The 10 Most Iconic Nail Colors Of All Time

A barely-there pale pink loved by celebrities, royals, and Essie's large customer base for over 40 years. It complements various skin tones and suits almost every occasion.

Essie Ballet Slippers:

A vibrant coral shade perfect for summer, loved for its balanced tone between pink and orange, making it a popular choice for spring and summer.

OPI Cajun Shrimp:

A universally-appealing bright red shade, known for its glossy strawberry tone and timeless appeal since the 1930s.

Revlon Red:

Iconic for its soft, milky white shade, Funny Bunny remains a classic choice that adds a touch of neutrality to any look, especially when layered with Ballet Slippers.

OPI Funny Bunny:

A true red shade that exudes timeless elegance, making it ideal for channeling Old Hollywood glamour, Valentine's Day, or festive holiday looks.

OPI Big Apple Red:

A vampy black cherry shade that debuted in the mid-1990s, known for its confidence-boosting allure, particularly suitable for fall and winter.

Chanel Rouge Noir:

A sheer nude-pink polish launched in 2001, beloved for its versatility and subtle elegance, suitable for any time of year or occasion.

OPI Bubble Bath:

Christian Dior's hero red shade, boasting a true and pigmented hue that evokes the glamour of the 1950s, available in Dior's popular lipstick and glosses as well.

Dior Rouge 999:

The ultimate winter classic, described as "where midnight meets purple," commanding attention with its deep aubergine shade.

OPI Lincoln Park After Dark:

A fiery red-orange lacquer launched in 1981, one of Essie's first 10 shades and still cherished for its bold and vibrant appeal.

Essie Geranium: