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The 6 most popular nail shapes you need to know

21/10/2021 / Beauty

It’s a confusing world of ‘coffins’ and ‘squovals’ out there, so we thought we’d clear things up. Turns out, there’s a science behind your nail shape: from lengthening short nails, to shapes that suit ‘wider’ fingers, there’s a style to suit everyone (though please don’t start hating on your fingers, we’re all beauties, no matter how large your knuckles may be). To brush up on your nail shape knowledge, and for a little inspiration pre-filing, here are the shapes to know. As for the colour – neutrals, pastels, nail art – we’ll leave that bit to you.

By Rachel Spedding