Hello everyone!

I had so much fun creating my celebrity stiletto nails post that I could not help making another one! So welcome to another post dedicated to Stiletto nails and the way the famous wear them! I have created two inspirational galleries featuring the manicure of two other singers whose music I love: Lana Del Rey and Adele.

Lana wears her stiletto nails long and pointy. She prefers classic red shades, deep bordeaux or a more natural look with beige and skin tone colors. Having said that, you most probably won’t see her with colorful nail art decoration. I love how her manicure looks and lives up to what people say: style is always in trend!

Adele is another singer who prefers the stiletto nail shape. Her manicure is long and noticeable, usually a pop of an interesting shade contrasts her most preferred cloths color: black. Adele’s overall look makes the stiletto shape seem a bit more sophisticated and feminine, I love it!

Thanks for reading, I hope you enjoyed!.

Hello everyone!

Today’s post is dedicated to Stiletto nails. They are trendy, they are exquisite, they are a true statement piece in your look. Celebrities love this long and pointy nail look and this of course made it really popular in the last few years.

The absolute trend setter of stiletto nails is undoubtedly Rihanna. This is her favorite manicure look since 2011 and she shows off her perfect claws in various occasions. Rihanna stiletto nails are a signature item of her celebrity image. Look at some pointy beauties which have been circulating the internet for a while.

Rita Ora is another music diva who loves her stiletto nail look. Her nails are not too pointy but a little rounded. This is still a great look plus she often has some interesting nail art to decorate her manicure. I love how fun her nail designs look.

I will be posting another portion of celebrity stiletto nails soon, so stay tuned!

Thanks for reading!.

Hello nail art lovers!

Welcome back to the 2014 nail trends series! In the last post we will talk about three spring summer 2014 nail trends as seen on fashion week runway shows. Read on!

Playful nail art trend
Here they are, in a sea of natural shades, whites and pale pastels, playful nails are definitely a trend for spring summer 2014 season. All kinds of shades, color and embellishments are allowed when creating playful nail decoration. You may go for flowers, marble nails, abstract color combinations and it is all a key trend.

Black nails
Black nails are seen in a lot of runway shows from fashion week. They are dark, rebellious and for sure a breath of fresh air among all spring color trends. You can use black as a base color to combine with other trends and make a manicure statement.

Bright color trend
A pop of color is a trend we have been enjoying for several seasons in a row. For spring/summer 2014 a bold color in classical application is still a strong trend. The key for maximum impact is to choose a unique and unexpected color and let it do the fashion talk.

Inspiration:
All images for this thread are found at either of my favorite online magazines: elleuk.com, harpersbazaar.com and nailsmag.com.

Thanks for reading, I hope you enjoyed!.

Hello everyone!

Welcome to the fourth post from the S/S 2014 nail trends thread. Today we will admire two nail trends for the upcoming 2014 as seen on fashion week runway shows: stripes and jewels.

Stripes nail trend
We will have a lot of stripes for spring summer 2014 season. You may go for a single line or multiple stripes, it does not matter which, it will be 100% fashionable. You can have even more fun mixing the nail trends and decorate your nails with metallic lines.

Jewels on nails trend
I must admit I have always been a fan of rhinestones on nails as jewel decoration literally transforms nails from nails to Wow! nails. It may seem a little impractical to have three dimensional jewels on but the look of your manicure will be totally worth it! On fashion week runway shows jewels appear in combination with natural base colors and have the maximum impact.

Here is a sneak peek at my next nail trends post: playful nails.

Nail trends 2014: playful nails

Nail trends 2014: playful nails

Inspiration:
All images for this thread are found at either of my favorite online magazines: elleuk.com, harpersbazaar.com and nailsmag.com.

See you again for next trends portion!.

Hello manicure lovers!

Welcome back to share the third post from my sequel thread dedicated to next season nail trends. Today it is all about two strong trends for spring summer 2014 as seen on fashion week runway shows: metallic nails and pastel shades.

Metallic nails trend
Metallic nails are on for 2014. Silver, gold, unconventional hues, whatever the color, metallic nails rock spring summer season. Nail shapes vary from long and pointed to short and round, but it is all ok as soon as nails glisten in a precious color.

