You are probably (hopefully) taking proper care of your hands by pampering it with luxe hand creams and cuticle oils to make sure they look youthful and anything but wrinkly and unsightly. While that’s great, your manicure could be ruining it for you. Shocking, isn’t it?
We hate to break it to you but just like certain lip colours add or take a few years off your face, nail polish shades have the same effect on your hands. That’s why it is important to ditch the no-go nail colours and stock up with shades that actually make your hands look gorgeous. Here’s a low-down on five such nail polish shades that have a youthful vibe to them and can help you make your hands look young and absolutely stunning.
The classic red
If you think red is off-limits once you start to get wrinkles on your hands, you are wrong. Red is the most youthful colour and an anti-ageing staple to add in your arsenal. Go for orange-based reds and true tomato reds to make your hands look lively and young.
Believe it or not, this is one nail shade you can never go wrong with. It is a great option and a trendy manicure colour that is far from boring or dull. It is chic and sophisticated and makes your striking nails the centre of attention.
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While bright pinks may look a bit OTT and draw attention to the ageing signs on your hands, lighter hues like powder pink, salmon and blush pink can take a few years off and give a youthful appeal.
This refreshingly muted colour looks best on long and almond-shaped nails.
What could be a better colour than green to counter the visible blue veins on your hands? Cool-toned, pastel shade like lime greens and mint greens are your best bet if you want to add a youthful vibe to your hands.
Bonus: this dreamy colour looks equally gorgeous on all skin tones.
Painting your nails with warm and bright nail shades is a sure-shot way to make your hands look younger and beautiful. Deep orange with a tinge of brown is one such shade that looks cool and hip.
Needless to say, it adds a touch of glam to your look. Keep your nails short and paint them with this chic colour.
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