The Best Nail Polish Colors Of 2016

by Stephanie Montes

Before we start dreaming up a new palette for 2017, we’re recalling our favorite nail shades of this year (that is, the ones we’ll be keeping around for the long haul). Whether you gravitated toward the neutrals of spring and summer or the richer hues of fall and winter, the colors that joined our arsenals are nothing if not memorable. Without further ado, the best of 2016.


The Best Nail Colors Of 2016

Unlike in summers past, eye-catching neons weren't immediate go-tos. This year's warmer months called for muted blues and grays, shimmery shades and the occasional pop of color.

The cooler months were about rich tones—jewel-inspired shades and twists on classic red.