The Line is Drawn on Winter Nail Trends 2018

Winter can leave your hands looking dull, but that’s nothing a pop of color can’t fix; plus, there’s something special about freshly manicured nails that just makes you feel good. This season’s bold color trends make a statement on all skin tones, but if you’re not ready to step out of your comfort zone quite yet, neutrals and nudes look great on all ages year-round. 

There’s not a lot of NEW NEWS in winter nail trends 2018 in terms of color, design or shape. The biggest recurring look we’re seeing is a much welcome, toned down version of nail art, limited to a minimalist single black line or the tiniest of tips…

winter nail trends 2018

winter nail trends 2018

Winter Nail Trends 2018

winter nail trends 2018

For more photos of Nail trends on the spring 2018 runways, this post on Glamour is a perfect recap.

Colors are variations of the same. Winter jewel tones vs. year round neutrals. If you aren’t one to splurge on polish, you can find variations of these colors by O.P.I. and Essie at Target or Ulta. Revlon and Sally Hansen Miracle Gel are also longtime favorites of mine you can pick up at any drug store near you. 

Pantone Color of the Year 

winter nail trends 2018
Butter London Ultra Violet $10 BUY HERE

Forest Green 

winter nail trends 2018
Smith & Cult Darjeeling Darlin $18 BUY HERE
winter nail trends 2018
Essie Off Tropic $8.99 BUY HERE

Deep Red 

winter nail trends 2018
Chanel 08 Pirate $28 BUY HERE
winter nail trends 2018
Givenchy Carmin Escarpin $24 BUY HERE

Dark Purple

winter nail trends 2018
The Violet – Oribe The Lacquer High Shine Nail Polish $32 BUY HERE
winter nail trends 2018

Rose Gold 


Smith & Cult 1972 Rose Gold Polish $18 BUY HERE
Essie Penny Talk $8.99 BUY HERE

Royal Blue 

Londontown Lakur Buckingham Blue $16 BUY HERE
Christian Louboutin
The Pops Nail Color ‘Wherever’ $50 BUY HERE