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Colour pop


Jessica has released two collections for the season. Blushing Beauty aims to give nails a “feel-good” glow with the season’s softest shades in Sweet Kiss, a dusky pink crème; You Make Me Blush, peachy nude; and Chocolate Bronze, pinky brown. The brand also celebrates the ritual of tea drinking with Tea Party, a collection of six pretty pastels. Blueberry Cream is a pastel grey-blue; while Pumpkin Spice is a coral pastel crème; Yellow Meringue a lemon yellow; Earl Grey a grey pastel; Love You Very Matcha a cool green; and Lavender Love a lilac pastel.

Trade: £5.50 per polish, £17.75 per Geleration (Tea Party); £6.75 per Phenom (Blushing Beauty) 0345 217 1360 (Gerrard International)


CND’s Sweet Escape aims to depict the brand’s core client who is perceived as “delicate but sharp, fresh but disruptive, gracious but formidable, pleasing but assertive”. This collection features five colours that are both bold and beautiful and comprises dusty pink Poetry, barely-there Antique, orange Soulmate, sandy Exquisite, and lilac pink Coquette.

Trade: £4.95 per Vinylux, £13.95 per Shellac 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)


The new Solaris collection follows the trend of neutral, beige and earthy tones, which were back in a big way on the SS19 catwalks. The new collection’s palette also pays homage to the patchwork and nomad-inspired fashion seen on the global catwalks. The six complementing shades Shiraz, Venezia, Jodphur, Phoenix, Mykonos and Cacao are also perfect for recreating seasonal nail trends, including two-tone nail styles.

RRP: £5.20 01732 459412

Morgan Taylor

Inspired by the “soft and subtle colours of favourite lowers”, Morgan Taylor’s Spring 2019 collection is named The Colour Of Petals. The range comprises plush pastels in shades of pretty pinks, toned-down nudes, and pops of peach and purple. Merci Bouquet is a lilac crème, Gardenia My Heart a dusty rose, I Feel Flower-ful a light nude, Young, Wild & Free-sia a soft peach, Follow The Petals a pink pearl, and Strike A Posie is a blush pink.

Trade: £4.95 each 020 8238 6300 (Louella Belle)


The new OPI Collection is inspired by Toyko’s balance of rich tradition, fashion-forward style and ultra-modern cityscapes. Pink shades include Rice Rice Baby, Another Ramen-tic Evening, Arigato from Tokyo, and Hurry-juku Get this Colour!. Rich hues inspired by nature from matcha green tea to blooming gardens can be seen in How Does Your Zen Garden Grow?, I’m On a Sushi Roll, Suzi-san Climbs Fuji-san, and Tempura-ture is Rising! Vibrant purple and blue hues with metallic shimmer shades are All Your Dreams in Vending Machines, Samurai Breaks a Nail, Kanpai OPI!, and Chopstix and Stones.

Trade: £5.25 per Nail Lacquer, £6.50 per Infinite Shine, £16.90 per Gel colour. 01923 240010


The bright tones in Orly’s Radical Optimism spring collection aim to calm the senses while simultaneously energising the spirit. Fresh colours like Aqua Blue and Coral are designed to reflect fresh, spring fruits and lowers. The range also includes Lovella, a nude crème; Everything’s Peachy, a bright peach; Positive Coral-ation, a light coral crème; Coming Up Roses, a bubblegum mauve; Spirit Junkie, a lilac pearl shimmer; and Glass Half Full, a light aqua shimmer.

Trade: £6.13 per polish, £13.95 per gel. 01827 280080 (Grafton International)

Artistic Nail Design

The Paint My Passion Spring 2019 collection from Artistic features a range of vibrant pastels and pops of bright colour. Guy Meets Gal-lery is a royal purple crème; Don’t Hate, Create! a bright turquoise, Picas- So Pink a hot pink, and A Muse Of My Own is light coral. Create an even more eye-catching look with Abstract Beauty, an iridescent glitter to use over these spring shades.

Trade: £16.95 per gel; £5.95 per polish; £12.95 per Perfect Dip 020 8238 6300 (Louella Belle)


To celebrate the return of summer, Lecenté has launched four new glitters and four foils for the season. Petal gives a soft blush of pink with lavender undertones, while Wisteria and Maple both create rose-gold tones. Amber takes a spin on the 2019 Pantone colour of the year, Living Coral, offering a darker, more bronzed approach. The four foils give options to change looks and create unique and individual designs.

Trade: £3.99 each 0333 000 7000 (Sweet Squared)

This article appears in the March 2019 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the March 2019 Issue of Professional Beauty