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From Manicures to Menicures: Men's Take on Nail Wraps

by Rebecca Fox June 11, 2024

From Manicures to Menicures: Men's Take on Nail Wraps

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Welcome to our blog, where we're breaking down stereotypes and embracing inclusivity in the world of nail care! One question we often hear is, "Can men wear nail wraps?" Today, we're here to answer that question with a resounding "Yes!"

In this blog, we'll explore the idea that nail wraps are not limited by gender. We believe that nail wraps are a form of self-expression that knows no boundaries. Whether you identify as male, female, or non-binary, nail wraps offer a creative outlet for everyone to showcase their individuality.

Let's start by addressing the common misconception that nail wraps are exclusively for women. While it's true that nail wraps have been traditionally marketed toward women, this doesn't mean that men can't enjoy them too. In fact, we've seen a growing trend of men embracing nail art and incorporating nail wraps into their personal style.

So why should men wear nail wraps? The answer is simple: because they want to! Just like women, men deserve the opportunity to express themselves creatively through their appearance. Nail wraps offer a fun and easy way to add a pop of color or a touch of personality to any look.

But it's not just about aesthetics—nail wraps can also be a form of self-care. Taking the time to pamper yourself and add a little flair to your nails can boost your confidence and lift your spirits. Plus, nail wraps are a great conversation starter and can help you connect with others who share your love of self-expression.

In this blog, we'll provide tips and tricks for men who are new to nail art and want to give it a try. Whether you're a man looking to dip your toes into the world of nail wraps or someone who simply wants to learn more, this blog post is for you.

So, to all the men out there wondering if nail wraps are for you— the answer is a resounding yes! Let's dive in and discover the world of nail wraps together!

What do men currently wear?


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In recent years, there has been a noticeable shift in societal attitudes towards male grooming and self-expression, with nail care emerging as a prominent aspect of this trend. Men are increasingly exploring the realm of nail polish and nail art as a means of showcasing their individuality and creativity. This shift signifies a departure from traditional gender norms and reflects a more inclusive approach to beauty and fashion.

The spectrum of nail styles embraced by men is vast and diverse, ranging from understated elegance to bold statements. Solid colors like classic black or navy are popular choices for those seeking a subtle yet polished look, while metallic shades such as gold or silver add a touch of glamour. Meanwhile, intricate nail art designs featuring geometric patterns, symbols, or even landscapes are favored by those who enjoy making bolder fashion statement.

In parallel with the rise of male-focused grooming products, the market has responded with a range of specialized nail care solutions tailored specifically for men. From clear polishes that offer a glossy finish without color to matte topcoats that provide a modern twist, these products cater to the evolving preferences of male consumers. Moreover, nail strengtheners and conditioners designed to promote healthy nail growth are gaining popularity among men who prioritize self-care and grooming routines.

Overall, the increasing acceptance and normalization of men wearing nail polish and experimenting with nail art underscore a broader cultural shift towards embracing diversity and individuality in fashion and self-expression. As societal norms continue to evolve, men are finding new avenues for creative expression, and nail care stands out as a tangible symbol of this evolving landscape of masculinity and personal style.

Events To Wear Nail Wraps

The beauty and fashion industries have been embracing inclusivity and breaking traditional gender norms over the past few years. One trend that has gained popularity is the use of nail wraps, not just by women but by men as well. As you might know, nail wraps are an easy and fun way to express creativity, individuality, and style. So, when are the perfect occasions for men to confidently rock nail wraps?

