Ever wondered how to master the business of nail art? We spoke to celebrity nail artist Sophy Robson for her insider tips on how to get the most out of your DIY mani and really have some nail inspired fun. And the news is – you don’t have to have … Read more
Staying ahead of the latest trends can be a tricky game, but luckily for you we’ve rounded up the UK’s top nail technicians to fill us in on the latest nail trends for 2013. From dark ‘n romantic to textured talons, there is a new nail trend to suit everyone’s taste. Us? We can’t wait to … Read more
Nail art for beginners is a fascinatingly fashionable thing. Young girls are so attracted towards it that spas and salons are offering unique designs to paint your nails these days. Here is a simple tutorial by a professional nail art designer to help you learn the tricks of nail art & try at home. Watch the … Read more
Neon nails are set to be big this spring/summer but there’s no reason not to be ahead of the trends right here, right now. We love this daring colour blocking look. Pink and orange? Not a problem. Coral and mint? Go for it. Nothing is too much for this nail … Read more
Naked nails? We no likey. But we love nude nails in two tone shades. We know – it’s complicated. Somehow hyper real, ultra natural nails are so much better than the real thing. Just as well that this is a key trend for A/W that is set to last through til … Read more
Forget crackle nail polishes, this autumn/winter it’s all about snakeskin effect in nail art. The look you should be trying to achieve is super subtle but it can be done especially well if you work with two colors which are quite similar to each other. Like grey, silver & brown etc. If you’re ready to brave this … Read more
If you’re bored of your usual eyeliner, mascaraand lipgloss routine, it’s high time for a make-upshake-up. Get experimental and try rocking some of thebeauty and make-up trends for spring summer 2012 – but word of warning – be ready to step outside your comfort zone. From eye shadows in sunset hues to loud mouthlips and metallic madness, the … Read more
If you are a victim of the chipped nail syndrome or your nails are lifeless and brittle, do not worry. The artificial or acrylic nails available in the market can prove to be your savior. Acrylic nails are nothing, but fake nails added either to the nail tips or to … Read more
Forget your glasses, ditch the handbag and dump your bangles. The latest accessory of today is your very own nails. Paint them, draw on them, deck them up, give them a dash of glitter and adorn them with gems and you have the look!
Dating as far back as ancient Egypt when they were used as a status symbol, nail art is now becoming a fad, spreading like ink in water amongst the fashion conscious. In the United States nail art has been popular since 1999 but was mostly restricted to R&B stars like Lil’ Kim and Mary J Blige who often made a dramatic appearance through their flamboyant designs. It was not until the pop artists started showing off their intricate and funky designs that it started gaining popularity amongst the hoi polloi. The trendsetters in this regard who ushered in this new phenomenon are Lady Gaga and Beyonce, two stars known for their vibrant and eye-catching nail patterns.
The young, the hip and the happening in Pakistan too are adopting this new frivolity……
Fimo Canes are stickers of clay made of polymer. It comes in many designs and colors. Before putting it on over the nails it has to be sliced according to the thickness required.
How to slice?
Use a sharp razor with fine blade or a penknife to cut it to the desired thickness. Be careful while doing this taks. Do it neatly and finish well at the edges.