As we fight off frostbite on our fingertips and welcome another chilly winter, our mood and tonal choices change too.  This winter’s nail shades promise a slightly less gothic aesthetic, and more mauvey nudes and sparkly purples and blues to lift your mood. Let these shades keep your nails on fire both for work and play. Here’s our pick of the top 10, and why we love them.

1.Cherry Red

Catrice Cosmetics Ultimate Nail Lacquer in Caught On The Red Carpet gives a high-shine finish free of formaldehyde, toluene or phthalates.

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2.Purple Magic

Givenchy Le Vernis in Poupre Defile gives your nails an intense, ultra-gloss with its wide, flat precision brush covering your entire nail surface with one stroke.

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3.Blue Fever

Revlon Nail Enamel in Irresistible is smooth and chip-resistant with ShadeLock Technology to give a stunning vibrant colour.

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4. Mauvelicious

Smudge Nail Lacquer in Marvellous Mud dries super fast and applies nice and smoothly.

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5. Sparklesque

Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish in 337 Black Magic is perfect if you’re looking for a mixture of grundge and girly – you can apply this black glitter polish on its own or over any shade to and an edgy touch to your manicure.

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6. Brown Bombshell

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Polish in Spice Age gives you a professional salon gel manicure look without the UV/LED light and still gives you up to 14 days of shine!

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7. Dusty Rose

Bourjois Paris La Laque Nail Enamel in Lycheers consists of a high pigment formula which is applied using a precision brush that adapts to your specific nail shape.

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8. Elephant Grey

Sorbet Pro Gel Effect Nail Polish in Elephant Shoes gives you a glossy, salon-perfect gel manicure without streaks or bubbles… oh and you don’t need to use a UV lamp.

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9. A Pinkish Nude

Ciaté Gelology in Iced Frappe is a Ciaté bestseller giving a powerfully plumping and pigmented extreme shine finish.

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10. Rainforest Green

Essie gel couture nail polish in Up The Heels requires only 2 coats + a top coat and you’re good to go for up to 2 weeks!

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These winter nail colours suit anyone and everyone, no matter what your skin tone is and no matter what the occasion is – your tips are sorted all winter long.

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