Get Inspired! Nail Artists on Instagram Worth Following

Woman with black nail polish and detailed nail art

If you enjoy seeing pics of eye-popping manicures and ideas for nail polish styles, there are a bunch of nail artists on Instagram that you can follow. The Huffington Post has picked 11 favorites that consistently shine with their creative nail designs. Included in pictures from these 11 are nail themes such as Drake, cats, sharks, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

If you’re looking for great nail artists to follow, one or more of these individuals might be right for you.


Ideas for Simple Halloween Manicures and Nail Art Designs

Orange and black nail polish design for a Halloween manicure

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Are you interested in getting into the Halloween spirit with a spooky manicure? BeautyWorldNews.com has some Halloween nail art designs that are fairly simple to do. There are a range of colors and looks available that use nail polish or nail decals.

The October 31 holiday has no shortage of fun motifs to be used in nail designs. Some that are featured are spiders, skulls, and faux blood splatters. If you’re looking for inspiration for Halloween nail art designs, look no further!

To see the nail polish collections that NPM has to offer, including those with holiday themes, check out our collections page at our main site.


Should You Wear Nail Art at Work?

Some manicures and nail art are okay at work

The News & Observer has a helpful feature on the acceptability of sporting nail art at work. Is it appropriate to have your nails adorned with trinkets or even multi-colored designs while you’re at the office? Despite the advancement of nail art into everyday life, there are still some professional environments that require a more conservative approach to manicures.

Of course, well-groomed fingernails with attractive nail polish are welcome in nearly any workplace. And if you have a good understanding of your office culture, you will know what is and isn’t acceptable for your nails at work.


Simple Do-It-Yourself Nail Art Designs That Look Great

Ideas for Do It Yourself (DIY) nail designs

Are you in the mood to spruce up your nails with a stylish design, but you don’t have time to go to the salon? The Shape Magazine website has a feature with 5 sleek do-it-yourself nail art designs that require very little skill. Each design has a picture, description of the look, and straightforward directions on how to create it.

The looks use a variety of colors, with base nail polish colors including red, pink, and even black. And the designs range from chevrons, to half moons with French tips, to feathering, and more.

Great-looking nail designs don’t have to mean a lot of effort, as you can see from these simple DIY nail art ideas.


Nail Art for Men: Just How Popular Has It Become?

Nail art and manicures are for men as well as women

One growing trend in countries throughout the world is nail art for men. Decorating one’s nails is not something that just women do, and even males get creative when using polish or decals on their finger tips. Glamour Magazine has a comprehensive feature on the trend of male nail art in the UK. It features some nail designs worn by Snoop Dogg and discusses how it’s becoming much more common for men to go to nail salons and receive manicures. The article also contains tips for men such as using decals, negative space, and an accent nail in their designs.

If you’re interested in creating nail art for yourself or for a client, take a look at the nail art supply section of our store.


Christian Louboutin Nail Polish: Setting the Standard for Extravagance

Christian Louboutin's new nail polish sells for $50

One of the names most associated with luxury, Christian Louboutin, is now trying to break new ground in the world of nail polish. The fashion icon has launched a line of 31 nail lacquers, each with the lofty price of $50 per bottle. These polishes are the first ever to have a $50 price tag.

Though Mr. Louboutin acknowledges that the bottles are not practical, his goal was to create as luxurious a product as possible. Some would say that he accomplished this and then some.


The Best Wedding Nail Polish at Spring 2015 Fashion Week

OPI Bubble Bath, one of the best wedding nail polishes

When selecting wedding nail polish that will look best on their special day, the typical bride often turns to neutral shades. One such classic shade worn at many weddings is OPI Bubble Bath, which gives nails a uniform brightness while still maintaining a natural or nude look.

And while the color already is popular among brides, it also was worn on more than one occasion by models at Spring 2015 Fashion Week according to the Glamour wedding blog. For brides wanting sleek-looking nails with a classic style, Bubble Bath from OPI is on the short list for colors to consider.

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