With the advancement in fashion trends, nail art has become an essential part of dressing today. Although salons offer many gorgeous designs, but if you are in favour of saving money, you should try creating these stunning designs yourself. For this, what all you need to do is to pick up a few tips along the way.
Glitter Gradient Nail Art
Although every girl likes Gradient Nails, but they can be a little tricky to get right. Not to feel worried, you can opt for glitter gradients that are much easier to create and just as impressive.
Some simple steps to create glitter gradient nails are:
- Pick any colour as the base colour for painting your nails.
- Once your nails get dry, dab on your glitter polish. The gradient can be starred either from the top or from the bottom for different effects.
- Starring with a thin coat and building up, gradients of glitter can be created in the same way by having more glitter towards the top or the bottom of your nails. Here, you have an option to choose the colour of glitter nail polish from a wide range of colours, containing small and large glitter particles.
- The finishing effect can be given with a regular top coat.
- You can try an unusual but stunning look by giving a matte effect top coat over glitter.
Nail Art Designs Using Gel Pen and Sticky Tapes
Nail art does not mean specialist and expensive material to be used for designing. In fact, you can make very nice designs with the help of ordinary gel pens. Easy to use and effective,
For making an attractive nail art design, you can use an ordinary gel pen purchased from a regular stationary shop over a base of regular nail polish and sealed with a top coat. And these gel pens are really very useful for making fine details. As there is availability of a large variety of colours and finishes of these gel pens, you can create stunning designs very easily. Important point to note is that making a top coat to seal the design is mandatory .If not, the nail art will wear off very quickly. Also, top coat allows you to rub off the mistakes easily, as long as the nail polish is dry.
An alternative to a specialist nail tape is the ordinary sticky tape which is easy to use and effective also for creating striped and geometric designs. The procedure is to paint your nails fully with a base and letting it dry. Then, you can create triangle, stripes, chevrons etc. with the help of ordinary sticky tape.
Nail Art Cheats
The increasing fashion of nail art, nail polish removers felt the necessity of products that can give an impressive look to your nails with minimal skill, time and effort.
One of the most popular products of such kind is nail wrap that are basically plastic or foil stickers which can wrap around your nails to cover them in a variety of designs. These easy to use and long lasting nail wraps are easily available and cheap in price also.
To give a stunning look to your nails, various products such as “special effect” nail polishes and top coats are really useful. The top coats are of two kinds- super shiny top coats and matte top coats.
Another very trendy way to decorate your nails easily is by using gems, beads and studs. Easy to use, you can give a luxurious finish to your nails by just sticking them on your nails with nail glue. You can have a wide variety in these from cute little pearls, diamonds, bows, tiny moustaches, punk style studs and pikes and many more.
Thus, using this type of variety of products, you can give hundreds of unique and gorgeous looks to your nails. Here are some different ideas for Easy Nail Art: