Just because the winter chill is now among us, this does not mean that our nails need to go into hibernation.

Here’s our “straight off the runway” picks to brighten up even the most miserable winter day.

Classic & Timeless Reds

How to wear it: Anything goes with the ever timeless red. Wear from day to night for the perfect bold statement.

Try: Essie Nail Enamel in “Really Red” RRP $17.95 available at Priceline.

Why we love it: A very long wearing formulation, DBP, Toluene and Formaldehyde free.

really_red Essie

Purple is for Weekends

How to wear it: The perfect shade for lunch out with the girls, purples are a great addition to your weekend winter wardrobe.

Try: Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in “Good To Grape” RRP $9.95 Available at Priceline

Why we love it: 7 benefits of a salon manicure in 1 bottle. A base Coat, strengthener, growth treatment, colour, top coat and a gorgeous chip resistant gel shine finish.

sally hansen good to grape

Purely Plum

How to wear it: Plum is this season’s must have and with so may versatile shades available, it’s one colour that you can not be without.

Try: OPI Nail Lacquer in “Louvre Me Louvre Me Not” $19.95. Available at Myer.

Why we love it: heavily-pigmented, super rich, long-lasting, and chip-resistant.

OPI louvre me lovre me not

Default to Pink

How to wear it: There are so many ways to wear pink, whether you opt for a pale, classic pink or choose a more intense darker shade . As always, pink is the perfect colour to add a bit of brightness to your winter wardrobe.

Try: Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy Longwear Nail Enamel  in “Royal Flush” RRP $16.95. Available at Priceline.

Why we love it: Flawless salon-quality colour with life-resistant wear.

Revlon royal flush

Chic & Elegant Nudes

How to wear it: Nude nails are here to stay. The perfect understated way to show off your winter digits.

Try: boe professional nail colour in “Angelic” $4.95 available at Big W.

Why we love it: The extra wide brush delivers amazing single application. 5-Free: Toulene, Formaldahyde,Formaldahyde Resin, DHP and Camphor.

boe professional Colour Pro Nail Enamel Angelic $4.95

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