Nail Designs

How to Put Letters on Nail Polish

How to Put Letters on Nail Polish

If you've got a favorite saying -- or maybe a favorite person -- let...

How to Do Disco Nails

How to Do Disco Nails

Disco nails are perfect if you lack experience with nail art, but want a...

How to Use Nail Form Stickers for Doing Acrylic Nails

How to Use Nail Form Stickers for Doing Acrylic Nails

A nail form sticker is stiff sticker that you place at the end of your...

How to Keep Nail Designs Classy

How to Keep Nail Designs Classy

When it comes to nail designs, there's a clear difference between classy...

DIY Holiday-Themed Nail Polish Ideas

DIY Holiday-Themed Nail Polish Ideas

After you deck the hall, deck your fingernails with holiday-themed nail...

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How to Put Letters on Nail Polish

How to Put Letters on Nail Polish

If you've got a favorite saying -- or maybe a favorite person -- let everyone know. Try spelling it out on your nails with letters. Seen on spring runways and celebs, nail writing appears edgy and complex, but it's easier than it looks. Use...

How to Do Disco Nails

How to Do Disco Nails

Disco nails are perfect if you lack experience with nail art, but want a style that will wow your friends. Disco nails are traditionally silver, but feel free to use your favorite glitter nail polish. Rock this nail design at a New Year’s...

How to Use Nail Form Stickers for Doing Acrylic Nails

How to Use Nail Form Stickers for Doing Acrylic Nails

A nail form sticker is stiff sticker that you place at the end of your fingertip, between your nail and the skin, to help you sculpt acrylic nails. The nail forms give you a platform so you can seamlessly extend the length of fingernails with the...

How to Keep Nail Designs Classy

How to Keep Nail Designs Classy

When it comes to nail designs, there's a clear difference between classy and trashy. If you want to turn heads with elegant-looking nails, keep them a reasonable length -- avoid super-long talons -- and decorate them with sophisticated accents and...

DIY Holiday-Themed Nail Polish Ideas

DIY Holiday-Themed Nail Polish Ideas

After you deck the hall, deck your fingernails with holiday-themed nail art. To make salon-perfect art on your own tips, you’ll need manicure dotting tools and a thin fingernail polish brush. If you don’t have a thin brush, save your...

How to Do Romantic Nail Designs

How to Do Romantic Nail Designs

Put a twist on your preparations for a big date with a manicure that has romantic nail designs. In addition to completing your dreamy look, your manicure will make your fingernails look envy-worthy for the rest of the week. Going the acrylic route...

Nail Designs With Pink Tips and Silver Lines

Nail Designs With Pink Tips and Silver Lines

Perfectly painted nails are virtually a requirement for any fashionista, but single-colored nails are so last season. Wild colors and bright accents are fierce and fun, infusing your style with a funky vibe all your own. Pink and silver pair...

How to Do Diagonal Nail Designs

How to Do Diagonal Nail Designs

Create glamorous nails with innovative designs using colorful nail polish and big ideas. Whether you decide to keep it simple or transform your nails into vivid works of art, nail art often begins with basic polishing techniques. One of the first...

Pink & White Ideas for Nail Design

Pink & White Ideas for Nail Design

Looking for alternatives to the age-old French manicure? Get funky fingertips by experimenting with a classic colors that you probably already own: pink and white. Stick with a soft pink for ladylike nails, or try hot pink for a bolder design. Use...

Peel & Stick Flower Art

Peel & Stick Flower Art

Designing a room is like ordering Chinese food: you choose egg drop soup from one column, spring rolls from another and double down on the lo mein. Unfortunately, decorating can also cost so much yen, you’re stuck with the same meal for...

How to: Art Deco Designs on Nails

How to: Art Deco Designs on Nails

Art deco is a decorative style of art that represents glamour, elegance and modern trends. You can get the 1920s-inspired look on your nails even if they’re short. For the best results, you may need a thin nail-polish brush and a nail...

Nail Art Design Ideas With Polka Dots

Nail Art Design Ideas With Polka Dots

From pop art graphic to New Wave whimsical, polka dots can make your nails stand out. Beginners might try a simple two-tone design. More advanced nail artists use polka dots to create backgrounds for thematic designs or multiple dots to form...

How to Do Tiger Stripe Nails

How to Do Tiger Stripe Nails

No diva dreams of dressing herself dully, and a girl's cosmetics shouldn't be an exception to this personal style rule. The bold look is back, from bright lip stains to beautiful brows, thick lashes to sultry shadows. Don't forget fine fingertips...

Acrylic Gel Nail Art: Water Marble Nail Polish Tutorial

Acrylic Gel Nail Art: Water Marble Nail Polish Tutorial

It used to be that “nail art” meant crude flower decals pressed on your nails. Not anymore. The sophisticated manicure has come a long way since then. Jewels, charms and bold colors have lifted it from merely pretty to full of pizzazz....

Steps to Nail Marbling

Steps to Nail Marbling

In an ideal world, you might treat yourself to a professional manicure every week. But in a realistic world, that primping pattern can be quite costly. Rather than shelling out your hard-earned cash, glamorize your nails at home. Achieving the...

