9 Sexy Red Nail Polishes to Modernize the Classic Mani

These shades are seriously red hot!

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A set of red tips always looks sophisticated and oh so sexy, but there's more to the classic hue than crimson. Shop the following variations of the shade and experiment with a range of red to ensure your look is hot, hot, hot!

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butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Come to Bed Red

$15 BUY NOW

There's nothing sexier than a set of red nails. Get lucky with butter LONDON's 8-free seductive hue that offers an alluring mani that's safe for your nails, but oh so dangerous for your date. He won't be able to resist these tips.

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China Glaze Lite Brites Nail Lacquer With Hardeners

$8 BUY NOW

Enhanced with China clay as a hardener, China Glaze didn't start the fire — they solidified it. This shade is seriously scorching, so get ready for all the attention it'll get.

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Deborah Lippmann It's Raining Men

$18 BUY NOW

What can we say? Men love a woman in red, and with Deborah Lippmann's polish, you can take your pick. Trust us — with this Parisian-inspired lacquer coating tips and toes, boys will be flocking.

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Dior Vernis in 999 Rouge

$27 BUY NOW

Dior polishes are classic, and Rouge is a must-have for a vintage-style mani. We're imagining 1920s flapper dresses and feathered headbands, a tight perm, and red-coated fingertips waving up and down along to the Charleston. One word: bombshell.

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Essie Nail Polish in With the Band

$9 BUY NOW

Being a groupie has its perks, and with Essie's spiced-up burgundy shade, you're sure to get noticed by the band's lead — or at least the hot drummer.

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LVX in Crimson

$18 BUY NOW

A necessary addition to every collection, Crimson is a traditional shade that exerts killer confidence. Swipe on a coat when you need a boost of self-esteem.

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ZOYA Nail Polish in Pepper

$10 BUY NOW

Spice things up with ZOYA's dark red hue that takes the typical shade from bombshell to badass. Swipe on for date night or for a little edge at the office.

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rms Nail Polish in Killer Red

$15 BUY NOW

Giving red a citrus twist, this rms shade features orange undertones, creating a unique color that resembles your bloody mary brunch drink. The brand's vegan-friendly formula was made without the harmful chemicals often found in other polishes, too.

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Revlon Nail Enamel in Raven Red

$7 BUY NOW

You'll want to make this shade your nail polish signature. Revlon's formula glides over nails with ease, but unlike flimsy formulas that chip quickly, this brand knows better. Designed with a ShadeLock Technology, this red stays red, without fade or damage.

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