Whether you’re still mastering your at-home mani or are finally able to venture back to the salon, there’s a nail color that dominates the rest in terms of popularity. Now, we know you might be thinking of classic red or even soft pink (Ballet Slippers by Essie has definitely reached icon status), but neither is as universally loved as beige nail colors. That’s right. Beige shades—from light tan to rich, near-brown hues—can be spotted on the fingers of more celebrities and fashion girls than any other. In the “less is more” beauty landscape of 2021, it’s set to become even more popular.
If this revelation is making your head spin, it’s probably because you think of beige as a boring shade. But as our most stylish pals have proven via gorgeous beige fashion looks, this neutral hue is a classic staple that always makes a statement. Not to mention, there are literally dozens of variations of it to fit any and every skin tone or finish preference.
Still skeptical? Challenge accepted. Ahead, check out 21 of our favorite beige nail colors to carry out your chicest manicure yet.