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What Does Your Nail Colour Say About You?
Written by Katie Saxton   

Nail expert Katie Saxton dishes on personalities and nail colour.

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Do you ever look at other people’s nails and immediately get an impression about their personalities? For example, whenever you notice a woman’s perfect French manicure, do you get the idea that she has a confident and sophisticated character? Likewise, if you notice that someone’s nails are adorned in crackle polish, do you get the impression that she has a spunky and outgoing disposition? Whether they are glammed up with sparkly polish or left plain and unadorned, nails can tell you a lot about a person. With all of today’s polish and decor options, there are countless ways to give off an impression via your nails. This may make you wonder: what do your nails say about you? Discover the first impression your nails are creating for you. Use the list below to understand the effect of your nails, or for ideas to express a different side of your personality!

  1. Red nails: Perfectly polished, fire engine -red nails tell others that you are daring, outgoing and highly confident. Wear these out to the club to show off your diva side.
  2. Dark blue and black nails: These shades tell others that you are outgoing and live on the wild side. When people see these nails, they get the impression that you live an adrenaline-filled lifestyle full of constant excitement.
  3. Nail wraps: Adorning your nails with wraps in designs like cheetah, lace or polka-dot tells others that you are trendy, fashionable and fun. Adorn your nails with wraps when you want to garner attention at your favourite nighttime hotspots!
  4. Pink polish: Pink polishes tell others that you have a flirty and feminine personality. Polish your nails with pink hues whenever you want to show off your sweet, girly side!
  5. Crackle polish: Crackle polishes tell others that you are spunky and high-spirited. Decorate your nails with this style when you want to be noticed at a concert or dance party.
  6. Colourful stiletto nails: Loved by fashion icons Lady Gaga and Beyoncé, colourful stiletto nails tell others you are a diva with attitude. Wear these when you want the paparazzi snapping pictures wherever you go!
  7. Nude polish: Clear and nude polishes tell others that you are laid-back and have an easy-going personality. Natural hues give the impression that you are relaxed and enjoy the little things in life.
  8. Neon nail polishes: Polishes in neon pink, green, orange and yellow hues let others know that you are an extrovert who loves a good party!
  9. Unpolished and unadorned nails: Leaving your nails as they are lets others know that you are confident and unstressed about your appearance.
  10. Chipped polish: When people see chipped nail polish, they can tell that you live a busy lifestyle and don’t have a lot of time to relax. If you see that your polish is chipped, take ten minutes out of your day to get your nails primped and ready for the spotlight again.
  11. Painted designs and sparkle polish: Decorating your nails with sparkle polish and polish designs like stars tells others that you have a creative imagination! Choose this style when you want your nails to show off your artistic side.

If you have been wondering for a while about what your nails truly say about you, the above list should help. You can easily match your nails to your personality and create the first impression you want to present to the world.

Katie Saxton -


Nail expert Katie Saxton is the President of Custom Nail Solutions, a revolutionary artificial nail product that offers custom nails that uniquely fit only your nail beds, are reusable and chemical-free. They are thinner, stronger and virtually indestructible. Because they are everlasting, you will save thousands of dollars by not having to make expensive and inconvenient nail appointments. You can have lovely, natural looking, salon-style nails on your own schedule and in the comfort of your own home. or