The art of nails is all the rage these days and in fact it has been for quite some time. When people enter this trend, there is the tendency to hit salons and have them done by a professional. But the cost of doing it starts to accumulate, and fast. If you find that this describes you, well, we have good news. There are several inexpensive ways to make yourself nail art at home. And you may be happy to see that the results are as good as what you can get at the show.
Be aware, however, that like anything else, the art of the nail is a perfect practice. In other words, get ready for the fact that your first tests may not be so perfect. But the more you do it, the better you will get. The good thing is that it will not cost an arm and a leg and several trips to the salon. That being said, let's start.
Perhaps the most important thing you'll use to make your own nail art is the brush. You must first make sure that the brush works with acrylic paints. This is essential for your nail designs. Then, depending on the type of design you are going to create, you will need to make sure you have the right brush. The two most commonly used are retailers and strippers. Of course, it will depend exactly on the type of design you apply.
A word of advice. Always clean your nail polish before and after each use. If you are going to mix varnish colors, then you will need more than a few brushes and maybe even more. Fortunately, these are not expensive at all and remember, you are giving up the high salon prices. Check prices online and offline for comparisons.
You can even add stickers, decals and tiny jewelry on your nails. Most of these are pre-designed and available at just about every nail and manicure supply store. You can almost always apply them easily with the help of a tweezers. Make sure, however, that once they have dried, you put a clear nail polish to lock them in place.
And the Internet with nail art supply sites offer a multitude of templates that you can apply to your nails at home, usually with complete and easy instructions to be continued.