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.

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.

Nail Artist Reality Show Set to Debut on the Oxygen Network in October

Nail art to be featured in tv show

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.

The Best Nail Designs for Any Occasion

One of the best nail designs: pink floral nail art

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.

3 Great DIY Summer Nail Polish Designs and Other Tips

Do-it-yourself Summer Nail Polish Designs

Summer is a great time for nail polish designs. Not only does the fashion of the season allow for bright, bold colors, but it’s also an opportunity to experiment with do-it-yourself nail art. Here is a guide to three DIY nail looks that feature warm colors and simple yet attractive designs. These are from the creative mind of nail art expert Frances Liang.

Also included in the piece are basic tips to ensure that manicures last longer, like using a buffer to soften your nails and applying nail polish remover before putting on the basecoat.

The three nail designs featured are Geometric Teals, the Zebra Print, and the Reverse French. All are hand-drawn, and the steps are laid out for anyone to follow.

For other nail polish designs that you can do yourself, check out other entries of ours with the DIY tag.