A stunning pastel nail color feels quintessential spring, and now that we've officially hit the turn of the season, we're fully on board. From delicate bloom-inspired shades like lilac and rose to slightly punchier hues of peach or tangerine, our favorite nail polish brands have been debuting fresh, muted versions of our normal go-to hues.
Whether you love splashy shades of neon or you adhere to a steady rotation of black, red, and nude, we're about to prove pastel nail colors don't have to be predictable or boring. Below, we're sharing the 15 prettiest pastel nail colors we're currently lining up for our at-home manicure routine this season. Keep scrolling! Serious polish inspo is just ahead.
Every beauty editor is obsessed with Olive and June's super-shiny, bouncy, long-wearing nail polishes. And the brand has done it again with its spring collection which brims with all the prettiest pastel nail colors our hearts could ever want. Our top pick? This perfect shade of light yellow.
Crème de Menthe
No pastel nail collection would ever be complete without a creamy shade of mint green. This one from Olive and June is our favorite thus far. Pro tip: Finish your at-home mani with the brand's Top Coat ($9) and add another coat every three to four days for gel-caliber durability.
A shade of baby-doll pink is a must. It's elegant, versatile, and pretty much impossible to get sick of. Since we wear the pastel hue so often, we like to save a buck by investing in this gorgeous petal-pink shade from Sally Hansen.
Yep, even a lime-lemon nail color like chartreuse can transform into a pastel-approved tone. We're intrigued by this sunny polish that's not quite yellow but not quite green.
This article was published at an earlier date and has been updated.