I don't know what it is about round/oval nails on my hands that just seems off. They seem to look elegant at some angles, while other times I'm just like, "what is going on here?" I am constantly doing double takes perhaps because my brain is so accustomed to the squoval. As a result, I filed my nails back into a more mentally acceptable shape for me, squoval. I made a short video in the process.
How to file your nails into a Squoval from Round/Oval:
All you have to do is create a flat top and rounded edges. Then, blend the two together to your desired level of squovalness.
The rest of the filing series can be found below:
X-Files Post and Video
Nail Shape and Balance Post
Taking Down Nail Length Post
Shaping the Free Edge - Square and Video
Shaping the Free Edge - Oval and Video
Shaping the Free Edge - Squoval and Video
Sealing the Nail Plate
Buffing out a peel
The polish in the video was ...
At the end ...
China Glaze - High Maintenance
Do you have a mental inability to accept certain nail shapes? What nail shape does your brain favor?