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JINsoon nail laquer in Nocturne, $18

jinsoon nocturne
photo: JINsoon

Jin Soon is a nail legend — and her namesake line of polishes are truly revolutionary. Nocturne is an incredible gray-black with metallic finish. Like a black pearl, but you'll actually wear it. ($18, JINsoon)

Zoya pixie dust nail polish in Dahlia, $10

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photo: Ulta

A solid black polish base. Glitter comprised of every size and shape. It's like the darkest night sky on your fingers. Fuck you, summer sun; I've chosen darkness. ($10, Ulta)

Nails Inc. nail polish in Alexa Sequins, $15

This mixture of gold and black glitter is anything but basic. Ghouls just wanna have fun, right? ($15, Net-A-Porter)

Butter London nail lacquer in La Moss, $15

What better way to wave goodbye to summer than with this vampy, dark red? ($15, Butter London)

Sally Hansen Color Therapy nail color in Unwine'd, $8

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photo: Sally Hansen

Unwine'd is the dark horse of the dark fall nail polishes. At first glance, it looks like your average mid-range true red, but on nails, it transforms into the richest, rustiest burgundy you've ever seen. Amazing fat brush, impeccable, non-staining color — and I don't know what it is about this Argan oil-enriched formula, but it dries CRAZY fast. The deep red of the fall, bar none. ($8, Ulta)

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel nail polish in Spice Age, $8

Oh, you thought there's only be one Sally Hansen red on this list? Wrong. Spice Age is a shimmery, metallic brown-red that looks like backlit fall leaves. Shiny. Gleamy. Dreamy. ($8, Ulta)

JINsoon Nail laquer in Azurite, $18

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photo: JINsoon

This elegant deep blue packed full of meteroric sparkle is like galactic navy velvet for your fingertips ($18, JINsoon)

Smith & Cult nailed lacquer in Kings and Thieves, $18

Kings and Thieves is the color at the bottom of the ocean. It's as dark as your heart and twice as constant. The luxurious bottle and even-flowing formula make this cobalt-navy a polish essential. Trust me; I've been through three bottles. ($18, Nordstrom)

OPI Iceland Infinite Shine nail polish in Suzi & the Arctic Fox, $12

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photo: OPI

This smoky, dreamy, gray-purple is the dark fall shade of our DREAMS. Basically the color of an evil bubble, which I am into ($12, Ulta).

Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy nail lacquer in High Roller, $5

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photo: Revlon

Looking for an evil queen-approved royal purple? Look no further than High Roller. Revlon is truly the unsung champion of the drugstore nail game — this rich, almost-black shade of purple will ($5, Target)

Wet n Wild MegaLast nail color in Disturbia, $3

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photo: Jet

A hybrid cement grey and bruised purple, Disturbia proves that it's more than just the Rihanna song. Don't let the low price fool you — Wet n Wild has some of the best nail polish formulas in the game right now. ($3, Jet)

Deborah Lippmann nail polish in Billionaire, $18

The color of dark, dirty money, Billionaire is the ultimate hunter green for babes who like to look a little murky. ($18, Deborah Lippmann)

F.U.N. Nail Lacquer in Paragon, $13.50

F.U.N. polishes really ARE fun — Paragon is the ultimate emerald green, with sparkly flecks of evil magic suspended in the darker base. ($13.50, F.U.N. Lacquer)