Experts and Fashion People Agree: This Is the Best Pedicure Colour for Summer

Take one look at the summer nail trends that experts have predicted we'll be seeing everywhere this season or the most popular manicure colours in salons right now, and you could easily be forgiven for thinking that this summer's biggest pedicure trends would also be about bright colours and quirky nail art. However, now that sandal season has officially arrived, I've noticed that our fashion friends have been taking a more subtle approach to colour on their toes.

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Turns out, white is the pedicure colour of choice when it comes to showing off your designer sandals. And it's easy to see why—it's simple, classic (trust me—the white nail trend rolls around every summer, without fail), and makes every outfit look more expensive. Even if the nail polish itself will cost you a lot less than your regular in-salon pedi appointment...

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White toes and a tan really are a match made for summer.

The nail polish of choice for editors and our fashion friends? Essie's Nail Polish in Blanc—a cult classic and bestseller for the brand which costs a mere £9. It glides on super opaque, has a glossy finish and genuinely looks like you've visited the nail salon for a full gel pedicure.

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Keep scrolling for some of the ways our fashion friends are embracing the white pedicure for summer—and shop all the best white nail polishes while you're at it.

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Still not wholly convinced? Dip your toes into the trend (pardon the pun) by experimenting with a white tipped French pedicure instead.

The Best White Nail Polishes, Listed:

1. Essie Nail Polish in Blanc
2. OPI Nail Lacquer in Funny Bunny
3. Nails Inc Glowing Somewhere Plant Power Vegan Nail Illuminator
4. Jessica Custom Nail Colour in Endure
5. Essie French Manicure Duo Kit
6: Mylee 5-in-1 Builder Gel
7: Nails Inc Quick Drying Nail Polish in Find Me in Fulham\
8: Mavala Nail Colour in White
9: OPI Nail Polish in Shimmer Takes All
10: Sephora Collection Color Hit in Under the Covers
11: Manucurist LED Gel Nail Lacquer in Diamant
12: Jessica Nails Phenom Nail Varnish in Gumdrop

Shop the Best White Nail Polishes:

1. Essie Nail Polish in Blanc

2. OPI Nail Lacquer in Funny Bunny

3. Nails Inc Glowing Somewhere Plant Power Vegan Nail Illuminator

4. Jessica Custom Nail Colour in Endure

5. Essie French Manicure Duo Kit

6: Mylee 5-in-1 Builder Gel

7: Nails Inc Quick Drying Nail Polish in Find Me in Fulham

8: Mavala Nail Colour in White

9: OPI Nail Polish in Shimmer Takes All

10: Sephora Collection Color Hit in Under the Covers

11: Manucurist LED Gel Nail Lacquer in Diamant

12: Jessica Nails Phenom Nail Varnish in Gumdrop

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Grace Day is a beauty editor and content creator. She has over 10 years of beauty-industry experience, spanning editorial, retail, and e-commerce, which gives her a unique understanding into how people shop for their beauty routines. While studying for a history degree (specialising in the history of beauty) and working as a beauty adviser in department stores, Grace started writing her own beauty blog in order to share the products she discovered while dealing with acne. After graduating, she moved to Beauty Bay as beauty editor and content manager. Grace is currently a beauty contributor to Who What Wear. She has also written for Hypebae and PopSugar and works as a brand consultant and copywriter.

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