By Amie Cantu. Halloween Nail. Published at Saturday, October 10th, 2020 - 11:27:47 AM.
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.
Today nail art ranges from the simplest French manicure to designs and art by world renowned artists that paint and sculpt unique design directly upon each nail. The techniques and tools used to accomplish these wonderful nail masterpieces are dotting tools stamping plates which are similar to plating nail polish and even the classic wooden sticks are still used to manicure and mix paints.
How To Do Nail Art? If you want your nails to look their best copy your favourite stars nails or just have a great design idea for them then there are a few ways to go about achieving the desired look. Salons: The easiest but probably most expensive option is to visit a nail salon or nail bar. With the increase in nail designs and nail art popularity nail salons/bars have become common-place in many towns and high streets. They will have nail technicians that should be capable of creating any designs you wish.
Kits: Nail art kits are useful for beginners as they give you everything you need to get started. They will usually contain the top and base coats polish and colours special brushes or dotting tools different patterns stickers and pins for the designs and possibly sometimes stones jewels or glitter depending on the kit. You may even want to get a kit with nail art pens that allow for you to draw directly onto the nail getting a totally unique design of your own.
Popular Designs Typically a manicure involves the application of nail polish but there are several nail art techniques that can be added to the vibrant coat of paint. Many nail salon technicians are adept in applying decals stickers gems glitter and flowers onto the nails. Some individuals go so far as to have their nails pierced in order to insert small hoops and studs. Many nail enthusiasts choose to have acrylic or gel nails put on before having any nail art done. The shiny acrylic enhances the designs. Some nail art trends include affixing motifs for specific holidays such as pumpkins for Halloween hearts for Valentines Day and snowflakes or holly for the Christmas holidays.
Nail art is for everyone who wants to look good and show off their creative talents on their nails. It is a great way to attract attention and also maintain your nails at the same time. Remember to wear gloves while gardening apply cuticle oil for moisturizing your nails and of course apply your top coat often to maintain the look you have so painstakingly created.
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