Allure's October 2012 issue names the color of the moment "iridescence." Iridescent hues contain minerals that reflect shades of blue, gold, and green depending on how they catch the light and are perfect for the fall season.

"Be sure to keep nails short and oval — always a good idea when wearing an unconventional color," said Sophia Panych, Allure's associate editor.

Recommended shades are: Deborah Lippmann's Private Dancer, Color Club's Editorial, and Nicole by OPI's Iris My Case.

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