Do you love dusty rose nail polish? Me too!
I adore this romantic, elegant, classic nail color so much that I have a whole collection of different dusty rose shades.
But with so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which rosy pink hue is right for you.
So in this post, I’m about to share all my favorite rose pink polishes from a bunch of different brands.
Plus, some shade picking advice.
I’ve delved deep into the realms of dusty rose to give you the best polish shades and advice possible.
So, if you’re crushing on rose pink polish right now, keep on reading.
We’re about to go down the dusty rose rabbit hole.
Here’s what we’ll cover:
What color is dusty rose?
If you google dusty rose, you’ll see a wide range of pink, pinkish-purple, and pinkish-brown shades ranging from light to deep.
This can be confusing. So let’s set the record straight.
Technically, dusty rose is a mix of pink and violet.
To the eye, it’s a light to medium pink with gray, brown, or mauve undertones.
It’s basically a more sophisticated version of baby pink.
And it looks amazing on all skin tones.
Now that we know what color we’re looking for, let’s find out what dusty rose symbolizes.
What does dusty rose nail polish mean?
Dusty rose is a timelessly elegant color.
It makes me think of English manor houses and country gardens.
This nail polish color is perfect for adding a touch of sophistication to an outfit because it’s a little more mature than bubblegum or pastel pink.
Dusty rose symbolizes refinement, romance, and grace.
Now that we know what dusty rose means, let’s take a look at some of the best dusty rose shades out there.
Dusty Rose Nail Polish Essie
This is our favourite dusty rose pink
This is my favorite dusty rose pink, it works for all skin tones and all occasions.
A creamy nude rose that looks fabulous on dark or tanned skin.
A creamy dusty red rose that works amazingly well for dark skin.
This dusty rose quartz is gorgeous! It works well on every skin tone. I just love it!
Zoya Dusty Rose Shades
Mix mauve, rose, and plum. Add a touch of silver shimmer and you have a victorian rose that’s sure to please.
A dusty, cool-toned rose pink cream. Great for cool skin tones.
A nude, muted rose cream that’s perfect for everyday wear.
A creamy nude mauve that’s as chic as they come.
Try this muted, soft mauve cream if you have cool skin.
Raspberry rose with warm undertones.
Lovely rose cream that oozes cool.
Warm and sophisticated rosewood shade, beautiful on all skin tones.
OPI Dusty Rose Nail Polish
Luxurious nude brown rose. A versatile shade that works all year round.
Orly Dusty Rose Nail Polish
Delectable, deep, and dusty. Dark-skinned beauties take note!
A classic brownish rose pink shade. Also vegan and cruelty free.
Bubblegum mauve, another classic and elegant shade.
Nails Inc Dusty Rose Nail Polish
Classy dusty pink that will take you from work to the bar.
Deborah Lipmann Dusty Rose Nail Polish
Bed of roses is a set of 6 rosy nudes that are simply stunning! Full of vintage, plum rose and sheer pale pinks, this set is hard to resist!
A lovely rose that’s as warm as your heart.
China Glaze Dusty rose Shades
Classic brownish rose shade, great for dark and olive skin.
Barry M Dusty rose nail polish
Get your rose fix with 4 of the cutest rose-tinted jelly colors.
Bonjour rose! Deep, classy, and chic.
Butter London Dusty Rose Nail Polish
The perfect cool rose creme that works on both dark and fair skin.
Jinsoon Dusty Rose Nail Polish
Charming dusky rose that compliments all skin tones.
Olive and June Dusty Rose Nail Polish
Rosy-hued neutral for fall and winter.
Tenoverten Dusty Rose Colors
Berry-toned dusty rose that’s nuetral.
Smith & Cult Dusty Rose
An opaque dirty rose that you’ll be lusting after.
Mischo Beauty Dusty rose color nail polish
Here are 2 amazing shades in one set so you don’t need to worry about choosing.
Flora 1761 Dusty Rose nail shade
Warm and rich classic rose shade for when you’re feeling regal.
Chanel Dusty Rose nail polish
Dreamy, creamy and chic.
kokoist Dusty Rose gel polish
Pale pink with warm undertones.
Sheer medium beige pink.
A nude rose shade for everyone to love.
Deep, dusty berry shade.
Kiara Sky gel polish – Dusty Rose
Sweet rose pink mauve polish.
Crimson rose, the deepest color on our list.
The best rose red for valentines day.
Bluesky gel polish in rose pinks
Stoned rose is a natural nude rose pink.
Does it get any more classic than this?
This is a bubblegum pink that goes rather well with champagne.
Slightly subdued, lazy day rose.
Sundays vegan Dusty Rose Nail Polish
Earthy rose red for everyday chic.
Muted, orange-red sunset rose cream.
Is mauve the same as dusty rose?
Mauve and dusty rose are very similar, but there are some key differences between these two colors.
The main difference is that dusty rose has undertones that are pinker, whereas Mauve’s undertones are more purple.
Mauve also tends to be slightly darker and a little warmer than dusty rose.
If you want recommendations for mauve polishes, check out my mauve nail polish post.
Is dusty pink the same as dusty rose?
Yes, dusty pink and dusty rose are the same color.
Dusty pink is just a different name for dusty rose.
You may also see polishes described as dusky pink or dusky rose, but they are all the same color family.
What colors go with dusty rose?
Dusty rose goes well with nuetrals like ivory, champagne, beige, taupe and charcoal gray.
It’s a nice option for a wedding manicure.
Silver and silver gray tones also look amazing with dusty rose.
Darker, berry shades like mulberry or burgundy will give you a gorgeous monochrome look.
You could also pair dusty rose with rust, moss or sage green, dusty blue or gold.
What are the best dusty rose nail polish shades?
The best dusty rose nail polish shades vary depending on your skin tone.
If you have fair skin, look for lighter, cooler-toned shades of dusty rose.
For medium skin tones, go for a shade that is slightly warmer with peach or coral undertones.
And if you have dark skin, try a deeper , warmer shade of dusty rose.
Can you wear dusty rose nail polish in the summer?
Yes, you can definitely wear dusty rose in the summer.
It’s a great alternative to brighter pinks, and it will go well with all your summer outfits.
Is dusty rose nail polish appropriate for work?
Yes, dusty rose is a great color to wear to work.
It’s professional and refined, but still fun and feminine.
In this article, we explored the meaning of dusty rose nail polish and looked at some of the best shades available.
We also answered some frequently asked questions about this color.
If you’re interested in trying out a dusty rose shade for yourself, there are plenty of options to choose from depending on your skin tone.
Dusty rose is perfect for adding a touch of sophistication to any outfit, and it’s a great color to wear to work.
Give it a try and see how you like it!
You might also like our Neon pink polish article here
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