Nail art is fun, and now you have the choice of going to the salon to have it done or you can do it for yourself at-home. It’s actually quite easy to create nail art for yourself, and it’s gotten even easier than before. Now nail companies offer a wider variety of products to help you to achieve your favorite nail look through new polishes, stickers, pens, stickers, and much more. With so many new nail art products on the market we’ve decided to dig through the lot of them and share the top 10 picks with everyone. So let’s get started!
One of the easiest ways to get quick nail art is with a magnetic nail polish. There are a few available on the market, but one of our favorite brands is Nails Inc. In order to get the nail art look, all you have to do is paint your nails and hold the magnetic cap over each nail. Within second you have fun and trendy nail art. The bonus is that you can get different shades of the polish, and depending on the angle of the magnet you can get a different affect each time. Oh, and did I mention that it’s really affordable?
The regular nail strips and wraps at the drugstore or Sephora are nice, but the NCLA Nail Wraps are above and beyond your regular nail polish strips. NCLA offers a very wide variety of fun designs, taking the look of nail art to the next vibrant yet fun level. They even have a really fun set that shows your love of the United States. Overall the wraps are fun, but they are also super easy to apply and remove. As a bonus they are 5 free, very affordable, and each pack gives you three to four applications.
Another great option for quick and easy nail art are nail pens. The OPI Nail Pen for Sephora is one of the better pens available, by giving you a good choice of colors and a fine tip for drawing whatever your heart desires. The packaging is quite comfortable to hold and control, and actually resembles a felt-tip marker. Also, if you accidentally goof they easily wash away with water so you can erase and start clean. Once you create your masterpiece, simply apply a top coat and it’s locked into place. The price is also nothing to sneeze at, since Sephora tends to have these little gems on sale often.
If you don’t want to mess with a nail pen or nail wraps, or if you just want to add a little fun to your nails then stickers are the easiest way to go. The Hello Kitty Nail Art Stickers are great for this, even if you don’t care for Hello Kitty. They offer a good variety of designs from mini modern or iconic Kitty, Lace, and rhinestone flowers. The stickers apply very easily, and if you want them to last longer simply apply a quick top coat. The bonus is how affordable they are, at around $5 for a pack.
If you like to use nail pens for your nail art, then you may want to reach for Sally Hansen’s pen because it works great, comes in a wide variety of colors, is extremely affordable, and it can be found just about anywhere. The pen gives a fine-tip which makes it easier to control and easier to draw intricate designs on both fingers and toes. If you make a mistake you can easily wipe it away with a cotton ball and start over, then to set your design in place simply apply a layer of top coat.
If you have a little more time on your hands then this kit is a must-have. It’s a two-step kit that gives you a choice of black, mother of pearl, or rainbow. The kicker is that you get a beautiful base shade, and then you apply beads for a 3-D effect. The beads and manicure in general will last you for about 48-hours, so it’s not a long-term nail art fix, but the ending look is definitely worth it. To create even more fun grab all three sets and mix-and-match.
One of the fun and trendy nail art ideas is the look of newspaper or a book on your nails. The set from The New Black is a 4-piece set that is super easy to apply for a long-lasting and trendy nail art look. To get the fun newspaper look you simply paint your nails, let them dry, place and transfer the newsprint, apply the transfer solution over the top, and then set the nail with an alcohol-soaked cotton ball. To finish all you need is a quick top coat, and you’re ready to go show off your new nail art find.
Most nail strips on the market are for your fingers, but we can’t forget our toes! Thanks to Sally Hansen you can use nail strips on your pedicure, cutting a lot of time and comfortableness out of trying to apply nail art to your toes. The strips are very easy to apply, just like their fingernail counterpart, are long-lasting, come in fun patterns, and are extremely affordable since they are under $5.
fingers and toes. They offer an extremely wide variety of designs, so you’ll never get tired of their decals. They are fun, stylish, cute, and long-lasting once you apply a top coat over the top to secure it in place. The kicker is how affordable they are ranging in price from under $2 to around $12.