Community Post: 16 Nail Polish Colours To Guide Your College Experience
Let your ‘tips do the talking
1. Bond With Whomever (Essie)
“Whomever” is the person who takes the best notes in class, let this polish be your reminder.
2. Down To My Last Penny (OPI)
A copper tone that flaunts your ability to do so much with so little.
3. Sparkling Garbage (Orly)
A shimmering pastel jade that describes how you will look going to class by the end of the semester.
4. Overexposed in South Beach (OPI)
A bold purple that speaks volumes about your impending spring break.
6. Tribal Tattoo (Sephora)
A muted green hue that says “I will regret the image permanently etched on to my lower back for decades to come.”
7. I Don’t do Dishes! (OPI)
A shimmering crimson that tells your roommates everything they don’t want to hear.
8. Bouncer, It’s Me (Essie)
An encouraging blue hue that reminds you to feign importance when you forget your ID at home.
9. Let Them Eat Rice Cakes (OPI)
The perfect nude shade that reads “rice cakes are the only food I can afford with my student budget.”
10. Party Bruise (Floss Gloss)
Accentuate your battle wounds from Friday night with this almost-black polish.
11. I’m Not Really a Waitress (OPI)
A ravishing red that screams “I’m lying to you about my employment, but one day I’ll have a promising career. Maybe. Possibly.”
12. Haven’t the Foggiest (OPI)
Finally, a shade that expresses all your sentiments during exam season.
13. Met on the Internet (OPI)
An in-your-face fuchsia that will have you singing “It’s goin’ down, I’m yellin’ Tinder.”
14. Rent (OPI)
A dark pearlescent polish that asks “Is wearing the colour the same as paying the bills?”
15. Don’t Tell Mama (Deborah Lippmann)
A forest green that reminds you, what happens at college stays at college.