Never underestimate the power of a super chic manicure!

Nail polish is an accessory that makes a style statement about your personality and helps take your beauty quotient a notch higher. However, learning how to pick a colour to flatter your skin tone is of extreme importance. While some colours look great on olive skin stones, others work best for warmer skin tones. The trick is to find out what works best for your skin tone! 

Here’s an all-inclusive guide to help you pick shades that’ll complement your complexion and help you flaunt the best of what you’ve got...

Olive to medium skin tones
 

Olive to medium skin tones

All those who have olive to medium skin tones can pull off almost any colour on their nails flawlessly, except for gold and rust shades. Medium skin tones vary from olive to a bronzy glow, precisely why, you need to pick colours such as burgundy, wines, pinks, blues and purples to complement your skin tone.

Try: Lakmé 9 to 5 Long Wear Nail Color - Lilac Link andLakmé Color Crush Nail Art - S8

Warmer skin tones
 

Warmer skin tones

How to amp up your tan skin tone? Wear poppy colours on your nails, such as, fuchsia, coral and red. Bright colours like these not only highlight your summer tan but also go perfect with the season’s colours.

Try: Lakmé 9 to 5 Long Wear Nail Color - Red Risk and Lakmé Absolute Gel Stylist Nail Polish - Fuchsia Twinkle

Light skin tones
 

Light skin tones

All you women with lighter skin tones, don’t be afraid to try darker shades! While you can always flaunt peaches and pastels, you should totally dig the deep purples and ink blues to make your manicure stand out.

Try: Lakmé Color Crush Nail Art - C1 and Lakmé Absolute Gel Stylist Nail Polish - Silk Caramel