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Love It or Hate It? Reverse French Manicure

I was browsing Retail_Therapy's blog and found this picture of her reverse French manicure. She says she was inspired to try it after seeing it on Lindsay Lohan in the new issue of Elle. "I thought it looks kind of weird," she says; she and I thought we'd ask all of you Bella readers if you agree. What do you think?

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eener eener 9 years
I actually wear a version of the reverse french manicure, however the difference is instead of the black and white on the nail bed, i use only a black tip on a regular french manicure base. it looks sophisticated and it isn't overwhelming in black, so it looks light still and not so heavy with colors. I have used saphire blue and velvet red as tips too. it looks so nice... try that version.
phree2b phree2b 9 years
Not for me, I only paint toes and then Pink...
MamaD MamaD 9 years
Definitely not for me! I like the clean look of a french....this does not look clean.
huggybear_84 huggybear_84 9 years
OMG I love it!!!!! I am going to try it!
missreneer missreneer 9 years
I honestly think it depends on the occasion, color, length and shape of the nails. This particular picture is doing nothing for me but I can imagine it would look nicer with a few tweaks.
Dillinger1 Dillinger1 9 years
Would work if not so high contrasting. Think monochromatic shades.
kisskiss kisskiss 9 years
Certainly not something I would wear... you'd have to make sure you weren't goth before trying to pull it off (and if so, good luck with that!)
mizlynz mizlynz 9 years
I definitely don't like it with the black and white.
Jennifer777 Jennifer777 9 years
WOW!!! Uuummm....sooo not cute!!!
moofive moofive 9 years
most unattractive
netty82 netty82 9 years
Maybe if she used a color other than black, but even then I don't think I would like it.
totestamron totestamron 9 years
i actually think it's fun.
baby-ballerina baby-ballerina 9 years
i cant make up my mind. it's leaning towards 'hate it' though.
RaRaLuvsBball RaRaLuvsBball 9 years
It would have looked cooler with more geometric lines maybe in a deep blue, but i hate it.
zc zc 9 years
its so cheap looking
diorbaby diorbaby 9 years
eeew! That is the ugliest nail art I've seen in a long time!
shimmyya shimmyya 9 years
I'd try it, but I'm a weirdo.
ickivicki ickivicki 9 years
Yuck. Maybe in some diffrent colors...the black and white looks too harsh
krystalmak krystalmak 9 years
hmm.. no opinion yet..
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 9 years
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
Oh... and if you check out Dior's latest ad, featuring Jessica Stam, she is also rocking the reverse french manicure, in different color combination.
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
Yeah, I do think it is certainly unique, and not for everyday wear. Though I think if the regular french colors are used, the contrast wont be so obvious. Perhaps a diff color combi would be better. P/S: My nails are actually quite SHORT in the picture... I dunno, but that's about the shortest I can cut my nails if I want to have a square tip. If I cut them any shorter, it would be very round tip, but then I would risk cutting into my flesh.
Cherryluv Cherryluv 9 years
Yeah, not really feeling this reverse odd looking.
la-vita-bella la-vita-bella 9 years
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