What does it mean when people wear a different color nail polish on their ring f

Jump to Last Post 1-9 of 9 discussions (18 posts)
  1. MarleneB profile image96
    MarleneBposted 3 years ago

    What does it mean when people wear a different color nail polish on their ring finger?

    I'm starting to see this a lot. People will wear a brightly colored nail polish on their ring finger. It's usually a deep color like black, super red, or hot pink. Does the choice of color have a meaning? Does the choice of finger have a meaning? Is it a fashion statement? A fad? What do you think?

  2. writerjrose profile image77
    writerjroseposted 3 years ago

    I believe someone wearing a different colored nail polish on their ring finger is meant to be a fashion statement, and I do not think there is significance in the color choice, besides which color matches best with their outfit or with the rest of their nails.

    Although, I would not be surprised if some women specifically did it to draw attention to that finger. Maybe they wear a ring representing that they are taken/engaged/married and want people to be aware, or are single and are attempting to draw the eyes of men to that finger to show them that they are available for courting.
    smile

    1. MarleneB profile image96
      MarleneBposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      writerjrose, I like your explanations. And, since most of the women I have seen are single, I'm inclined to believe the last statement that it may be a way for single women to identify their dating status.

  3. Aime F profile image85
    Aime Fposted 3 years ago

    Nope, no specific reason (at least not generally). I've done it a few times, I just think it looks neat. It's more visually pleasing to have a standout colour on the ring finger than the others.

    1. MarleneB profile image96
      MarleneBposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I do agree that it looks really neat. In fact, I was going to do it, but then hesitated because I didn't want to innocently send out a message I did not intend.

  4. tlcs profile image53
    tlcsposted 3 years ago

    I have seen this as well, I don't think it specifically means anything, maybe the person is bored with having their nails all painted the same color, your guess is as good as mine.

    1. MarleneB profile image96
      MarleneBposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your comment, tlcs. That is good reasoning. It could be as simple as a way of getting away from the same old routine.

  5. Tom Ramstack profile image81
    Tom Ramstackposted 3 years ago

    I think it means they're color blind.
    Tom Ramstack

    1. MarleneB profile image96
      MarleneBposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Color blind! That's indeed a fun answer to consider.

  6. connorj profile image81
    connorjposted 3 years ago

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/12208164_f260.jpg

    I too thought it meant nothing in particular until I read an article about it in our local newspaper and then heard a report about it on our news station. Apparently it is a new trend to attract the attention of Conspiracy Theorists when out and about...

    1. MarleneB profile image96
      MarleneBposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Oh my gosh, something that looks so cool is being used for such an ominous statement. Oh well, I guess I had better stick to one color for all of my nails. I wouldn't want to call attention to myself and be arrested for conspiracy.

    2. Aime F profile image85
      Aime Fposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Haha, you might meet some interesting people, though...

      I think that the vast majority of people probably don't connect the two.

  7. The Examiner-1 profile image75
    The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago

    I think that it means they are probably looking for someone.

    1. MarleneB profile image96
      MarleneBposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That could be the most true reason, because I normally see the different nail color on the third finger of the left hand... the "ring" finger.

  8. Jasmeetk profile image83
    Jasmeetkposted 2 years ago

    I believe it is just meant to give a contrast to the nail art.Sometimes I wear different nail art on ring finger nail and thumb, and sometimes, on both middle finger nails....

    1. MarleneB profile image96
      MarleneBposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you, Jasmeet. Mixing it up a little... sounds like a fun way to wear nail polish, bringing attention to the art. I like it!

  9. Kriz Smith profile image60
    Kriz Smithposted 17 months ago

    It just means they wanted to spice up their nails in a way that's not in your face like crystals would. It's called an accent nail.

    1. MarleneB profile image96
      MarleneBposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you Kriz. I was just wondering if it had a deep hidden meaning. As an accent feature it is really cool.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)