Perfect Wedding Day Nails

Perfect Wedding Day Nails

Choosing how to wear your nails on your wedding day might seem like a small decision, but your nails will be front and centre in many of your wedding photos.

From the all important ring shots, to the cutting the cake pictures, your hands will be in the spotlight more than you realise.

Pre Wedding Preparation

Your nails take six months to grow completely from base to tip, so it’s very important to have a regular hand and nail care routine in place in plenty of time.

Buy a good hand cream and use regularly – last thing at night is especially good, make sure to massage into your cuticles too.

Have a regular manicure at this time, either at home or book into a salon, use a good cuticle oil, and if your nails are brittle or soft start using an appropriate nail strengthening product weekly.

Ask your manicurist for advice on the nail shape best suited to you, a squoval-shaped nail would be ideal it is much stronger and is less likely to break.

If you decide on a gel polish manicure, have one or two sets before the wedding day to ensure your nails are at their best length and shape.

If you are thinking of opting for nail art, give yourself time to experiment with different styles or statement nails with crystals or pearls.

Having a glitter accent nail for your wedding ring finger will ensure that your ring stays on display throughout the celebrations. Try silver or gold to help your ring stand out but keep your other nails plain with soft pinks, ivories or whites.

When considering your final nail colour choice, it’s worth purchasing a midi sized nail polish to check whether it complements the tone of your dress or the rest of your wedding colour scheme before making your final choice.

Key Trends

Nude

Pink and nude nail colours are a timeless and elegant trend for brides, allow your dress or bridal outfit to be the real statement on your wedding day and keep your nails simple and low-key. Look for colours similar to your natural nail tone or for something a little different, consider a classic French manicure.

Ombre

For a twist on the chic French manicure, opt for an ombre effect on your wedding nail design. A gentle fade from pink to white will create a subtle look, or you may wish to select a bright colour to compliment your wedding colour palette instead.

Accent Nails

Having a glitter accent nail for your wedding ring finger will ensure that your ring stays on display throughout the celebrations. Try silver or gold to help your ring stand out but keep your other nails plain with soft pinks, ivories or whites.

 

Why not take a look at the other wedding blogs on the website for more inspiration!