Hot Nails & Manicure How-Tos

How To: Create a pink to white fading effect nail look

Tired of boring one color nails? Check out this manicure tutorial that teaches you how to create a pink and white fading effect on your fingernails. You will need a base coat, bright pink nail polish, white nail polish, and a clear top coat. This is a beautiful look for short or long natural nails or acrylic and artificial nails. You can create this effect with any color nail polish. Watch this how to video and you can create a pink to white fading effect on your fingernails.

How To: French tip your nails that look like flames

heartkayden demonstrates French tips with a newer and sexy flame effect. She leads you through the different steps perfectly starting off by applying a clear nail varnish as a base coat. Next she applies a thick layer of nail varnish, and then uses a toothpick to make the flame design, allows it to dry, After that the white nail polish is applied that is used to give the classical French tip look. But here comes the the flame effect. It is done by using a toothpick to make alternate C's on th...

How To: Do Indian Wedding Nails - No Tools!

Yes, the Indian wedding season is just around the corner, and I am going crazy with excitement! Check this super easy Indian Wedding Nails by superwowstyle for Bindi nail designs. And do not worry, this is totally a No Tools Nail Art, and perfectly easy for even those who are not used to doing their nails!

How To: Creat white, purple & black swirl nail art

In this video, we learn how to create a white, purple, and black swirl nail art. Start off by applying purple glitter to the side corner of the nail. Next, draw on a black thick line underneath the purple, followed by a swirl at the end of the line. Then, take white nail polish and make the same line underneath the black line. Make sure you let the black dry before you paint the white on underneath it. When all colors are dry, apply a clear coat of nail polish over the designs. Now your swirl...

How To: Create white flake with flowers acrylic nails

In this video we can see the process of creating white flake with flowers on acrylic nails. First of all, gently remove or file off any old design or gel sealer. When the gel sealer and old design is removed, apply new white flake with flowers using a nail polish brush and designing device. Let it dry for some time. Then apply gel sealer and the rhinestone with the help of brush. Now the new beautiful design is ready. It really looks very nice.

How To: Create Rihanna-inspired tiger print nails

Julie teaches the secrets of creating tiger print nails inspired by Rihanna. You will need: a base coat, top coat, nail polish of gold, black and copper colors. First apply a base coat of your choice to the nails and let it dry. Now apply a gold color nail polish on the base coat. Use a copper color nail polish and fill in the tip of your nails as shown. Now use a black color nail polish to draw the tiger stripes. Start drawing a triangle and end up with a line in crooked directions to get ti...

How To: Create impressionist style flowers nail art

Want to spice up your boring manicure? Check out this tutorial and learn how to paint impressionist style flowers on your nails. You will need a base coat, any two contrasting colors of nail polish, a toothpick and a clear top coat. This is a great look for long or short natural nails as well as acrylic or artificial nails. Watch this how to video and you will be able to apply impressionist style flowery nail art.

How To: Paint nails with a black and gold fading effect

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint nails with a black and gold fading effect. First, polish a sponge and dab this onto your nails. Then, apply black on the bottom of your nail and gold on the top of our nail. Apply a gold glitter polish to the top of the nail and wait for it to dry. Next, you will apply gold rhinestones onto the gold and the black from the top to the bottom of the nail. When all of the polish has dried, apply clear gloss to the nail and wait for it to dry to finish this ...

How To: Create cute polka dot acrylic nails

In this Beauty & Style video tutorial you will learn how to create cute polka dot acrylic nails. For this you will need acrylic paint and acrylic nails. First paint the lower part of the nail with black paint in a curved manner. Then you put three black polka dots in the unpainted area along the centerline of the nail. Now put two more black dots on either edges of the nail. Then you put light pink dots over the painted area in line with the black dots. Paint the smile line and the bow with l...

How To: Paint nails with an aqua bohemian flower design

Love4Nails shows viewers how to paint nails with an aqua bohemian flower design. First, you want to apply a light blue nail polish as your background. Next, get a makeup sponge and brush green nail polish on this sponger. Place this green on the bottom part of your nail only. Now on the top, use your same makeup sponge and apply white nail polish on the side top of your nail and a little over the green. Next, use a shimmer polish and apply this over both the green area and the light blue area...

How To: Paint nails with a cobalt blue and pearlescent design

Love4Nails shows step by step tips for achieving this look. Begin by choosing a background color. On top of the base, apply white polish. Then apply a smile line on the top portion of the nail as you would when doing a French manicure. Then fill in the nail. If its not perfectly straight its ok because it will be covered. Next, apply glitter polish on the white area of the nail. With the white polish make three dot and use a dotting tool to extend them, creating flowers. With the original blu...

How To: Paint your nails with a wrapping paper design

In this brief instructional video, you'll watch as a nail expert shows you one of her best custom designs finished by using foil wrapping paper. This is great for people looking for something new and trendy that will add a little bit of pop to their already polished look. Be sure to pay attention to the many tips and tricks that this nail designer drops, otherwise you'll be headed for disaster! Remember, to make this nail-art work, your foil wrapping paper will have to be cut into very thin s...

How To: Do nail art at home

Nail art can be done by anybody. You don't need to be a professional manicurist to stylize your fingernails. You just need some creativity and a little personal flair. A specialist at Sally Hansen gives you expert video advice on how to do your own nail art, right at home.

How to Paint beach nails: light pink with white

This video shows the secret of painting beach nails and light pink color with white nail. First apply the base coat, then a light purple color on it and let it dry. Now use white color and make some design by drawing small stripes criss-cross as shown. Use a glitter polish and apply it in the space between the lines. For the beach nails apply pink color polish to the bottom half of the nail. Now make a thick horizontal stripe next to the pink color using a dark blue color polish. Use a black ...