on the inside of one’s wrist.
Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish, Wow, $26, sephora.ca SHOP HERE
The Y2K resurgence is causing swirl prints to gain popularity. This pattern has become a popular trend in beauty and nail art. At Christian Siriano, bands of navy and periwinkle rippled across nails, whereas Marrisa Wilson’s debut turn on the runway featured manis that echoed the collection’s marbleized motifs. If you’re feeling crafty, try recreating the look with super-fine nail brushes, making sure to let each colour fully dry before going in with the next
Klemon 5-piece Set of Nail Art Brushes by Klemon, $9 on Amazon.ca SHOP HERE
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Katherine Lalancette is The Kit’s beauty director. She is located in Toronto. Elle writes about beauty and trends. Contact her at [email protected]Follow @kik_tweets to keep up with her.
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