Does the man in your life get manicures?

posted 3 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Does your man get manicures?
    Yes - and he loves them : (10 votes)
    6 %
    Yes - and I made him : (3 votes)
    2 %
    Yes - and he did before I came along : (2 votes)
    1 %
    Yes - and he hated it : (1 votes)
    1 %
    No - but I wish he would : (20 votes)
    12 %
    No - and I couldn't care less : (104 votes)
    64 %
    No - but he has perfect hands/nails : (16 votes)
    10 %
    other.... : (7 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    2115 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2015

    @MsGinkgo:  No and he doesn’t need to (he’s much better about his nails than I am…I’m a biter) – but my 80 year old grandfather does! Pedicures, too! He goes with a couple of guy friends.

    Post # 4
    1080 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Mine has never (that I know of) gone to get a pro mani. He has pretty nice hands and nails though so maybe that is why.

    He does, however, like it when I give him a mani. I just use all my normal stuff (file, buffer, cuticle trimmer, nice lotion) and then no polish. I probably only do this a couple times a year but maybe you could offer to at least shape his nails a bit before the wedding so they don’t look all raggedy. 

    Post # 5
    11469 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

    @MsGinkgo:  No and he has absolutely perfect cuticles and nails. People ask him if he does get manicures probably because his nails are always so perfect and shiny!

    Post # 6
    4513 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Mine doesn’t and he would scoff at the idea.

    Post # 8
    649 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    No, he doesn’t. Yes, I wish he did. I would settle for him just not biting his nails anymore though! And he always complains about ripping them down too short. Blech.

    Post # 9
    632 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    no – but my dad gets regular manicures and pedicures – he often calls me up to go with and pays for me 🙂  My dad is not the prissy type its funny because he is a toolmaker and almost always in dickies or sweatpants with oil and dirt under his fingers.

    Post # 10
    1327 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    No.  He keeps his nails pretty short and files them at home.  In the winter he’ll use lotion.  But that’s all.  His hands look fine, not like he’s going to become a hand model but they don’t look bad.

    Post # 11
    1566 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    My fiance doesn’t get manicures, but he will jump for a pedicure anytime I tell him I’m headed to the nail salon!

    Post # 12
    311 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @MsGinkgo:  I file and buff his nails for him, put on hand lotion, sometimes use cuticle oil. I asked to do his nails once when his bitten nail scratched me pretty good. He actually liked it and asks every now and then for me to do his nails.

    Post # 13
    6073 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’ve never even had a mani!  He has not.

    Post # 14
    965 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    He has never gone alone and didn’t until I suggested it, but now when I say that I want to go he offers to come with.

    He doesn’t really like the manicures as much, but he LOVES the pedicures.

    Post # 15
    10748 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Nope. I would find that really weird to be honest. 

    Post # 16
    1080 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    @MsGinkgo:  This made me laugh out loud. Ummm I don’t know what to say then!

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