9 of the best nude nail polishes
A good nude nail polish is hard to come by. There are more shades on the shelves than you could ever hope to work your way through. Luckily, we’ve done the hard yards and sorted through the abundance of nude hues so you don’t have to. Who’s due for a mani?
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#1 essie in Ballet Slippers
Why we love it: A pale, sheer pink. Two coats deliver a subtle pink hue that lets your nails’ natural colouring peek through. Divine.
#2 Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in 210 Naked Ambition
Why we love it: A nude polish with peachy undertones. This shade best suits those with olive skin tones.
#3 OPI in Mod About You
Why we love it: An opaque light pink. Perfect for a mani that even Barbie would be jealous of.
#4 Revlon Classic Nail Enamel in Elegant
Why we love it: This hue gives your nails a sheer wash of taupe. With slight grey undertones, this shade is fantastic for those with darker skin. It also looks great layered with a high-shine topcoat.
#5 MAC Nail Lacquer in Skin
Why we love it: A peach-toned beige that suits every skin tone. You really can’t go wrong with this one.
#6 Ulta 3 Nail Polish in Crème Brulee
Why we love it: Apply two coats for a creamy beige shade. Your nails will look good enough to eat!
#7 Rimmel London Nail Colour with Lycra by Kate in New Romantic
Links: A bright bubblegum pink. The long-wearing formula lasts almost as long as gel polish! Now that’s impressive.
#8 OPI in Samoan Sand
Why we love it: A beige polish that provides a natural-nail-but-better colour. Apply three coats for the best results.
#9 Chi Chi Salon Formula Nail Polish in Can’t Buy My Love
Why we love it: A shimmering nude hue that’s ideal for everyday wear.
Do you wear nude nail polish? What is your go-to shade?