The Hottest Nail Polish Colour For Summer 2016

Things are looking peachy.

03/05/2016 13:52 | Updated 03 May 2016

It's official, the weather's warming up and we're all wearing peach-tinted glasses.

Named as one of Pantone's top 10 colours for spring/summer 2016, and given the seal of approval by Beyoncé in her Met Gala gown, peach looks set to be the most popular colour of the season.

East London-based nail artist Maddy Ayers (Maad Nails) told The Huffington Post that the trend for peach nail art is also set for a "big comeback this summer."

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"It's the perfect colour to flatter all skin tones," she explained.

The hue has been been so popular that nail polish brand Essie have noticed their shade Lounge Lover (above, priced £7.99 from Boots) start to fly off the shelves.

If you're a fan, act quick, as the pretty pink peach is part of Essie's limited edition Spring Collection, only on shelves until Monday 30 May.

But if you're used to low-key nails, how do you pull off a bold and bright pop of colour?

"Use a matte top coat to keep your mani smart for the office,"Ayers told us. "Or combine with some gold sparkle for a fun evening look."


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