Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Christmas Nails Designs

Christmas Nail, Christmas Nail Art, Christmas Nail Design. Green and red are easily recognized as the color of Christmas.
Christmas Nails Designs
Christmas Nails Designs
Christmas Nails Designs
Christmas Nails Designs
Christmas Nails Designs
Christmas Nails Designs
Christmas Nails Designs

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Cute Nail Art


In a large way, you've got to thank the fashion industry for making nail fashion what it is today. Just thinking back to the fascinating catwalks that were led by various designers in London during the autumn/winter season 2012, will make you realize just how much emphasize was being placed on unusual looking nails.

Different style nail creations were admired by all who attended as the models show cased the most unusual designs such as the black and blue houndstooth patterned nails by Henry Holland's team.

Then there were nails featuring ghosts and eggs as well as other motifs being displayed by Meadham Kirchoff's models.
Another reason for the recent popularity of nail styling could be attributed to the sudden obsession with nail polish, where women were looking for something else besides just ordinary nail polish. Besides, the New York Times reported an increase of 67% in nail polish sales in America alone.

It goes to show that nail art is an inexpensive way for women all over to make a fashion statement about themselves. Retailers seem to think that this new craze is womens way of beautifying their hands and fingers much like they would have done with diamonds in times gone by. Only now, it is deemed so much safer in that their chances of getting robbed is very slim in comparison.

History of Nail Art
If you think about it, you will see that nails beautification was a lot less glamorous before 1920 as an abrasive powder was being used to help your nails to shine while various types of stains were used to add colour to it.
Then, Charles Revson became everyone's favourite as he developed the very first opaque nail polish back in 1930, which in turn gave birth to the well known Revlon cosmetic range.

Nowadays, women prefer something more unique such as nail art. More than ever before, women are looking for the next best thing with regards to nail art. You can bet your last few pennies that nail art will increasingly become popular due to the buzz that is being created on various social media platforms such as Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and others.

Who would want to be left out when it comes to showcasing your own nail art on YouTube or Facebook. Sporting unusual nail art that is not only unique but wildly different will surely get you noticed, and that without having to spend an absolute fortune on it.

Get Started With Innovative Nail Art Designs

Well manicured and well groomed nails are always a strong indication of a person's personality and also reflect their style. Today the nail fashion trend is greatly inclined towards nail arts that is not only unique in every aspect but also gives a stunning look to the otherwise dull looking nails.

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A lot of young and fashion conscious women are taking on to nails art as the best way to get rid of dull looking plain nails. From just wearing a color on your nails, nail art enhances the beauty of nails with its innovation in the form of small motifs, danglers, stones, glitters, ceramic flowers, etc which will make your nails stand out for any occasion.

Creating decorative designs on nails is not always easy and requires a lot of professionalism and creativity especially if you are planning on some intricate designs. A well done art can brighten up your overall appearance and complement your outfit to a great extent. Nail arts designing can vary from subtle and delicate designs to bold and funky designs.

Nails art requires certain basic steps to be followed to get the application perfectly. Before you start with nail designing, make sure you clean and shape up your nails properly. Trimming your nails and filing them is necessary to get the best result. Even the best of the artists cannot create beautiful designs on your nails if they are in a bad shape and not well kept. You can also consider using acrylic nails if your nails are in a real bad shape and beyond repair. The nail art design can then be painted over these artificial acrylics.

Once your nails are painted with a base coat, you can create your designs using the nail arts brushes that are available in different sizes based on the design you want to draw. Intricate designs will require more thin tipped and finer nail brushes to get the design right and visible. The use of toothpicks is also not uncommon especially if you are a beginner and want to improve your designs.

 For any nail polish application mistakes, you can use cotton swabs to remove the excess color. Make sure you do it quick as nail polish dries very fast. It is also good to use a different brush for each nail polish color so that you can save time.

Nails art designs can be created using different methods. Novices mostly prefer to create their designs by copying them from nail art books or seeing them on the Internet.

 One can also learn nail arts through courses offered by some professional nail salons. However, even if you possess minimal artistic capability, you can create simple easy floral designs or geometric shapes which do not require high end training.

While much of the nail art designs use a combination of nail polish colors, one can also add some glitter into the nail polish before painting to jazz up your nails. The use of other nails art accessories like rhinestones, acrylic stones, 3D nail stickers, ceramic flowers, fimo art pieces, crushed shells, etc to name a few are also being widely used to highlight the nails and give them a more sophisticated look.
 Once you have completed your nail designing, it is important to maintain your nails properly to prevent your nail arts from chipping and to last long. The best would be to apply a clear nail polish coat over your nails every 2 to 3 days and try wearing gloves while working to prevent any nail damage. Most important, avoid biting your nails to keep your nails in good condition and also your nail art intact.