Top Celebrity Nail Art Trends!

by Nail Schools on May 10, 2012

Nail art is the latest beauty trend to have hit Hollywood in full force. You can follow in your favorite celebrity’s footsteps by applying unique designs to your nails! Everyone from Rhianna to Katy Perry has shown off their super cool nails that are truly works of art. Follow these steps for some ideas on how you can try these nail trends at home.

1) Color blocked nails

Color blocked nails are some of the easiest nail designs to achieve. You can paint each of your nails in a variety of colors to get a multi toned Hollywood look. First, use a pencil to mark out the design, and then apply a base coat on the nails. You will need to wait for each color to dry before moving onto the next one. Once you finished, your nails will look stellar! You can also try a reverse French manicure by painting the edge of your cuticle one color and the rest of the nail a contrasting hue.

2) Flower Power

Spring florals are the inspiration for this next design. Your nails will look so pretty thanks to these intricate looking designs. In order to get this look, you will need to buy some floral nail stickers, stencils or stamps for vintage inspired patterns. You can paint on the flowers by hand as well. For the really daring, You can experiment by painting a different flower on each nail.For a modern and super stylish look, apply 3D stickers that will make your nails pop!

3) News for You!

One of the coolest ways to make your nails stand out is with the newspaper look! All you need is some rubbing alcohol and an old newspaper to get this look. Paint your nails with a base coat. While it is still wet, wrap a lightly soaked newspaper around the nail. Rub gently until the ink starts to come off. Voila! You will have newspaper nails that will amaze your friends!

There are endless ways of playing with nail art and designs. Polish is so inexpensive and a great way to add some spice to your wardrobe. If you want some simple designs, then try your hand at polka dots or stripes. These are easy to recreate and try on for size to see why celebrities love this trend! Before you know it, your friends will be looking to you for ideas on how to paint their nails!

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