Best Nude Polishes for Every Skin Tone 2021

Best Nude Polishes for Every Skin Tone 2021

May 26, 2021

As red lipstick is for beauty front, nude polish is for manicure. A nude nail polish is a staple in every woman’s beauty arsenal. This shade does not only gives the illusion of a longer fingernail, it’s also the perfect choice for the best minimalist manicure. But even though nude polish is the most noteworthy nail polish, you still need to find one that compliments your individual skin tone.

The key to getting beautiful nude nails lies in your skin complexion. So here’s a guide on how to pick which colors blend works best for you:

Healthy Pink Skin Tone- A pale pink nude nail will compliment your skin tone. If you want to add a bit of shine and enhance the natural eye-catching glow of your pink nude nails, adding a bit of sparkle with to the trick.

Fair Skin- A light beige shade will give your hand a younger impression. While the café au lait shade will good on your light-colored skin. A richer mocha blend on the other side will give you that deeper layer of coverage and works good on your skin tone too.

Olive Skin- Creamy soft peaches and pink nude nails works best for this skin tone. This shade will accentuate the beauty of your nail.

Dark to Deep Skin Tones- The good thing about this skin tone is no matter what neutral colors

Dark Skin- Warm brown is the best hue for a very dark skin tone.

Now that we know what hue works for your skin tone, here’s some nude nail polishes that we can suggest to you:

OPI Nail Lacquer, Pale to the Chief, 0.5 Fl Oz

OPI Nail Lacquer, Pale to the Chief, 0.5 Fl Oz

 

Perfect for light to medium skin this shade from OPI will surely compliment your skin tone.

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Polish in Frill Seeker

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Polish in Frill Seeker

 

People with very fair skin should always go for nude polishes that have pink undertones. This shade compliments the natural undertones of paler skin.

Essie Nail Color in Ballet Slippers

Essie Nail Color in Ballet Slippers

 

The pale pink shade works wonders on any skin tone and nail shape, making it a staple in every salon and beauty drawer. No wonder this shade has been best seller for years.

Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Sugar Dune

Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Sugar Dune

 

If you want to have a nail that looks like it is barely painted, this this is your go to shade. This gives an ultra-shiny and fresh look.

Paintbox Nail Lacquer in Like Mystery

Paintbox Nail Lacquer in Like Mystery

 

Those with medium and olive skin tone will definitely love this shade as it has a slightly pink, soft and milky hue that makes it complimentary to all skin tone.

Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Polish in Delphine

Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Polish in Delphine

 

This opaque smoky purple gray nude shade compliments dark skin tones best. Most women love this not only for the shade but for its chip-resistant property.

SNS 366

SNS 366

 

Do you want a clean, crisp and classic manicure? Then go for this one. It’s the perfect barely-there color with just a touch of shine.

Essie Gel Couture in Buttoned & Buffed

Essie Gel Couture in Buttoned & Buffed

 

This is a top pick for those with tan complexion. It will show up lighter than your skin and have some contrast with your natural tone. This just looks gorgeous once applied.

Zoya Brigitte

Zoya Brigitte

 

Finally something for those with warm skin tone. This is a combination of pinky nude and rose and gives the skin a nice contrast.

Dear Sundays Nail Polish in No. 07

Dear Sundays Nail Polish in No. 07

 

A combination of feminine yet down-to-earth feels, this dusty beige rose polish will suit you perfectly.

The good thing about nude is that it can be used in more ways than one. You can either wear it is it is or you can create a stunning nail art with it and it won’t make you look like you’re over the top. For a chic look, another pop of color with your choice of nude shade and you have a new look. Perfect for weddings and formal dinners. Ombre effect also looks good on nude and white polish and you have yet another eye-catching nail art. The key to rocking nude the right way is to allow it stand out in contrast to your complexion. We know, this sounds a bit counterintuitive to the word “nude,” but it’s the truth. Sheer pink shades are the best way to go as they add a touch of warmth to your fingertips.

As we welcome this new decade, don’t be afraid to try different shades until you find the one that works best for you. Just make sure to get the best one so you’ll get your money’s worth and don’t’ forget to take care of your nails while you do.