In recent years we’ve seen wedding nail art take centre stage, with brides opting for quirky nail designs and unusual polish colours for their big day, but if you ask us, you can’t go wrong with a classic nude nail varnish for your wedding.
Nude nail polish is not only understated and chic, it goes with everything and will look classy in those all-important ring shots on your wedding day.
Whether you wear your nails in a square, oval or rounded shape, nude nail polish suits them all, creating the perfect blank canvas to accompany your bridal style.
“I always recommend brides go for natural tones,” says nail care expert Margaret Dabbs. “These hues always work very well on different skin types and are subtle on the big day.”
If you’re planning to wear traditional nail lacquer on your wedding day, we suggest getting your nails done as close to the big day as possible, to prevent any accidental chips.
The afternoon before your wedding would be a great time to indulge in your bridal manicure. It gives you a chance to sit down and relax while your manicurist works her magic – just make sure all the little wedding jobs like building favours is done and dusted before you settle down to have your nails done – anything fiddly can wreak havoc on freshly painted nails.
In advance of your wedding, we’d also recommend booking a trial manicure. The same as your hair and make up trials, this will allow you to see if your chosen polish colour works with your wedding dress and the rest of your bridal look.
Scroll down for nine of our favourite nude nail polishes for brides.
Ivory Beige by Mavala, £5.20
Jessica Custom Nail Colour in Tease, from £6.85
With your nude nail polish sorted, check out our edit of the best nude lipsticks to complete your look.