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Lustrous nail colours that will have you yearning for the sea

My Yen Trung for The Globe and Mail/my yen trung The Globe and Mail

Finding a pearl inside an oyster may be rare, but finding a pretty pearly hue for your nails this season is perfectly within your grasp. As the days get shorter, transition your late-summer tips into fall with a metallic polish in a rich oceanic hue, a fitting tribute to those lazy jaunts to the beach you'll soon be recalling fondly.

Clockwise from top left:

Revlon scented polish in Ocean Breeze, $5.99 at drugstores nationwide

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YSL La Laque polish in 43 $20 at department stores

Nicole by OPI polish in Gold Texture $7.99 at Shoppers Drug Mart (

Essie polish in Sexy Divide $8 at select salons and through

NARS polish in Desperado $17 at Sephora ( and through

Chanel Le Vernis polish in Quartz $25 at department stores nationwide

Product styling by Hadrien; Market edit by Tiyana Grulovic

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