Fishtail Nail art

Not only hair , fishtails look good even on nails and trust me its way easier to do it on nails than on hair. I have chosen the classic black on gold combination , but it would look good with any colors                                                         .fullsizerender

What you need:

  • Two different colored  nail polish
  • striping tape
  • Base coat/ top coat ( optional)

How to do it:

  1. Start by applying base coat to protect your nails(optional). Then apply golden nail paint on all nails.
  2. Apply striping tape as shown in the picture and cover it with black nail paint .img_20160523_235349_1474309488823
  3. Remove the striping tapes immediately ( leaving them for long would lead to uneven lines) .
  4. Seal it with a top coat (optional).fullsizerender-1
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Minty Nails – Pastel Green/Mint Nail Art

Mint green/ Pastel green is one of  my favorite color and pairing it with silver gives pretty and girly nails  , all ready for the summerIMG_1750

What you need:

  • Mint/Pastel Green Nail paint
  • Silver nail paint
  • Striping Tape/ Scotch Tape
  • Base/Top coat(Optional)

What I have used:

( Review of Nail paints in my last post)

How to do it :

  1. Paint the nails with the pastel green color. If the paint is not very Opaque , like mine wasn’t , First use white nail paints and then top it with the green paint . It would make the color pop.PhotoGrid_1458407667253
  2. Put striping tapes as shown in the picture.
  3. Paint to the last tape with the silver color and then remove the tapes asap ( If the tapes sit with the paint for too long the lines would come uneven )
  4. Top it with a Top coat to give it a glossy finish (optional)q

Peek-a-boo nail art (Black Easy NailArt)

This cute nail art has bright colors ‘peek-a-booing’ing . It is a trendy design and I know it doesn’t go very well with the traditional hena/ mehandi on my hands , but if done on otherwise would look good . PhotoGrid_1453533500852

Most of the Nail art designs are difficult to do on the right hand as working with the left hand is difficult. This design is easy enough to be done on the Right Hand as well.

What you need :

  • 5 Bright color Nail paints
  • Black Nail paint
  • Striping tape / nail art brush / Scotch tape/ paint brush
  • Base / top Coat ( optional)

How To do it :

  1. There are two ways to do it –
    1. Method 1
      1. Paint all your nails with different colors.PhotoGrid_1453534867210
      2. Put striping tape ( or make striping tape with scotch tape ) on your nails in different directions  and paint the nail black ,  quickly remove the tapes to get neat lines.
    2.  Method 2
      1. Paint all your Nails Black .
      2. Using a Nail art brush make lines of different colors on all nails .
  2. Seal it with a Top coat to get a glossy Finish ( optional) . PhotoGrid_1453533567977PhotoGrid_1453533627196

Official Nail Art

Colorful nails look very pretty but sometimes they are not appropriate . For formal events like when going for an interview , there is need of a neat nails that are not attention grabbing . This nail art is for such occasions.
Most of the Nail art designs are difficult to do on the right hand as working with the left hand is difficult. This design is easy enough to be done on the Right Hand as well.
What you need :

  • Clear nail paint / Base coat
  • Light pink / White nail paint
  • Glitter top coat
  • Clear Top coat ( Optional)
  • French Manicure Guides ( Optional)
  • Paint brush / striping tool /Toothpick

What I have used :PhotoGrid_1452584533036

  • Very me Base and Top coat By Oriflame
  • Light pink By Wet and wild
  • Pink glitter top coat By wet and wild
  • Toothpick

How to do it :

  1. Start with a base coat to protect your nails (optional) . If not using base coat use clear nail paint on all the nails.
  2. Paint the tips of nails with either a light pink shade or white/ cream shade . This can be done with the help of french manicure guides or by freehand .
  3. Now using a Paint brush / striping tool /Toothpick line the boundary of the pink/white french tip with glitter top coat . It should be a thin line .
  4. Add top coat to give a glossy Finish .PhotoGrid_1452584497569

Black Beauty ( matte nail art)

Black is the most versatile and beautiful color . This nail art uses the gorgeous black along with black glitter to add a bit of jazz .

