What Your Nail Polish Color Says About Your Personality

June 25th, 2014 by Dana Oliver, Huffington Post

Before I started bringing my own nail polish to the salon, it would take me 10 to 15 minutes to pick a color for my manicure and pedicure. And I'd often regret my decision with the first swipe of polish, sending my manicurist into a hissy fit.

Ultimately, my mood determines which nail polish color I choose. If I'm feeling especially feminine, I reach for a sheer nude with a hint of pink like OPI Samoan Sand. If I'm feeling big and showy, I stick to a vibrant yellow or pink color from Avon Nailwear Pro+ Nail Enamel line. When I'm just indecisive, crazy nail art tends to happen.

According to Paintbox manicurist Gerry Holford, a person's attraction to particular shades can speak volumes about their personality. Holford believes that there's a certain psychology to nail polish colors, and she shared her take on the subject with us below. Where do you fall?

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