10 Nude Nail Polishes That Never Go Out of Style

Dare to be bare (but never basic!) with these stunning shades.

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Do you dare to go (almost) bare?

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Maxus in Adore

$18 BUY NOW

Maxus' nail strengthening formula is worth every penny. Fast-drying, long-lasting, and with ingredients that help to strengthen nails, it's perfect for those who like a once-a-week job.

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ILNP in Neutral Blush Pink

$10 BUY NOW

Sometimes the most obscure nail brands have the best colors, and ILNP's sparkly nude is no exception. For the girl looking for a little shimmer in her neutral polish, this streak-free shade is ideal as a sheer top coat. 

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Essie in The Wild Nudes

$9 BUY NOW

If you're looking for a nude with a rosier undertone, this long-wearing color is the one! It lasts four to five days, so consider it the faux-gel polish to try.

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Aimeili Gel Polish in 032

$7 BUY NOW

Calling all gel polish fans! Finally, a nude polish that'll stand the test of time. This version is highly pigmented, so two coats will provide full coverage with a high shine.

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Christian Louboutin Nail Colour in Madame Est Nue

$50 BUY NOW

We expect nothing less than high-class from Christian Louboutin and his namesake collection of creamy nail polishes. Richly pigmented and ultra luxe, Madame Est Nue is a gorgeous nude enhanced with a sheer pink tint. The formula is chip-resistant, so no need to worry about cracks and breaks.

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ZOYA in Nude Perfector

$10 BUY NOW

Ideal for darker nail beds that are a bit more beige, ZOYA's nude color has us dreaming of our favorite cup of joe: light and sweet. Made to order, this sheer tint is excellent for all hours of the day.

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butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Hen Party

$15 BUY NOW

This universal nude looks great on every nail. Apply two coats for total coverage, and wear it to the office for a simple mani that'll keep the focus on your Friday-night outfit if you have no time to swap polish.

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Essie Nail Polish in High Class Affair

$9 BUY NOW

Neutral and nonchalant aren't synonymous. This flirtatious blushing nude invites your S.O. to hold your hand, whether it's the first date or 50th.

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O.P.I. Nail Lacquer in Tickle My France-y

$9 BUY NOW

Do nude like the French girls, with O.P.I.'s seductive neutral shade that's been enhanced with a hint of rose. 

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Chanel Le Vernis Longwear Nail Colour in 167 Ballerina

$28 BUY NOW

You don't have to be a professional dancer to wear this dainty hue with grace. Chanel's 5-free formula is healthy for nails, with fewer chemicals in the mix, to make room for the good stuff like bioceramics and ceramides that enhance their quality. This pink-tinted nude is a gorgeous option for a slightly more feminine neutral.