Photo Worthy Nails
- Chipped nails, eww
This is actually my #1 rule…no chipped polish! There’s nothing worse in senior portraits than chipped nail polish. If I decide to place your hands next to your face, unsightly nails will draw attention away from your pretty face.
- Keep it neutral
Getting trendy with nail color can date your senior pictures and you want to remain classic and timeless with beautifully polished neutral nails. If you’re unsure of colors, a classic French manicure is always a good choice.
- Keep your hands moisturized
Moisturize for the entire week before your session. Use a heavy moisturizer on your hands, cuticles and nails to help heal any cracked skin or broken nail beds.
- Don’t forget your toenails
Especially if you’re going to show off your toes in peep toe heels or sandals. Remember to keep your toenails perfectly pampered with a professional pedicure. If there was ever a time to pamper yourself, it’s now!
- When in doubt, hire a professional
The best thing you can do at least two days before your session is to get a professional manicure following these tips. A professional will be able give you that extra special treatment and make sure your nails are picture perfect. Yep, this goes for guys too!
Your nails will show in your photos so they better be camera ready! Follow these five tips to take your nails from eww to oooh!
Favorite nail polish tones
Sometimes, less is more, but if you’re wanting a pop of color try one of these classic shades.