Spring 2012 Nail Colour Trend: Blue

Jen Kao nails spring 2012

Inspired by hues from the surf and sky, blue nail polish is super-popular this spring. And we’re thrilled as blue is our fave colour.

Models at the Jen Kao Spring 2012 show were spotted with the coolest blue gradation manicures, created by Wanda Ruiz and CDN polish. You like?

Now you don’t need get that creative with your mani, but we do recommend testing out the polish waters with a splash of blue. Here are our current eight favourite blue nail polishes.

Blue nail polish

Revlon Nail Enamel in Surf. $8.95, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.

YSL La Laque Couture Nail Lacquer in #18 Bleu Majorelle. $27, available at Holt Renfrew (as of June).

AVON Nailwear Pro Nail Enamel in Blue Escape. $6.99, available through Avon Independent Sales Representatives, 1-800-265-AVON or online at

Essie Nail Polish in Who Is The Boss. $10 at BeautyMark.

Blue nail polish

Pure Ice Nail Polish in Splash. $1.99, available online at

OPI Nail Lacquer in I have a Herring Problem. $9.95. Retail locations listed at

Essence Colour & Go Quick Drying Nail Polish in #38 Choose Me. $1.49, available at Shoppers Drug Mart.

Estée Lauder Pure Pure Color Nail Lacquer in #28 Teal Topaz. $25, available at The Bay.

About the author

Lesley Mirza

Lesley Mirza

Lesley Mirza is the editor-in-chief for and travels the world tasting, sipping, and spa-ing.

In addition to heading up, Lesley has penned pieces for several publications, including Vancouver Magazine, Western Living,, (Tourism Vancouver's blog), and

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