Our Favorite New Year's Eve Nail Polishes for Midnight Ring Selfies

Cheers to these gorgeous, glittery polishes

Updated 12/28/18

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Here are some of our favorite New Year's Eve nail polishes to slay the manicure game while kicking off the new year.

Whether you’ll be toasting newlyweds at a New Year's Eve wedding when the clock strikes twelve or partying with your new fiancé or spouse, these gorgeous glitter nail polishes are the finishing touch your last look of 2018 needs. A fun, sparkling manicure definitely captures the celebratory vibe of the night, and what better way to mark 2019 than with a ring selfie at midnight?

Celebrate New Year's Eve wearing any of these glittery nail polishes, perfect for ring selfies and champagne toasts!

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Nails Inc. Dirty Unicorns Collection in Rainbow Hooves Pink

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A moody, magical shade, this glittery polish has an iridescent color flip effect, shifting from pink to a golden emerald.

SHOP NOW: Sephora, $15

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Smith & Cult Nailed Lacquer in Take Fountain

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A true party hue, this Smith & Cult polish calls to mind New Year's Eve confetti.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $18

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Deborah Lippmann Glitter Nail Color in Happy Birthday

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It might not be a birthday celebration, but it’s technically the birth of a new year, right? This color by Deborah Lippmann is .5 oz. of pure fun. With sparkly specks of nearly every color imaginable, it’s as though someone dumped crafting glitter on your nails—and we’re not mad about it.

SHOP NOW: Deborah Lippmann, $20

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Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer in Shattered Souls

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You can never go wrong with a gold mani for a special (or any) occasion. Wear this polish alone or over the base color of your choice for a gilded effect. Free of controversial chemicals with its 5-free formula, this polish boasts smooth coverage and lots of shine.

SHOP NOW: Neiman Marcus, $18

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Butter London Pantone Color of the Year 2019 Peel-Off Glitter Nail Lacquer

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What better way to usher in 2019 than with the new Pantone Color of the Year? In a bright Living Coral shade, this nail polish eliminates the tough removal of most glitter polishes thanks its peel-off formula.

SHOP NOW: Ulta, $12

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OPI Designer Series Nail Polish in Reflection

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You don’t have to ditch your festive red color scheme just yet! Extend the holiday season a bit longer and paint your nails with this dazzling red hue. This polish packs a lot of party into its bottle, and is rich enough to wear on its own.

SHOP NOW: Jet, $10.42

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Kendra Scott Nail Lacquer in Platinum Drusy

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It’s almost as if this polish was created specifically for the occasion. With this glittery platinum shade, your nails will rival the Times Square ball itself in terms of sparkle and shine. As the famed jewelry designer behind the polish says, "As a designer who has always had a love of natural gemstones, I created my line of nail lacquer to be an extension of my jewelry, inspired by the same beautiful stones and colorful hues.” Sounds about right!

SHOP NOW: Kendra Scott, $18

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Christian Louboutin Metalinudes Nail Colour

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If you don't want to necessarily look like a disco ball, this polish is the perfect choice. It's a classy, almost nude shade—but with a touch of that holiday glam and glitter.

SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $50

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Morgan Taylor Under the Stars Nail Polish

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This midnight blue color is quite appropriate for the occasion, if you ask us. A beautiful holographic deep blue shade combined with complimenting glitter specks, this highly pigmented polish goes on easy, and is free of DBP, toluene, and formaldehyde. It will definitely make for a perfect manicure through midnight—and beyond!

SHOP NOW: JCPenny, was $9.50, now $5.99

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