Choosing what colour to paint your nails next can be an overwhelming decision. It's like trying to decide what to eat for lunch. There are too many options, yet your heart can settle on none of them. And that's when we look to our favourite celebrities for some trendsetting inspiration. Because when a celeb wears a nail colour (or lipstick shade, or hair colour), whether in life or on the red carpet, you know it's going to be big, and you know it will look good. For the polish addicts among us, we tracked down the nail colours celebrities are loving lately. So kiss your colour indecision goodbye, and try one of these options for summer! Keep scrolling to see them in action.
Lancôme spokesperson Lupita Nyong'o shared a recent #manigram of the brand's high-gloss nail polish in shade Lovered. The electric red looks particularly vibrant on darker skin tones.
Nail art enthusiast Shay Mitchell shared this delightfully springy snap of a DIY manicure. Fresh, floral, and feminine, it's everything we want to copy, stat. The pretty, pink base color used for the look is NCLA Los Angeles polish in Not So Sweet, and it looks just as chic plain as it does with extra art. Click here for the full tutorial from Mitchell's blog!
Kerry Washington shared this shot of a fresh mani creation by nail pro Deborah Lippmann, which Washington said she was "obsessed" with. The base color is Lippmann's Take the A Train, and on top she used a glittery gold from her Fall 2015 collection (not out just yet!) called Can't Be Tamed. We'll keep you posted on when the already-coveted color is available!
Celeb manicurist Tom Bachik gave Naomi Watts a modern red nail to complement and update her Old Hollywood–glam look for the Cannes Film Festival. The exact color he used was Carmen Lipp, but we found an almost exact match below, as the shade is in high demand.
Jordin Sparks shared a stunning no-makeup selfie featuring an eye-catching metallic gold by Caption nail polish, called This Old Thing.
Eva Longoria showed off a glossy nude on the Cannes red carpet, courtesy of Tom Bachik. The shade in question is called Nuit Blanche, but it's tough to track down stateside, so we found an almost exact match in another nude polish that the company named after Eva herself, Eva's Nude, shoppable below.