8 Different Nail Shapes And How To Achieve Them

Round Shaped Nails

This is definitely the shape for you if you're looking for something low maintenance but still want your nails to appear nice. It's also quite simple to achieve this.

Oval Shaped Nails

This shape is thought to be more conventional. In the late 1900s and the early 2000s, it was quite well-liked.

Square Shaped Nails

Probably one of the most well-liked nail designs is this one. Given that it matches the natural width of your nails, it's an excellent option in terms of nail shapes because there's less chance of it breaking.

Squoval Shaped Nails

Another common option in the world of nail shapes is the squoval, also known as the soft square, which is a variation of the square and oval.

Almond Shaped Nails

With the exception of the top being a little more pointed, this shape is very similar to the oval shape. It is narrow along the edges and broad at the base.

Stiletto Shaped Nails

To pull this off, you'll need some guts. Though it's not extremely common, celebs like Rihanna frequently sport this style.

Ballerina Shaped Nails

This is a more understated take on the stiletto nail design. It uses the same shaping methodology. Determine the centre point and trim the nails to that point along the sides.

Flare Nails

Flare-shaped nails, sometimes referred to as duck nails or flared nails, are a chic and striking nail design that gives a manicure a little flare.