When you get a manicure, you have a far bigger decision to make than just the colour of your nail polish; you also need to select a nail shape.
And there are a surprising amount of options.
Yes, you can take off acrylic nails at home to reduce nail damage, but you’ll need a bottle of acetone handy.
“Almond nails take the classic shade of a rounded or oval nail and update the style with a modern and tapered edge,” says Vanessa.
“They’re suitable for someone looking for more length without resorting to the coffin shape, which might be too daring for some people. The overall effect is a more feminine and elegant-looking hand.”