Nothing against Valentine's Day, but pink+red mani's, mini hearts, and nails that read L-O-V-E are just not our cup of tea. Amidst an abundance of cutesy V-Day themed nails that seem to be posted everywhere, I thought I'd share three shades of purple polish we're wearing this month. Hopefully this post will offer a nice little visual break from all that and also show you some dark purple polish options for different skin tones.
I'll start with our favorite of the three, Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Charivari, which is part of Chanel's latest spring collection. We like a dark nail for transitioning into warmer months. This one is a matte, muted shade of purple with a touch of chocolate in it. It looks so glossy and pretty here on our friend Ashley. We like it on fair skin tones.
Chanel's Taboo polish is also a fun one. It's a deep royal shade of purple with a gorgeous shimmery magenta mixed in. It looks fab on warm skin tones, as seen here on our friend Lia, but it's a versatile shade that also looks beautiful on pale skin.
And finally, the fun one for last. It's Velvet Burgundy by Nail Rock. It's a warm, plummy shade of purple that can be worn alone or dipped into a little pot of fuzzy looking powder for a velvet effect, which I did on my index finger nails. I quickly discovered that the velvet is pretty high-maintenance. If it gets wet, it looks smudgy. I don't see it lasting longer than one night.
Tell us what you think of these purples. Hope y'all have a lovely Valentine's Day!