Nail Art in Pakistan
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……