favorite nail colors

I love love love painting my nails and love a good home manicure, too, as mentioned in this post. (For more on my toolbox and routine check this post, too.) It’s one of those simple pleasures that truly makes me dance and sing. (Unfortunately I’m not kidding about the singing part. It’s right up there with fresh sheets on the bed and snuggly cats.) I’m also one of those silly-pants girls who takes a shot of every completed home manicure and posts it to Instagram (follow me @lindsayliving). In light of all this I thought this week I would share some of my favorite shades lately.

DARK MOODY BURGUNDY | Oh to Be 25 Again! by OPI | Borrowed this from my mother-in-law while visiting and we did manicures together at the kitchen table. I found this color in her stash and it’s been a favorite ever since. Unfortunately this color is a bit  hard to find since it was an anniversary release, but Mrs. O’Leary’s BBQ is a similar shade.

PALE DUSTY MAUVE | Ladylike by Essie | A part of the new collection for spring, Ladylike is sweet, subtle, and sophisticated. Plus it allows me to indulge my love of alliteration…

NEUTRAL KHAKI | Sand Tropez by Essie | Found this amazing color in my Xmas stocking, although I may have given husband a few hints. I was admiring light neutrals like ivory and white, but wasn’t sure I wanted to go all the way for the white-out look so I opted for this shade. I was worried it’d be boring, but totally the opposite. It goes with EVERYTHING and makes you feel clean and fresh.

HOTTER THAN HOT PINK | I’m Indi-A Mood for Love by OPI | If I’m not in darks or lights (the usual) I jump out of my comfort zone and into brights. This particular hot pink seems to work no matter the season. It’s a perfect pink, honest and truly.

What are your favorite colors? I’m always on the lookout for new things. Please mention yours in the comments below. Happy nails, everyone!