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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
As first announced last year, the Oxygen television network is developing a television show called “Nail’d It” in which 18 real-life nail artists will compete for a grand prize of $100,000 and the chance to have their nail designs featured in Nail It! magazine. The competitions will include creations that range from flat paint manicures to elaborate 3-D nail art. The press release lists all of the contestants and their home towns.
The network has assembled an impressive list of judges that include celebrity manicurists and major figures in the nail industry, including Jan Arnold, the style director and co-founder of CND. The series is set to debut on Tuesday, October 7.
If you’ve been in the mood for a fresh new nail design on your fingertips, but aren’t sure of what style to choose, this recent book called 500 Nail Designs: Inspired and Inventive Looks for Every Mood and Occasion might be the inspiration you need. As the title says, the book contains hundreds of nail polish looks, from cracked styles, to gradients, to nail art, and more.
See pictures of nail designs in different color schemes, including themed styles for holidays and seasons. There are also different textures to choose from. The book generally has received good reviews, though it does not contain step-by-step tutorials on actually creating the designs.
We also post some of our favorite nail polish designs on our Facebook page! Follow us at Facebook.com/NailPolishandMore if you’d like to see some of the cutest and most eye-catching styles.