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Nail Shaping for Home Manicure

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Not sure which nail shape or colour for your next home Manicure

Knowing which is the best nail shape and nail colour will leave your Manicure looking amazing. Depending on whether you have small, large, slim or thick fingers. Will determine which is best for you 

Or whether you have wide or narrow nail. Will determine which is best for you. For  the best professional salon, mobile or home manicure tips on longer lasting manicure. 

For Short and Slim Fingers 

If your hands are on the small but petite side. Then you want then to stand out a bit more. Especially if you have a small nail base. Try going for an Almond, Round or Oval shape. Or other pointy nail shapes.

Now the best nail colours to make your nails longer are Nude to Yellowish Beige or Pale to Peachy Pink . Or if you already have long nails try Metallics or Bright colours

Nail Shaping for Home Manicure

For Short and Wide Fingers

For hands that are still small but wide fingers. Espeically if you have a wide nail base you will want them to look more slender. Go for more rounded shapes like Oval, Round or Squoval. If your nails are really short you might consider fake nails. Acrylics or Gel tips are great for a special occasion

Going for Nail colours that are a matching your shade of your skin will elongate your hands. You can’t go wrong with Nudes, Beige, Caramel or Toffees. Or if that’s to boring just stay away from bright colours for your next Manicure

For Long and Slim Fingers

Those with lovely long and thin fingers you need a wider shape. Just about any nail shape will suit your hand size. Try going Rounded, Almond, Square or Squoval. Knowing the right nail shape will really make your home manicure look professional and fantastic

Nails colours like Metallics Silver or Gold and Neon Orange or Pinks look fantastic . Ageing hands should stick with Pearly Whites or Metallic Pinks. For very dry hands Collagen Hand Treatments really leave your hands silky soft 

For Long and Wide Fingers

If your hands are large with wide fingers you just need a slightly longer nail shape. Like an Oval or Almond shaped nails. If you have tend to suffer with weak nails. Make sure you know all the latest home manicure nail strengthening tips

Neutral tones will give your fingers a longer slender look. Like Nude Beiges or Pinkish Nude. If you love your dark colours then leave 3 or 4mm from the side of the nail. This will create a slimmer nail look. 

How to pick the right nail colour for your Manicure 

If you have Fairer skin try light, soft pastels, For a darker shade a Metallic silver, Sheer white, Bright pink or your Classic red. For longer lasting colour you can’t go wrong with Gel Polish Mani’s or Pedi’s

Medium skin types should go for basically medium shades. A Yellowish beige, Peachy pink, Grape purple, Metallic red or Sky blue

For Darker skins  any bright or neon colours. Fushica pink, Cobalt blue, Berry purple, Pale lavender or Burgundy reds looks really good. Choose less toxic Polishes for a healthy nail 

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