The practice of painting decorative designs on your fingernails are a fun way to brighten up your monotonous look and also can use as an accessory to accentuate a special occasion outfit. There are varieties of designs available, ranging from subtle, funky, cool and attractive. You can design anything on your nail that matches your mood and personality. If you want a quick attention, go for some unique and innovative designs. If you are planning to get intricate designs on your nail then you may need to seek professional help.
How to prepare your nail for nail art?
First step you need to do is to remove old nail polish from your fingers. You don’t want this nail polish lingering on your fingers. Then need to file and shape your nails. Trim and file your nails so that there is a proper shape. You don’t want your nails to be uneven or chipped. As art nail design require some space, it is advisable to keep your nail bit longer. So there is more space to work. After giving proper shape to your nail the next step is to apply base coat. This will prevent the nail from getting stained or damaged by paint and other nail art material. You need to give some time for the base coat to dry. This will also help the polish to stay in place for longer time without chipping.
After you have prepared your nail now you can start decorating it. There are many ways to do nail art. If you are a beginner then you should try copying pictures from books or internet. You can try with floral designs and geometrical shapes. Some saloons even offer classes regarding nail art. Most of the designs can be made by using different colors of nail polish. If you want it to be funkier then you can add glitters and even use stick on jewels. You can also use small stickers to give an elaborate look.
After doing the nail art design, you need to protect your nail as well. You can wear gloves when you do work that may damage your nails. Eat healthy diet to have clean and healthy nails.