If you're looking to try one of those trendy nail shapes, it won't turn out so great with your natural nails. "A pointy or 'stiletto' nail, thanks to physics, is only able to be created with hard gel or acrylic." Next time you're hitting the nail salon, be sure to have the pointers above handy. Plus, scroll down to see our guide of the need-to-know shapes.
The best accessories a girl can have are freshly-manicured nails. If you can’t make it to the salon every other week, we suggest taking a few minutes out of your jam-packed schedule to do your own nails. Shaping your nails is a great substitute for a fresh manicure. Read on to find out how to shape nails without having to schedule an appointment.