After season’s of dark, bold polishes, Spring is going decidedly bare. Clean, classic and sophisticated, these sexy new nudes are anything but boring. Check out our reasons for why nude digits should be at the top of your must-have list.
1. They Work With Every Skin Tone
Nude encompasses a wide variety of color ranges. Want proof? Check out the new Essie Couture Ballet Nude collection. The lineup has something for everyone — we’re talking misty rose (Lace Me Up), silky champagne (Satin Slipper), periwinkle blue (Perfect Posture), shimmery gray (Closing Night) and more. Oh, and not only are the shades fab, but the polishes are actually in gel form, so your nude mani will stay-put for longer. (Want to know what neutral shade is your skin tones perfect match? Read this.)
2. You Can Wear Them Year-Round
We can say with complete confidence that every seasonal color trend report includes at least one nude shade. Winter, spring, summer or fall — nude is always in. That means you don’t have to spend tons of cash on new nail polishes every season. Find a couple that work for you and you’re set.
3. They Complement Any Look
Not to knock neons or high-octane shades, but brights have their own time and place. But the opposite is true for shades that match your birthday suit. Whether you’re off to a hot date, work or wedding, nude polish has you covered because not only does it play nicely with whatever you’re wearing, but the subtle color actually makes your nails look cleaner and healthier. Go for a solid wash of color or crank things up a notch or two, by playing with different textures or designs. Try glitter or matte nudes or a chic, neutral negative space mani--the options are endless when it comes to going bare. Who knew?