The Best Red Polishes for Nailing Your Fall Manicure at Home

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Olive & June JG
Olive & June

Fall is in the air. Well maybe not entirely, but that's no reason to hold back on decking your nails with the season's best polishes. But instead of going all Essie After School Boy Blazer and OPI You Don't Know Jacques?, we're skipping right through to the reds. You heard it here: You don't need to hold off on brushing on these sirens until December 1. We're bringing red polish into focus a season early, and not a moment too soon. From deep red burgundy shades to zingy cherry hues, these red fall nail shades are perfectly suited to shake up your mani this season.

OPI Malaga Wine

OPI Malaga Wine
Amazon

BUY: $10.50; amazon.com

OPI Malaga Wine is fall perfection. Your hands are absolutely screaming for deep red fall nails, and this polish is just the ticket.

Sephora Collection Parisian Show

Sephora Collection Parisian Show
Sephora

BUY: $5; sephora.com

Five-day shine for $5 a bottle—sounds like a deal. This Sephora polish in a creamy red is just a degree removed from the cranberry we'll be sporting come the start of the holidasy. Let this be your transition.

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Polish ASAP Apple

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Polish ASAP Apple
Target

BUY: $4.59; target.com

You can skip the base and top coat with this 3-in-1 formula because it's got it all covered. All you'll need is one coat that'll dry in 60-seconds flat. If your fall is characterized by running from one thing to the next, this polish will make sure your nails are always a step ahead.

Essie Bordeaux

Essie Bordeaux
Essie

BUY: $8.99; walgreens.com

If it's fall, it's time for a mani in the shade of deep, dark red. All signs are pointing toward this warm wine polish color, wouldn't you say?

Smith & Cult The Message

Smith & Cult The Mesage
Amazon

BUY: $18; amazon.com

You just can't go wrong with a shimmery garnet. It exudes late autumn vibes. This 8-free formula not only skips a bunch of harmful ingredients, but also manages to give long-lasting color that stays put for up to a week.

OPI Infinite Shine Gel Lacquer An Affair in Red Square

OPI Infinite Shine Gel Lacquer An Affair in Red Square
Target

BUY: $12.99; target.com

If you're feeling festive, we don't blame you. This shimmery shade is made for playing to your social-loving personality. Cheers to that.

Olive & June JG

Olive & June JG
Olive & June

BUY: $8; oliveandjune.com

Here's a manicure with personality. A cherry red isn't just for fa la la-ing—switch it up and make sure to get lots of wear out of this flattering, seasonal hue.

Deborah Lippmann Lady Is A Tramp

Deborah Lippmann Lady Is A Tramp
Walmart

BUY: $20; sephora.com

This dark, full coverage red is a mood—and we are jumping aboard this state of mind all season long.

CND Vinylux Long Wear Nail Polish Wilfire

CND Vinylux Long Wear Nail Polish Wilfire
Target

BUY: $10.59; target.com

This formula made with nail-nourishing ingredients like vitamin E, keratin, and jojoba oil, is a pinkish red that's warm enough to keep the fall vibes coming. Ladies who never met a bright they didn't love will be swiping away.

Essie Expressie Not So Low-Key

Essie Expressie Not So Low-Key
Amazon

BUY: $8.97; amazon.com

Essie's new Expressie range is meant for polishing on the fly when time is completely of the essence. The best part? They don't rely on light colors which traditionally dry faster than the deeps. The iconic brand found a way to make a rich garnet dry in a minute—seriously.

Cote No. 33

Cote No. 33

BUY: $18; coteshop.co

Don't save the rubies for Christmas, let's bust them out mid-October (or even earlier, if you're daring).

Orly Red Rock

Orly Red Rock
Orly Red Rock

BUY: $9.50; orlybeauty.com

This creamy burgundy is smooth and chic and perfect for pairing with a chunky knit. It's cozy vibes personified.

Revlon x Sofia Carson Super Lustrous Nail Enamel The Sofia Red

Revlon x Sofia Carson Super Lustrous Nail Enamel The Sofia Red
Walmart

BUY: $3.97; walmart.com

A bright cherry red for fall? Don't mind if we do. This super-shiny formula is bold, but if you're looking to keep things bright as we head into the shorter, cooler days, this is the way to do it with style to spare.

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