Nail colours to wear on your wedding day

Monday, 30 September 2013

Nude nails have always been a firm favourite among brides, but in recent years we’ve seen a major influx of brights and metallic nail colours coming down the aisle. Although we believe that a bride should wear whichever colour she’s comfortable with, we still have a soft spot for bridal nudes, pastels and pink nail colours. Nudes are not only classic, but they create a well-groomed and polished look. Plus, they don’t detract any attention from the wedding gown, make-up and hairstyle!

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Be sure to apply a base coat and at least two coats of your favourite nude nail polish to ensure even coverage. If you’re looking for something a little more detailed, why not try nail wraps? They are quick and easy to apply, and as there’s no drying time, there’s no chance of smudging or running. We love the selection of Wildflower Nail Appliqués from Revlon (see our favourite lace print above).

Here, our selection of nail products to complement your wedding outfit.

Sally Hansen Complete Manicure Nail Polish in Ivory Coat and Sheer Leader, R99.95

Essence Nude Glam Nail Colour in Iced LatteR39.99

Tip Top NailChic in Cotton BeigeR39.95

Revlon Nail Enamel in Sheer Snowflake PinkR94.95

Justine NailCare French Manicure SetR180

Revlon Nail Art 3D Jewel Appliqués Wild Flowers in About a PearlR79.95

Other articles you may be interested in:
Step-by-step nude nails
Spring nail trends for 2013
Our favourite celebrity nail art
Rescue my nails
How to do your own manicure

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  1. Salmaa Moosa

    I always prefer a French manicure on brides. Looks so classy in the pics!

    3 years ago •

  1. Desiree Dewing

    I have the Essence nude glam at home, and agree that a subtle pink shade is perfect for a wedding. Sweet and simple.

    4 years ago •

  1. Admin

    Hi Rochelle Kay. We have double checked and the Tip Top nail shade included in the article is Cotton Beige.

    5 years ago •

    1. Rochelle Kay

      Okay, thanks for confirming, I have both, but I also know nail colors don’t always come out the same on photos! Thanks!

      5 years ago •

  1. Tanusta

    The Sally Hansen colours are so stunning!

    5 years ago •

  1. Rochelle Kay

    The TipTop Colour in the picture looks more like Iced Almond?

    5 years ago •

  1. Claire Wouters

    These nude nail polishes are gorgeous! I especially love the nail appliqué – perfect for a bride or even for the bridesmaids!

    5 years ago •

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