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To wear glittery nail polish at my age?

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AwfulMaureen Wed 23-Apr-14 13:18:58

I'm 40....I just bought a glittery nail polish because I liked it and then it struck I too old? confused

WhateverLover Wed 23-Apr-14 13:21:05

Nope grin

5madthings Wed 23-Apr-14 13:21:07

Well I wear glittery nail polish, my toes are purple with glitter at the moment. I am 35 and see no reason to stop wearing it once I reach 40!

EmmanuelWoganberry Wed 23-Apr-14 13:21:08

Nah, I don’t believe in age limits. What colour?

StillStayingClassySanDiego Wed 23-Apr-14 13:21:15

Of course not! grin

Wear what you like, I'm looking for a nice summery blue varnish and I'm 45.

ChameleonCircuit Wed 23-Apr-14 13:21:29

We'll I'm 43 and have dozens of the things, so shall we be "too old" together?! grin

If you want to wear it, who cares what anyone else thinks?

AwfulMaureen Wed 23-Apr-14 13:22:46

It's red! grin There was a nice beige one but the red just spoke to point doing things by half I say and also, I'm pale and natural colours look odd on me sometimes.

ChameleonCircuit Wed 23-Apr-14 13:22:49

StillStayingClassySanDiego - I recommend Essie's Beach Bum Blu, or A-England's Order of the Garter.

Ev1lEdna Wed 23-Apr-14 13:23:12

I'm nearly 40 - this year - and I have several bottles of the stuff in various colours. I love glittery nail varnish, all nail varnish actually. Stillstayingclassy check out the BarryM Gelly nail varnish they have a lovely aqua or a nice pale blue.

ChameleonCircuit Wed 23-Apr-14 13:23:20

Maureen - we need pictures!

Ev1lEdna Wed 23-Apr-14 13:24:02

Oh yes A-England Order of the Garter is lovely and their varnishes go on so nicely.

EmmanuelWoganberry Wed 23-Apr-14 13:24:20

Ooh I’ve got a red glittery Barry M one, it’s amazing.

StillStayingClassySanDiego Wed 23-Apr-14 13:24:51

I'll look out for those hues of blue, they sound lovely.


CorusKate Wed 23-Apr-14 13:25:11

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Contraryish Wed 23-Apr-14 13:26:20

I am 40 and currently wearing sparkly pearlescent nail varnish! Love it! It catches the light and looks different colours in different lights!

I have, though, decided I'm too old for chipped nail varnish so now get it done professionally every few weeks. It's a revelation!

Ev1lEdna Wed 23-Apr-14 13:32:05

I have a Models Own white glitter which sparkles rainbow over white nail varnish it is like wearing a disco ball on each finger nail. Love it, one for going out.

Hoppinggreen Wed 23-Apr-14 14:22:39

Oh crap, I'm 42 - do I need to chuck it all my sparkly, magnetic, crackle effect, holographic nail varnishes etc ????

AwfulMaureen Wed 23-Apr-14 14:25:03

Apparently not Hopping! I'm in the market for more...I want some of that polish with big chunks of "stuff" in it....looks like confetti or something.

WheresRyder Wed 23-Apr-14 14:29:07

the nail varnish in poundland is surprisingly good. I brought some glittery ones for dd as shes 8 and wanted glitter, but they are so good, ive been using them. Hot pink glitter, lighter pink and a rainbow effect one. bargains. (I'm 38)

Lottapianos Wed 23-Apr-14 14:30:38

Absolutely not BU. I can't stand all this 'ooh you're over XX so can't do this that and the other'. Wear what you like and enjoy it!

ilovemywestie Wed 23-Apr-14 14:30:59

I'm 47 and last summer my toes had lovely silver glitter nail varnish on them! I love a bit of sparkle grin

quirkychick Wed 23-Apr-14 14:35:04

The question is not are you too old but does it suit you and your style!

Sounds lovely btw. I am 43 and pale. Red over beige anyday! (beige is vile on me).

Yy to Barry M, I have silver foil and it's fab. Currently sporting turquoise toes and have just bought a new navy varnish.

Bettercallsaul1 Wed 23-Apr-14 14:36:15

I was confident, from the title of your thread, that you were 50 or 55 plus, OP! Forty?? That's when life begins, remember ....!

quirkychick Wed 23-Apr-14 14:37:14

My thoughts exactly lottapianos.

aylesburyduck Wed 23-Apr-14 14:38:00

course not! bloody hell I'd have no polish left if I chucked all my glittery ones grin

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