- 7 years ago
- Wedding: April 2013
I’m torn on this as well. On the one hand, I paint my own nails all the damn time and do a pretty darned good job of it, so why spend the money (my nails grow long, strong, and pretty naturally – they’re my favorite feature and I try to play them up”)? On the other hand, the relaxation that comes with having someone else take care of them for me would be amazing. Plus then I would worry much less about messing them up myself.
If I do them at home, I’ll probably do some sort of neutral (like OPI’s “So many clowns, so little time). If I get them done professionally, I’ll go for a french manicure (and definitely no fake nails!!!! What if one of them broke off on the wedding day?? Ew.)
I hate fake nails too but I’m definitely going to the salon! I’m terrible at doing my own nails and I want something that will last through the honeymoon so I’m doing a gel mani too…probably pale pink. And something bright on my toes. If there’s ever a time to pamper yourself it’s before your wedding!
shellac, pale pink!
I will be hitting up the salon. I plan on getting a shellac French mani and fun, bright toes for our tropical honeymoon!
I’ll be getting a gel manicure at the salon in a pale pink color (my dress is ivory as well).
I went to a salon and got a gel manicure. It was my first time and I loved it! I got a deep red color since I had deep red roses for my bouquet. The manicure lasted two weeks or so even through the honeymoon so it was worth it.
Will be going to a salon, no fake nails, no french tips<<my aunt just died a little!
This is what I want…but also in ivory dress friendly colors. I actually found the glitter polish that I want called China Glace (sand in my swinsuit or something) I think it’s the fourth nail in the second picture…I had to order it online…and it definitely won’t be that thick of a cover 🙂
I’ll be going to a salon and getting a gel manicure too. I hate fake nails too, and a gel manicure is the best thing ever! Especially if you don’t get them done often, because it lasts a long time.
I’ll probably just get a normal manicure. I’m pretty good at painting my own nails (and get awfully impatient whenever I’m at the salon) but I’m terrible at all the cuticle stuff. I’m considering maybe a soft dove grey for tips (maybe Ulta’s Earl Grey, or Essie’s Chinchilly) and a vampy dark shade for toes.
I’ll go to a salon the day before the wedding and get a gel french manicure done. No tips or anything. I never have my nails done at a salon, always do them myself because my nails are so nice naturally but I want them to look their best for our wedding!
I saw these from Essie and think I might give it a try “Embrace the Lace”
It’s that applique thing and I used Sally Hansen’s and it lasted about a week. Here’s the link- it’s less shiny than this pic IRL http://www.essie.com/shop/embrace-the-lace-p-479.html
Salon Shellac basic french mani for my nails and did my toes at home with BMs the night before!
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