Fall is the season for neutrals, from clothing to nail polish. While you can still wear color during the cooler months, neutrals are a great way to accentuate your look. If you're not sure where to start, try one of the many neutral fall nail ideas below. With over a dozen options to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect mani to match your fall wardrobe.

Shades of Brown

Brown shades are a popular choice for fall neutral nail art. This mani uses a variety of nudes that blend together to create a groovy effect. The specific shades used are from the Peacci Nu Nudes Collection.


People who like oat milk nails and other simple nail designs can make a bold yet neutral autumn statement by choosing a high-contrast grayish-beige nail polish.

Dark Roast

Neutral nail polish does not have to be light in color. Dark neutrals can also be a great choice for fall, as they can add a bold touch to your beauty look. Whether you prefer tortoiseshell or dark roast nails, these colors are sure to turn heads.

Warm Beige

If you are looking for a beige nail polish for fall that has a warmer, more golden undertone, the Gelcare Gel UV/LED Colour in the shade Blonded is a great option. This whitish-beige hue is flattering on many skin tones and is perfect for the fall season.

Milk Chocolate

For a neutral nail look that is warm and inviting, try a milk chocolate-inspired polish. Some popular options include Sienna Byron Bay's Nail Lacquer Vernis in the shade Sienna, Olive & June's Long Lasting Polish in the shade JJ, and Manucurist Paris Green Natural Nail Polish in the shade Chestnut. 


If you are looking for a ballet slipper-inspired nude nail polish, the Gelcare Gel LED/UV Colour in the shade Suede is a great option. It is a creamy, opaque nude color that is perfect for everyday wear. If you do not want to use a gel polish, you can also try Essie Ballet Slippers, which is a sheerer, pinker alternative. 

Velvet Hazelnut

Fall neutral nails don't have to be boring. A velvety chestnut color can make your nails look cozy, rich, and glamorous. To achieve this look, use a bottle of IceGel Star Galaxy Gel Polish in the shade 1160. 

Warm Neutrals

Rainbow nails, also known as skittle nails, are a popular trend for fall 2023. To give the trend an autumnal update, try using warm neutral colors, like OPI's Coastal Sand-tuary, El Matadoring You, Bonfire Serenade, Endless Sun-ner, and Cliffside Karaoke. 

Neutral French

If you're looking to add a touch of autumn to your classic French tips, try painting the edges of your nails in a wavy pattern using neutral colors. This unexpected accent will add a bit of fun and personality to your nails without being too over-the-top.

Cashmere Shimmer

If you love the idea of a neutral velvet manicure for fall, try a lighter color for a cozier, cashmere look. The color Gelcare's Gel UV/LED Colour in Oyster Velvet is a great option. It is a light, warm nude color with a hint of shimmer that is perfect for fall. 

Glitter Swirls

Tricolor neutral nails with glitter swirls are a perfect way to celebrate the fall season. The colors are reminiscent of chocolate, coffee, and other delicious treats, while the glitter adds a touch of luxury. To recreate this look, you will need three key Kiara Sky products: Soak Off Gel Polish in the shade Too Haute, Professional Nail Lacquer in the shade Be Witch You, and Gel Art in the shade Blend The Rules.

Grayish Brown

For a high-shine nail look without glitter, try a metallic nail polish. The shade Dynamism from the Orly Futurism Collection is a perfect grayish-brown for fall.

Half and Half Hearts

Every color in this half-and-half heart manicure is perfect for fall. On their own, each would make for beautiful solid nail looks; together, they create a fun, head-turning mani that we want to copy stat. All the colors used are available in the Lights Lacquer YNBB Collection, either for each or bundled together for.

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