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Why do women paint their nails?

Midnite12 2013/04/17 02:29:27
Related Topics: Painting, Lipstick, Nails
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Seriously, why?! I mean, come on. What benefits does it have? I mean, though I don't care for them either, if you're doing the whole looks thing, I understand lipstick, eyeliner, and that stuff, but painting your nails? Why?!
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  • PandahSixx 2013/06/24 12:29:54
  • boo </3 2013/06/18 21:52:11
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    boo </3
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    to make them look pretty or to hide all their dirt
  • fredchurch 2013/05/18 14:26:07
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    fredchurch
    it makes there toes look pretty. then i ask them why they get mad if a man looks at them?
  • >YOURS TRUELY< 2013/04/18 17:49:15
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    >YOURS TRUELY<
    Gives me something to do when I have a few minutes
  • Korintje 2013/04/18 12:15:36
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    Korintje
    Dunno...i dont....
  • FrancheskahMae:) 2013/04/18 01:17:07
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    FrancheskahMae:)
    I do it so I won't pick at my nails do they'll actually grow.
  • Capri 2013/04/17 22:51:54
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    Capri
    decoration...
  • Midnite12 2013/04/17 21:59:27
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    Midnite12
    I am now starting to understand why women paint their fingernails, though I probably will never participate in the activity. Though I will never understand why people paint their toenails. It's just a weird thing about me, but feet kinda weird me out, and painting your toenails just makes them look creepier to me. I don't know why, but it just does.
  • Little Lucy 2013/04/17 12:51:44
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    Little Lucy
    To look nice and attractive, I've got mine painted :$$
  • Lorelei 2013/04/17 11:42:11
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    Lorelei
    I agree with Random Person...it's pretty and it's fun. You can be creative if you want, customizing them to go with your personality. It's one of those things--like makeup--that if someone doesn't like them and doesn't get why it's fun, there is no way they will understand it.

    Besides through the years I've gone with many guys who really liked my nails--good back-scratchers and a couple of them thought my painted fingernails (and my painted toenails) were sexy. For a few years I used to have the fingernails on my baby fingers "pierced" with a tiny gold hoop. lol

    painted fingernails

    painted fingernails

    french manicure

    pierced fingernail

    painted toenails
  • Rebel geek. 2013/04/17 10:35:51
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    It is petty and fun to do.
  • Alexis Lynn 2013/04/17 03:55:07
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    Well, I don't understand the crazy ones that look like they could kill someone. I do, however, believe that painting nails is just another way of being creative and self expressive. It can be a form of art and a fashion statement (just as clothing is). I don't know when painting nails started, but I do know that it became popular when school uniforms were more prevalent and they couldn't express themselves through their clothing. They instead used their nails. That is, of course, until many schools started making guidelines against that (not common anymore).

    WHY?
    pointy fake nails

    This is fine:
    pretty nails
  • Midnite12 Alexis ... 2013/04/17 21:53:48
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    Hmm, I see your point. Though I probably will never participate in nail painting, I will no longer question why other women do it. At least with the fingernails, anyways.
  • Alexis ... Midnite12 2013/04/17 22:49:50
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    Yep ^^ So now you wont think people are as crazy anymore (unless they have the dagger kind that I posted above...)
  • Midnite12 Alexis ... 2013/04/17 22:51:47
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    Yes, unless they have the dagger point.
  • TooSweet 2013/04/17 03:08:20 (edited)
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    so you can't see the boogers underneath them.

    woman picking her nose
  • nameless 2013/04/17 02:30:46
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    i paint my toe nails because i dont like my feet and i used to paint my finger nails so that i didnt chew them but it didnt work
  • Midnite12 nameless 2013/04/17 02:33:36
    Midnite12
    Hmm, that makes sense. At least the part about your finger nails, anyways.
  • nameless Midnite12 2013/04/17 02:34:46

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