The Art of Nail Decoration

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The Art of Nail Decoration: A blog about the artistry behind nail decoration.

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Nail Decoration is an art. It takes time, patience and practice to get it right. Start with a simple design and work your way up to a more elaborate one. When you have the basics down, you are ready to try the more complex designs.

Hi! I am Olivia, and I love nail art. Currently I am going to school for journalism and hoping to become a fashion journalist one day. This blog is dedicated to my interest in the artistry of nails.

I hope you enjoy it!

Dip your brush in the gel base and place it across the middle of your nail. Use even strokes and try to fill in the entire nail. Make sure that you keep the strokes at a 90 degree angle when applying your first coat. After each stroke, glide the brush lightly over where you just applied the gel base to smooth out any bumps in the gel. Do not go over any area more than once or you will create air bubbles in your gel base.

Repeat until all of your nails are covered with a thin layer of gel base polish. Cure them under the UV light for 2 minutes, then apply a second coat of gel polish, using long even strokes and again curing each finger for 2 minutes under the light.

This is a step by step tutorial on how to get the perfect pink glitter nails.

October 4, 2005

I don’t know if I have mentioned this before, but I am a nail biter. I have been trying to grow my nails out for years and it’s only recently that they have started to get long. So of course I wanted to paint them but my first few attempts didn’t go well. I am a pretty good painter (wall, canvas and room), but painting nails is another thing altogether. My fingers are so small that I had trouble holding the brush without smearing it. After a few attempts where all my nails looked like little kids painted them, I was discouraged and went back to biting my nails.

But then when I was in Target last week (and yes, you will hear more about Target), I found a display with Sally Hansen Nail Effects real nail polish strips that were on clearance for $1.99. Since there were some cool designs, I decided to buy two sets: one for me and one for my mom since she was having trouble with her nails too (she bit hers). When we got home, we tried them out and they worked great! No mess, easy to apply and they dry right away.

The only bad part is that they didn

Two weeks ago, I bought a bottle of nail polish from Harris Teeter. The color is called “pink glitter”.

Now, I don’t just do this for funsies. This is a business.

I wanted to see what the color was like. It’s pink, with glitter in it. I did my nails and toenails with it. It was nice.

Two days later, I went to the mall and bought another bottle of the same thing, but in bulk. Now that I knew what it looked like, I could offer it to my customers as a color option when they come over. They love it. It’s popular now that summer is here.

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