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Would You Wear Intentionally Chipped Nail Polish?

Intentionally Chipped Nails: Would You?

Gradient manicures, where the colors fade from bottom to top, have been around forever. But now some celebrity manicurists, like frequent Vogue collaborator Sophy Robson, are coming up with intentionally mangled, weirdly faded manicures in edgy shades. What do you think? Would you do something like this if you were going for a rock-chic look, or is it just too far out? I know I couldn't possibly reproduce something as artistically messed up as Sophy's manicure at home, anyway.


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sandrara sandrara 7 years
No way, others wouldn know if it's intentional or you just have some bad habits. If it's me, i'll definitely guess it's the latter ;x
biarose biarose 7 years
kr1sti kr1sti 7 years
Chipped nails aren't so gross. It may look artistic and sexy. Anyone remember Helena Christensen's nails in the Chris Isaak video 'Wicked game'?
Kamifornia Kamifornia 7 years
I do unintentionally chipped nails all the time, as I can't keep a mani for more than 2 days. But I wouldn't do it deliberately!
dqueen888 dqueen888 7 years
cute, but not in that green
mrsld mrsld 7 years
Lori-Gragg Lori-Gragg 7 years
Don't like it,it looks cheap.
wakingdreams wakingdreams 7 years
"artistically messed up" - what a load of BS.
SLH04 SLH04 7 years
I dont like this
SalescoopCaro SalescoopCaro 7 years
Ew- I agree with most people; this is disgusting! part of a great manicure is looking polished and neat. I can not stand chipped nails. I suppose this could look cool in an edgy fashion shoot, but no where else!
Daisy-Duke Daisy-Duke 7 years
No, no, NO!! One of my biggest pet peeves!
skigurl skigurl 7 years
lindsay lohan used to do this with her black nails mine chip on their own and when they do, i try to get them fixed in a day or two i wouldn't pay for this
lemamike lemamike 7 years
hate it! was just thinking the other day how i hate when i see girls with bright nailpolish thats chipped and like halfway on the nails. makes them look stubby
weffie weffie 7 years
i like the way it looks (it reminds me of the 90s) but i wouldn't pay for it... after a night of work my nails usually look like that for free :)
Vanonymous Vanonymous 7 years
i don't think this is a good look at all, but it is especially bad in that green color. i don't think i could come up with a worse combo, unless it was chipped yellow painted nails - which makes them look even more unhealthy.
bugsbrat bugsbrat 7 years
do the dishes, bath the kids, your nails will look like that in no time!
Rouge-Noir Rouge-Noir 7 years
I'm wearing chipped nails in a midnight blue color right now, albeit unintentionally:-( It doesn't look right to me, nail polish should be flawless and unchipped. Otherwise, what's the point? And why on earth would anyone pay for a shoddy manicure? Just wait a day or two, do the dishes, the chipping will come, trust me.
Gwen-G Gwen-G 7 years
Ew ew and ew.That's Gross!
bellanatella bellanatella 7 years
I just chipped my perfectly manicured nail opening some impossible package actually *pout*, so this saves me a retouch: I'll just say it's the fashion now! ...... not.
Glittersniffer Glittersniffer 7 years
Not for me, sorry. I have busted my butt (and been REALLY careful) to grow long natural nails, so I take good care of them...chipped nails just looks sloppy to me.
planetkate planetkate 7 years
Ew. Just ew.
Triste3030 Triste3030 7 years
Chipped nails look hot when it's black nail polish. In Chris Issac's 'Wicked Game' music video that one model had chipped nails and it looked really sexy. But only with black nail polish!!
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