When we’re stuck at a desk all day, typing away, there’s one thing that’ll always make us feel happier: a freshly-polished manicure flying across our keyboard. It’s a small sense of satisfaction, like the feeling of writing in a fresh new notebook for the very first time. It's self-care with a side of artistic expression, which is probably why it's one of the most popular beauty treatments you can do.
Whatever tickles your fancy, from bright turquoise tones, meaningful messaging, or a new take on a French tip — there are countless ways to try something new. For fall, nail pro Jessica Washick recommends stepping out of your normal nail comfort zone. "We typically end up in a neutral zone in fall, almost pavement-like colors — but this year jewel tones have caught my eye," she says. "They feel very progressive!"