Nude nail polish

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Subscriber Account active since. When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. As a perpetual nail biter, one of the easiest ways to keep from gnawing off my own fingernails is to always have a manicure. And after years of trial and error, I've realized that the key to having manicured nails that look well-maintained, no matter how chipped the ends may get or how gnarly my cuticles may become after a week, is a good nude polish. Now, "nude" means very different things to different people.

Nude & Neutral Nail Polish

The 12 Best Nude Nail Polishes of

Skin-complementing shades are chic, understated, and elongate your fingers—all at the same time. But not just any nude will do. If you are a cool undertone, cooler nudes are going to be more complementary. Who says nude nail colors have to be shimmer-free? Her pick is this one from Sally Hansen. This sheer neutral is as gorgeous on your nails as it is in the bottle seriously, is it not the prettiest bottle?

Celeb Manicurists Say These Are the Best Nude Nail Colors for Every Skin Tone

According to celebrity nail artist Tom Bachik whose clients include Jennifer Lopez, Margot Robbie, Selena Gomez, Kerry Washington, Kim Kardashian West, and Shay Mitchell , there's some artistic strategy to choosing the most flattering shade of nude nail polish for your skin tone—but it's probably not what you think. Personally, I've always assumed that the best shade of nude would mirror the color of my fingertips to a tee, but as Bachik and other celebrity manicurists promptly informed me, that's not exactly the most strategic shopping plan if you're hunting for your personal perfect hue of nude. That said, and as we've previously mentioned , one of the things we love most about the beauty industry right now is that there are no rules, and you should never feel limited when it comes to your beauty aesthetic—whether it be nail finish, color, shade pairings—your options extend to infinity and beyond. Bachik agrees: "The thing I don't want to happen is for someone to look at a particular color as only for a particular skin tone or shade," he tells us. And, yes, we asked four of the top celebrity nail artists in the industry which ones they especially love for certain skin tones, but we invite you to use the below as a very loose guide and more of a large smattering of shade inspiration instead.
Nearly naked nails are the perfect understated addition to any manicure. But, as with all things beauty, nude nail varnish isn't one size fits all. It's people, which means we've rounded up the nude nail varnishes that suit a whole host of skin tones, not just the ones that match Kate Middleton's pumps.