Bubble nails are perfect for beginner nail artists. They're ridiculously easy to do and the effect is mesmerizing. You've probably seen them all over instagram. This is not my original design, I think the idea came from Kirsty Meakin from Naio Nails. Follow along to this easy nail art tutorial. Read more...
Congratulations on the upgrade to DIY gel polish. You won't be sorry you did. Gel polish lasts 2-3 weeks without losing it's shine, it's chip free, and there's no drying time! Plus, it helps your nails to stay strong and resist breakage so you can keep your natural nails long and beautiful. Follow along for an easy step by step gel polish tutorial.
I want to share an advanced stamping technique called reverse stamping. It's an easy way to create stunning colourful designs. It looks way more complicated than it is. Find out how designs like these can easily be done.
When I first started doing my own nail art I used to struggle using my left hand. Don't worry though, it gets much easier with practice. Until you master the art of non dominant hand nail art, you can make your own decals!
The french manicure is a classic design. You can spice it up a bit with glitter or use a different coloured tip, but it will always remain a classy go to for nail art. I'm going to show you how to do the french manicure 3 different ways.
Poly gel is an acrylic/gel lovechild. It has all the benefits of gel, and doesn't stink like acrylic liquid. I want to share my first impression of polygel, and how I applied it. Is it as easy as it looks on nail videos???
I've been seeing fiberglass nails all over the internet lately and I couldn't resist trying them. Nail videos make things look so easy, but then when you try it, it's a big frustrating mess! (acrylic nails for example). I wanted to share my first impression of fiberglass nails, and show you how I applied them.
You can save so much money doing your own nails. It's cheap, easy and even a beginner can do it. Stop wasting your hard earned money and do it yourself in the comfort of your own home.
Now that winter is finally over, it's time for some colourful spring designs! It's easier than it looks and you can use whatever colour combination you want. I used the ombre technique, but you could use a solid colour or even glitter as a base and they'd still look stunning.
If you've ever tried sculpting your own nails you know how time consuming and frustrating it can be. This product is a brush on gel that goes on like nail polish, but has the strength of builder gel. and it's odourless too. Follow along for an easy to follow step by step tutorial.
I remember how frustrating it was when I first started stamping. Next to acrylic nail extension this was the hardest nail art I've tried so far. There is definitely a learning curve. It was messy, the images were blurred, and I could never get the full image on the stamper no matter how hard I tried. I will save you the hassle and fill you in on what I learned from my many trials and errors. I will add my tips and tricks after the tutorial.
The Christmas season is finally here! A time of giving and joy. The beautiful lights, the yummy baked goodies, but what I enjoy most is spending quality time with my family. I'm sure I'll fit in some time for more nail art tutorials too! What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than these adorable Santa nails.
Water transfers are a simple way to take any mani to the next level! Perfect for beginners.
Animal print nail art never gets old. You can change the colour to match the season making them a year round go-to for easy art. You'll get compliments everywhere you go! You'll be surprised at how easy it is.
I tried Finger Paints gel polish for the first time and I've created a monster! Since fall is fast approaching I thought I'd pick a few fall colours, but I finally tried it and now I need it in every colour! With the first coat, I knew I was dumping Gelish and moving on. Sorry not sorry Gelish!
I am obsessed with ombre! I love how the colours blend seamlessly into one another like a colour tug of war on your nails. If you're new to ombre, I recommend starting with 2 colours.
Polish perfection takes time, and lots of practice! Especially learning to paint with your non dominant hand. I still make mistakes all the time so don't get discouraged. The good news is, most mistakes can be easily fixed with a cotton swab dipped in nail polish remover.
Creating accent nails is my favourite part of nail art. It makes your manicure unique. I've been doing my own nail art for quite a few years now, and I want to share some tools I just can't seem to live without.
Life can get pretty busy with all this adulting going on. Someone please remind me why I was in such a hurry to grow up? If you need me I'll be in my blanket fort colouring! Seriously though, you need to take time to stop and smell the nail polish. Wait, what? Well you know what I mean. My point is, you need time to relax and do the things that make you happy.
You know what makes me happy? Chocolate cake! Oh, and nail art of course. To get your nails ready for your magic manis, you have to do the prep work. Keep reading for a DIY manicure tutorial.