The Ultimate Nude Nail Guide |
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We love a red nail as much as the next girl, but there’s something to be said for the simple and understated appeal of a nude mani.

We give our full beauty marks to Essie’s Ballet Slippers, £7.99 – an eternal favourite, which works for pale to medium skin tones (just be sure to do a few coats). Darker skin tones should make a beeline for OPI’s reddy-brown Barefoot In Barcelona, £7.95, while Nails Inc’s Montpelier Walk, £15, is a versatile shade that suits even the palest complexions. Plus, with OPI’s cult Nail Envy now available in a chic pale pink, you can colour and care for your nails whilst tapping into the trend.

Here’s our pick of the best…

Ballet Slippers, £7.99 | Essie
Eternal, £11 | Soigné Botanique
Ballerina, £20 | Chanel
Undercover Matte Base Coat, £12 | Leighton Denny
Touch Of Powder, £14.50 | Nailberry
Bubble Bath, £9.95 | OPI
Barefoot In Barcelona, £7.95 | OPI
Montpelier Walk, £15 | Nails Inc
Beige Leger, £19.50 | Yves Saint Laurent


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