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Valentine’s-inspired nail polish

Valentine’s Day is all about the little details, and that applies to your date night get-up. Add some polish and a pop of colour to your outfit with these nail varnishes.

Woman doing nails for vday

Flattering dress, check. Fabulous heels, check. Gorgeous makeup and hair, check. If you’ve got the main elements of your Valentine’s Day date night outfit, then you’ve got one step left until you’re a complete knockout: the nails. Here are our favourite V-Day-themed pink and red nail polishes from the best brands on the market.

Barely there

If you’re the kind of lady who steers towards nude polish and French manicures, a light pink shade for Valentine’s Day has your name on it.

Sally hansen i pink i can

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in I Pink I Can, $14.95

Essie I am strong

Essie I Am Strong, $18.95

Pretty in pink

For va-va-voom digits that scream “fun”, go for the brightest pink you can find. You can’t go wrong with these ones, which are various shades of fuchsia and magenta.

OPI short story

OPI Shorts Story, $19.95

Essie Fiesta

Essie Fiesta, $18.95

Sally hansen back to fuschia

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Back to the Fuschia, $14.95

Essie bacherlorette bash

Essie Bachelorette Bash, $18.95

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Somewhere in between

If you want to continue the Valentine’s Day theme but can’t quite decide between pink or red, why not choose something in between? These offerings will go with just about any outfit.

OPI cha ching cherry

OPI Cha-Ching Cherry, $19.95

Revlon red carpet

Revlon ColorStay Longwear Nail Enamel in Red Carpet, $16.95

Sally hansen fruitie petutie

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Fruitti Petutie, $14.95

OPI red lights ahead

OPI Red Lights Ahead Where, $19.95

Ravishing in red

Do you want your nails to make a statement? Then don’t consider anything that isn’t red — the universal colour of love, passion and all things sexy!

Revlon fearless

Revlon Nail Enamel in Fearless, $16.95

Sally Hansen all fired up

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in All Fired Up, $14.95

Essie fifth ave

Essie Fifth Avenue, $18.95

sally hansen right said red

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Right Said Red, $14.95

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Stockist info

Revlon nail polishes are available at Priceline, pharmacies and department stores like David Jones. OPI is also stocked at David Jones, as well as leading nail salons and Hairhouse Warehouse. Sally Hansen’s Complete Salon Manicure Range is sold at Terry White Chemists, Priceline and some nail salons. Finally, Essie has just dropped on Australian shelves (yay!) and their nail varnishes can be bought at Myer.

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