Best Shades for a New Year's Eve Manicure
It’s always acceptable to add a little sparkle on New Year’s Eve, whether it’s with a shimmery dress, a sparkling glass of champagne, or a coat of shiny polish on your nails. These are the best New Year’s nail colors on the market, from glamorous gold to shiny silver, and of course, classic red. Regardless of your plans for the big night, we think you deserve to treat yourself to a fresh mani, and you’re going to love these New Year’s nail shades. If you’re into neutrals, a light rose gold or an opaque white are the shades to amp up your New Year’s Eve manicure. Winter is the ideal time to wear darker shades, and with jewel tones inspired by amethysts, sapphires, and emeralds, your manicure will shine. You’ve probably planned your outfit in advance, and we found New Year’s Eve nail polish colors that will complete your look.
Marc Jacobs, Gatsby
Buy It: $18; neimanmarcus.com
In different light and with different outfits, you won’t be able to figure out if this trendy shade is gunmetal, rose gold, pewter, or champagne, and that’s what makes this metallic unique.
butter LONDON, Bubbles
Buy It: $10; nordstrom.com
If you’re drinking bubbly on New Year’s Eve, this light, shimmery champagne polish is the one for you. It will go with any outfit and skin tone, too.
Buy It: $28; chanel.com
It’s fact that we’re obsessed with this dark green. Jewel-tone everything is popular right now, so your manicure will be on trend with this sultry shade that’s ideal for the holidays.
OPI Adam said, “It’s New Year’s, Eve”
Buy It: $10.49; sallybeauty.com
OPI anticipates that this true red from this year’s holiday collection will become an annual classic for the season. If you always go for a shade of red on your nails, this should be the next color you try (the name is pretty great, too).
Buy It: $28; saksfifthavenue.com
Dark eggplant is one of the most luxurious colors, and this shade is ideal for a glamorous New Year’s Eve.
Essie, Good as Gold
Buy It: $9; macys.com
This creamy gold is shiny but not tacky.
Smith & Cult, Sugarette
Buy It: $18; nordstrom.com
This opaque white has us dreaming of lightly frosted sugar cookies.
China Glaze, Slay Bells Ring
Buy It: $7.29; sallybeauty.com
This metallic gray is a good shade to try if you want something with a little shine that’s not too sparkly.
Deborah Lippmann, After Midnight
Buy It: $20; bloomingdales.com
Even though this blue is dark, you can tell it’s not black when it’s on your nails. Deep blue looks romantic, and you have to admit—the name is perfect for New Year’s Eve.
Sally Hansen, Wine Stock
Buy It: $9.99; walgreens.com
You’ll have wine stocked for the night, why not have it on your nails? This color is popular in the fashion and beauty worlds right now, and it’s a great shade if you reserved the true red manicures for Christmas and want something new.
Buy It: $20; macys.com
This is a true gold with more yellow undertones, so it will make a glam statement.
Oribe, Deep Teal
Buy It: $32; neimanmarcus.com
We want to dive in a pool of this gorgeous deep teal polish, but we’ll settle for a coat of it.