I started doing it to cover the grey hairs and then I decided to do some highlights and I liked it so I kept on doing it. Hey, what are sisters for if not to take you out of your comfort zone and have a little fun now and then? Either will be available at any drug store or nail salon. Swab your nails with nail polish remover. I was a closet polisher, no joke. God I love my nails right now, can't stop looking at them.
Just like long hair and earrings were once only a female thing, and tattoos, pants, voting and driving was a male thing, fashion options are becoming more readily available for guys—as it should be. Hey Gustavo, I have visited your blog a few times and thought of dropping by and sharing a few words. Those were the few exceptions. But I also want them painted. So yeah, guys can wear nail polish. I don't mind saying my feet look fantastic and could pass for pretty women's feet.
This blog is about why it's ok for men to paint their nails, both fingers and toes, and why you might want to consider it. Jenguin said: Ok well that's a nice opinion you've got there, bud. Then I thought for a minute. Anonymous hi Gustavo thank you so much for this blog, i will be sending to my wife who i having a bit of a hard time with me wearing polish. By the 1930s, companies like Revlon were red and pink polishes directly to female customers.
Spilled nail polish on carpet looks really bad. For a number of years in the 1980s, it was very trendy to wear garish nails and heavy makeup - led by the heavy metal and goth straight guys. But I really need to go in for more of these to get my feet back in nice shape again. I paint my toe nails and fingernails quite often, and have used many a different colors for them. It doesn't interfere with your life. In a sense going out with painted toenails in public would just take the same courage plucking as it did for you to take your first barefoot steps in public, if you get what I mean.
Keep talking about it guys, and get out there and show it off! I am a 51 yr old, hetro, married with 3 kids and one still at home. I find it saddening that you're 53 and still don't know what makes someone a man. I continue to experiment with what I like all over the board anymore. After they were done with the class, they started it again. And I see lot's of painted nails from both genders. Much to my surprise, many within the business have encouraged me to do more with my character and work up an act.
This is something I just did for the first time and that led me to look online to see if other guys do this, which led me here. Women are always pushing the fashion envelope, why can't a Man do the same thing? They were painted a dark shade of maroon and had little glitters reflecting the light. Took a few attempts to get right though, especially that stripe. My sister an I still kid about it, and she still takes credit for 'converting' me. If you want people to notice your nails, try a bold color, such as black, navy blue, or green. If we as human beings were more conscious of our intentions, we would not need any laws. Funny thing is, she was so careful and did such a nice job that I didn't want to make her take it off, and I began to even like it enough to have her 'do' them again.
Why do you do this! Thanks, again, for your blog. Opt for the slow-setting; it will give your nails better protection and keep the colors bright for longer. After all, it didn't used to be. Even tho we both liked the way it looked on me. I can change it or go colorless. My wife is out of town so I thought it would be a good time to try painting my nails. If your nail polish is old or thick, you can put thinner on the bottle to make it more manageable.
I understand that it is a business or marketing strategy, but it only further boxes us men into what we can or must not do, or wear or do not wear. I commented that I really liked that color of nail polish she was wearing. Anonymous I really dont get where people are so put off because someone chooses to wear nail polish. I thought what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. I know some will judge me because of something as simple as this, but really, I don't care. Setimo said: I don't understand why women do that either, it takes time and doesn't look good. I realize the original post is a bit old 2007 , but I wanted to assure you that yes, many more guys are wearing their toenails painted these days, for a lot of reasons.
Never done before the early 20th century and marketed by the blade companies especially to women because beards for men were so in fashion their sales had fallen off. But I can say I do get lots of positive comments. Ehm, local culture is a thing. Our whole life is an experiment, you will never know the outcome of your experiment if you do not live it to the fullest. The 2 younger ones asked me what I thought the guys at school might say to them about it. We all have different cultures and different views, so the best we can do is be happy! Apply one stroke to the left side of each nail, one stroke to the center, and one stroke to the right side.
Some guys are going to be too self-conscious or not secure in their masculinity to try this though. In many cultures, men no longer need to be seen as strong protectors, because women are becoming more career-driven. I think it would be fun. At first she was against it, but now it is no big deal. I do technically cross dress and desire to look womanly as I can when in character, but it is all performance art and no odd fetishes associated with it. Most guys need to know that they aren't the only ones who like their toes or fingers painted before they have the confidence to just do it.