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Style men find more attractive

  1. I'm male, I prefer square tips

    5 vote(s)
    8.6%
  2. I'm male, I prefer round tips

    42 vote(s)
    72.4%
  3. I'm female, I prefer square tips

    2 vote(s)
    3.4%
  4. I'm female, I prefer round tips

    9 vote(s)
    15.5%
  1. Jan 31, 2009 #1

    Evo

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    This is something that I've been curious about for a long time. I really want to know which style men find more attractive, but since everyone loves polls, I will allow both men and women to vote.

    I want to know, do you think round tip or square tipped nails are more attractive?

    Here are the examples.

    Round tipped

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    Square tipped

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  3. Jan 31, 2009 #2

    Hurkyl

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    Re: Fingernails

    You could minimize variables by making them both without polish (or with, I suppose).

    Why are long fingernails our only choices? :tongue:
     
  4. Jan 31, 2009 #3

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    Re: Fingernails

    It's not so much whether square or round, as it is how they are used.
     
  5. Jan 31, 2009 #4

    Evo

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    Re: Fingernails

    You would not believe how hard it was to find pictures of round tipped fingernails. And the painted square tips all had decals and jewelry on them.

    here's a rounder tip french manicure to compare to the square tip.

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  6. Jan 31, 2009 #5

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    Re: Fingernails

    Google for "stock fingernail photo" :smile:
     
  7. Jan 31, 2009 #6

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    Re: Fingernails

    On women, my personal favorites are rounded, though masochists could opt for squared in the bedroom, I suppose. My cousin's younger daughter got in the habit of getting applied nails like those in the second image, and developed a nasty nail-fungus that was ugly and hard to get rid of. When I was doing consulting work in the deep south in the '90s, it seemed like a fad that most black female fast-food workers had to have silver or gold-plated nail-covers with engraving, little diamonds, etc on them. After my cousin's girl developed that nail-fungus, I had to think "how many of these young ladies are stuck with really ugly, damaged, infected nails because of vanity?".

    I have always kept the fingernails (rounded) on my right hand a bit long, to allow finger-picking on guitar, but no longer than the fleshy part of the fingers. Need both flesh and nail for control and modulation of attack.
     
  8. Jan 31, 2009 #7
    Re: Fingernails

    "I'm male, I prefer round tips "

    I find them round tips better than square tips (which look hideous and unnatural).

    But, I would have voted:
    "I'm male, I dislike both round and square" if that was available.
     
  9. Jan 31, 2009 #8

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    Re: Fingernails

    Agreed - there should be an option "I'm male - I prefer boobs".
     
  10. Jan 31, 2009 #9

    Evo

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    Re: Fingernails

    Do you prefer them round or square?
     
  11. Jan 31, 2009 #10

    Mk

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    Re: Fingernails

    What? I voted before I read the first post, I thought this was about normal fingernails (aka, real)

    I prefer real fingernails over false ones. In fact, I don't like false ones at all.
     
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  12. Jan 31, 2009 #11

    Math Is Hard

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    Re: Fingernails

    :rofl:

    I'm female and I like square tips. On females. I get completely creeped out when I see long nails on guys.
     
  13. Jan 31, 2009 #12

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    Re: Fingernails

    Or modest boobs, and well-rounded butts. There seems to be something going on in that regard. Very seldom do I see a woman with both, though nowadays the boob part can be purchased as an add-on.
     
  14. Jan 31, 2009 #13

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    Round or Square?

    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  15. Jan 31, 2009 #14
    Re: Fingernails

    I love the square tips, and I'm female. Though I have never had them, I just think they look nicer. I do plan to get them sometime, when I have the money.

    Long nails on guys...yeah I find it kinda creepy, too.
     
  16. Jan 31, 2009 #15
    Re: Fingernails

    I like square tips, but they have to be done perfectly and not be too long.
     
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  17. Feb 1, 2009 #16

    Monique

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    Re: Fingernails

    I like them round, that way they look less like tentacles. I have naturally long nails, they just keep on growing and don't damage.. until a few weeks when they all decided to split and break off :cry: Now I need to wait for the damaged part to grow out, I blame a new (it was an expensive one) nailcutter.
     
  18. Feb 1, 2009 #17

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    Re: Fingernails

    I prefer round out of the choices, but I'm no fan of long nails on anyone.
     
  19. Feb 1, 2009 #18

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    Re: Fingernails

    Mine are usually worn down by the amount of head scratching i do, besides that i keep them short to stop oil and greaes building up under them ,and besides that a guy would have to be a pansy to worry about his finger nail shape.
     
  20. Feb 1, 2009 #19

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    Re: Fingernails

    Round seems more practical since it conforms to the contour of the finger tip. Personally, I find the corner of fingernails irritating, so I keep mine trimmed round.

    Otherwise I have no strong feelings on whether or not a woman has round or square, long or short fingernails - although I don't understand why painting or polishing fingernails is such a big deal. I think the general population puts way too much emphasis cosmetics and perfumes. For me make up (cosmetics) do not make a person more attractive or sexy, but rather just looks silly and unnecessary. I think people should focus on developing the inner person, and not surface appearance.
     
  21. Feb 1, 2009 #20

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    Re: Fingernails

    I guess that's why they call it "make up" (made up).
     
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