The best-dressed nails at Chanel feature sumptuous tones of bronze, taupe and khaki this season.
Choose from Le Vernis Elixir, a pink that takes on a milky, slightly grey tone.
Alchemie blends khaki and gold in an on-trend metallic. And Mysterious mixes khaki with hints of charcoal grey. Priced £18 each.
Heavy metal shades also take the lead at Estee Lauder.
The New Colour Pure Metallics collection has a spectrum of high-impact shades, from dusty rose gold to smoky deep platinum.
Smouldering metallics, they are the perfect antidote to summers bold pinks and corals.
l There are eight limited edition colours to choose from, priced £14.50 each.
THE new nail colour collection from Crabtree & Evelyn is also worth a look.
With 21 colours on offer, all the way from neutrals to deep pinks, gold shimmer, berry reds and sparkling deep purples, there is something for everyone.
The new collection also includes Nail Polish Remover Wipes, which replace highly damaging hydrocarbon solvents with a gentler, environmentally friendly soy-based formula.
While each wipe is potent enough to clean all 10 nails it is still safe for both natural and artificial nails.
In fact, these wipes contain nourishing oils and moisturisers that actually help condition nails and cuticles.
l Nail colours, priced £6 each, and remover wipes, £5 for a box of eight.
BUDGET-friendly brand Sleek Makeup has 12 shades to choose from in a fast-drying formula.
l Priced £2.99 from Superdrug.
WITH colder weather on the way, look after hands and nails with a deep moisturising cream. Kiehl's Ultimate Strength Hand Salve.
This is formulated for the driest, most active hands.
The heavy-duty moisture treatment is a thick, rich formula offering all-day care and protection to hands.
The ingredients, avocado, eucalyptus and sesame seed with natural wax from olive oil, allow skin to draw and absorb water from the air and forms a "glove-like" protective barrier against moisture loss, without being greasy.
l Priced from £17.
A PERENNIAL award winner since it launched way back in 1979, the Hand and Nail Treatment Cream from Clarins, is a favourite on many dressing tables.
Easily absorbed, it protects against chapping and irritation, with Japanese mulberry extract to helps minimise existing age-spots and myrrh extract to strengthen nails.
l Priced £20.
AT a more pocket-friendly price, Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Intense Relief Hand Cream leaves the skin super-soft with a wonderful fragrance.
l Priced £2.99.