9 Blue Nail Polishes To Dive Into This Summer

Your choice of nail polish can say a lot about your mood. Feeling fierce? Fire-engine red can make a look-at-me statement. Rainbow glitter? You always bring the party — on your fingertips, that is. That brings us to blue, the coolest shade in the rainbow.

From airy light blue to light-swallowing navy, the possibilities to play with the calming shade (and 2020 Pantone Color of the Year) are truly endless. (You can even try out a different shade on each finger for a trendy tonal manicure.) Ahead, you'll find nine easy ways to try it out yourself.

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JINsoon Nail Polish in Peace


This barely-there pale blue is the nail polish equivalent of jumping into a cool pool on a hot summer day.
JINsoon Nail Polish in Peace, $18.00 Buy

OPI Blue Infinite Shine Collection in Infinity & Blue-yond


It doesn't get more summery than bright sky blue.
OPI Blue Infinite Shine Collection, $13.00 Buy

Zoya Nail Lacquer in Saint


This medium-toned periwinkle has the tiniest hint of shimmer to catch the light.
Zoya Nail Lacquer, $10.00 Buy

Julep Nail Color in Clarity


Channel ocean vibes with this bright metallic blue with flecks of glitter.
Julep Clarity, $14.00 $4.99 Buy
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Sally Hansen Insta Dri Nail Color in Jet Setter


Toe the line between blue and green with a teal pedicure that's muted without being toned-down.
Sally Hansen Insta Dri Nail Color, $5.59 Buy

Essie Nail Polish in Butler Please


This fan-favorite Essie classic is the quintessential bright Yves Klein blue.
Essie nail polish, butler please, $8.77 Buy

Olive & June Nail Polish in CNH


The Los Angeles-based brand describes CNH as the "blue jeans of nail polishes," and it's pretty spot-on: Something about the violet-toned blue totally channels your favorite pair of denim.
Olive & June CNH, $8.00 Buy

CND Vinylux Nail Polish in Blue Moon


When they say long wear, they mean it. CND's polish doesn't require a base coat, but adheres to the nail for a week sans chips. Our pick? This cream-finish royal blue.
CND Vinylux Nail Polish, $10.50 Buy

Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish in Fight The Power


All the edge of a black manicure, but with a twist. This high-gloss navy blue is dark as night, and is completely opaque in two coats.
Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Nail Polish, $20.00 Buy
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