Nail Art

These simple techniques can help you create impressive nail art at home.

Published: 12th January 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th January 2015 01:47 AM   |  A+A-

How to do it

If you are using glitter then paint your nail with a colour of your choice and before it dries sprinkle some glitter on it. For best results, use the glitter used in eye shadow as these would be ultra fine. Once the nail polish dries, apply a transparent polish. Put another coat if you want and let it dry.

Nail-art.jpgPS: Transparent nail polish is applied to ensure that the glitter does not fall off and it sticks to the nail even when you are working. The steps below are for nail art using cellotape.


Apply a base nail polish in a colour of your choice.


While your nail polish dries, cut a small piece of cellotape and then further cut it into half in such a manner that it forms a triangle.


Nail-art1.jpgAfter the nail polish dries completely, stick the cellotape to cover half your nail. Using another colour, paint the nail.

PS: Letting the nail polish dry completely is very important otherwise when you rip the cello-tape the nail polish will also come off.


Nail-art2.jpgAfter the nail polish dries completely, rip off the cellotape and you are done. If you want, you can apply a coat of transparent nail polish for a final finish.

PS: Using cellotape you can help you make designs of your choice on your nails.

Things You need

  •     Nail polish
  •      Glitter or cellotape
  •      Scissors


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