We FINALLY Have All the Details on Meghan Markle's Wedding Day Manicure and Pedicure

The ultra-chic polish only costs $16.

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Over two years after Meghan Markle solidified her status as an iconic royal bride we're still pining over details from the day. This time it's all about the Duchess's wedding day manicure, which happened to be more affordable than we thought.

Turns out, previous reports on Markle's bridal manicure got it wrong. Instead of wearing the Queen's rumored favorite shade, Ballet Slippers by Essie, the royal bride actually mixed together two nude polishes from CND Shellac—creating a custom color fit for a princess. And according to British Vogue, Markle headed to DryBar London for the look.

For her fingernails, the Duchess opted for one coat of Unmasked (a stone-toned nude) followed by two coats of Negligee (a semi-sheer pink). She did, however, stick to one color on her toes: Cashmere Wrap.

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But perhaps what might be prettier than the manicure itself is the price tag on the polish. The shades retail at about $16—proof that perfect bridal nails don't need to cost a fortune. However, the Shellac formula can only be used by salon professionals—yet, the exact shades come in CND's Vinylus line, a classic polish formula made for at-home nails! The gentle colors also matched her barely-there makeup look from the day.

Unlike her sister-in-law Kate Middleton (who did her 2011 wedding day makeup herself!), the Duchess hired makeup artist Daniel Martin for the big day. Following the May 19, 2018 nuptials, Martin revealed that the royal bride found her beauty inspiration on Pinterest. Maybe that's where she found her mani inspo, too!

Ready to rock a manicure like Markle? Shop her exact wedding day shades and even less expensive alternatives below!

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CND Vinylux Unmasked

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Part of CND's Nude collection, this shade is great for brides looking for a subtle shine.

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CND Vinylux Negligee

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Courtesy of CND

Want to rock a colored mani on your big day but still want to keep it low-key? This pink is the shade for you—plus, it is royal-approved!

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CND Vinylux Cashmere Wrap

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Courtesy of CND

While Markle went with this soft pink for her bridal pedicure, we argue it would be perfect a bridal manicure, too!

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OPI Lisbon Wants Moor

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Courtesy of Ulta 

Although not the Duchess's exact wedding day shade, OPI's Lisbon Wants Moor comes pretty close. The brand also boasts up to seven days of wear so your mani can last long after the big day is done.

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Essie Ballet Slippers

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Courtesy of Ulta

This is the shade everyone thought Markle sported down the aisle in 2018. It's nearly the same color as her actual manicure and the classic pale pink hue is a favorite of the Duchess's grandmother-in-law—the Queen!

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Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Créme De La Créme

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Courtesy of Ulta

Sally Hansen's Créme De La Créme has more in common with Markle's nails than just the color—it's a gel polish! The at-home gel formula is supposed to last longer than regular lacquer so you don't have to worry about chipped nails in any of your #BridesRingSelfies.

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Sephora Color Hit Mini Sugar Coated

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Courtesy of Sephora

This mini nail polish from Sephora reminds us of Markle's bridal base coat. The hue has a high shine finish, adding a little bit of sparkle to your nails.

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Zoya Under the Mistletoe

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If nude tones suit your style, consider the Under the Mistletoe collection from Zoya. You'll get four nail polishes for the price of one. Who doesn't love a deal?

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