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Nail Polish - What colours are your fingers and toes?

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MartinRohdesBellybuttonFluff Fri 03-Jun-16 21:31:49

Trying to decide on nail colours. I've a stack of bottles of polish in front of me and need inspiration from S&B.

Please tell / show with pics your summer colours!

Specialagentblond Fri 03-Jun-16 21:40:29

Ok so nude on my fingers and French on my toes, but I am getting to a certain age.... I am loving the ombré at the moment where you graduate the colour across the different fingers - I'm thinking of going from Nude on my thumb to pink or coral on my little fingers for a wedding later this month.

Let us know what you decide on x

andadietcoke Fri 03-Jun-16 21:42:52

I have issues...and lots of nail varnishes. I love the orangey coral colour for the summer - it's a CND Shellac colour called Desert Rose.

TSSDNCOP Fri 03-Jun-16 21:52:19

Fingers: Rubble
Toes: navy

Notcontent Fri 03-Jun-16 21:53:46

Bright, unusual colours make me feel less frumpy and mumsy. So I like really bright coral (it has to be the right shade) or a beautiful blue I have from YSL. That's when I can be bothered to do it myself or feel like treating myself and getting someone else to do it!

Queenbean Fri 03-Jun-16 21:57:28

Some beautiful shades here:

ridinghighinapril Fri 03-Jun-16 22:00:44

Fingers: clear (looks more professional for work and chips don't show)
Toes: currently coral (alternatives are fuchsia/hot pink or blood red)

Hopefully Fri 03-Jun-16 22:03:25

Toes currently mint green - I like pale colours on my toes in summer.

Fingers currently naked, but will either be a warm grey shade or bright watermelon red when I paint them tomorrow.

MartinRohdesBellybuttonFluff Fri 03-Jun-16 22:04:08

TSSDNCOP love navy toes too and am tempted to go with them for the 3rd summer in a row. My only issue is that the navy is so difficult to remove it stays on for the whole summergrin too lazy to take it off

Notcontent Fri 03-Jun-16 22:11:01

I like grey and navy too.

TSSDNCOP Fri 03-Jun-16 22:14:50

Ah Martin you've cracked my cunning plan grin

I'm a two week cycle Shellacer so I pick colours that will look OK with practically any outfit.

In the winter the nail bar ladies see me coming and reach for the "Taxi Cab"

MistressMerryWeather Fri 03-Jun-16 22:15:46

Nude on both at the moment, I've been very boring recently.

I'm on the lookout for a nice blue/green colour but they all seem to be either too dark or have a pearly or glittery finish.

Orange always looks good on fingers and toes IMO.

BobbinThreadbare123 Fri 03-Jun-16 22:24:10

Navy blue toes with clear glittery fingers. I always have my nails painted but I let them breathe now and then!

JennyOnAPlate Fri 03-Jun-16 22:34:08

I have blue jamberry wraps on my fingers. A friend started flogging them and I bought some to shut her up, but they're actually really good.

My toes are nude.

CointreauVersial Fri 03-Jun-16 22:36:52

Nothing on my fingernails at the moment.

Toes were navy until yesterday, but are now coral pink.

janethegirl2 Fri 03-Jun-16 22:39:54

Not allowed nail varnish on fingers at work ( prob not allowed it on feet either) but my toe nails are very pink.

MartinRohdesBellybuttonFluff Sat 04-Jun-16 01:13:41

Specialagentblond went for Chanel Elixir for my fingers and Wah London Check your Lipstick for my toes. The latter reminds me of Smarties so brings a smile to my face and makes me happy smile

Pictures are to show the colours and are not of my hobbit feet or fingernails [grin

Specialagentblond Sat 04-Jun-16 11:41:43

Lovely! - colours to bring the sun out! I really like that pink. What do you think of the Chanel polishes? I always seem to have streaks of colour on the bath if I put them on my toes. Really annoying.

ohidoliketobe Sat 04-Jun-16 11:49:29

A real bright Barbie pink at the moment, I hate the colour and would never choose it for clothing etc, but over the years I've discovered it seems to compliment my skin tone when it gets a bit of a tan, and now I feel summery when the pink comes out. I tend to keep it on my toes all summer (I'm lazy and find one dedicated afternoon home pedicure at the start of summer means I just have to do a quick file and touch up the colour each fortnight and it lasts about 3 months...).

Will redo my finger nails this afternoon, got some new Sally Henson 5 in 1s,a lovely dark brown and a jade/ teal type of colour. Can't decide which to go for just yet.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Sat 04-Jun-16 11:50:45

Mint green on both my fingers and toes.

MartinRohdesBellybuttonFluff Sat 04-Jun-16 20:29:45

Specialagent I don't rate the Chanel polishes over other brands, although I love their colours.

In terms of staying power I was very impressed by BarryM, cheap and cheerful!

friggingnora Sat 04-Jun-16 20:53:16

That Chanel Elixir is a gorgeous colour. Anyone know of a similar shellac shade?

ChippyMinton Sat 04-Jun-16 20:58:09

Rose gold on both.
I love a coppery orange but haven't found one this year.

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Sat 04-Jun-16 20:58:11

i have an amethyst purple on my fingers and just denuded my toes...they were fuchsia and horribly chipped.

I shall have a rake in the nail polish basket and paint them tomorrow. I might put a base coat on tonight.

IrisPrima Sat 04-Jun-16 21:02:22

Grey, top and bottom.

I've recently been royal blue and orange though.

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