20 of the Best Neutral Nail Colors
If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know that at-home manis/pedis are one of my favorite things and such a simple form of self-care. I’ve said this before but I rarely ever go to the salon for a manicure or pedicure…and I actually can’t remember the last time I did; it’s been years! For me, it saves SO much money doing my nails from home plus it allows me the flexibility of changing up the colors whenever I want. It also allows for quick touch-ups if a nail suddenly chips.
I’m not one for colorful nails and I most certainly am not a fan of hot pink. I typically stick to the basics throughout the year when it comes to nail colors. They are versatile and go with anything and everything so you never have to worry about not coordinating with your outfit. I also find neutral nail colors to be very professional if you’re in an office setting and meeting clients or potential clients on a regular basis.
With that, I’ve rounded up 20 of the best neutral colors for any style, season, event or just a regular day in the life! I broke them down by shade - white, nude, pink and grey - so you can easily find shades that suit your style best. For the past year or year and a half, I’ve used Essie Marshmallow on my toes. I love a good white nail and I like that this shade isn’t true white, it has a suttle cream coloring to it. Then lately for my nails, I’ve been loving Essie Lady Like, it’s sort of a mauve-ish nude color [can you tell I’m an Essie girl at heart?! The best polish IMO!]. Both are super neutral yet so versatile!
So check out the list below - everything is linked!
Essie Blanc - pure white, $8.49
Essie Marshmallow - white-ish cream, $8.99
Essie Gel Couture Pre-Show Jitters - white-ish cream, $11.49
Essie Between The Seats - white-ish nude, $8.99
Essie Lady Like - nude, $7.49
Essie Wild Nude - nude, $8.99
Essie Gel Couture Spool Me Over - nude, $11.49
Essie Topless and Barefoot - nude, $8.79
Essie Bare With Me - pink-ish nude, $8.99
Essie Sand Tropez - tan, $8.79
Essie Ballet Slippers - sheer pink, $8.79
Essie Gel Couture Fairy Tailor - sheer pink, $8.69
OPI Passion - sheer pink
Essie Fiji - pale pink, $6.79
Essie Lighten the Mood - pale pink, $8.99
Essie Gel Couture Lace Me Up - pale pink, $8.69
Essie Clothing Optional - mauve, $8.99
Essie Eternal Optimist - mauve, $8.79
Essie All In One 3-Way Glaze [base coat, top coat, strengthener] - $7.49
Essie Gel Setter Top Coat - $9.29
And there you have it - 20 of the best neutral nail colors! Do you have a favorite neutral nail color? Share below in the comments!