Casual cool:


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Get The Look:
A Whole Blue World, Love You To The Moon And Back, Cheer Me On, Very Denim

Don't limit yourself – nail wraps are perfect for everyday wear. Spice up your casual look with some edgy designs or bold colors. Whether you're hitting the streets or chilling with friends, nail wraps are your new go-to accessory. ✨

Special Events:


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Get The Look: Titanium, Glass Slipper
Get notified for back in stock: Jet Set,  A Girl’s Best Friend

Men can enjoy the nail wraps for special occasions like parties, weddings, or celebrations. Opt for designs that match the theme, complement your outfit, and showcase your unique personality. Get ready to be the center of attention. 🥂

Festival Fever:


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Summer (transparent), Caught In The Wind, Get On My Frequency, Saturday Night Fever 

Festivals are all about self-expression, and your nails should be no exception. Go wild with vibrant colors and eye-catching designs to complement the festival vibes. Your nails will be as electrifying as the music! 🎙🎸🥁

Supporting Causes:


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Galactic Rainbow, I Saw You In A Dream, My Muse, Get Together

Nail wraps often come in various colors and patterns, making them a powerful tool for supporting causes. Wear wraps that represent a cause close to your heart and spark conversations about important issues. 🎗

Sports-themed:


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Get The Look: Touchdown!, Can't Stop
Get notifications for back in stock:  Half-Time!, Home Run Baby

For sports enthusiasts, manicures can be a creative way to show their love for sports or add a playful twist to their look. You can support your favorite team by painting their nails in their favorite team's colors or sporting patterns inspired by sports equipment. We offer a wide range of spots-themed wraps. It could be a football-themed, baseball-themed, or basketball-inspired design. Sports-themed nail wraps add a unique touch to game nights, tailgates, or sports-themed parties.🏈


Military-themed:


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Get The Look: Leave No Trace, Love Never Strikes Twice
Get notified for back in stock: Sea Force, Call of Duty

Wearing military-inspired nail wraps can be a trendy and stylish way to pay tribute to the brave men and women who serve our country. Military-inspired manicures offer a fresh perspective on showing love for the courageous individuals serving in our armed forces. Allowing civilians and service members alike to express their support through nail art. These manicures serve as a reminder of the valor and dedication of those who serve. Camouflage patterns are synonymous with military attire, making them a popular choice for military-inspired manicures. Whether it's the classic green camouflage or a contemporary interpretation with gray or blue hues, camouflage nail art embodies the resilience and coursage synonymous with our beloved service members.

Date Night Delight:


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Impress your date with a fresh set of nail wraps. It's a subtle way to showcase your attention to detail and add an extra layer of charm to your overall look. Trust us; they'll notice! 🍴🍷

Self-Love Sundays:


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Take self-care to the next level by pampering yourself with nail wraps during your downtime. It's a fantastic way to unwind, express yourself, and boost your confidence. Self-love never looked so good! Feel free to choose your own favorite design that best reflects your own style and self-expression. 💞

Fashion Icons: Male Nail Inspo


Harry Styles

Harry Styles is first on our list! The One Direction alumna has expressed his art not only through music but also through fashion. From his colorful and flashy outfits, to his chunky accessories, Styles is a true advocate of gender-neutral fashion. Harry has also been making waves in the world of Menicures. There is no doubt that Harry knows how to flash his nails in style, whether they are neutrals, loud pops of color, or a whole bunch of prints. It doesn’t matter, we are all here for it! 

Get Harry’s look with our stunning wrap recommendations!

Get the look: Addicted To YouCutie Pie

Steven Tyler

A true rock icon, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler is famous not only for his music but also for his striking aesthetic. You’d normally see him strut his style in bright ensembles, and he doesn't hesitate to dress "over the top.” One of the firsts to embrace the love for manis, Steven is known to rock his style with black nails.  

Here are some wrap recommendations that will surely get you into that Steven Tyler vibe.

Get the look: Halfway There (Transparent)Love Language

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris has been in the limelight for years! He rose to fame for his acting roles in Doogie Howser, M.D., and How I Met Your Mother. Being fashion-forward, he’s not afraid to flaunt his style and embrace the Menicure trend! From nude nails to flashy tips, Neil has been spotted countless times rocking those nails in style!

These blazing red nail wrap recommendations will brighten up your tips and make you feel like Neil Patrick Harris.

