10 Best Nail Art Techniques And Designs -2020

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Written by Kirti darani

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Top 10  Latest and Exclusive Nail Art Designs and Techniques

Putting a nail polish on or doing a quick nail art at home is like giving your personality a finishing touch. I know it may sound crazy to you but yes it is possible to do all following Nail Art Designs At Home. 

You don’t always need to be perfect to get any nail art done, just pour out all your new- old polishes from polish collection may it be your mum, sisters literally any!!!

Following are my favorite hand picked nail designs from my very Own Nail Art Collection. Do try and let me know in the comments section below or you can reach me on my socials

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1. Dry Brush Nail Art Technique

Apply any base coat of your choice and next dip you brush into polish, wipe off excess polish sides of polish bottle and let it half dry and apply brush strokes on your nails lightly. Try using different colors of your choice in order to get a pretty design.

Pro Tip: Try not clogging too much of polish on the brush while doing dry brush.

Here I used light shade of yellow nail paint and dry brushed with dark reds, black and a little bit of green shade.

2. Ombre Nail Art Technique

Ombre also known as gradient can do quick wonders on your nails. This technique is the coolest of them all because here you get super power of combining two or more shades matching the dress you are wearing and simply dazzle up your nails. 

You can mix neons to neutrals darker shade to lighter ones or create any other combination of your choice.

Pro Tip: Try selecting right sponges from your house while creating this because not all spones help

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Here I did mixing three contrast shades to give beautiful effect.

3. Anime Character Nail Art Technique

Imagine your favourite animated character right on your nails. You can draw your favourite shin chan, Naruto, Tom and jerry on your nails. These designs would take a little more time as compared to other ones but it is all worth once completed and tadas you can flaunt your nails in your friends and family circle.

Pro Tip: Be patient while you paint your favourite anime

Here I did my favorite cartoon character Shin Chan nails

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Meet shinchan from the collab I hosted🙆🏻‍♀️❤️ . Shin Chan is a naughty, cool and mischievous kid who always creates trouble in everything he does and of course he is also the best entertainer. He always has a witty answer to every question for anyone, be it his family or friends. No matter how old we are, we still love to watch cartoons and he is always a special character to me. There are a few things which can be learned from him as well:- Enjoy life to the fullest: Everyone has problems in life which bring us down, but Shin Chan never takes anything too seriously or allow it to fester in his mind, rather he focuses on enjoying every moment of his life to the fullest. Adventurous and Fearless: To make our life interesting we have to do something adventurous or try out new things where we get a chance to explore ourselves. He has no fear of anything or anyone. Care for Family and Friends: No matter how naughty he might be, he always supports his family and friends when they are in any trouble. He tries to support them in every situation. If we could do the same, it would be very helpful for those we care about. Express Yourself: Most of the time we forget to express ourselves, especially when it comes to public places, but he never fails to do that. He cannot hide his emotions, he freely cries when he is upset and laughs when is happy. Love for food: He would do any work needed to get the food he likes. We work hard to earn money but most of the time we don’t eat proper and healthy foods. Love for Pets: Everyone likes to have pets but do we spend equal time with them and do we treat them properly? He never fails to spend time with his pet and treats it with special care. Write up by:- ~sivabalant . Swipe to watch beautiful submissions by lovely fam:- And click #collabykiro . 1.@nailbox_by_kinjal 2.@nailsbykiro 3.@nailarts_vk 4.@snazzy_nailart_studio_bytia 5.@nails_by_katherine_ford 6.@esbee62 7.@sonalnails 8.@agriti_makeovers 9.@judinkanailart 10.@file.n.style28 11.@artistryglamour… 13.@nails_bw2 14.@livingbyglitter 15.@nailart_by_harsha 16.@touchthenail 17.@ish.nivedha 18.@kristinakupres 19.@saheart . #shinchan

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4. Floral Nail Art Technique

There are literally millions of ways you can wear flowers on your nails. Floral nail art designs go perfect with any dress and every season. You can create little dotted flowers to roses.floral nail art gives you a pretty look no matter what floral design you apply.

Pro tip: Always try adding tiny leaves to your flowers to enhance you design

Here I did my Favorite Rose Nail Art design on matte pink base coat.

5. Dotticure Nail Art Technique

This is again super easy technique and quick nail art technique, for this you need a toothpick or an empty pen or pencil.First apply base coat with ny polish of your choice.

