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CND for Libertine

GELISH/MORGAN TAYLOR Fables & Fairytales

Featuring two shades of pink, the spring collection from gel-polish brand Gelish and its sister polish line Morgan Taylor aims to evoke fantastical fables. Standout shades include the pink crème One Tough Princess and baby-blue Not So Prince Charming. There is also a pearlised red called A Tale of Two Nails, pale pink Once Upon A Mani, iridescent yellow Let Down Your Hair, and alabaster Magic Within.

Trade price is £19.95 per Gelish colour and £4.95 per Morgan Taylor polish. Call Nail Harmony for Gelish on 01708 465900, or Louella Belle for Morgan Taylor on 0844 800 9396

CND New Wave and Rhythm & Heat

With separate collections for spring and summer, CND brings us 12 seasonal shades. New Wave (above) features high-energy brights such as Video Violet, Pink Leggings and Banana Clips. Then launching in March, summer line Rhythm & Heat (below) turns up the volume with hot orange Mambo Beat, cool coral Shells in the Sand and on-trend kale shade Palm Deco among the standout colours.

Trade price is £4.25 per Vinylux and £12.45 per Shellac colour. Call Sweet Squared on 0333 000 7000

Morgan Taylor for Clio Peppiatt
Orly for Fashion East

BIO SCULPTURE Chaotic Wonderland

There are four new tones in this collection, inspired by the eclectic looks on the SS17 catwalks. Violently Happy is a hot orangey coral with subtle shimmer; New Glam is an on-trend bold teal; More Is Definitely More is a pearlised punchy fuschia and Bring Out The Beauty presents a softer side to the collection with its glittery pink finish. All are available in gel and matching polish.

Trade price is £16.50 per gel. Call Bio Sculpture on 0844 414 4320

FABY I’m Faby

Launching in March, the new I’m Faby collection includes 12 polishes, six Lacquering Gel shades and a minis kit. Channelling catwalk trends, the polish colours include subtle nudes such as Prosecco@5pm and the soft taupe Save the Date, as well as brights such as Lobster Salad and chic pastels like the pale mint Pool Party and lemon I’m So Cool.

Trade price is £4.75 per polish or £16.95 per gel-polish. Call Palms Extra on 0800 252172

OPI Fiji

With 12 shades for spring and summer, Fiji offers a rainbow of colour for the nail station and retail shelves. Vibrant yellow Exotic Birds Do Not Tweet and punchy red Living On the Bula-vard! will look great on summer pedis, while soft teal Is That a Spear in Your Pocket? and iridescent grey I Can Never Hut Up lend a sophisticated edge.

Trade price is £5 per polish, £6.25 per Infinite Shine and £14.95 per Gel Color. Call OPI UK on 01923 240010

GELLUX/PROPOLISH Picture Perfect

This eight-strong collection is available in both Gellux gel-polish and new longwear lacquer line Pro-Polish by Gellux. The collection ranges from classic shades such as pale pink and hot red, to on-trend tones such as vibrant orange, bright lobster and a burnished bronze-mauve shade.

Trade price is £11.95 per Gellux and £4.95 per Pro-Polish. Call Salon System on 020 8573 9907

Faby for Manuel Facchini
Orly for Piers Atkinson

PURE NAILS Spring Has Sprung and Summer Nights

Pure Nails is releasing six colours of its Halo Gel Polish for spring and a further six for summer. The Spring has Sprung line includes the shades Lilac, Mint, Powder Blue, Bubblegum Pink, Nude and Neon Peach. Meanwhile the Summer Nights range, available from June, will feature Cerise, Neon Coral, Neon Green, Neon Pink, Orchid and Turquoise.

Trade price is £4.99 per 8ml bottle. Call Pure Nails on 01634 671122

ARTISTIC NAIL DESIGN Urban Distressed

Inspired by trends and washes in denim, Urban Distressed is designed to fuse glam and grunge vibes. The five shades, available in both polish and gel-polish, are pearlised peachy pink Glammed Up Grunge; iridescent nude Under The Overalls; pale pink Acid Washed Angel; mint green Rogue Vogue; purple crème Work Boots and pale creamy blue Denimist.

Trade price is £16.95 per gel-polish or £5.95 per polish. Call Louella Belle on 0844 800 9396

Faby for Sabinna. Image by @nailsbymets

ORLY La La Land

Inspired by the craziness of Los Angeles, La La Land offers up six cool shades for the new season. As Seen on TV is a glossy mauve, Cool in California a pop of pink, Head in the Clouds a paler pink, Big City Dreams a mint green, Forget Me Not a minty pale blue and Anything Goes a multi-coloured glitter in a pearlised base.

Trade price is £27.50 for six lacquers or £82.50 for an 18-piece display. Call Grafton International on 01827 280080

JESSICA Silhouette

Tapping into the “no make-up make-up” trend, Jessica is keeping nails pared back for spring with six nudes. Designed to work like foundation for the fingertips, the colours are Naked Contours, a light mocha crème; Bare It All, a rich nude-pink; dusty rose Tease; cool nude Simply Sexy, shimmering ecru Exposed and soft, coffee-coloured Nude Thrills.

Trade price is £5.50 per polish. Call Gerrard International on 0345 217 1360

LCN Funky Town

Hot magenta Hula Dance and the power pink Crazy Flamingo lead the way in brights, while the peachy soft Creamy Vanilla Colada and pale duck-egg Dancing Strangers make up the cooler end of the palette in LCN’s six-strong spring collection. Creamy teal Blue Casanova and multi-textured glitter Bang Boom Bang complete the set.

Trade price is £2.70 per 8ml and £4.30 per 16ml polish. Call Beauty Concepts International on 01273 837302

CUCCIO Positivity

With eight new pretty pastels for spring, Cuccio’s Positivity collection

highlights the mindfulness trend with names suchW as Trust Yourself,

a pale yellow cream; Be Awesome Today, a shimmery pink nude; I Am

Beautiful, a pastel lilac; Another Beautiful Day, a pale duck egg blue

and Smile, a shimmering gold-pink.

Trade price is £3.99 per polish. Call Cuccio on 0115 975 3656

JESSICA Silhouette

Tapping into the “no make-up make-up” trend, Jessica is keeping nails pared back for spring with six nudes. Designed to work like foundation for the fingertips, the colours are Naked Contours, a light mocha crème; Bare It All, a rich nude-pink; dusty rose Tease; cool nude Simply Sexy, shimmering ecru Exposed and soft, coffee-coloured Nude Thrills.

Trade price is £5.50 per polish. Call Gerrard International on 0345 217 1360

This article appears in the Professional Beauty March 2017 Issue of Professional Beauty

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