Get the look: Sparkling Maroon, Love Me Or Leaf Me

Darren Criss

Whether on-screen or on the red carpet, Darren Criss never shies away from experimenting with fashion. From formal black suits to vibrant and playful clothing pieces, he can surely carry any look. With an open mind to wearing any fashion style, Darren is not new to Manpolish. We’ve spotted him countless times flashing those trendy nails! There's nothing he can't handle, even plain tips or sparkly ones.

Take a look at these fab nail wraps to snatch Darren’s style

Get the look: Get Together, Glitter In The Dark

Jared Leto

Jared Leto never fails to serve. Whether it be music, movies, or fashion, he is definitely redefining Rock Star Style! Fashion is a very personal thing for Jared. He dresses according to his mood and feelings. It's obvious he knows how to create his own look, not only through his flashy red carpet outfits and bizarre get-ups during his music performances but also by flaunting those nails. From solid blacks to glittery tips, it’s clear that he is adept at expressing his style. 

Get your nails to shimmer like Jared’s with these lovely nail wrap suggestions.

Get the look: Titanium, Glass Slipper

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is an enigmatic actor known for his  iconic roles in films like "Edward Scissorhands" and "Pirates of the Caribbean," Depp has continually pushed the boundaries of fashion and left an indelible mark on pop culture. Some of our recommended design that Captain Jack Sparrow himself would approve of would be Azul and High Tide (Transparent).

Get the look: Azul, Frozen Tips

Marc Jacobs

When it comes to fashion, Marc Jacobs is a name that needs no introduction. Among fashion's biggest names, he truly stands out. He is regarded as a fashion icon and trendsetter in the industry for his daring and innovative creations. His distinctive style creates timeless and contemporary pieces by fusing traditional elegance with a dash of contemporary flair. Marc Jacobs is also known to showcase his love for fashion through his nails! He constantly flaunts them at events and on social media. From plain tips to flashy nail art, Marc Jacobs truly knows how to make a statement.

Be a trendsetter like Marc Jacobs through these classy red nail wraps

Get the look: Cherry Kisses, Where's My Wine?

Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) is the epitome of fearless self-expression. With his rebellious attitude, MGK isn't afraid to push the boundaries of conventional style, making him a trendsetter in his own right. You can rock your nails MGK - style with Pink Leopard Sparkles and  Neon Leopard designs

Get the look: Snake Eyes, It’s A Jungle Out There

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes' style is more laid back. From T-shirts, boots, sneakers, and jeans, this crooner knows how to swoon you with his style. Despite this, it didn’t stop the singer-songwriter from showing his funky side. We’ve spotted him countless times getting in the Menicure trend. Whether it be basic black nails to printed tips, Shawn never fails to impress.

Here are some stunning nail wrap suggestions to get your Señorita.

Get the look: Cosmic Waves, From Another Galaxy

Let's celebrate the inclusive nature of nail wraps. They transcend gender boundaries, allowing individuals of all identities to express themselves freely and creatively. Whether you're a man, woman, or non-binary person, nail wraps offer a canvas for personal style and individuality. Embrace the opportunity to explore a world of colors, patterns, and designs that speak to your unique personality.

As we break down stereotypes and challenge traditional beauty norms, let's continue to celebrate diversity and inclusivity in the world of nail care. Nail wraps are not just a trend; they're a statement of empowerment and self-expression for everyone.

So, let your nails be your canvas, and let your imagination run wild. Whether you prefer bold and vibrant designs or subtle and sophisticated looks, there's a nail wrap for every style and occasion.

Remember, confidence is the best accessory, and nail wraps are just the beginning. Keep shining, keep experimenting, and most importantly, keep being true to yourself. Here's to a world where beauty knows no boundaries and individuality reigns supreme.

Until next time, keep rocking those wraps and spreading joy with every manicure. Happy styling, and may your nails always reflect the vibrant spirit within you!





Rebecca Fox
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