Popular Nail Polish Colors for Every Month in 2022

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Popular Nail Polish Colors for Every Month in 2019
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With the start of a New Year comes the inevitable desire to freshen things up, whether it be your closet, workout routine, or beauty regimen. An easy switch? Going into each month of 2022 wearing a fresh manicure that fits the bill.

Consider this list of 2022 nail colors as a mood board to match every month, from sweet pink tones in the winter to new takes on pastels for spring to citrusy hues for summertime. It's your perfect excuse to make a trip to the nail salon and treat yourself every month.

A new year means it's time for some changes, and these are the best nail colors if you're considering switching up from your usual go-tos. Here are 12 popular nail polish colors to make every manicure of 2022 something special.

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January: Creamy Pink-Beige

Sally Hansen Pink Cardamom
Target

Favorite Shade: Sally Hansen good. kind. pure. "Pink Cardamon"

By the beginning of the year, we've run the bold reds and greens of the holiday season dry, and we're looking to tone things down. This creamy pink that toes the line of a staple beige or brown is just the color needed to freshen up for the new year.

BUY IT: $10.19; target.com

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February: Baby Pink

Deborah Lippmann Love at First Sight
Macys

Favorite Shade: Deborah Lippmann "Love at First Sight"

Because February is the month of love, it only makes sense to wear a color that truly reflects that time. This soft pink polish is feminine enough to wear any time of year, but we think it will be especially pretty in February.

BUY IT: $17; macys.com

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March: Minty Fresh

Gucci Miriam Mint
Nordstrom

Favorite Shade: Gucci Vernis à Ongles "Miriam Mint"

Some things are just mint to be – see what we did there? March brings on the sweet baby buds of new blooms and new life, so it's only fitting to have a nail polish color that celebrates the early spring.

BUY IT: $30; nordstrom.com

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April: Rosey Cheeks

ORLY Bare Rose
Orly Beauty

Favorite Shade: ORLY "Bare Rose"

Dewy and fresh faced, April is the month where we're all brushing off last season's chill and jumping into all the possible outdoor activities. We love this jelly rose color to match the season's mood.

BUY IT: $9.50; orlybeauty.com

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May: Sherbet Orange

essie Check Your Baggage
Target

Favorite Shade: essie "Check Your Baggage"

We don't know about you but by the time May rushes in, we're ready to turn a new leaf in our understated colors and go bold with a vibrant, and energizing orange. It's just like the promise of beachy days to come later in the summer.

BUY IT: $8.99; target.com

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June: Ocean Blue

OPI Rich Girls and Po Boys
Ulta

Favorite Shade: O.P.I. Rich Girls & Po Boys

It's time to hit the beach, or sail away to the Caribbean, and we want our nails to match that energy.

This blue is understated enough to get you through those final Friday meetings before you head to the dunes to catch some rays.

BUY IT: $10.50; ulta.com

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July: Whimsical White

Butter London Cotton Buds
Butter London

Favorite Shade: Butter London "Cotton Buds"

Wanting to be patriotic but not a fan of red? We think a white nail polish is sure to make a comeback this summer. It compliments a summer tan so well. Plus, it's effortless to pull off.

BUY IT: $18; butterlondon.com

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August: Hot Pink

Zoya Dacey
Ulta

Favorite Shade: Zoya "Dacey"

The last month of summer calls for one more color celebration. Pair your hot pink hands with a peachy orange shade for a combination that's in the moment, but still nods to the cooler weather to come.

BUY IT: $10.50; ulta.com

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September: Taupe Time

Chanel Particuliere
Macys

Favorite Shade: Chanel Le Vernis "Particuliere"

We want our nails to match whatever our go-to beverage of the season will be, and a taupe polish is sure to do the trick. Have your fall moment – you deserve it.

BUY IT: $28; macys.com

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October: Goblin Green

ORLY Pine-ing for You
Orly Beauty

Favorite Shade: ORLY "Pine-ing For You"

If there's any month to truly do whatever you want with your nails, then October is it. While everyone is prepping for the spooky season ahead, you'll be strutting your way with a manicure that's seasonal and still playful for your Halloween look.

BUY IT: $9.99; orlybeauty.com

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November: Autumn Leaf Red

OPI It's a Piazza Cake
Amazon

Favorite Shade: O.P.I. "It's a Piazza Cake"

It's not quite time for holiday red, but you still want to flaunt the best of the season's colors, so a burnt orangey red is just the trick.

BUY IT: $10.50; amazon.com

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December: All that Glitters

Sally Hansen Sunken Treasure
Target

Favorite Shade: Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Color "Sunken Treasure"

Let's not beat around the Christmas tree: We all love "oo-ing" and "aah-ing" over the holiday lights, so why not match with them! A gold glitter polish is sure to put anyone in the holiday spirit.

BUY IT: $9.59; target.com

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