Usually most nail art designs are difficult to do and to do them with the left hand is next to impossible. This simple nail art can be done even on the Right hand nails . Hope you like it 🙂

What you need :

  • Black nail paint ( matte / glossy)
  • Nail glitter
  • Clear Nail Paint
  • Matte top coat ( optional)
  • Base/Top coat ( Optional)

What I have used :

  • Blackout By Maybelline ( colorshow)
  • Matte Top Coat By L’oreal Paris
  • Black Nail Glitter By Nubar
  • Very me Base and Top coat By Oriflame
  • Crystal Clear By Maybelline ( colorshow)PhotoGrid_1452584206003

How to Do it :

  1. Start by applying base coat to protect your nails ( optional).
  2. Paint all nails black with either matte black nail paint or the normal glossy one.
  3. Once the paint has dried paint the ring finger nail with clear nail paint and sprinkle black nail glitter on the wet nail paint . Dust off the excess glitter .
  4. For the Ring finger , Cover the top and bottom part of the nail with a tape leaving a rectangular region in between . Paint the that region with clear nail paint and sprinkle black glitter on the wet nail paint .
  5. Add a matte top coat if normal nail paint is used , on all nails except on the glitter part .PhotoGrid_1452584347068

 

Simple and Elegant

Usually most nail art designs are difficult to do and to do them with the left hand is next to impossible. This simple nail art can be done even on the right hand nails . Hope you like it 🙂

What you need

  • Any Nail paint
  • Glitter nail paint of a similar color as the nail paint
  • striping tape or scotch tape
  • Base / Top coat ( optional) IMG_20150925_193353_1443189901070

What i have used

  • Coral Craze by Maybelline ( color show)
  • Pink Champagne by Maybelline ( color show glitter maina)
  • Striping tape

 

How to do it

  1. Start with a base coat to protect your nails ( optional)
  2. Paint all the nails with the nail color.
  3. For the ring finger design, either striping tape or scotch tape can be used .To use scotch tape it would have to be cut into stripes . Next place the stripes horizontally on the nails trying to leave equal space between the tapes .IMG_20150925_123705
  4. Then paint the nail with the Glitter nail paint and remove the tapes ( tip : remove the tapes quickly for neater lines , if the paint is allowed to dry it gets sticky when removed and makes the lines uneven )
  5. Finish with a top coat for a glossy finish ( optional) and you are done!

Hope you enjoy doing it ! 🙂

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This technique can be used with other colors as well .

Pretty Flowers

What you need

  • 4 bright nail paints
  • Toothpick / dotting tool
  • Top coat / Base coat ( optional)IMG_20150918_010940_HDR

What i have used

  • Mint mojito by maybelline (color show)
  • Porcelain party by maybelline (color show)
  • Shocking seas by maybelline (color show)
  • Flaming orange  by lakme (absolute fast and fabulous)
  • Toothpicks

How to do it

  1. Start by applying a base coat ( optional) to protect you nails.
  2. Use each of the four shades on each finger nail and use any color of your choice on the thumb .bc44651a6366f3c9af49134ce3716fff36e9f4ee
  3. Now take the toothpick or the dotting tool to make dots.( imp tip : If using toothpicks , rub the tip of the toothpick on a rough surface to make its point a little blunt so as to be able to make dots)
  4. To make the flower, make a dot , then take another color to draw dots around it . You can do this on all the nails or only on the ring finger nail leaving all other empty or on three nails leaving two blank like i have done .
  5. Finish with top coat for glossy finish (optional)cc6f3710cc6362da0b25d37785a52e70a7107dccec8a85aa2d278fb73c20937f31e60801847beb2017a6387327e816584a13f2b433c3295835df9c67

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