White nail polish is like the little black dress of nail color. It’s stylish and sophisticated and flatters every figure and skin tone.
According to recent trends on TikTok, white nails indicate a person’s availability, as the purity of white is symbolic of fresh starts and new beginnings. White nails are also trending because of the fascination with the white nail theory: according to the theory, men are attracted to women who wear white manicures. If you don’t believe TikTok, ask Cosmopolitan magazine.
There are so many variations of white and off-white to choose from we’ve had to try them all; one we are particularly nuts about is nut white nails.
What Color Is Nut White Nails?
Nut white nails are a cloudy white color that falls between opaque and sheer. The signature nut white nail color is off-white with a translucent finish. While the primary color is bright white, different nut white nail polish brands have a slightly different hue: pale pink, nude, or pastel purple.
Nut white nail color is similar to:
- Milky white nails
- Cloudy white nails
- Pearly white nails
- Iridescent white nails
Nut white nails look gorgeous when decorated with tasteful nail designs and also as a stand-alone polish color. It’s casual and glamorous, versatile for all outfits and occasions, and offers a subtle change from plain white nail polish.
The nut white nail trend is blowing up all over social media in 2023. We’ve gathered 18 of our favorite nut white nail designs from talented nail artists for you to try.
Nut White Nails With Diamonds
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. There’s no arguing that nut white is a stylish and sophisticated color.
Aside from nails, nut white is often featured in luxury designs such as marble patterns, decorative sculptures, and fur accents. Nut white and diamonds go hand in hand for opulent designs. If you want a manicure to show your exquisite taste, go for nut white nails with diamonds.
Short Nut White Nails
What’s our favorite thing about nut white nail color? It’s a show-stopping pearlescent color that compliments nails of every length. Nude and pastel colors are the most popular choices to make nails appear longer, but the short nut white nails with classic white polish do an equally good job creating the illusion of slender nails.
Nut White Nail Manicure
Keep it plain and simple with this nut white nail manicure. The creamy, iridescent hue looks stunning as a solid polish color.
Nut white nails are stylish and chic and go with every color outfit. They are cute and casual for jeans and tees or sultry and sophisticated to wear with your evening dresses.
Nut White Nails With Glitter
If you love flying first class, popping champagne, and all those things of a glamorous lifestyle, you’ll likely take a fancy to glitter nails.
Glitter nails look gorgeous on one or two accent nails or all over as a glamorous glitter manicure. Use confetti nail glitter on pearly white nail polish to get your nut white nails with glitter.
Nut White Nail Designs
We love nut white nail designs because of their versatility when worn with different outfits and for various occasions. Nut white nail polish compliments many colors, from warm neutrals to cool grays and bold, bright colors.
Various techniques and nail art ideas exist for trendy nut white nail designs. The most popular nut white nail techniques include:
- Tye dye
Refer to the chart below for a brief description of each of the nut white nail designs and techniques mentioned above.
|Nut White Nails Technique||Description|
|Marble||Two dots of nut white and another color of polish and a dot of glitter polish brushed together into a swirl effect|
|Ombre||Nut white and nude nail polish colors transitioned into each other from light to dark|
|Gradient||Nut white nail polish and another color transitioned together into a cascading design|
|Galaxy||Nut white nail color polish with a gold shimmer or glitter top coat|
|Tips||Nut white nail polish with a visible divide at the tip of the nail|
|Tie Dye||Nut white and another color polish brushed together on top of solid base color polish|
Nut white nail color naturally compliments marble nail designs. The milky hue resembles traditional snow-white Thassos marble.
White Nut Nail Color
Are you nuts about white nails? We are! They’re elegant, casual, sophisticated, and cute all at once. White nail polish may be one of the most versatile shades for occasions and outfits.
When you get bored of plain white nails, white nut nail color casts a beautiful iridescent hue to resemble the color of a shelled macadamia nut.
Nut White Nails with Design
Looking for a luxurious nail design to compliment your nut white manicure? Nut white nail color naturally compliments marble nail designs. The milky hue resembles traditional snow-white Thassos marble. Ask for a rose gold marble pattern for stunning nut white nails with designs.
Nut White Nail Polish
Want to add nut white nail polish to your shelf? Consider the nail polish finish.
