By Sonia Park. Halloween Nail. Published at Sunday, October 11th, 2020 - 09:32:36 AM.
HOW TO USE: Find a plastic sheet and drop a few blobs of nail polish onto it. I like to use name cards that are hard and feel a bit plasticky for this cos theyre small and disposable. Dip the round nib of your dotter into the polish. Try doing a few dots on the sheet/name card till you get the right size and consistency that you want. Do the same onto the surface of your nail. Be careful not to use too much pressure that may cause the dots to look deformed. Remember to clean them after use and dry thoroughly. These tools are made of metal and susceptible to rusting.
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 The practice of nail decoration has existed for the last 5000 years and can be traced to the people of India who embellished their nails with henna. Now fast forward to 1932 when the French company Revlon released its first nail polish. It was available in a wide variety of shades and used pigments instead of dyes. Since the 1930s nail art as come a long way. The technique of airbrushing nails is still relatively new. It includes an airbrushing machine designed to perform manicure nail art which works with a compressor to create innovative and elegant patterns and designs on the nails.
So you want to try your hand at DIY nail art but where do you start? The first thing you need to do is get your hands on some basic nail art tools. This is a list of my 5 essential DIY nail art tools.
Tips for Maintenance If there ever was an ephemeral art form manicure nail art is it. Once your nail grows out or the acrylic or gel nail needs to be removed the artistry is lost. Many women get their nails done on a regular basis but there are ways to make your masterfully manicured nails last a little longer. Applying a top coat after they are done and every couple of days afterwards will keep them looking like new. Moreover use cuticle oil every other day to maintain nail health. When doing chores and tasks that can damage your hands protect your nails from chips dents or cracks by wearing gloves.
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.
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