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What nail shape is most durable?

Last Updated: 30th January, 2020

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For natural nails the strongest shape is Squoval and Square. For Acrylic Nails the strongest shape is Almond. With these shapes in mind let us now take a closer look at what makes a nail shape strong and why these particular shapes work so well for building durability for these different nail types.

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Considering this, what nail shape is least likely to break?

Round nails look very similar to oval nails, especially when they're long, but they are more round. Why choose round nails? This shape is probably the least likely to break, making it ideal for people who don't want to stop and think before doing something with their hands.

Similarly, what nail shape is in style 2019? This is the nail trend for 2019. Pinterest has released its top 10 beauty trends for 2019 and they are quite something. There's lilac hair, liquid exfoliants and natural lashes too, but when it comes to manicures it is all about the 'almond shaped' nail.

Additionally, what nail shape is best for weak nails?

squoval. That is, a square tip with rounded edges (like an oval). What makes squoval shapes better for weak nails? A straighter edge across the top reinforces your nails (whereas a strictly pointy one is more likely to catch on things and break).

Do stiletto nails break easily?

Not as tapered at the stiletto nail, sides are generally kept pretty straight until the top, when they are filed into a triangular tip. As with some of the other long nail shapes, this one is best suited to acrylics, as natural nails are more likely to soften and break.

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