Understated Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall

Understated Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall
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We’ve already run down the best of bold makeup and introduced the newest, most vibrant nail polish shades for fall, but we’re definitely just as excited to venture toward the opposite end of the beauty spectrum. Neutral colors like grey, pink, brown and beige are always in our stash. They’re classic, go with pretty much any ensemble and come in a slew of different skin tone-friendly variations.

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And to be honest, when we envision our fall wardrobe, these are the colors we see paired with our cozy fits. As far as which shade of nude goes best with your skin tone, we’ve already got a visual guide to get you started, but here’s a quick refresher. Light skin tones should sheer pinks, while olive skin tones can go for something a little more beige and darker tones can opt for true browns. Once you’ve solidified your color match, check out 21 of our favorite neutral shades, ahead.

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STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Smith & Cult 'Stockholm Syndrome'
Smith & Cult 'Stockholm Syndrome'

An opaque elephant gray.

$18 at Smith & Cult

Photo: Smith & Cult
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Essie 'Mink Muffs'
Essie 'Mink Muffs'

A smoky plush taupe.

$9 at Essie

Photo: Essie
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Zoya 'Spencer'
Zoya 'Spencer'

A rich camel cream.

$10 at Zoya

Photo: Zoya
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Beauty Pie 'Sugarkane'
Beauty Pie 'Sugarkane'

A coconut oil-infused pale pink.

$18 at Beauty Pie

Photo: Beauty Pie
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Flora 1761 'Brunia'
Flora 1761 'Brunia'

A rich, medium gray.

$16 at Flora 1761

Photo: Flora 1761
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Cote No. 3
Cote No. 3

A sheer, pale pink nude.

$18 at Cote

Photo: Cote
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | LeChat 'Bronze'
LeChat 'Bronze'

A dark golden brown.

$5 at LeChat Nails

Photo: LeChat
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Sally Hansen 'Slick Slate'
Sally Hansen 'Slick Slate'

A sleek chocolate brown.

$3.99 at Target

Photo: Sally Hansen
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Marc Jacobs Beauty 'Fluorescent Beige'
Marc Jacobs Beauty 'Fluorescent Beige'

A powder pink creme.

$16 at Marc Jacobs Beauty

Photo: Marc Jacobs Beauty
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Julep 'Alaina'
Julep 'Alaina'

A driftwood taupe creme.

$5 at Julep

Photo: Julep
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Context 'Take It Off'
Context 'Take It Off'

A peachy nude.

$15 at Context

Photo: Context
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Deborah Lippmann 'Waking Up in Vegas'
Deborah Lippmann 'Waking Up in Vegas'

A warm grey crème.

$20 at Deborah Lippmann

Photo: Deborah Lippmann
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Base Coat 'Pluto'
Base Coat 'Pluto'

A pale nude pink.

$20 at Base Coat Nail Salon

Photo: Base Coat Nail Salon
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Oribe 'Lavender Smoke'
Oribe 'Lavender Smoke'

A sultry shade of purple.

$32 at Oribe

Photo: Oribe
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Chanel Le Vernis 'Particuliere'
Chanel Le Vernis 'Particuliere'

Milk chocolate brown.

$28 at Nordstrom

Photo: Chanel
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | NARS 'Zakynthos'
NARS 'Zakynthos'

A classic brown-beige.

$20 at NARS Cosmetics

Photo: NARS Cosmetics
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Tom Ford 'Toasted Sugar'
Tom Ford 'Toasted Sugar'

The perfect blend of pink and beige.

$37 at Tom Ford

Photo: Tom Ford
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | YSL Beauty 'Beige Leger'
YSL Beauty 'Beige Leger'

A rich pink creme.

$28 at YSL Beauty

Photo: YSL Beauty
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Tenoverten 'Lexington'
Tenoverten 'Lexington'

A mocha brown neutral.

$18 at Tenoverten

Photo: Tenoverten
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Lauren B. Beauty 'Nude No. 5'
Lauren B. Beauty 'Nude No. 5'

An espresso brown nude.

$18 at Lauren B. Beauty

Photo: Lauren B. Beauty
STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | ORLY Breathable Treatment + Color 'Down to Earth'
ORLY Breathable Treatment + Color 'Down to Earth'

A taupe crème.

$8.99 at Ulta

Photo: ORLY

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  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Smith & Cult 'Stockholm Syndrome'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Essie 'Mink Muffs'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Zoya 'Spencer'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Beauty Pie 'Sugarkane'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Flora 1761 'Brunia'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Cote No. 3
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | LeChat 'Bronze'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Sally Hansen 'Slick Slate'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Marc Jacobs Beauty 'Fluorescent Beige'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Julep 'Alaina'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Context 'Take It Off'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Deborah Lippmann 'Waking Up in Vegas'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Base Coat 'Pluto'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Oribe 'Lavender Smoke'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Chanel Le Vernis 'Particuliere'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | NARS 'Zakynthos'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Tom Ford 'Toasted Sugar'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | YSL Beauty 'Beige Leger'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Tenoverten 'Lexington'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | Lauren B. Beauty 'Nude No. 5'
  • STYLECASTER | Neutral Nail Polish Colors for Fall | ORLY Breathable Treatment + Color 'Down to Earth'

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