Monday, January 7

Learning Nail Art Designs


I have always been fascinated with nail art, but never had the heart to do it.  It looks so complicated.  I have it covered with mineral makeup and hairstyles.  I can do them on my own and do them perfectly.  My nails, though, they are a totally different story.  They look bad.  I do laundry and dish-washing, gardening and lots of housework.  I have old mommy hands.  My hand and nails are in dire need of a total revamp, I swear.
Will and  Mommy
Mommy Hands
When I was younger, I learned to do French manicure on my hands.  On my own.  It didn't matter that the French tips on my right hand look a little lopsided.  From afar, they looked perfect with my ring and my bling-blings.
Nail designs in recent years have become so big, though, and evolved into designs so beautiful.  Truly, nail design has been turned into art!  I was like, “I want to learn that, too!”.  I had my nails done once on a high school friend’s newly-inaugurated Nail Salon and I was in awe.  They made beautiful little daisies on my nails, with faux gems and they looked so beautiful I wanted the design to stay forever.


Hello Kitty Nail Art
I want this Hello Kitty Design
The problem is the cost to having salon-perfect nails is steep.  I would much prefer doing nail art on my own, but I want them to look like I had them done in a nail salon.  The first time I tried doing them on my own, they were not perfect and my nails got so weak.  I tried acrylic nails since I tend to chew my nails when I get nervous.  I found out after many trials and errors that applying acrylic nails and taking care of them is actually quite easy.  I always use this link as a guide for the proper maintenance of acrylic nails.
I have been visiting You Tube for nail art tutorials, and intend to unleash my inner (nail) artist in a few days.  In the meantime. I have been purchasing some 3D nail stickers with fake gems, designer nail tips and a variety of nail polishes.
You can also try these, guys.  A mommy deserves diva hands! It may be hard doing it at first, but you will love your nails! Check out the original source for total rockin’ diva nails. 





10 comments :

  1. good luck to you sis.. I am also addicted in nail art these days.. currently i am into water marbling.. Singlemom Reviews

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  2. For me, making manicure last more than a week is very hard! Dunno why it gets chipped so easily. My pedicure lasts longer but you know little kids, they always step on my toes.

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  3. Good for you! I'm really proud of you! Thanks for the links also. I'm a clear polish kind of girl because I know I can't hurt anything with clear polish. So I REALLY admire you! Reia from www.southcountrysides.blogspot.com

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  4. We need pampering too. I love manicures and pedicures also but I'll never have the talent to put nail art.

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  5. im just beginning to be obsessed with my nails too!!! but i dont think i would have the patience to do my own nail art... hehehe but i want to try it on though! :-)

    im excited for your posts once you have your own nail masterpiece!!! :)

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  6. i also like nail art, but i don't like to try it in my own nails, i just like my nails unpolished... i like the hello kitty nail design, cute!
    what is a french manicure by the way?

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  7. How is that hello kitty done? so cute.
    I have only tried the cracked nail polish. If I have the time, I might venture into nail art.

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  8. This is something I want to try as well. And I love that Hello Kitty design too. But I don't have time even to just clean and cut my nails. Mommy's life, hehe.

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  9. I love nail arts! I'm still in the process of learning and every nail arts I did make me feel satisfied and beautiful. hehe

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