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Nude Attitude: Nude Polishes to Rock Until Spring

Aside from dark shades of burgundy, navy and black, nude shades are ideal for creating a versatile manicure perfectly fitting of the fall and winter seasons. While many are aware of this fact, the perfect nude shade isn’t always within reach. It’s complicated business, this nude color stuff, and so, we’re here to break it down for you. Different skin tones call for different nudes of beige, light pink and mocha shades. Follow these tips to nail the fall manicure look.

FAIR
Fair skin meshes well with pink shades as they complement both pink and blue undertones nicely. Shiny, sheer formulas are best as they enhance the nail’s natural appearance by brightening them. You need not apply layer after layer. A natural, lightweight appearance is best for the natural nail look. Opt for an opaque blush shade with pink undertones. This shade will offer more coverage and will counteract redness when paired with yellow or blue undertones.

MEDIUM
For medium skin, brownish/beige shades are most flattering, though steer clear of yellow undertones that will bring out yellowness in your skin tone. To find the perfect shade of nude to complement your skin, hold a sheer, peach beige or tan polish next to your foundation.

OLIVE
Creamy beige polishes may seem dull, but they work great with medium skin tones as they highlight the tan hue of skin all while providing a fabulous contrast. Peach is another great pairing for olive skin as it provides a warm glow that’s perfect for the summer months.

DARK
Dark skin tones mesh fabulously with dark colors like mocha and cocoa. Gals with dark skin should be on the look out for any colors they’d be able to drink at Starbucks.

And there you have it! What’s your favorite color nude to rock during fall time? Let us know in the comments below.

3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Sandy

    I love the dark olive color. It goes well with a light colored outfit.

  2. Aly Sanchez

    I always wondered how to figure that stuff out

    • It was such a pleasure being a part of this weniddg! I love the images you captured of the rhinestones I so carefully placed on her shoulder and arm it was a lot of work! You did an amazing job theyre such a fun, quirky couple and you can see it in the pictures! <3 Thanks for sharing! *hugs*

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