The essential oils in this rich, softening blend help to counter cracked and ragged cuticles. Tea tree oil is a proven fungus fighter, while lavender is anti-inflammatory and healing. You can find avocado and jojoba oil in health food stores, or you can substitute olive oil for either or both. … Read more
Vitamins are essential to keep your body organs functioning and your skin looking its best. They can do the same for your fingernails. Nails area good indication of overall health so major changes in your nails can be a signal that your body needs certain nutrients. Adding Vitamin A, B … Read more
Beautiful, natural nails require care and proper manicuring. A shortish nail that is straight across the top with rounded edges is the current in style shape.Here are nail care tips for polishing your nails so they will look beautiful and stay looking fresh longer. Filing Nails File nails when the … Read more
Isn’t it infuriating when you spend time, money and effort painting your nails perfectly, only to chip them ten minutes later! Unfortunately, our hands take quite a hammering during our daily lives and as a result nail varnish simply doesn’t last very long. However, with a little thought and preparation, … Read more
Working women often don’t have the time or the energy to look after their nails. Maintaining long nails, polishing them, manicures, pedicures etc. often become too tiresome for women who work, look after their families and their children. For such women, short, ugly nails are the only option.However, it is … Read more
We often consider our nails as just a simple part of our hands and feet. But with nail art becoming popular among the middle class, it’s changing everyone’s perspective and ordinary people are beginning to appreciate the artistic beauty of creative nail arts. Funky Nails Just paint the town in … Read more
Britain plays host to what could be called as a nail-biting competition for the last six years—the Nailympics— the self-styled ‘Olympic Games of fake nails’, where nail artists and manicurists from around the world gather to showcase their skills in various categories. Some 354 competitors from 24 countries participated in … Read more
Getting a manicure done at a salon can be pretty expensive especially if you get your nails done weekly.
You can easily create your own nail art designs at home using your favorite nail polishes and a little bit of creativity.
Here are some tips and tricks to create your own nail art designs.
Remove any traces of nail polish from your nails using acetone free nail polish remover because it is not as damaging for the nail.
Cut your nails and file them in the desired shape.
To prevent peeling nails file them only in one direction. Push your cuticles in using a cuticle pusher or cut them if you wish.
Use a base coat on the nail before you apply the colored nail polish, to protect your nails.
Apply a nail color – this will be your base color – starting from middle of your nail, using smooth uniform strokes, then allow nails to dry.