Loose Glitter Nail Art Tutorial

Loose Glitter Nail Art Tutorial

Fashionistas are forever looking to incorporate more sparkle into their wardrobe, and glittery nails are the perfect way to bring on the bling. Glitter polish is acceptable if you want just a little sparkle, but for full-on glam, loose glitter is...

How to Make Teardrop-Shaped Flower Designs for Nails

How to Make Teardrop-Shaped Flower Designs for Nails

The flower is one of the most basic motifs for decorating your fingernails. Flowers can be colorful or classic, playful or elegant. Many flowers have petals shaped like teardrops, and you can depict your favorites -- daisy, hibiscus, iris and more...

How to Make Nail Designs Without Nail Stencils

How to Make Nail Designs Without Nail Stencils

Nail art gives your style that special flair. You can customize your fingernails every time you have a manicure, so learn about as many nail-art design methods as you can. Stenciling is popular -- not to mention pretty -- but with a little...

How to Do Nail Art Bows

How to Do Nail Art Bows

Snazzy nails offer a really cool way to customize your look. Nail art bows let everyone know you're pretty cute, but that you have a cheeky, sexy side, too. There are a bunch of fun ways to get bows on your nails. Try different techniques to see...

Nail Art Ideas for Black on Pink

Nail Art Ideas for Black on Pink

There are times when you want to go with a more neutral, subdued tone on your nails, but then there are those times when you want to get wild and crazy with a bold hue. You can even use more than one color to create a funky design on your nails....

Cute Ideas & Tips for Nail Art Pens

Cute Ideas & Tips for Nail Art Pens

Your mani looks fab when it's prim and polished, but why not kick things up a notch and make your nails a little edgy? Creating a trendy nail polish look doesn't necessarily require schlepping to a salon and shelling out cash. You can create a...

Pretty Nail Designs for Beginners

Pretty Nail Designs for Beginners

Looking to get creative with your nails but short on experience? Don't spend your money getting a professional manicure. Instead, learn a few pretty nail designs that are super simple to do. So even if you are a beginner, your nails can look...

How to Use Nail Art Brushes

How to Use Nail Art Brushes

Nail art offers adventurous fingernail fans every style imaginable from simple polka dots and animals spots to full on masterpieces inspired by Van Gogh and da Vinci. But in order to get all the little details, you need to know how to use nail art...

Cute Nail Design Ideas for a French Manicure

Cute Nail Design Ideas for a French Manicure

French manicures, longtime standards for stylish gals, are showing up with some modern twists that make them stylish and stunning for special occasions. Whether you buy decals and apply them, go to a nail salon or paint designs on yourself, a...

Nail Art Designs With Two Different Colors of Polish

Nail Art Designs With Two Different Colors of Polish

When the color tides in the beauty world are calm and neutral, you'll see women sporting similarly painted nails. Nudes, grays, sheers and pared-down minimalistic looks take over and color appears in little sophisticated pops -- think classic red....

How to do Zebra Designs With Black Nail Polish

How to do Zebra Designs With Black Nail Polish

Take a walk on the wild side and paint your nails with a cute and fun animal print. Zebra stripes can really make your nails stand out. By using these simple techniques you will be sporting a unique and eye-popping manicure in no time.

How to Apply Nail Art Stickers

How to Apply Nail Art Stickers

Nail art is oh-so hot right now. From lacy designs that add a splash of sexiness to rhinestone encrusted fingernail tips, you can do anything you desire. Instead of paying a pretty penny for your local manicuring salon to create these trendy nail...

History of Nail Art

History of Nail Art

It's a safe bet that cave women probably found ways to make themselves look glamorous during Neolithic times, but nail care? Truth be told, it's hard to maintain a manicure when you live in a cave and spend days gathering roots and leaves. Over...

How to Make Thin Lines on Your Nails Using Nail Polish

How to Make Thin Lines on Your Nails Using Nail Polish

Creative nail designs look like a million bucks, but you can give yourself a salon-perfect manicure at home when you learn to paint thin lines with nail polish. This freehand technique requires a little practice, but, once you nail it, you can...

How to Make a Snowflake Design on Your Fingernails

How to Make a Snowflake Design on Your Fingernails

Why stick with a plain, solid color on your nails when you could have fun with a unique, cool design? There are endless ways to make your nails look nicer, and you could even try out a snowflake design. Whether you want to try to match the winter...

How to Paint Spiderwebs on Fingernails

How to Paint Spiderwebs on Fingernails

Having fun and trying out different things with your nails is one of the best parts of being a girl, right? Most girls like changing things up now and then and being creative with fingernail design. Maybe it's Halloween, or you just want to try...

Styles of Overlays for Nails

Styles of Overlays for Nails

Ladies, fierce fingernails are so in fashion these days. Displaying your personality through your nail color and/or design is fun and cool. There are so many types of overlays that allow you to protect your own nails, but are still funky and...

Nailing the Look

Nailing the Look

The future's looking bright for your outer digits this spring as new polish colors and manicure styles burst onto the scene. Gracing runways and the covers of magazines, these eye-catching nail trends are drawing just as much attention as the...

How to Stencil for Your Nails

How to Stencil for Your Nails

The options for nail art are huge, with almost any color and design possible to create super-chic fashion on your fingertips. Use stencils for your nails, and you suddenly have an insanely easy way to create over-the-top nails that grab attention....

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