The berry best essential nail shades to fall in love with this autumn - and more!Posted on September 29, 2022 Written by: 100% PURE®
What’s not to fall in love with the fall? We heard crickets, because autumn reigns supreme in the season hierarchy. Just off the tip of the leaf, fall brings beautiful foliage, near-perfect temps, no more bikini body worries, wardrobes get cozy, autumnal makeup looks go into effect – even nails get a latte of attention.
While summer has been all about bright nail shades, autumn calls for something on the bold side: black, dark nudes, deep plums, and even glam rock nails. We’ve compiled this list to bring you the best nail polish colors for fall 2022 that flatter every skin tone. Hint: It’s not just the classic berry and burgundy hues!
We can feel it in the air: the leaves are changing, and the temperature is getting chilly. As you’re starting to gear up for the boot-and-scarf season, bright eyeshadows and lip colors are giving way to autumnal makeup looks. Somehow the fall makeover doesn’t seem truly a-maize-ing without a nail polish refresh.
When we think of the best nail polish colors for fall, we think of the classic shades like burgundy, deep nude, and brown. While these hues are berry flattering for any skin type, sometimes we’d like a nail refresh to pumpkin-spice-things up a bit.
Without further ado, read on to find out the best nail polish colors for fall 2022 and where you can get them.
Burgundy Nail Polish
Whether it’s the deep reds intertwined in the fall foliage or the seductive dark red lipsticks that pair so well with a cozy scarf, the color burgundy is a fall force to be reckoned with. Think, hues of merlot and maroon, the deep shade is a must-have color for your nails for fall.
While it might not be a natural antidote as an immune booster during the cooler ‘flu’ months, our shade of Elderberry polish, which is an opaque, deep blackberry red, does boost the beauty of your nails. A luscious, blackened purple full of depth and mystery, the hue can appear black or very dark purple according to the light.
Elegant wine and berry shades are always a fall favorite. Whether you love dinner parties or want your nail color to reflect a strong sense of elegance while you sip wine, this deep, rich burgundy shade is a go-to for those who love a hint of glamor. You can say we’re over the ma-moon!
Plum Nail Polish
As we know, trends tend to be cyclical, which explains why plum nail polish was all the rage on autumn-themed Pinterests in 2015, and it’s making a huge comeback for fall of 2022. Plum has gone far beyond the vampy, gothic realm to nowadays’ spectrum of pink plum, mauve plum, berry-red plum, and even blackened plum, meaning that there’s an option for everyone.
Liven up any dreary fall skies with cheerful vibes and this crisp walk in the woods for your nails. This opaque, deep berry-purple shade embodies the decadent, colorful hues of autumn plus the ever-popular foliage and jewel-tone shades of the season.
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Nude Nail Polish
Not to be taken lightly, the universal ‘nude’ trend has stuck around for good reason. And we don’t mean nude as in that redundant, stale beige-ish shade. Nude can mean different variations of beige, pink, or brown; the beautiful thing about going nude is that you can cater it to any skin tone.
Can you ever go wrong with going nude (i.e. the color)? We think not. Nudes are - you heard it here first - always the answer for complementing fall makeup and fall fashion. Not feeling the reds, pinks, or glitter? This opaque, dusty-pink shade is classy, reliable, and can be played up for a professional or glam look.
NOTE: All our nail formulas are 20-free natural, vegan, cruelty-free nail polishes made without the 20 common toxins found in conventional formulas.
Navy Nail Polish
It’s been said that blue is the most soothing color, which makes us fan favorites of navy being a top nail polish in 2022. Though autumn is a good time to fall back and relax before the big holiday rush, navy instills in us calmness, confidence, and connection, while reminding us to stay grounded.
If you’re heading to a party, all you need is the best blue nail polish to add an extra oomph to your look – something this shade doesn’t disappoint on. This deep navy hue complements most skin tones, and is what you need to slay the look. This long-lasting formula glides on smoothly and delivers a glossy shine to nails, providing the finishing touches to your fall party-ready look.
NOTE: Kure’s nail formulas are made of up to 85% natural origin including wood pulp, wheat, cotton, potatoes and corn. Kure Bazaar features impeccable resistance and lasts as well as its synthetic counterparts.
Whether you’re relaxing indoors or waiting for an apple pie to bake, the cozy season is the perfect time to try and master your manicure. We’re here to help! Read on for a few easy steps to apply our polish and be sure to check out our Zer0 Nail Polish for more fabulous fall choices!
Step #1: Prime Nails
Start with one thin layer of our Horsetail Base Coat Polish for stronger nails, or the Ridge Filler Base for a smoother application and an even base while priming nails for a flawless manicure finish; allow to dry.
Step #2. Shake & Apply Polish
Shake polish thoroughly before applying to ensure even color distribution. Next apply one thin layer of your 20-Free Nail Polish. Let this layer thoroughly dry, then apply a second coat for more opaque or intense color.
PRO TIP: Two coats will usually be the perfect opacity. Don’t be tempted to speed up the drying process with a hair dryer. The heat will actually hinder the setting process.
Step #3: Apply Top Coat
Finish with our Glass Top Coat for a chip-free, high-gloss finish. Wait about 10-15 minutes for nails to completely dry before moving to the next step.
Step #4: Protect Nails & Hands
For the full effect (glossy nails and healthy-looking hands), dab on a bit of Nail & Cuticle Oil to soothe dry cuticles and help to strengthen brittle nails. Massage into nail beds. Once that’s absorbed, apply some Hand Buttercream for soft, supple skin and the true manicure experience.
We know when the temps start to drop, our hands are frequently tucked inside jackets or jogging pants. But having color on your fingertips is an instant mood-booster during the fall months – if pumpkin spice doesn’t entice or excite– and can actually help keep your nails healthy.
Even if your fall checklist is filled to the max, including an at-home mani with the top nail polish colors to wear this fall 2022 can create a stylish and modern look in the comfort of your own home to last ‘till the winter months.
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