This Nail Polish Collection Is Perfect For '90s Music Fans

Nail polish has a history of repeating itself. Season after season, you see the same reds, pinks, neutrals, and neons — which, for a beauty enthusiast, leaves a lot to be desired. Luckily, there's one upcoming collection that's going against the grain and spurring some serious nostalgia in 90s babies. Enter: NCLA's new five-piece set, Just A Girl.

The summer lineup includes a range of shades that are the epitome of 90s beauty; each one is moody, grungy, and exactly what you'd expect Penny to wear in Dazed and Confused — with kickass shade names to boot. Not only is the collection named after a classic No Doubt song, but the individual polishes also carry out the retro theme with lyrics from some of our favorite tunes from that decade.

You can expect tributes to Nirvana, Hole, Alanis Morissette, and more, that'll make you want to rock out every time you swipe on a color. Click ahead to check out every polish hitting the brand's website this fall — plus some of the songs that were used as inspiration.

The fact that jamming out to Nirvana inspired a bright pink nail polish shade is surprising — just like the band itself.

NCLA Nail Lacquer in She's Overboard & Self Assured, $16, available October 2017.
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana
This sparkling pink is perfect as a topcoat, but works just as well on its own. Similar to Courtney Love, there's just something about the glimmering polish you can't pull your eyes from.

NCLA Nail Lacquer in The Girl With The Most Cake, $16, available at Shop NCLA in October.
"Doll Parts" by Hole
The most subdued out of the collection, this hue is a milky greige that's flattering on all skin tones.

NCLA Nail Lacquer in We're Off To Never Never Land, $16, available at Shop NCLA in October.
"Enter Sandman" by Metallica
If you're going to name a polish after Morissette, it better be moody as hell. And this one totally meets the mark: The berry hue is pretty enough to wear year-round, but still lets everyone know to not fuck with you.

NCLA Nail Lacquer in Best Friends With Benefits, $16, available at Shop NCLA in October.
"Head Over Feet" by Alanis Morissette
A white polish that doesn't look like Wite-Out on your nails needs a little more to it — like the gray undertones in this one.

NCLA Nail Lacquer in I Wanna Wake Up Where You Are, $16, available at Shop NCLA in October.
"Slide" by Goo Goo Dolls
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