Manicures for Men? Nail Polish for Males is Entering the Mainstream

The New York Times recently ran a story with an interesting premise: men are beginning to use nail polish on both their hands and feet. The piece discusses a number of individuals with different backgrounds who paint their nails in different ways.

First, there is a federal government budget analyst who likes to get pedicures with his wife. The finishing touch on the pedicure is usually nail polish for his toes. He likes shades of green or orange, though of course he is able to hide his nails whenever he is wearing shoes.

Another man is a bar owner in New York who wears black fingernail polish virtually everyday. It is kind of a trademark for him, and he says that the feedback he gets is fairly positive when he is at work. Continue Reading