5 of the Chicest Nude Mani Designs You Need to Bookmark

In the beauty space, nail inspiration is endless. Whether they're long, short, square or round, they can be dressed up or down in any way that fits your personal style, occasion or aesthetic. With so many options, sometimes choosing the best manicure style or nail polish color for you can be confusing. If you ever find yourself in that predicament, we have one sound piece of advice: K.I.S.S (Keep It Simple Sister.)

While nude nails are a classic choice, you can still make them pop by incorporating nail art or unique nail shapes. Nude nails provide a fresh and chic base to experiment with various designs and embellishments. They go with every outfit and are at the top of every mani enthusiast's mood board. Even salons have a vast array of nude-colored polishes to choose from, offering endless possibilities for creating nail looks to turn heads and get you all the compliments.

Ready to send'em nudes? We've rounded up five nude manicure looks to curve your appetite.

Almond Chai Latte


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Curated by celeb-manicurist Tom Bachik for Jennifer Lopez, this delicious fall shade can be paired up for a hot Tinder date with matching eyeshadow or for a clean daytime office look.

Nude Lipgloss Mani


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Lipgloss nails have been the hottest mani take of 2023. Pair them with gold stack rings and you're going to have a stunner moment.

Barely There Nude


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Simply for the opulent, the most highbrow and elegant. A sheer wash of color never looked more divine in an IG selfie.

Milk Tea Nude

Any type of milky nail hits, but a nude milky mani will always reign supreme.

Nude Frenchie

French manicures will always be the tea from season to season, but a nude french mani adds an elevated spin on the classic moment without deviating too far off trend.