Simple yet attractive nail designs can be done at home without professional help. If you are a person who has an eye for beauty and fashion, you can beautify your nails at your home quite effectively. Cosmetic stores have an abundance of various nail designs to help you with the process. Applying these designs is fun. Yet there are some things you should take care, prior to creating designs on your nails. Firstly, ensure your nails are very clean. The beauty of nail designs are enhanced on a clean, properly trimmed and shaped nails. Clean your nails well with a brush. Push the cuticles back. Use a nail file to shape and furbish your nails. Select a suitable nail art product from the different brands available in the market. You may have to try different types before you decide on a good one. Selecting and applying the nail design is the best part of the procedure. You can choose a design from the various magazines that deals in fashion or from the net. The nail sets usually include some designs for the convenience of the user. If you have some ideas of your own you can make use of them to create personalized nail design which stand apart in any crowd. However, keep the latest trends in mind when you go for your own design. Proper nail care is not just applying colors or designs. It starts from taking good food which provides the required nourishment for your nails to grow strong and sturdy. Secondly, you should be extremely careful to protect your nails from harm from daily wear and tear of house hold works. Household chores can ruin your nails as they require handling various detergents and cleaners which might cause harm to your hands and nails. It is strongly advised to put on gloves when you do house hold chores.
Before you start your designing, ensure you have some cotton balls and acetone at your disposal to take care of any spills and other emergencies. Give your nails a base coat which is strong. The color can be your favorite one. Apply two coats to make them look dark. Let it dry well, which is very important for the final effect. Use your artistic talents to create beautiful designs on your nails. A brush can be used to design. Not only flowers but other shapes like dots and stripes can be made use to beautify your nails. Marbling tools too can be effectually used to create beautiful nail designs. Stickers, gems etc enhances the beauty of nails if used appropriately.