Wedding Trend Report: Wedding Nail Styles

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THUNDER BAY – LIVING – There are so many options for nails for on your wedding day. Do you want all the attention on your ring? Nails? Hair? Makeup? Dress? or the whole package?

Let’s go through what has been coming through my spa lately…

these were my wedding nails
these were my wedding nails: my wedding was vintage pirate themed so pearls, jewels and a little skull on the accent finger with a cream base.

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Dooby’s Nails is a UK company that makes some great press on nails

First if you want to know about shapes and styles you can go back to my nail shapes Link 1 and Link 2 articles.

The trend right now has been pointy nails rather then a square shape. You don’t always have to have a pointy point, but even a elongated oval is nice.

The Accent Finger

This trend is not just for wedding but becoming very popular is the accent finger. For weddings it’s usually the ring finger. You can accent it with gems, 3D pieces, hand painted nail art or decals or just even a different colour.

3D piece and a silver accent finger on a “coffin” /squoval nail


Ombre isn’t just a trend for hair but also for nails. Ombre is the trendy word for a gradient blend or fade of colours. A ombre french is the most popular, it looks really nice instead of a stark line.


Weddings used to mean white; but they totally don’t anymore! Weddings are a huge colourful events now. Most people have their one accent colour along with the white.  A classic will always be red, even if you are just having a white wedding. Blue, purple, green and even rainbow in jewel tones are becoming super popular.



Glossy vs Matte96f570146348446881263e9a4fbe8708

The matte trend is still around and is becoming a good option for brides who want more natural nails rather then having the extra glossy sparkle nails. Pairing matte neutral nails with one pop of a rainbow gem still gives that sparkle without looking like its too much.

Past trends

2ad410fe3730c830a6a6e6cfbc7d9fb1Sparkle, high gloss french square tips were all the rage and still are popular because it is a steady goal for nails but it almost expected at this point.
What did you have for your wedding? Future brides: what are you wanting?

Scotia Kauppi
500 Frederica street W inside Hair Infinity Salon
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