There’s no question that a nail polish has the power to update your outfit and make you feel good. Transitioning into each season is a long process, though, and with the weather jumping from sunshine to frosts, it’s hard to know whether to choose bright summer colours, breezy spring hues or moody winter shades. And with a lot of us working from pay cheque to pay cheque or trying to stuff as much as we can into our ISAs, we’re all a bit strapped for cash, which is why we’ve done a round-up of our top nail polish shades to get you through all the seasons – and not break the bank in the process.

Barry M Speedy Quick Dry Nail Paint 2 in Eat My Dust

This sea-inspired colour has us dreaming of our next beach holiday. It’s perfect paired with a cocktail by the sea.  

Rimmel Super Gel Nail Polish in Cocktail Passion

You can’t line up your top nail polishes and not include a pink one. This one’s high-shine and chip-free, and the dreamy shade works for all occasions. It’s a winner.

Rimmel Rimmel Super Gel Nail Polish Cocktail Passion £6.99 Buy Now

Essie Nail Colour 99 in Mint Candy Apple

Mint green is having a moment right now, and this little number will have you covered whatever the weather in one quick coat.

Essie essie 99 Mint Candy Apple Green Nail Polish £7.99 Buy Now

Orly Nail Polish in Melt Your Popsicle

The louder the better. If you’re not scared of colour, you’ll love this vibrant polish in a fiery hue that looks fab on all skin tones.

Miss Sporty More & More Special Effect Nail Polish

Gen-yellow is the new millennial pink, so you won’t go wrong with this bright shade. You just can’t lose when you’re presented with sunshine in a bottle.