Summer Polish: Oceanic Mermaid-Inspired Lacquers


Something’s fishy with these polishes! Explore this cool collection of blues, teals, and shimmers for a refresher in the midst of summer heat.

Click through the pages to see them all.

Op Iblues

Seek OPI for deep ocean blues. Keeping Suzi At Bay leaves a smooth finish on nails. Try Wharf! Wharf! Wharf! without a top coat for a sandy sea-floor texture.

[Images: OPI]

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Morgan Taylor sets sail with an almost iridescent teal Stop, Shop, & Roll. Under the Stars is as dark as the depths of the Pacific, with blue and silver glints of life.

[Images: Morgan Taylor]

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Orly lightens the mood with the aqua-colored Pretty-Ugly. Try Sparkling Garbage over top Pretty-Ugly for a water’s surface-like sparkle. Or try it layered over a dark blue for the feel of underwater mystery.

[Images: Orly]


Zoya Charla shimmers like a mermaid’s tail. Zoya Vespa brings the magic (and texture!) of Pixiedust to your mani.

[Images: Zoya]


This collection is a collaboration between Venique and the ocean-inspired hair product brand Aquage. This line of polishes captures the separate hues of the sea — from dusty blue to a a sparkling silver.

[Image: Venique]

Blue Huge

Try the new brand! Go deep-sea diving with the rich blue of Layla Pro‘s new polish.


Want to see more ocean-inspired lacquers by consumer brand like Deborah Lippmann and Sally Hansen? Click here.

[Image: Layla Pro]

[Main Image: iStockphoto/Thinkstock]

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