Next is dip your toothpick or apen into polish and start creating your design.

Pro tip: Try not to dig into the base coat while putting your dotted design

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Here I created minimalist nail design with base coat as lighter shade of brown and dotting with black polish.

6. Tape Nail Art Technique

Tape technique can be used to create a number of geometrical designs.First apply the base polish let it completely dry. Then put stripping tape as required by the design, apply another layer of complementary polish then carefully remove the tapes. And your design is ready.

You can also use stripping tape as a design on a nail, for this grab your favourite color tape cut according to the size you need paste on halfly dried base coat then apply top coat to secure your design.

Pro tip- let your base polish completely dry before using your stripping tape

Here I used purples  and white alternate polishes and few favorite stripping tape.

7. Tribal Nail Art Technique

Tribal nail art is a formation of numerous patterns coming together to form colorful or bold nail art designs. For beginners it can be sometimes a little tricky to achieve but with practice you can easily flaunt your tribal nails.

Pro tip- Never be afraid of playing with colors.

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This is my solo mani ❤️ This dress was priorely of my mother's and as a school going kid I always wanted to try it on me but being it a traditional dress I wasn't able to wear it then as I grew our college had called traditional Saturdays so finally got chance to get this dress from mom and wear it ❤️🙆🏻‍♀️ swipe to see me ❤️🙆🏻‍♀️ . My love for printed fabrics and paintings is endless and this one's warli !🌸 . I have always wondered if I could have my nailart done matching to the astonishing dress I wore or the gorgeous bedsheets!😃 . So here I hosted another Collaboration themed: Cloth/Fabric inspired Participants selected their favourite cloth and tried to draw them on their nails and the results are simply unreal as you can see ❤️ tap on #collabykiro to see their individual manis! . Beautiful Submissions by :- 1. @nailswithprachi 2. @msclassysnaildesigns 3. @0716shivi 4. @file.n.style28 5. @nailart_by_harsha 6. @nails_by_katherine_ford 7. @slw410 8. @brcnails 9. @0716shivi 10. @livingbyglitter 11. @nails_de_wok 12. @rainbowonmynails 13. @nailsbysoheyla 14. @nutcracker_nails 15. @sonalnails 16. @ish.nivedha 17. @nailbox_by_kinjal 18. @stylish.nail131 19. @slayy_nailss 20. @nail_art_amanda 21. @pardeepgrewalj 22. @nailsbykiro 23. @artiiculture 24. @yournailsormine 25. @nailphotosbylani . #uberchicbeauty #nailartswag #nails2020 #nailblogger #nailperfection #instanaildesign #freehandnailart #simplynailogical #diynails #nailobsession #nailswatch #nailpolishlove #nailswatch #nailsofinsta #nailitdaily #nailartaddict #nails #nailsmagazine #nailpro #claws #nailsmakeus #nailaddicts #nailperfection #dcuniverse #mani #warli #warlinailart

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Here I opted for parrot green matte polish and created these tribal designs with black polish.

8. Smooshy Nail Art Technique

Smooshy nail art form is becoming very trending these days.

For this you need a nail stamper of a small thick plastic piece of polythene.

First apply 2-3 brushes of different polishes on the stamper or the polythene piece, make swirling with a pen or pencil tip. Apply this directly to your nails, and have fun with your  smooshy nails.

Pro Tip: Try to use contrast colors to get best results

Here I did mixing of pastel shades of purples greens and little bit of white and a added little hearts to give more charm to the design. 

9. Water Marble nail art technique

For water marble nail art design you need a bowl of water at room temperature, few runny polishes and a needle.

Pour water in the bowl and one by one start pouring polish drops on the water surface.

Pick a needle and carefully draw inwards and outward water marble design. Dip your nail into the design and remove excess polish from your nail cuticles

Pro tip- Use runny polishes which can be spread  in water easily and quick, preferably a new polish and not a matte one because matte polish have quick drying consistency

Here i did combination of white pink and red polishes to give give beautiful water marble effect.

10. Portrait nail art technique

Portrait nail art design can be complex in making but you can try these by following step-by-step guide to portrait nails.By learning this art you can create portraits of your favorite authors, favorite actor, favorite movie craters and even express love to your friends and family

Pro tip: Adding details could do wonders to your portraits

Here I created portrait of most inspiring nail technician Julie k nails from Yew York she is an amazing nail art technician from United states.

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