Nail art has imposed itself in a few years on the hands of nailistas and many women. Graphic, colorful… Everything you need to know about nail art and reco for an easy start and a successful manicure.
NAIL ART, ORIGIN AND REINTERPRETATION
We find the historical traces of the first nail art… among the Inca peoples who saw in the decoration of the nails a celebration of the Gods. The nail art boom in the 20th century emerged in Asia. There, decorating your nails is a great success and is, this time, prized for its aesthetics and originality. Kawaii attitude and K-pop oblige.
In Europe, success has been there for 5 years, even if it appeared in 1995 and the Chanel show where Karl Lagerfeld paraded his models with their nails covered with the famous “Taupe” varnish.
Since then, rhinestones, patterns, pastilles… Everything is now possible on the nails. The creativity of nail art is limitless and brands support success by developing specific ranges for nail art: varnish as accessories.
DOTTING TOOL, MASKING TAPE… THE ACCESSORIES NECESSARY FOR A SUCCESSFUL NAIL ART
It takes a few accessories to achieve most nail arts. The first of these: the dotting tool to make precise rounded patterns or polka dots. And of course, there are the different brush formats: large, liner, fan… Each one has its own particularity and its little nail art effect.
A FEW TIPS FOR THE MOST NEW TO NAIL ART
Rest assured, nail art isn’t just the Nail Bracelet, the Flip Manicure or the Kittennails. Novices? In this file, discover tips and advice for an application in the best conditions and to achieve nail art without difficulty. We think in particular of respecting the pause time but also of the use of tweezers to remove the masking tape affixed to a first coat of nail polish.
Finally, for more ease, it is better to first turn to tutorials for beginners and learn, step by step, the basic techniques of nail art. We are thinking in particular of the application of patterns in the form of peas but also of horizontal bands or even the creation of a colored French manicure.
AND DON’T FORGET … NO SUCCESSFUL NAIL ART WITHOUT BEAUTIFUL NAILS
Nail art is made on clean nails. Cuticle pusher, polisher and file allow hands to be prepared in advance and to create very specific creations.
The only imperative, without limit: creativity!
In fact, it doesn’t take much to do a beautiful nail art. And generally, when you have the right tools, you have a professional manicure kit that makes it very easy to enhance your nails.
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