Nail trends come and nail trends go, but one thing is for sure: White nail polish is a forever mood. For decades, it’s been one of those nail shades that are almost too good to be true. It fits the bill all year long (that Labor Day rule is totally outdated), it’s appropriate for any occasion, and it looks good on everyone. What more could you want out of a nail polish?
If you’re operating under the assumption that white nails are too basic, too flat, or even too extra, chances are you just haven’t found the white polish finish that’s right for you. Just ask the countless celebrities such as Lizzo, Rihanna, and Victoria Beckham who just can’t get enough of their white nails.
Ahead, find our edit of the 20 best white nail polishes, broken down by varying finishes to help you find your new favorite.