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Whats Your Perfect Nail Shape?

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Printed Date: April 23 2021 at 12:56am


Topic: Whats Your Perfect Nail Shape?
Posted By: Bratty
Subject: Whats Your Perfect Nail Shape?
Date Posted: September 23 2008 at 8:04am

The common expert word on selecting nail shape starts with your hands.

I have read that for large hands the best nail shape is a squared off nail since this will help to slim and balance the hands and the shape of the nails. 
 
For smaller hands the word is to go with a rounded or oval shape to elongate the hands and the nails.
 
Which brings up other questions
 
1.  Is oval/almond and square the only two shapes for fingernails?
2.  Are these really the perfect nail shapes?
3.  Which of the two nail shapes.....grow out better?
 
I have had my nails in both the square and oval shapes even though I have small hands and fingers.  I have found no real difference so I am wondering if oval is really the perfect nail shape for me?
 
What is your perfect nail shape and why?



Replies:
Posted By: lifelovebeauty
Date Posted: November 29 2008 at 6:58pm
I like to keep my nails somewhat short and oval. I find that squared off nails are hard for me to maintain because I can never get the corners the way I want unless I get a professional manicure with fake tips.

Here's an article I wrote on choosing the best shape and color of nail polish for your nails based on the shape of your nail bed:

http://www.lifelovebeauty.com/beauty/nails/124-best-shapes-and-colors-based-on-nail-bed-shape.html%20 - http://www.lifelovebeauty.com/beauty/nails/124-best-shapes-and-colors-based-on-nail-bed-shape.html



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Posted By: rosaclinic
Date Posted: October 29 2012 at 2:54am
oval is better for me because i have long fingers and oval shape gives attractive look to my nails.


Posted By: Ericachristina
Date Posted: January 23 2013 at 4:51pm
I like square tips when nails are longer and well manicured, and more rounded or oval when nails are shorter. I hate pointy long nails.

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Posted By: Calanthia
Date Posted: March 18 2013 at 12:44pm
Polished nails and healthy cuticles aren't the only things that make your fingernails beautiful. Keeping your nails trimmed and shaped properly helps to create a glamorous look to your hands.

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