Most nut white nail polish ranges from opaque creme polish to translucent. However, you can buy nut white polish in various finishes or add a top coat to DIY your desired look.
The most popular nut white nail polish finishes include:
Along with nude, pink, red, and a metallic color like silver or gold, white nut nail polish is a must-have for our nail polish shelf! You can buy nut white nail polish in various finishes and materials, such as mate, sheer, gel, classic, and nut white with glitter.
Here is our top pick for a beautiful nut white manicure.
Want a gorgeous DIY nut white manicure with an effortless application? Say hello to Essie Nail Lacquer! For a stunning, glossy white nut color with a pearlescent shimmer, try Essie in Marshmallow!
The sheer-finish nail polish paints on smoothly and evenly. Essie nail polishes come with an angled brush, offering easy application for painting with both hands. The vegan formula contains no animal-derived ingredients and is free of eight common nail polish toxins.
The key product features include:
- Shimmer nail polish
- Smooth application
- Angled brush
- Vegan formula
- Glossy-sheer finish
Nut White Nails Short
When considering ‘nut white nails short vs. long,’ short nails are practical, while long nails provide a large canvas nail art. The beautiful thing about nut white nails is that they don’t need a lot of nail art; the milky white iridescent hue looks great with simple designs or as a solid color.
Nut White Nails With Butterflies
Get a manicure that will give your crush butterflies every time they lay eyes on you!
Making a strong comeback from the 90s, butterflies can be spotted everywhere in the fashion and beauty industries. Nut white nails with butterflies provide a neutral canvas to allow butterfly nail art to take precedence. We love blue and white nails as a gorgeous combination for butterfly nails.
Nut White Long Nails
Long nails are a desirable feature. Bright and bold colors often draw too much attention to fingers with long nails, but nut white long nails offer a more subtle alternative. We love the glossy white in long, tapered nail shapes for an ultra-feminine manicure. Get long black and white nails to add a little drama to your dainty nail color.
Nut White Toe Nails
Get a nut white manicure with a pedicure to match. Nut white toe nails are classy to suit your strappy stilettos and casual for your barefoot beach adventures.
White nail polish on your feet draws just the right amount of attention to your toes. Nut white polish is the perfect color for all your outfits and footwear. Add some silver foil flakes to make your pedi stand out.
Nut White Ombre Nails
Fade into awe of these stunning nut white nails. From the French word ombre, which means ‘to shade’ or ‘to shadow,’ ombre nails offer a blended way to transition colorful tips into a natural or similar color. We love the nut white ombre nails on a nude base to look like a gorgeous faded French tip manicure.
Nut White Nail Powder
Dip your nails into a translucent nut white finish; dip powder manicures give you perfect nut white nails without damaging your nail beds.
Stronger than gel nails and more lightweight than acrylic, dip powder nails are a popular alternative artificial nail enhancement for flawless, durable nails. For gorgeous nut nails with a creamy shine, ask for nut white powder nails.
Milky White Nut Nails
Some use milky white and nut nails interchangeably, while others argue that nut nails are slightly more opaque. You can compromise with milky white nut nails if you can’t choose between the two cloudy white colors. Ask your nail technician for a translucent sheet finish on your nut white nail polish.
Nut White Nails Coffin
Keep your white nails interesting with a little bit of intentional drama. When getting acrylic white nails, ask for ‘nut white nails coffin’ to give a bold and edgy nail shape to a soft and dainty color. We love how coffin nails provide a sharp and confident contrast to feminine nail colors.
Short Square Nails Nut White
Keep ’em short and sweet. Short square nails are a simple nail shape with a practical length. But white nail color is the perfect shade to give plain nails a stylish appeal. When you want a simple, clean girl aesthetic for your manicure, ask for “short square nails nut white.”
Nut White Nails with Rhinestones
Look like a princess with a nut white manicure. The translucent, pearly nut white color compliments sparkling rhinestone nail art. Be the princess of manicures when you wear nut white nails with rhinestones.
Nuts for Nut White Nails!
Nut white nail polish is like the little black dress of nail color. It’s stylish and sophisticated and flatters every figure and skin tone. With a nail polish color that compliments every outfit for every occasion, you’ll never get tired of nut white nails.