I Found Out Every London Girl’s Secret to Perfect Nails, and I’m Spilling

When you think of London, you probably think of the royal family, Big Ben, fish and chips, or even double-decker buses. But what about nail polish? It might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it should definitely be on your radar, particularly when Butter London has some of the best nail polish colors of any nail polish brand

Inspired by the streets of London, these colors come alive on your fingertips. With names like Smashing and Bang On!, it’s hard not to feel charmed by the brand. Plus, they’re nontoxic, which means you can feel better about wearing them. I have plenty of go-to colors that I’m always putting on my nails, and I took the liberty of finding the best nail inspiration so you can actually envision what the color might look like on your own tips. Cheers to your next manicure, and keep scrolling for more.

Dark blue is the perfect way to make a statement while still looking sophisticated.

Bring moody London skies to your fingertips with this foggy color. 

Swipe on one coat for a subtle tint, or keep going for the jelly nails of your dreams. 

Nothing is more timeless than classic red. This color checks all the boxes for a chic fire truck–red manicure.

Inky nails are cool again, so it’s time to swipe on the deepest shade possible. 

Add some intrigue to a classic red mani by opting for a shade with sparkle.

Make everyone green with envy in this fun (but still wearable) shade.

Did you know the color purple was invented in London? Pay homage with this springy lilac shade.

Create the French manicure of your dreams with these two polishes.

Nothing is more alluring than a deep, wine-stained manicure. Stand out with this merlot shade.

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