9 Gorgeously Grey Nail Polishes for Modern Holiday Manicures

By Courtney Leiva

A traditional holiday mani might call for jolly red and evergreen hues, but if you find yourself bored with the usual festive lacquers, perhaps a daring and trendy grey manicure will tangle your tinsel.

For the best slate-colored polishes, we’ve got 9 gorgeous grey lacquers just in time for the holiday rush.

1. Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquer-Creme in Chasing Pavements ($17)
A light grey creme, this concrete-tinged polish dries quickly with a high-shine finish.

2. Icing Splatter Nail Polish in Milky Way ($7.50)
Accessorize your mani with this bold (and affordable!) splatter-effect polish.

3. Estee Lauder Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Smoked Chrome ($20)
Flawless, darker grey nails have never been easier than with this smoked chrome shade.

4. NARS Galathee Opaque Nail Polish ($19)
Providing UV protection and some serious grey color, make this fashion-forward NARS newbie a staple inside your nail polish box.

5. Nails Inc Porchester Square Polish ($9.50)
For a softer, more romantic hue, this more taupe, dove grey polish always makes a darling shade.

6. Dolce&Gabbana Intense Nail Lacquer in Grey Pearl ($24)
Prepare to glamourize your nail beds with this decadent grey mauve shade.

7. Rococo New Geisha Luxe ($16.50)
Grey nails are always a winter beauty favorite, so what’s stopping you from trying this timely shimmering lacquer.

8. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Nail Lacquer in Dangerous ($10)
If opaque polishes are your thing, test out this high-pigmented true grey lacquer.

9. Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Snap ($17)
Shimmering shades always make a great and fun change-up! Don’t believe us, fall in love with this rich pewter dream.