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what colour do you wear on your toe/fingernails on your holidays?

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keeponkeepinon Thu 28-Jul-16 21:23:19

I usually go for pink or coral, considering a change to a ballerina pink shade, what do you like to wear best/your most versatile holiday shade?

carrie74 Thu 28-Jul-16 22:11:50

I like a hot pink or a rouge noir on my toes. Possibly navy.

On fingers I either go for a bright pink, or an opaque pale pink (Cake Pop by Shellac), I've had white before which I quite liked. Also had another Shellac colour, a bit paler than Cake Pop, more natural, but the name escapes me at the moment.

Corals and mauves/purples don't work with my colouring really.

carrie74 Thu 28-Jul-16 22:13:34

It was Winter Glow!

LBOCS2 Thu 28-Jul-16 22:13:51

Coral. In fact, I've just done my holiday nails in my favourite shade!

QueenPolka Thu 28-Jul-16 22:13:55

Red and red grin

Dontyouopenthattrapdoor Thu 28-Jul-16 22:14:14

Gold smile

keeponkeepinon Thu 28-Jul-16 23:53:33

Do you match toes and fingers?

keeponkeepinon Thu 28-Jul-16 23:57:27

I've got nude pink with a tiny but of gold in my sandals. I plan on wearing thee most of the time. Would pale pink be too pale? Should I use my usual coral or pink that really pops?

LBOCS2 Thu 28-Jul-16 23:58:31

I have done because it was the only varnish within reach. I don't usually though, or at least, I don't think it's necessary. I'll go through 3/4 finger nail colours before my toes need re-doing.

JaceLancs Fri 29-Jul-16 01:10:29

Currently have bright cerise pink on toes and purple fingernails

burnishedsilver Fri 29-Jul-16 02:31:41

I match, or don't match, depending on my mood. I'm matching at the moment. Rimmel red ginger - it's not quite red, not quite pink, not quite coral - seems to go with everything.

LadyB49 Fri 29-Jul-16 02:38:17

Cranberry on fingers and toes. Goes with everything.

keeponkeepinon Fri 29-Jul-16 06:34:48

Red ginger was the last varnish I bought burnished. Fabulous colour, I fancy a change but that is such a versatile pinky red coral.
I might even leave my fingernails to soak up the sunshine and have a break then I don't even have to bother about chipping. Lasts ages on my toes.

jackstini Fri 29-Jul-16 08:30:23

Something holographic on toes as looks amazing in the sun - currently Sensationail Tangerine Glitter
Nudes on fingernails

Don't forget to check your insect repellent and sun cream for DEET.
It fades nail polish something terrible so avoid!

EmmaWoodlouse Fri 29-Jul-16 09:41:36

I wore a coral colour on my recent short break (toenails only - I don't usually do fingers) - well, at least it looked like a coral in the bottle but I think it was very close to a bright red. I wanted it it slightly lighter and pinker. Anyway I started to find the colour really annoying after a couple of days - it really stood out, as I wasn't wearing particularly brightly coloured clothes - and one of the first things I did when I got home was change it to a sort of light, metallic silvery pink. I wish I'd gone for that colour all along now...

il0vew1ne Fri 29-Jul-16 09:44:04


soyvanillalatte Fri 29-Jul-16 09:45:48

I only ever wear a French polish (or hombre French)

vitaminC Fri 29-Jul-16 13:46:33

I often match my toenails to my sandals, if I have coloured sandals (this year I have 3 pairs - coral, black and tan, so nails are coral).

Fingers I rarely varnish as banned at work. On holidays just a barely-there clear or nude colour, or French if I have time/budget to get them done by a pro.

Pantsalive Fri 29-Jul-16 14:17:49

Toes nails are usually blue or green in the summer or occasionally bright pink. Fingernails vary or just buffed.

CharleyDavidson Fri 29-Jul-16 14:21:45

Bronze on my toes. Clear on my fingers.

FashionLover1 Fri 29-Jul-16 15:42:31

Used to do red or burgundy, but for the last couple years prefer pastel tones

GetAHaircutCarl Fri 29-Jul-16 15:47:26

I'm back now but I had nude on my fingers and purple on my toes.

Today I had red put on both.

Bobochic Fri 29-Jul-16 16:05:45

This is currently a major topic in our household. DD (11) is ridiculously excited that I have promised to take her with me next week for a pre-holiday manicure and pedicure. The colour decision is very hard to make and requires a lot of research and planning hmm.

I shall go for red/red. Goes with everything.

SuperFlyHigh Fri 29-Jul-16 16:29:43

I once had a glittery/sparkly rose pink (Tourmaline) and another year a Nails Inc shade called Ibiza Orange.

Friends go for bright pink shellac.

I also like mauve or blue (mid or baby blue).

FrustratedFrugal Fri 29-Jul-16 16:30:04

I always wear a denim blue Revlon shade - it lasts at least three weeks without chipping. And it matches my favorite pair of Havaianas wink

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