There’s always a time and a place for nude nails and for us, it’s every day, all year round. Universally flattering, a neutral manicure is our failsafe go-to for whenever we want a classy nail look that will go with everything in our wardrobe.
Far from basic, nude nails can look seriously sophisticated and, with the help of some pretty nail art, can be dressed up for special occasions. Just look to the pros for proof – most manicurists will opt for a neutral base to show off their intricate handiwork – be it swirls, hearts or a fun French tip.
Nail art aside, a simple nude manicure in a sheer or opaque shade will deliver a clean finish that can cheat healthier-looking nails in an instance. “There’s a growing appreciation for ‘quiet luxury’ nails,” says Lina Thomson, beauty expert at Nails.co.uk, “it’s all about clean lines, simple silhouettes and nude colour palettes.”
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