3 Cool Nail-Color Trends That Are Basically Like Summer in a Bottle

It's like what Elle Woods said: summer gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don't kill their husbands - they just don't. (Or something like that.)

The same thing applies to the color of your nails. When you look down at your hands, the shade you're wearing can have a profound, physiological effect on your mood - just like sunlight, sex, or exercise. That makes painting on an electric orange or cool blue polish the perfect way to get ready for the season. It's science. (But, like, please don't put us on trial.)

If you're curious to know the mood-boosting nail polish hues that everyone will be wearing this summer - or are looking for a reason to finally whip out your sandals in the coming weeks - we've asked Paintbox creative director Mabelyn Martin to break down the full nail color forecast, ahead. What, like it's hard?

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