The 16 Prettiest Wedding Manicures For Every Type of Bride
According to our wedding beauty timeline, you should get your nails done one to two days before the big day. But what about how you should paint your digits? Some brides will stick to the classic nude or pale pink, but others might want to flaunt something a bit more festive. Whatever your style –classic, colourful, feminine, or glam—we’ve got you (and your nailbeds) covered. Because how else are you going to show off the sparkly new addition to your ring finger?
Click through the slideshow above for the best bridal nail inspiration—plus, shop our favourite wedding nail polishes at the end!
Update your French manicure by subbing in a metallic polish, like Marc Jacob’s Enamoured Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer ($18) in Stone Jungle, instead of your classic white.
Use a piece of clear tape to create the swooped effect—just stick, paint, and remove!
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Give a glint of glitter to your pale pink manicure with a silver glitter polish, like Illamasqua’s Nail Varnish ($17) in Harsh.
A bright turquoise and nude polish are perfectly juxtaposed in graphic patterns.
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Update the classic half-moon manicure by subbing in a glittery triangle instead.
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A taupe polish is the perfect base color for a glittery, glamorous pattern.
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Channel your husband-to-be’s suit with this chic black tie-inspired manicure.
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A matte coral polish will stand out against your dress—especially with a gold-striped accent nail. No matte polish? Use a topcoat, like Jinsoon’s Matte Maker ($18), to give your polish a matte finish.