(Closed) I think my b/f is proposing in a week! What color should I do my nails?

posted 10 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 1991

I personally love the paler shades on my nails.  I am a very natural person, and not very flashy, though.  I think paler shades tend to photograph well, and make the eye drawn to the ring instead of the nails because the nails aren’t too dramatic.  It also depends on your skin color and personal preference.

Post # 5
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Helper bee

I would go with the lighter color. Save the bright red for closer to Christmas 🙂

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I second the recommendation for a pale shade. I believe my proposal is coming this weekend and I am planning to either get a French manicure or a pale sheer pink. Definitely want to highlight the ring!:)

Post # 8
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Helper bee

French is my favorite! So classy!

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Ha! I did the same thing right before Fiance proposed! I used this awesome sparkly pale pink by OPI, and of course I can’t remember the name. It looked really cool with my ring though, I might get it for the wedding, too!

 

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I did the same thing!! I knew the proposal was coming, and I didn’t want my nails to look too overdone or take away from the ring, so a nice light neutral pink it was! My fingers are crossed for a proposal for you! 🙂

Post # 11
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I say pale pink. That way your ring will stand out, just like a few PP said. That’s what I did right after my Fiance proposed.

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Well for me it would depend on the ring. I knew I was getting a vintage gold ring, so I went with a color that complemented it and loved the photos.

Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

definately a nude pink or something lighter! good luck!!

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