Pastel shades trend
They are here again! Pastel colors seem to be a recurring trend from the past season and looks like we will have them a lot in 2014. Pastels are most seen on short nails in classical application. Casual for everyday, suitable for the office, this trend is familiar but still far from boring as color choices are almost unlimited. Fit your nails to your clothing style and pastels may turn out to be you most wearable nail trend for spring summer 2014 season.

Here is a preview to my next nail trends post for the most curious: stripes.

Nail trends for 2014: stripes

Nail trends for 2014: stripes

Inspiration:
All images for this thread are found at either of my favorite online magazines: elleuk.com, harpersbazaar.com and nailsmag.com.

Thanks for reading and see you soon!.

Hello dear nail art lovers! I am so happy to share with you a post dedicated to the all time beauty creator, guide and inspirer – Chanel. Chanel is a sign of luxury and style, then why not transfer Chanel’s most noticeable symbols to your nails? Pastel tweed, monochrome combinations, kilting, Chanel logo and some jewels – here they are, Chanel nails all ready to be admired :) These tweed and embellished monochrome nails with gold Chanel detail by Amelie’s Nails blog are just beautiful.

Chanel tweed monochrome nails

Chanel tweed monochrome nails

Chanel monochrome manicure

Chanel monochrome manicure

Another Chanel manicure with kilting and bijoux by beautyblog.nl.

Chanel manicure with kilting and bijoux

Chanel manicure with kilting and bijoux

This is a stunning mix and match design incorporating several Chanel symbols – pastel, black and gold colors, kilting, lace and luxurious glitter sparkle by Ink 361.

Chanel mix and match nail design

Chanel mix and match nail design

Look at Bella Thorne’s Chanel manicure at Stealherstylenet.

Bella Thorne Chanel manicure

Bella Thorne Chanel manicure

And to add a pop of color, here are these jewelry embellished 3D pink Chanel nails.

Embellished pink Chanel nails

Embellished pink Chanel nails

I will prepare a Chanel manicure tutorial for you soon and will show you how to create Chanel nail art. Also, I will have a post on Chanel spring/summer 2014 makeup collection and nail polish colors so stay tuned!

Inspiration:
A famous phrase by the one and only Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel quotes`

Coco Chanel quotes

Thanks for reading and see you soon!.

Hello nail art lovers!

Have you ever had that morning, when you wake up and you realize that your beautiful nail design is ruined? There is this chipped bit here, the faded detail there, the cracked nail tips… a nightmare! I will give you my top 3 tips how to save your nail art and skip the falling apart phase!

TIP 1 How to save chipped tips If you have dark nail color on, just add some nail polish on the chipped area. This will give your color a day more with very little effort. Don’t worry, amendments with black, dark blue, bordeaux and most dark colors actually are barely noticeable.

TIP 2 How to save a faded nail It is common for nail color to fade a little if you have been wearing it for more than three days. In this situation I use crackle nail polish to cover the whole nail or just to add a small detail. When the polish cracks you can still see the color below and you can be sure this little amendment won’t mess too much with your design. Tip! Add a free hand graffiti nail polish heart to hide a faded part and give your nails that extra something.

TIP 3 How to hide a ruined nail Sometimes the best thing to do to save a ruined nail is reapply color. Just remove the old polish and replace it with the new coat only on fingers that desperately need it. This is a great trick if you do not have enough time to do your nails all over. Tip! I like to put a contrasting color to alter the design.

I will show you how I rescued my Monochrome nails design and gave it an extra day of life. On a chores day I chipped the nail polish on both my index fingers. Also, the mat effect on my middle fingers faded because I use a mat top coat which obviously couldn’t take all the washing :) So for my index fingers I replaced the designs with a plain pink color. For my faded mat middle fingers I went for a free handed crackle heart in black and pink. And then, to make the look complete, I added the same pink graffiti nail polish to one of my thumbs. And voila! A brand new design makes your manicure beautiful again!

Monochrome nails with pink accent

Monochrome nails with pink accent

Here are some pictures to compare the original nail art to the manicure after it was saved :) My manicure after rescue plan

Monochrome nails

Monochrome nails

Thanks for reading, I hope these ideas will work for you too!.