Constructive criticism, please? Maybe some nail advice? +

I posted last night about having triangle shaped nails, and I think it might have been taken that I have duck nails. Eww, definitely not. :) Some of them just kind of naturally grow that way. I've read Loodie's entry about changing nail shape, but I guess part of me is looking to hear from someone that has been able to successfully change their shape.

Here's a picture. I'm open to criticism, but keep in mind that winter here is very dry (moisturizing has made the whole package look much better than it used to!). I'm also trying out a new nail shape, which still needs work, but I'd like feedback about it. When left natural, my pinkie, ring, and middle grow more squared, while pointer and thumb are rounded.

Anyway, enough blabbing! Here's the picture.


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expand whole threadConstructive criticism, please? Maybe some nail advice? +ohapplesauce1/21/2013 1:58PM

Your nails look great. If they were mine, I'd leave them alone!Susan2148A1/22/2013 6:00PM

My nails are EXACTLY the same. Tried squares last time, all my corners broke :(subgirl1/22/2013 4:18PM

It took a while for me to go from ovals to squarish, and I still have a couple ++allicat19981/21/2013 5:39PM

our nails look so similar it's startling! i just go with it, though. in fact, +++everybodylovesbacon1/21/2013 4:43PM

I agree with everything below. I have the same shape to my ring finger nails ++laqueluster1/21/2013 3:20PM

Changing shape takes a long time, so be patient and don't expect quick results +lovelyinlacquer1/21/2013 2:47PM

mine do this as well at times, I think stop worrying about it, they look fine to me! bergamott1/21/2013 2:39PM

+++miadelaine1/21/2013 2:36PM

No recs for changing the shape, but I think your nails are a nice shape and I love that mani!fellrunner1/21/2013 2:22PM

I have changed my nail bed shape from triangles to more even U shape and have learned to balance ++julia9411/21/2013 2:12PM

That's such a difference! I really wish my cuticles were more of a square U-shape; I'm going to +fellrunner1/21/2013 2:21PM

Lube 'em up and push 'em back. I avoid cuticle removers and nippers unless there's a bit that's ++julia9411/21/2013 3:01PM

wow! those are some encouraging before & after's!texas_nightowl1/21/2013 2:18PM

Thank you! julia9411/21/2013 3:01PM

Im showing this to my niece who doesnt believe her nails can be helped. Thank you!smellypuppy831/21/2013 2:18PM

Thank you! I was a cuticle picker/biter and they used to be ragged & bleeding all the time. Healthy+julia9411/21/2013 3:07PM

Your nails look fine (and that mani is awesome) I think rounded/squoval tips look greatlaquerlove1/21/2013 2:04PM

I have no recs, but my nails are like that too...particularly index & middle++texas_nightowl1/21/2013 2:02PM