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.
Over at the Parade Magazine website, there is a helpful article with five unique nail polish designs from nail expert Phuong Luu. These designs are anything but ordinary, and they include jeweled looks, polka dots, and other visually stunning works of nail art. There are pictures of each design, and Luu explains how they were done. Perhaps these can be inspiration for your next manicure!
Do-it-yourself nail styles are great–you can create them whenever you have some free time, and there is no need to travel to a nail salon, or make an appointment, or pay someone else to make your nails look great. Of course, the downside to DIY nail designs is that they can be difficult to execute, as they hardly ever turn out quite the way you envision. Sticking with styles that are easy to do often means that your nails won’t stand out and will be, well, boring.
Over at BeautyHigh, there is a guide to five runway-inspired nail styles that are creative yet straightforward for most people to do. They shouldn’t take much time to complete, but the results are unique designs that will make your nails look great. These nail polish styles truly are not something you see everyday; they include one-line designs, C-shapes, stilettos with bold colors on only the tips, glitter half moons, and a combination of half-moons and French tips.
The guide has very simple instructions so you can create these uncommon DIY nail designs without a struggle.
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The Glamour Beauty Blog has a great post on a do-it-yourself method for getting the fun ombre look at home. The step-by-step tutorial lays out exactly how to create the gradient you want, making it pretty straightforward to achieve these DIY nails. Another great thing about the tutorial is that it involves items that most people already have at home, like a toothpick and a sponge.
For even more methods for creating ombre nails, here’s a video featuring five different ways to create gradient looks with nail polish: Continue Reading