Creating your own nail art is an excellent alternative to visiting a salon. Firstly it will save you a fortune if you are a regular visitor to a salon. It is also very satisfying to see the nails designs you have created. Much more satisfying than having someone else complete the look for you.
Many people are put off the thought of creating their own nail designs as they believe it is too difficult. This couldn’t be further from the truth – creating these nail designs is extremely easy. Well, there are many basic designs out there to start with and you can grow more adventurous as your confidence grows.
Basic products include nail art rhinestones, nail art paillette glitter foil and nail stickers. These are all relatively cheap to buy and can be found easily while browsing on the internet. These products tend to be sufficient for multiple nail designs so it is not as if you are buying new products each time you want to do your nails.
Nail art stickers are the best place to get started. All you have to do is paint your nails with nail polish and leave them to dry. When they are dry just stick a couple of stickers on each nail (or select certain nails). Tweezers can make this job easier if the stickers are small.
When the nail stickers are in place just apply a coat of clear nail polish on top to seal your design.
To add a bit of sparkle to a design simply rub some paillette glitter foil onto a clean and dry nail tip with or without polish).
Nail art rhinestones are also a popular embellishment and you can get these in most colours so they will help to enhance your overall look.
Once you have created your first design and see how easy it is your confidence will grow and before you know it you will be creating elaborate nails designs like there is no tomorrow.
There are so many different nail design techniques out there. The ones mentioned above are fairly basic and will help you to get started. You can then enhance your new found skill by moving onto more adventurous tools, products and designs.
The internet is a wealth of information when it comes to creating nail art. There are so many ‘how to’ articles that include images or you could look for video guides on sites such as YouTube.