Nail your personality

Monday, 10 December 2012

People often say your eyes are the windows to your soul. But did you know that the shape you prefer your nails to be buffed into reveals quite a bit about your personality?

Nail your personality

Image provided courtesy of Dream Nails and NSI.

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Megan Kakora has helped launch the websites of, and been the online editor for, some of South Africa’s biggest glossy magazines. She believes in less-is-more, except when it comes to her collection of nail polish colours.
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  1. Claire

    Ooooh I love the round so I guess that makes me feminine, caring and romantic, so lovely! I also like the Squoval!

    4 years ago •

  1. de Klerk

    I’ve got round nails, but I want to give stiletto a try.

    4 years ago •

  1. Bath Lover

    Round is me, but I would like to be Squoval!

    4 years ago •

  1. Abby

    In my opinion squoval looks so much nicer than all the rest.

    4 years ago •

  1. Khensani

    Can one be a mix of two? I’m a square and part time stiletto.

    4 years ago •

  1. Govender

    I always knew I was ambitious and this proves it ;)

    4 years ago •

  1. Pluke

    Square! Cutex always looks fab on perfectly well groomed square nails. I see all Hollywoods who’s who love the “stlleto”, but no thanks! Not for me!

    4 years ago •

  1. Funindawo

    i prefer round< think it also describes my personality..

    4 years ago •

  1. NicoleLom

    Haha. I’m assertive and ambitious. My nemesis seems to be a diva. Interesting. I wonder on what this is based

    4 years ago •

  1. mofokeng

    I think I have all nail shaped lol! I’m lady Edge

    4 years ago •

  1. ProMakeupMe

    I gradually went from Round nails to Squoval, and now I’m a Square nails girl all the way! ;D

    4 years ago •

  1. me

    Mine go with the shape of the cuticle, some round some squoval.

    4 years ago •

  1. JADE

    square for me :-) my nails grow square on it own and i like it that way because i have shorts fingers so the square gives it abit of a edge

    4 years ago •

  1. Lumkwana

    I love all these different shapes, more asp sqouval and round

    5 years ago •

  1. Saunderson

    Im definitely Squoval….description is quite accurate. :-)

    5 years ago •

  1. Ayesh

    Definitely ’round’ lol and it’s spot on too! Interesting article.

    5 years ago •

  1. Amoré Sameera Jooste

    Squoval for me…..

    5 years ago •

  1. Lauren

    Def prefer the round, I wish I could get my nails to that length!

    5 years ago •

  1. JUST-Relax

    Leader, Strong, Bold and Diva…. sounds exactly like me.

    5 years ago •

  1. Pannack

    I do not like really long nails. I prefer mine rather short and then wear darker colours on my hands and prefer lighter pinks and more natural colours on my toes

    5 years ago •

  1. Miss T’qe

    Squoval indeed… I am assertive and most definitely ambitious!

    5 years ago •

  1. Simone

    I’m an edge or squoval girl, definitely..but either way, I am obsessed with my nails!

    5 years ago •

  1. Glamorous Glitter

    Love the squoval nails! I always where my nails like this!

    5 years ago •

  1. Curvella

    Great way to show different nail shapes. The round shape is definitely for me.

    5 years ago •

  1. Chocolates

    i prefer my nails square-ish, or should i say squoval.

    5 years ago •

  1. Debbie

    What happens to your personality should you decide to change your nail shape :-)

    5 years ago •

  1. Lah

    Very interesting, I’m feminine, caring and romantic then!

    5 years ago •

  1. Henke

    I’ve never seen the stilleto and the edge before… HECK NO!!!!

    5 years ago •

  1. Des

    Never realised it suggested things about your personality.

    5 years ago •

  1. Blackcherry

    I absolutely love the new stilleto style.

    5 years ago •

  1. DIVA

    I’ve always like the square shape, now I know why, I’m a Diva

    5 years ago •

  1. Maddy

    I prefer my nails round or squoval.

    5 years ago •

  1. CindyR

    Im a square it describes me correctly lol

    5 years ago •

  1. diamond

    So I’m assertive and ambitious!

    5 years ago •

  1. middlewick

    I love square nails but sometimes tend to file them a bit squoval ( love that new word )

    5 years ago •

  1. Gee Whiskers

    I like my nails to be short and naturally round.

    5 years ago •

  1. Tasha

    I like my nails round most of the time…

    5 years ago •

  1. JamieBaby

    I love my nails squoval… but I have my moments when I love them square.. the only problem with having square nails is I find they break quite easily.

    5 years ago •

  1. Olga

    Very interesting and in my case, very true. Thank you for the info

    5 years ago •

  1. Cass1231

    I’m a Squoval..how interesting..and accurate too :)

    5 years ago •

  1. Mpoyif

    Interesting – Not sure if it’s really works though

    5 years ago •

  1. Andrisha

    the shape i prefer clearly describes me perfectly

    5 years ago •

  1. Riekie

    I have always like Squoval, now I know why ;)

    5 years ago •

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