My Nails, My Ideas!
I have been getting my nails regularly since I was 15. Never the less, I’ve easily had them done over 500 times and know how they are supposed to be and just how I like them. Don’t you hate when you go to a nail shop and they tell you how YOU should get YOUR nails? Biiiitch ( with an extra long eye roll)!!! I am paying for MY nails to get done, therefore I will tell YOU what I want, not the other way around. There are so many different styles, patterns and color combos you can do these days, so why do people feel that they can tell you what you should do to your nails?
As I get older and things in life start to change, so do my nail styles. When I was a teenager in college, I LOVED my big duck feet nails with hand painted art on each one (like you see in the main photo). They would take me close to three hours to get done and my nail tech easily became a close friend. I was also working with young children and at an elementary school so they loved them as well. As I got older and times changed, so did my nails. I didn’t have as much time to get each nail hand-painted and the price was getting a little steep for me. I enjoyed them long and I wanted to keep that but didn’t need all the artwork. Now, there is so many shapes, almond, stiletto, squared, rounded, thick, thin, and natural. I have literally had them all! New styles and techniques come out constantly and their always pushing for you to try the new thing.
As I sit down in front of the nail tech, she begins admiring my hands and nails ” oh, you got long nail beds”. Thank you! But then her reply is “so why you get long nails then? You go short now”? NO! I still want my long ass bright colored nails! I don’t know if they noticed that they’re being rude but they can do a better job of giving you a compliment or bringing up an idea. Maybe this is a culture thing? Either way, it always rubs me the wrong way. Just let me come in here and get what I want! Pampering yourself is supposed to be a soothing thing. Please don’t kill my vibe with your rude remarks.
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