10 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

Your wardrobe isn't the only thing that needs a good spring makeover. Your nails are itching (or should we say scratching?) for a brighter, more playful palette, too! Ditch those dark reds and crimsons and splash some lighter hues on your nail beds. This spring's hottest nail polish colors range from bright whites and taupe-y nudes to bold yellow-greens and lilac-y pinks. Here are 12 polishes we suggest stocking up on. Even if it doesn't yet feel like spring where you are, these pastel lacquers will brighten your almost-done-with-winter days.

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

Kick off spring with a clean, fresh white polish. You may not be tan (yet), but this color will totally flatter any skin tone.

Butter London Classic Nail Poilsh in Cotton Buds, $15, zappos.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

If you aren’t quite ready to go bold, ease your way in to spring’s brighter palette with a neutral nude.

Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Toasted Sugar, $32, nordstrom.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

If you’re not a pastel kind of gal, don’t fret — opt for an edgier green polish to add a real pop of color.

Deborah Lippman Nail Lacquer in Pistachio creme, $18, sephora.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

Pink may not be your thing, but that doesn’t mean you should rule out the color completely. Try a shade that has hints of both pink and red.

essie Nail Color - Watermelon, $8.49, target.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

Last spring’s mint and seafoam green are back this year, but a tad darker and deeper. This spring opt for warmer greens, like this jade tint.

YSL La Laque Couture Nail Lacquer in Jade Imperial, $27, sephora.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

Your first reaction to blue nail polish might be that it’s too bright and just won’t match anything. But paler shades of blue are pretty much like your favorite pair of jeans or a denim chambray — they’ll go with anything.

Dolce $ Gabbana Nail Lacquer in Pale Grey, $25, sephora.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

For me, pale-colored pinks are a go-to color year round. If you’re the same, opt for a brighter, pinker shade this spring.

Bobbi Brown ‘Uber Pinks’ Nail Polish in Pink Cloud, $15, nordstrom.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

When you think yellow nails, you probably don’t have very pretty pictures in your head. But pale shades of yellow are almost like nudes or whites and can warm up your skin tone without being too distracting.

Burberry Beauty Nail Polish in Pale Yellow, $21, nordstrom.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

Pastel-colored purple is SO spring, right? From easter eggs and grocery store bouquets to M&Ms and now, your nails, the lilac-inspired shade will be everywhere come April.

Lancome Vernis Nail Lacquer in Lilac Love, $15, neimanmarcus.com

12 Spring Nail Polishes to Stock Up on Now

Just because you aren’t going on vacation during your non-existent spring break doesn’t mean you can’t pretend you are. Let this tropical nude shade be as relaxing as a warm, sandy beach!

Essie nail color in Sand Tropez, $8.50, macys.com