The top three summer nail polish colours

With a rainbow of options, I chatted with nail expert Essie Weingarten (yes, that Essie!) to nail down the top three polishes every girl should have on hand for summer

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Lets face it, ladies. . . We love our nail polish. From super-soft neutrals and pretty pastels to daring darks and racy reds, there are so many chic colours that can take your nails from demure to sexy in seconds. If I had my way (and my own personal manicurist. . . What, a girl can dream) I would be switching up my polish shade faster than you could say “sweetheart.”

But alas, with so many colours to choose from, this at-home manicure mavin often wonders what are the must-have shades I should be stocking in my personal collection that will keep my nails looking haute for any occasion.

I caught up with the queen of colour, Essie Weingarten (founder of polish empire Essie), who gave me the top three colours every girl should keep on hand:

The sweet as sugar sheers: 


Essie – Ballet Slippers (Weingarten’s Pick),  OPI – Sweet Heart, Sally Hansen – Linen, Nars Cosmetics – Candy Darling, China Glaze – Nude

The hot to trot reds:


Sally Hansen Insta-Dri™- RedChanel – Dragon, Essie – A List (Weingarten’s Pick), L’Oreal – Queen of Hearts, Butter London – Come to Bed Red 

The girls just wanna have fun colours:


OPI – On the Same Paige, L’Oreal – Drama queen , Nars – Poker Face, Esse – Lapiz of Luxury (Weingarten’s Pick), China Glaze – Re-Fresh Mint