The Right Neutral Nail Polish For Your Skin Tone

Neutral nails are a go-to for working women who need to keep their manicures going for a full week, but the practical choice is also a major runway trend worth emulating. For these reasons, finding the most flattering nude is the key to optimizing your mani-pedi. Here, the right barely there colors for fair, medium and dark skin tones.

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The Right Neutral For Your Skin Tone


Pink undertones in pale skin make light mauves and blush hues act as neutrals.


Gray can wash out fair hands, but if you have olive or medium skin, this cool shade will really pop.


Golden hues—from caramel to metallic—are gorgeous on dark skin with warm undertones.