Our Ultimate Nail Shape Guide – Glamermaid Glam

Our Ultimate Nail Shape Guide


While a stylish swipe of color adds the perfect finishing touch to beautiful nails, any manicurist will tell you that the shape of the nail is as important. If you are looking for a suitable nail shape for yourself, Glamermaid's nails are your best bet. Here, you'll discover several shapes, each of which is specifically designed keeping you in mind. 

Different nail shapes create a different overall effect on how the nails and hands look. You’d think it is hard to figure out the best nail shape for your hands, but it is actually not. That is why we have broken down 7 of the most popular and interesting Glamermaids press on nail shape options that have been increasing in popularity over time. Read on for the ultimate guide to different nail shapes.

●  Almond

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Nails with slimmer sides with tapered and rounded tips are what define almond-shaped nails. The nail wall is tapered to end in a round peak, like the shape of an actual almond. This sophisticated and lovely nail shape works best with long nails and is perfect for those with thin nail beds. Night Elves press on nail is the perfect example of an almond shape available on Glamermaid.

●  Medium Coffin

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Possibly one of the most striking nail shapes you can opt for, Medium Coffin nails are all about the drama. The stylish shape is characteristically medium and narrow. It also dramatically tapers in towards the end before finishing with a square tip. You can slay any occasion perfectly with Glamermaid’s Gold Foil Lover press on nail with a medium coffin shape!

●  Medium Square

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Medium Square shape is a good choice if you want to go out on a date for something bold but still keep it comfortable. Characterized by straight edges and a squared-off tip, this nail shape appears neat and stylish. So if you’re looking for a medium square shape, try Glamermaid’s Peaceful press on nail.

●  Oval

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If your nails have a good bit of length to them, having a more dramatic oval shape press on nail will give an illusion of seriously slender fingers. Best if you want to keep your nails long but aren't brave enough for blunt edges. Glamermaid’s Unstoppable press on nail, which has an oval shape, is ideal for all occasions. You can’t go wrong with this universal nail style!

●  Squoval

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As you might guess by its mashup name, this squoval shape style combines the angular contouring of square nails with the length of oval nails. It is one of the most natural-looking shapes. Glamermaid’s Star River press on nail in squoval shape is perfect for you if you're into the flat edge of the square but hate sharp corners. Knight notes that this classic, universally beloved shape seriously suits everyone.

●  Coffin Long

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If you have naturally long, sturdy nails and have the urge to try something unconventional, ask for this extended, tapered shape with a flat squared-off tip. If you want to try it out, look for pointy press on nails, like Glory.

●  Square Long

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Square-shaped nails are particularly flattering for those with thin hands and long, slim fingers. If this sounds like you, consider purchasing Glamermaid’s Fluorescent Yellow in a square shape press on nail for your next manicure. This square nail is the classic press on nail shape with straight side walls, two sharp points on the tips, and a balanced C-curve. It is the staple shape and is perfect for beaches and vacations.


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