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I Love Painting My Nails

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    Essentially there are four colours I choose

    from: Black, of course! Prussian blue... Deepest purple.. Darkest blue.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Painting my nails calm me

    and keeps me peaceful. It makes me feel good about myself when people compliment my nails.
    meganayyye21 meganayyye21 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    some of my nail polish colours (pic inside)

     Let's play.Note : my left hand always looks better than the right one hihi
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    i have 3 nail painting designs i like to share

    with all the girls and women on EP :D i call this moonlight nails :) nail polish u need 1. black nail polish 2. glitter nail polish 3. white nail polish 4. clear polish how to do moonlight nails steps :) paint all ur nails black then went that dries use a very tiny brush and...
    lucy2014 lucy2014 18-21, F 4 Responses May 24

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    Yes I'm a guy. No I don't want to be a girl.

    Yes I do see you staring at my black nails. No I don't give a damn.
    Lastrit Lastrit 13-15, M Jul 17

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    Friday Night Is For Painting

    I just did my nails for the weekend, went for a beautiful cappuccino matte, shame I have to clean them off for Monday.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    After a long luxurious bubble bath,

    I painted my nails this morning. I love the way it makes me look and feel! I it also makes me happy when I get compliments from ladies I encounter. Now I'm off to go shopping! Short shorts, sandals, matching bra and panties, and a cute girlie top. Light makeup and pink...
    Bellringer2c Bellringer2c 56-60, T 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just painted my nails this pretty blue color my

    friend says its ugly but I think it's pretty what do yall think?
    Littleoleme1983 Littleoleme1983 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i just got my hair done.

    .. it looks pweety!
    aijmeerah aijmeerah 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Vacances are good times

    for doing the things you don't usually have time for. One of these for me is painting my nails. Yes, a little inane a subject to many but I just love having painted nails!
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    I feel like a real woman

    when I paint my nails. I keep my fingernails long and love painting them. I have loads of nail polish in all hues. Pedicures and manicures are my pet pastime.
    annieka annieka 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 29

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    I just love seeing my nails done,

    with either stripes, swirls, curves or just plain polish! The sight of it makes my day.
    Dandywishes Dandywishes 13-15, F Nov 11

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    In honor of my vacation to disneyland I chose a

    Donald Duck theme. . I was out of black nail polish or it would have been mickey or Minnie. . 
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Well once again today I painted my finger nails.

    It feels good, but I'm still self conscious about it all. I hope soon I won't have to feel ashamed about it. It makes me happy so I should just do it, but this world is cruel, very cruel. I also went out and bought a couple of Nivea balms that are deemed 'feminine', both pink...
    Shadowhunter23 Shadowhunter23 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    Bright colors on my hands

    and feet...I am considering a black tip French Manicure with red nail beds...
    Dreamgirl75 Dreamgirl75 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I do! I absolutely adore putting nail polish on

    myself as well as others. I love painting so I've taken to nail art and I love it!
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    R3dheadbrit18 R3dheadbrit18 18-21, F 7 Responses May 17

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    I haven't done anything with my nails in the

    past 2 months but my next plan is emoji nails which will be perfect for this summer :~)
    sailorantares sailorantares 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Mani-pedi Today

    It was a spur of the moment thing, but decided to see if I could get a mani-pedi done while out of town today. Right now my fingers have "Bubblebath pink" by OPI on them (three coats plus top coat and base). For my toes, I wanted something darker, so they are a dark mettalic blue...
    crystalkid crystalkid 41-45, M Oct 9, 2012

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    It's therapeutic. No,

    EP. I will not make this story longer.
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    Nail art all the way!

    ! It's so fun and artistic!! I love it,and I work on natural nail,not doing gel.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I finally got a pedicure with animal print

    and purple. Why don't I ever get a manicure? It comes off too quickly.
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    The Finishing Touch

    I just love painting my finger and toe nails,got some lovely OPI polishes off QVC the other day,and there was a really gorgeous Magenta,which is my favourite colour at the moment. To me it is the finishing touch when i am getting ready to go out Jayne xxx
    sheerdesire sheerdesire 51-55, T 9 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    I love long nails and painting them.

    I get my nails done all the time, this week I went with a gray silver color with glitter. :)
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F Nov 7

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     I got my nails done today.

    Here's what they look like.  Gave them instructions on the colors I wanted, too.
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I absolutely HATE my finger nails

    but I love painting my toes! This time I did rainbow with stripes and polka dots(:
    MacKenziePatriciaLee MacKenziePatriciaLee 16-17, F Jul 23

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    Always Paint My Nails, Always

    Once my mom, aunt, and sister recognized my femininity, they began to actively encourage and help me with it. One thing I soon learned was the beauty of painting your nails. Because I have so long spent time both as presenting feminine and sometimes by necessity trying to get by...
    samctv10 samctv10 36-40, M 20 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    I love, love, love getting my nails done!

    I will hide my hands if my nails are not done....so serious!
    Refugeblue83 Refugeblue83 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    COD101 COD101 18-21, M Sep 16

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    I just recently got into taking nail art more

    seriously and have even created my own Instagram account for it, but I would love to get to know other people with the same passion as I 😊
    winchester96 winchester96 16-17, F Jul 9

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    Today's Color

    I change colors about every 4 days. Sometimes more often if I have to see someone whom color would not go over with (i.e. my parents and extended family). Right now my color choice is Revlon Not So Blueberry. It has a nice blueberry scent. Not sure how to add pic here so I...
    Aiyana77 Aiyana77 36-40, T 5 Responses Oct 4, 2012

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    Nail art, christmas tree,

    chevron, manicure
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I love colorful manicures

    but my top favorite is a clean nude polish with two thick coats of topcoat. Neat, classy and they look like glass.
    Lucy185 Lucy185 26-30, F 1 Response May 16

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    I did this style (as seen in the pic) quite

    sometimes ago.. but it was fun to paint with these 3 colours...and yup.. just to share it with all the nail lovers ppl. xoxodi da di da
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    Last Friday my wife and I weren't going any

    where and so I decided to paint my finger nails. I'm a CD so I do dress up and if I go out I put on the press on nails and don't paint them. I haven't painted my nails in probably over 10 years. The kids were still around and I wasn't dressing much. Anyway, I got some...
    julieann3 julieann3 51-55 5 Responses Feb 9

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    I love it! Haha even

    if I have small nails it's always fun to paint themπŸ’…πŸ’
    Jessoka Jessoka 18-21, F Apr 27

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    I love purple and then pink,

    so why not alternate? I would love to get a real pedicure soon.
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I absolutely love the way it looks!

    But sometimes I feel handicap trying to avoid messing them up or breaking a nail. I love my new color!
    Autumnrose48 Autumnrose48 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I LOVE PAINTING MY NAILS!

    It makes me feel so neat and professional.
    Sophie562 Sophie562 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I think I might start doing other peoples nails

    . It took me an hour on myself using gel
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I never have. But I am really curious to.

    I am a straight guy and I will be slapped with the stigma of homoexuality... but I dont know. I think they would look good. Should I do it?
    iseedumbpeople iseedumbpeople 18-21, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love the smell of nail polish remover

    and nail polish...is that weird? lol :p
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Love painting my nails. I'm not a pro but I'm can do a pretty good job. But I HATE when one of my nails break especially when there long.
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    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 18-21, F Oct 30

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    I like painting my finger nails and toe nails. I wear sheer stockings and open toed shoes so I can see my painted toe nails. I think that my painted nails make me look more...
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    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 29

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