By Karin Underwood. Fall Nail. Published at Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 - 09:55:41 AM.
MAKE YOUR OWN: Its also easy to create your own nail dotter using stuff you have lying around your home. Bobby pins are a cheap and convenient alternative. Just bend them out straight and use the round tips at the end like normal dotters. Because all you need is a round end you can use anything that resembles a dotter like the back of an eyeliner pencil cap for example.
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.
Nail art has emerged as one of the most popular nail beautifying ideas among the teens today. They stop at nothing to get the latest look and express their ideas through nail art. Nail paint of varied hues teamed with colorful stones stickers beads are a hot favorite. Nail jewellery like dangles are also used to create a unique look and attract a lot of attention.
1) Nail polish The essentials are: a base coat (to prevent nail discolouration and allow your nail polish to glide on smoothly) nail polish and a top coat (to ensure your manicure lasts for more than a day). I like to use a quick drying top coat cos that saves oodles of time and is so convenient to use but its also good to have a normal top coat or clear polish in hand for certain more complex nail designs.
In this nail art form the polymer clay is used in the form of thin slices. Available in different sizes colors and designs these chips or slices are soft and fine and used to decorate nails. The canes of polymer are sliced using a razor so that perfect slices can be achieved. Creating designs using fimo art is not easy. Creative designs are difficult to make and need professional designers to make them. However you too can make simple ones if you try and have a look at some of the pictures available online. The designs can range from simple hearts to even detailed fruits and vegetables. The designs when embedded into nails with the help of paints and brushes look fabulous and enhance the beauty of the hands further.
The style color and design selected for decorating your nails can vary either by season occasion or even your mood. Free hand designs are really sought after as they are easy to create on your own without spending too much. However should you decide to go in for the more intricate designs you can opt for a French manicure with gel nail art. As the holiday season nears some cool nail art designs to pep up the spirit for Christmas can be to use red or white nail paint and then decorate your nails with tiny Christmas trees holly leaves bells candy canes or even a little Santa with a toothpick. You can also add glitter to your nails to make them look festive and glamorous.
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