What Nail Polish Color Should You Avoid?

Amanda Monell

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About This Quiz

You have been having a horrible work week, and even though you prepared yourself for it, you didn't realize it was going to be as bad as it got. However, you did add a treat to your week, a trip to your place of choice for a manicure. When you take your first steps into the spa, your mind instantly falls into its relaxed state, and your eyes swim over all of the different nail colors that line the walls. What color should you get? 

Maybe you need a little boost of confidence before heading out for a night out on the town with friends. If that's the case, there is no other color to use than a red, the brighter the shade, the better. If you're working on a wedding day-ready look, one nail color you should look into using is either a blush or nude shade to create a soft look. Even if these occasions and color choices make sense to you, you may not be able to pull either of these colors off. Why? In some instances, it could be your personality. 

Either way, we're looking to figure out what color just won't work for you. Why don't we see if we can give you some insight while your latest manicure dries?

When you were young, did you ever pretend to paint your friend's nails?

As you're getting ready for a night out, you spill polish all over your bathroom floor. What do you do?

How old were you when you got your first manicure?

How many bottles of nail polish do you have in your home?

Looking at your current manicure, would you be able to play volleyball without chipping it?

Sometimes when you need to add a little punch to your nails, adding some nail art can do the trick. What would you add?

Who usually paints your nails?

While hanging out at the spa, what kind of drink do you imbibe?

Oh no! You are out of town and forgot to pack your favorite nail color. What drugstore brand do you settle on in a pinch?

Would you ever try a dip powder manicure?

When it comes to color, there are some colors that look better on longer nails than others. How long do you wear your nails?

If you were going to a wedding, what kind of nail would you wear?

If you want a super cute yet crazy nail style, check out harajuku nails from Japan. With an insane amount of charms, we're curious; would you rock these nails?

What is the one thing you can't live without when doing your home manicure?

It's time to take some time to rejuvenate at the spa. What treatment would you get in addition to your manicure?

How do you feel about glittery nail polish?

Boo! It's Halloween and you've decided to dress as a witch. What nail accessories common with Halloween makeup would you use?

Would you ever consider wearing a super long acrylic nail?

Have you had enough manicures to be able to do your own?

The French manicure has evolved from its classic white-tipped look to other popular iterations. What type of French manicure would you get?

Sometimes heading to the manicure chair is more fun with friends! Have you ever been on a group outing?

Would you ever wear an aquarium nail?

What kind of polish do you usually paint your nails with?

Have you ever used clear nail polish to stop a run from getting bigger in your stockings?

Ideally, how long does it take you to do your nails?

In your opinion, what is the most important thing for your nail color to have?

Some people will pick their nail colors based on their names. What nail color name would you use?

If you're ever in California, you could always go to a salon that specializes in a manicure that costs between $500 and $25,000! What would you buy with that amount of money?

Many nail trends have used mythological creatures as an influence. What beast would you use as a muse?

Most of us who get manicures know that when summer rolls around it's time for a pedicure for our flip flops and sandals. What is your favorite part about a pedicure?

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