Light pink nail polish is the ideal shade, no matter the season or the current trend. It is a timeless classic that makes your hands look elegant but still adds a pop of color for a fun look. You can never go wrong with this color for any occasion, whether it be a wedding or work.
This shade is versatile despite its barely-there approach. You can go for a clear pink nail polish or soft pink nails; nevertheless, you will achieve a clean and chic that doesn’t grasp your attention all the time.
I have rounded up the best light pink nail polishes to help you achieve an elegant and effortless manicure. They come in different finishes depending on the mood you are in for the day. From creams to opaques, find your next favorite shade of light pink.
Essie in Ballet Slippers
Essie’s classic light pink nail polish is a subtle shade with a sheer finish. This iconic color is versatile for all seasons. It dries pretty quickly and looks so distinctive. The color itself is pigmented that it evens out imperfections across the nail bed and its universal that it looks amazing on all skin tones.
OPI Nail Polish in Bubble Bath
This lovely pale pink nail polish is the perfect shade for a simple, elegantly clean look. It has a translucent finish that goes on smoothly enough to look nice with just a coat or two. This color airbrushes your manicure with just the right subtleness. You get up to 7 days of wear without chipping.
NailsInc London in Anti-Social Climber
Anti Social Climber is a rich, full coverage light dusty pink creme that looks incredible after two coats. This flattering color helps to elongate the fingers and nails. It comes with a thick bristle brush so the polish is easily applied and dries quickly. It lasts twice as long as normal polish and it is chip resistant.
ILNP in Daisy Jane
This polish is a dainty, soft baby pink polish with the perfect holographic sparkle that shines in the sunlight, but is work-appropriate at the same time. The formula is sheer, so you'll need two coats for full opacity. It goes on smoothly, dries quickly, and lasts long. A wonderful pastel to add to your collection.
NARS in Ithaque
This is a sheer, milky, light pink with a creamy finish. This shade makes your hands and nails look clean and delicate. The color gets full opacity in two coats and dries in a reasonable amount of time. The brush helps you apply polish without getting it around the cuticles and it covers the nail with two strokes.
butter LONDON in Teddy Girl
This is a creamy baby pink polish that gives nails a very clean, polished look. It works great as an every day, work-appropriate shade, or a muted shade to complement any formal attire. Despite its light shade, it still provides a pop of color. The formula is neither thick nor thin and it doesn’t pool around the cuticles. It dries down quickly so that dents or bubbles will not form on the surface.
Essie in Mademoiselle
This is the perfect pink for a classic french manicure. The shade is extremely sheer and it intentionally works as a barely-there polish. It applies easily, however you have to be patient until each coat is completely dry before applying the next. This shade makes your nails look clean and well-manicured and it works on any skin tone. It also smooths out the uneven spots and streaks without altering the color.
Zoya Nail Polish in Avril
This shade is a glossy pink, with a touch of brown undertones and a milky creme base. The formula is translucent for a soft barely-there look, taking up to three coats to become completely opaque. This is a perfect office-appropriate shade f that will become your new staple.
Sally Hansen in Regal Rose
This shade is described as a sparkling pale peony with a gorgeous gold shimmer. This polish is a bit on the sheer side. It dries down to a smooth high-shine finish without pooling or flooding the cuticles. This color is perfect for those who want an everyday shade but fun and shimmery at the same time.
Deborah Lippmann in Cake By The Ocean
This is a full coverage baby pink with a classic creme texture. The consistency of this polish is a bit on the thicker side. The shade is a traditional, no-sparkle, no-glitter color that will give your nail a beautiful look for any mood or occasion.
China Glaze in Innocence
This is a subtle, lovely pale pink color that is versatile for any occasion. It goes on like butter and dries reasonably quickly. The formula has just the right thickness and the brush provides a clean, streak-free application. This shade makes your nails look polished but not overdone. It’s appropriate for anywhere and everyone.