Forget makeup—when your inner water nymph comes out to play, nail polish is the weapon of choice. Whether you’re headed to the beach or taking a dip in the community pool, here are the nail paints making a splash this summer.

SIREN RED

SHOP THE SHADE: My Old Flame by Deborah Lippmann, P875

IRIDESCENT AQUA

SHOP THE SHADE: Surf Spray by Revlon, P325

PURE MILK

SHOP THE SHADE: Porcelain II by Seche, P325

CREAMY CORAL

SHOP THE SHADE: Poppy by Zoya, on sale at P319

DEEP FUCHSIA

SHOP THE SHADE: Rendezvous by Seche, P325

SUPER FANCY NAVY

SHOP THE SHADE: Metal Sapphire by Kleancolor, on sale at P150

FRESH LILAC

SHOP THE SHADE: Little Lilac Lovie by Knocked Up Nails, on sale at P550

CANARY YELLOW

SHOP THE SHADE: Sunlit Grass by Revlon, P325

JUICY CHERRY

Photo: LacquerSlackerLiz.blogspot.com SHOP THE SHADE: Dita by Zoya, on sale at P319

Photo credit: Time4Beauty.biz (Deborah Lippman My Old Flame), FunSizeBeauty.blogspot.com (Revlon Surf Spray), Seche.ua (Seche Porcelain II), Coquelicotta.com (Zoya Poppy), PaintThosePiggies.blogspot.com (Seche Rendezvous), NailinIt.wordpress.com (Kleancolor Metal Sapphire), Knailart.ca (Revlon Sunlit Grass), @knockedupnails on Instagram (Knocked Up Nails Little Lilac Lovie).