Hey there! Ailesh here from Salon Society in Regina, Saskatchewan.
For my first ever blog post I decided to write about something I am very passionate about - nail art. I love trying new things, keeping up with nail trends, and learning new techniques. I know first-hand how daunting nail art can seem, especially when you're just starting out, so I've put together my top tips for beginners to nail art - I hope you enjoy them!
1. Keep It Simple
If you are just starting out keep it simple and easy. Classic designs like polka dots, hearts, and flowers are a great starting point and will help to hone your fine motor skills.
2. Add A Twist
Find an simple design and jazz it up with a twist. For example, layering different coloured polka dots. Adding a matte top coat is another easy way to transform a look!
3. Perfectly Imperfect
Aim for designs that don't require perfection. Instead, try looks that allow for imperfection from nail to nail - think bold brush strokes, abstract designs, and mixing textures and patterns. This is especially helpful if you are trying to do nail art on both hands but aren't comfortably ambidextrous yet.
4. Go All Out (Almost)
Go all out, full crazy nail art - on one hand. Use your dominant hand to create the nail art of your dreams on one hand. Then using your non-dominant hand, paint simple solid coloured nails in a colour that compliments the design hand.
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