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Red, Pink, Green? The Meaning of Nail Polish: What Does Your Color Say About You?

Posted by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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Your Nail Polish Color Palette

Fire-Engine Red: You're sassy, self-assured, and not afraid to be dramatic. Bright red is a bold, look-at-me color that is a symbol for passion, fire, and confidence. You love the spotlight, and you take charge of situations.

Hot Pink: You're spunky and energetic. Pink is a color that is associated specifically with women, and hot pink lets you show your spunk and spice.

Pale Pink: Painting your nails pale pink is a subtle expression. You are likely quiet, or at least you don't want to stand out, and youthful. Pale pink is not significantly different from the color of your nails (if you're caucasian), but you still want to show your soft side.

Black: Painting your nails black is a classic symbol of anti-establishment. It doesn't mean you are depressed or going goth, but it's a way of rebelling against the norm and showing some of the darkness in your personality.

Navy Blue: This is a color of sophistication and authority. Wearing this color on your nails tells people to listen up, because you're in charge.

Aqua (Light) Blue: You're showing the youthful and calm side of your personality when you paint your nails a light blue. Aqua is a cool color, a nonchalant color.

French Manicure: You are glamorous and professional. You don't need a whole new color; your nails look good as they are, and you simply emphasize and define yourself.

Magenta: A combination of the reds, pinks, and purples, magenta is feminine but not flashy. You are vibrant and youthful, but you don't need to be the center of attention at all times.

Orange: This color is bright and vibrant, for people who want attention drawn to them. It also symbolizes autumn and the changing seasons: a time of brightness and change.

Dark Brown: A dark and rich color, this shade of brown indicates boldness and authority. You like your nails like you like your men. Just kidding.

Maroon: Maroon is a warm color, a combo of red and purple, retaining the authority of red and the confidence of purple. It's a mature, sophisticated color that, when worn on your nails, invites respect.

Coffee-Colored: You are earthy and energetic. Tan and light brown are earth tones, cool colors that bring you closer to Mother Nature.

Green: This color invokes images of vigor and the environment. Going "green" in your nail polish exudes earthiness and spunk.

Deep Purple: Purple is the color of royalty. Wearing it on your nails shows you have a confident personality, and you're not afraid to stand out from the crowd.

Lavender: You are graceful and collected. A combination of pink and purple, lavender is feminine and confident without the youthfulness of pure pink.

What does your nail polish color say about you? (image source: http://www.stargazer-products.com/)
 
So the next time you get a manicure, or even a mani/pedi, don't just ask yourself, "What color is my favorite?" Ask yourself instead, "Who am I? And what does my color say about me?"
 
WHAT COLOR NAIL POLISH DO YOU TYPICALLY WEAR?
 
 
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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mumsy2three
by Shauna on Jul. 8, 2011 at 8:34 PM

I only wear polish on my toenails. I tend to pick pinks and maroons.

mom4jads
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 8:36 PM

I change the color every week or two.. and I go from pinks, to blues, to purple.

owensmom34
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 8:46 PM

I mainly wear pinks and reds.

periwinkle163
by on Jul. 8, 2011 at 8:54 PM

 I am wearing dark purple but I don't think that really fits me,lol.

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