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I Love Painting My Nails

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    I just finished it. Purpule

    and Black are perfect colour combination. â€ģI know lt looks pink because of lighting haha
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F Jan 29

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    First I put a matte green nail polish then

    glittery transparent nail polish after it 💅
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    Nya25 Nya25 22-25, F Jul 1

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    I have always loved red nails,

    It came from my mom. She only wears red, and in occasion, orange. The first time I painted my nails, they were orange. Then red. And a lot more red. In freshman year, one of my friends called me a harlot for having red nails. Weird, I know.
    sleepyforever sleepyforever 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 3

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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 19 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    It's therapeutic. No,

    EP. I will not make this story longer.
    VinylEyes VinylEyes 70+, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    Jillbill8 Jillbill8 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I like experimenting with colour.

    My fave colours for painting my nails are pink and purple. I like to wear different colours on different nails tho and some paint the tips a different colour, experimenting with layering different polishes (especially if one is sheer/especially translucent). Doesn't always work...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I did for. first time 3 months ago I started

    with a nice red polish it popped with a clear coat I did well for my first time. I have built up the confidence to do a clear coat on my finger nails. Winter has allowed me to hide it so far but I hope to be able to wear it full time in the summer.
    Mrbacondude Mrbacondude 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F Jul 16

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    Christmas red

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    LAsuperstar LAsuperstar 70+, F 7 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I sooooo badly want to go into a nail salon

    and get my nails done, but I'm too scared alone and I don't have any friends that'll go with me either, ugh, I need to get them done bad too, they're totally wrecked, oh well maybe another day soon..
    JulieCakes JulieCakes 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Treated myself to a mani

    and pedi today :)
    laurenwilliams18 laurenwilliams18 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 1

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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, 2014

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    I love doing them myself.

    If it looks good in so proud of myself! Check out my melons!
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 45 Responses Mar 31

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    It is my Friday night end of the week ritual i

    pamper myself with! Bottle of wine, some chocolate, a good movie and pretty nails!
    Redleatheryellow Redleatheryellow 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    Christmas is just round the corner

    so I'm going to get golden sparkles on my nails! woohoo
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F Dec 22, 2014

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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 5 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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    I like to paint my finger nails too

    but sometimes I will go to the salon and have them professionally done. I also like to paint my toe nails.
    ts92 ts92 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Looking for advice on a nail colour

    for my toes.. Am either thinking blue, purple or pink. Getting them done for the first time in a few days :)
    JustinBiebz JustinBiebz 18-21, M 6 Responses Jun 24

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    I get my nails done. But I do my own design.

    I buy tons of colors. I buy the skinny nail polish. You might not believe me. If we lived together, your going to see me polishing my nails almost every day. I get tired of the same nail color.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I have a huge nail polish collection.

    I could sit there for hours just decorating my nails. :)
    ThunderAndRain123 ThunderAndRain123 22-25 3 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    These are my nails today.

    I'm wearing Nails Inc "Chelsea".
    prudance prudance 51-55, T 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have my favorites,

    but I do like to try new colors sometimes.
    jerseyjade jerseyjade 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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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 6 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    Omg, I can paint both hands the same now!

    lol, I guess you know that akward situation when one hand is perfect but another one looks crappy. But I don't have it anymore :D I've been obsessed with nail art for about a year or even more.So I had enough of practice and I'm much closer to perfection!
    RainbowCupcake29 RainbowCupcake29 16-17, F Jun 6

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    I love painting my nails it's

    so girly and pretty and cute I love bright colors
    Horseofdiffcolor Horseofdiffcolor 22-25, T 4 Responses Mar 7

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    I do my own manicures,

    keep my nails clean and use a vitamin E oil on them. and I have yet to find anyone who has longer natural nails than me(in person)
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Because someone asked me to post a pic of my

    nails. The color is called "charmed, I'm sure." ;) hahaha
    laurenwilliams18 laurenwilliams18 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 1

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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
    cherry2015 cherry2015 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    amberlxl amberlxl 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    I love painting my toe

    and finger nails. It is cheaper for me to do it myself then going out and getting it done professionally. I love the bright red color on my nails.
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I received these nail decorations

    as a gift and they are so cute but I have no idea what nail designs they would go with đŸ˜Ĩ>.< any ideas
    TiredOfBeingHurt TiredOfBeingHurt 18-21, F Jun 8

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    Nail'd It - i love painting my nails.

    i often paint depending on my mood. i like to try new designs and patterns. i kept it simple today because i watched a movie while painting in the dark. Kingsman with Samuel L. Jackson if u were wondering and it was Great!!
    snelletrail snelletrail 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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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 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    lorenzaann lorenzaann 13-15, F 1 Response May 12

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    mssparkles mssparkles 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I like wearing this colour.

    This is me 3 months ago.
    prudance prudance 51-55, T 5 Responses Jul 6

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    I don't know if it's just me,

    but whenever I don't paint my nails, I feel bare. Like I'm half naked without nail polish. I am obsessed with painting my nails and keeping them painted.
    sillychey97 sillychey97 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I painted my nails gold.

    .. just feeling the Christmas season wooooo!!!!!
    CantankerousBabe CantankerousBabe 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    I just got a couple new colors today.

    My friend asked me if i wanted to smoke at her house and I did want to so I went over to her place. She said was picking up food and her house was unlocked so I could just wait for her. I texted her when i got there because she had a truck parked out in front of her yard and she...
    jackgrey789 jackgrey789 22-25, T 4 days ago

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    I'm getting to right now.

    My mom bought me a paint bucket full of nail polish from Sephora. :-)
    Prettygirl8726 Prettygirl8726 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Two coats of Orly "Swizzle Stick" with one coat

    of L.A. Colors "Infrared" over top. The picture doesn't do it justice. The color is most beautiful in the sunlight.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 5 Responses Jul 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, 2014

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    I decided to get pampered

    for Mothers Day. Love the pink color 💖
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I am a boy but i love painting my nails I just

    like the feminine feel of them and especially how smooth they are. The coolest thing is getting my nails done in bright colors and putting them under a backlight. Gals what are your thoughts on this I'm open to any suggestions :)
    jackgrey789 jackgrey789 22-25, T 3 Responses