4 of the Best Nail Polishes for Valentine’s Day

No matter what your plans for February 14th is, we can guarantee one thing: your nails will look glam and gorgeous. For some nail inspiration, see below for our four favorite colors.

For an eye-catching mani:

We like: Formula X Lusters in Atom + Eve, $12.50, sephora.com

A classic red mani gets a fun upgrade with this shimmery, glittery polish. For optimal wear, apply a base, coat, 2 coats of color, and a topcoat. Tip: We know glitter polish is hard to remove. The trick Apply nail polish remover onto a cotton ball and wipe in circles across your nail to gently buff polish away.


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For a casual date:

We like: Tom Ford Beauty Nail Lacquer in Carnal Red, $32, neimanmarcus.com

Even if you’re keeping it low-key this year, your nails can still leave an impact. This red-orange shade from Tom Ford has a high-gloss shine that you’ll love. To keep the color from chipping, use topcoat across the top tips of your nails.


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For a fun girls’ night out:

We like: UO Crushed Shell Collection Nail Polish, $4.99, urbanoutfitters.com

Having a “Galentine’s” night with your friends? Get ready with this fun and flirty topcoat. Apply over a pale pink polish for a contrasting, complementary manicure pairing.


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For a sophisticated date:

We like: OPI Nail Lacquer in Lincoln Park After Dark, $8, drugstore.com

This Valentine’s Day, bring a dose of the unexpected to your date night look. This dark navy polish is super sophisticated for a romantic date night out. Be sure to apply a basecoat to keep nails from yellowing from dark shades. If you do forget, use half a lemon to run over bare nails after you remove the polish to gently remove any staining.

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