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New Nail Polish Looks

If your nails are crying for some fresh color, then the latest trends are for you. This season promises some really different looks for fingers and toes. One avant-garde look is from the Katy Perry collection at OPI. The pop tart is known for her crazy colors, on her nails and on her head, and the collection features wild, sparkly colors with fun names like Teenage Dream. But the real trendsetter is the black in the collection, called Shatter. It is meant to go over other colors, like a topcoat might, and as it dries, it gives a cracked appearance. China Glaze offers several colors in this finish that dry with a "broken" appearance - their collection is called Crackle. Another finish that's featured in recent collections is matte. Basically, it gives nails a suede-like appearance instead of the usual shiny, glossy nail you'd usually get. One more interesting trend is that of the holographic color. Basically, the color looks one way in the bottle, and as you apply or turn your nails at certain angles, the color mutates and changes to another pretty color. For example, Zoya's Gemma looks like a light olive green in the bottle and goes on with a bluish-violet shimmer.
And forget about all those ladylike rose colors and conventional pinks that your mom would prefer you wear. This season's colors are, well, colorful. Blues and purples, particularly lavender shades, are perfect for fingers and toes. The nautical trend in clothing continues right to the fingertips with China Glaze's new collection, Anchors Away, which features seaworthy brights and sandy neutrals, another hot trend seen on many runways during Fashion Week. There's a beautiful blue called First Mate, which is somewhere between navy and royal blue, plus Starboard, a bright green. Life Preserver is a coral orange, which mixes the hottest clothing colors of the season, and there's a classic red, Hey Sailor. Other than the glossy neutrals seen on runways, the colors are bright and noticeable. Have fun with the latest trends. After all, if you don't like your nail hue, then you can take it off and start fresh with a color you truly love!