Black nail manicure is a trend in nail fashion, but are you sure you know how to combine them and thus squeeze their full potential?

Black is among the worst considered nail colors, as it has always been a thing of “transgressive and dark” urban tribes. In the 80s, Gothics and Punks often wore black fingernails with pride, while Posh people, Heavies, Mods and Hip Hop ‘lovers, looked at them disgusted…they had had to agree on something!


Not long after, neo-thefts and Grunge followers even Glam people, began to wear them. After this and until recently nothing, the fashion world had forgotten them, an Eighth residue with no interest in the fashion of this century…


How to get the look with black nails according to your style

As usual, fashion rotates and stirs about itself like a cat, until something like black fingernails nails re-likes, with another criterion, with another way of wearing them… the funny thing is that this time, it’s not a fad that for a few, but a global “must”, a work look is perfect with black nails, don’t you think? The Personal Shopper service not only offers you a personalised shopping tour, but also the possibility to learn a lot about how to put together looks and how to improve your overall appearance.

Flirty, friendly and even happy, that is, the world upside down, today’s black nails would have disgusted any gothic of the 80’s who was proud to be so, but today the black nails worn with cheerful clothes and a frivolous attitude, are very cool.

The Military-style boots, a punk emblem and symbol of a contested way of dressing, have also been integrated into that way of dressing, unaware that at one time, they were the opposite.

You can also wear them integrated in casual attire without any “fashion intent”, with your everyday look, just like any other accessory.


Knowing the origin of a trend, is the best way to know how to use it, and wearing black nails had a dark function, I dare say macabre, and that possibility is still hidden on them.

They can be deliciously unsettling, accompanying your image with an “aura of mystery and darkness”, something like a seductive game of a difficult puzzle to unravel, an attractive and irresistible spider web.


But black nails cannot be magical on their own, it is necessary to surround them with other elements with the same spirit: symbolic tattoos, ceremonial accessories, gothic jewelry or a contrast worthy of a horror film.

If you like that terrifying air taste, among the images, of 80s music groups like The Cure or Joy Division, you’ll find all the inspiration you need, and not just in terms of nail color.

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How to wear black fingernails, short or long nails?

Short black nails are the winning bet and don’t belong to a specific taste, they’ve crossed the boundaries of style, you can find them in a New York nightclub, an office in Madrid or a suburb in Tokyo, it’s the most sophisticated version of black fingernails.


In my opinion it’s better to wear black nails short or very short, but it’s really just a matter of preference, I find them elegant, but many people love them square….

and even pointed!


Nails should be painted to full coverage or leaving only a millimetre, without smudges or edges and of course with clean cuticles.


In any case, the rules for wearing black fingernails are no different from those of the other colors: poorly painted, peeled and broken, offers impression of slovenliness in any color, also in black.


Wear them however you want, with permanent or normal manicure, but always perfect. If you choose permanent manicure, I imagine that you are already informed of the dangers of poor-quality enamels and the horrific consequences they produce on nails and hands.


The permanent manicure is comfortable and practical, but like everything that has to last, must be of good quality… as in the case of cosmetic surgery: do it only if you can pay for quality,


if not, better normal nail polish, even if you have to paint your fingernails every night to wear them perfect, this also applies to the men.


In everyday life black nails have become perfectly commonplace in every environment, but it is during the evening and on special occasions that they are at their best, the most spectacular time to wear black nails.


Black nails for events and special occasions

If you’re getting ready for an occasion where you want to look your best, black nails are a must-have, they’ve practically become a rule of etiquette for women who want to be elegant.


The manicure with metallic nail polish for example is spectacular and promises hands that no one will fail to admire, perfect for special events, and don’t think now that long nails are the only way to a spectacular manicure, short and metallic are elegant and attractive, beyond the momentary fashions, for me the short nail manicure is always the best option.


Extra long nails have followers even in Hollywood, if you prefer them like this, my advice is to leave them long and ultra shiny.

At this time they are very sophisticated, and do not seem to intend to stop being so, so keep them in mind next time you see what an occasion to dazzle at an event, they are perfect for example for a Cocktail.

At the moment they are very sophisticated, and they don’t seem to have any intention to stop being so, so keep them in mind the next time you have the chance to dazzle at an event, they are perfect for a cocktail party for example.


Black nails on the feet, pedicure for every day

What goes for the hands also goes for the feet, it is necessary that the pedicure is impeccable, perfect… but this is not only valid if you are going to show off your feet, wearing your toenails painted and groomed, will make you feel good even if you are not going to take off your shoes.

toenails painted with black nail polish are sophisticated and very modern, fabulous with sandals at a party, and wearing the same colour on both hands and feet is a classic, but it’s not the only possibility…


.. you can also play with combinations based on the outfit you are going to wear, even on the beach, that’s what permanent and semi-permanent manicures are for, right?


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