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What Nail Shape is Best For Aging Hands?

What Nail Shape is Best For Aging Hands?, Montreal Manicure

If you have long, slim fingers, almond and oval nail shapes will elongate them beautifully with their elongating properties. Fashionable colors and nail art also work beautifully on these styles.

Avoid pointed or stiletto shapes that call attention to your nail beds and can accentuate signs of ageing; opt for classic round shapes instead.


As we age, our nails become weaker and brittler. Their appearance may become uneven as ridges and bumps appear. To combat this effect, it’s essential to follow an effective nail care regime, including exfoliation at least twice per day and filing them in one direction regularly – this will prevent breakage while keeping them looking younger!

Oval Nails Oval nail shapes are timeless classics that suit people of all ages and hand sizes. Women with wide or long fingers may benefit from opting for this shape as it elongates them and makes the nails appear more feminine; in addition, this shape works great if you like experimenting with playful nail art designs as it adds a more stylish aesthetic to their fingernails.

Square Nail Shape

Another popular nail shape, squares are distinguished by straight edges and a squared off tip. This versatile shape looks great on nails of all lengths but particularly flattering for shorter nails since long square nails accentuate their blunt edges.

Squoval Nail Shape

Combining elements from both square and oval nail shapes, this nail shape offers the best of both worlds: sharp corners balanced against soft oval curves. Reshaping edges to form subtle oval curves may help achieve this look by carefully filing corners and edges of square nails for this style.

Almond Nail Shape

The almond nail shape is similar to its oval counterpart, but differs in that it focuses more on lengthening fingers by filing away sides of nails into egg-like shapes – creating more slender fingertips and petite fingers. This style works especially well on those who naturally possess long or slender fingers, though it may work just as effectively for those with shorter or fatter digits.

Round Shape

A classic rounded nail shape may also be appealing for older hands as it creates an appealing and feminine aesthetic on nails of moderate length that are suitable for daily living.

In order to achieve a beautifully rounded nail shape, it is important to keep them moisturized by filing them regularly with a fine-grit file and filing them regularly with harsh chemicals (or washing dishes or working out too hard) which could cause them to break. In addition, spot correcting hand cream with SPF could also help delay their ageing process prematurely – see this list from TotalBeauty for more information about anti-aging products for your skin!

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