Light manicure is characterized by the simplest design. It is so simple to perform that it is easy to repeat it at home without resorting to the services of a master. The regular varnish used by most women is not as durable as shellac, but many argue that it does not lose its attractiveness for several weeks if you do your homework with gloves.
Beautiful easy manicure
When doing it, it is important to pay attention to modern trends. Many nail arts do not require certain skills at all, but at the same time they help fashionistas to always look stylish to the tips of their nails. The simplest and least time-consuming technique is a single-color coating. This spring, green manicure is especially relevant. Any tone of it can be chosen — from mint to rich jade.
Another inimitable and relevant color is cherry. It can be complemented with a minimal amount of decor, painting or sparkles, but this shade is so self-sufficient that it hardly needs them. Although a few rhinestones on an accent nail look appropriate. Popular nail art in delicate shades with a minimalist design. It is easy to create it yourself with metallic tape or dots.
For women who prefer bright colors, a coral manicure would be an ideal option. Saturated dark blue, orange are also relevant. Neutral tones are always in trend — white, black, beige, milky. A light manicure design in a solid color will not look boring if you choose the right color for the length of the nail plate. So, owners of elongated nails will suit delicate or rich dark shades that will not look rude or vulgar. Short nails can be covered in bright colors. Suitable for both matte and glossy finishes.
Easy manicure for short nails
Most techniques are designed for long nails, but recently there are more and more design options for a short nail plate. If the manicure is performed at home, it is important to choose the right shade of varnish — it should not visually further reduce the length of the nail. Therefore, light shades are recommended. As for the design, geometric lines look amazing on the nails. You can limit yourself to the simplest version of such a manicure, supplementing it with dots using dots. Another option is a solid color finish with a shiny accent nail.
And as much as possible to facilitate a manicure with geometric lines, a thin metallic ribbon will help. Such ribbons of different widths can be purchased at the store. Nail art in this case can be both plain and colored. Now designers do not limit fashionistas in the number of shades that can be used for manicure. Nails can be covered with different shades, similar in tone or contrasting.
Pea nail art is very popular — this is a light manicure for short nails. This trendy print is popular in clothes, and now it has “migrated” to nail art. To create a pea design, you only need a metal dots, a transparent base, colored varnish and a fixer. When the base dries, the nails need to be painted over with the main color (preferably pastel). Then, with the help of dots, peas should be applied to the nails in a chaotic or certain order. When they dry, it is important to paint over the nails with a transparent fixative. Peas can decorate both all nails and several accent ones.
Easy manicure for long nails
This season, a beautiful light manicure in gray tones is very popular, especially in a matte finish. To create such a simple nail art, you can purchase a special matte varnish, which is sold in any store with manicure supplies. It, according to some reviews, dries longer than ordinary varnish. However, it also differs in durability. Matte finish does not lose its attractiveness for a long time. In gray tones, the manicure looks especially impressive in combination with silver sparkles.
Another version of nail art is cat’s eye. It is mainly performed in dark saturated colors. But to create it, you need an ultraviolet lamp. With it, you need to dry the base coat, and then apply the cat’s eye gel polish on the nails. It also comes with a special magnet. It should be brought to each nail and held for several seconds. He will create alluring overflows, which this nail art is so remarkable for. Then you need to apply a fixative — and the manicure is ready!
Delicate shades of pink never go out of style. Its shades are distinguished by tenderness and versatility. Light pink manicure can be created at home. This shade looks very elegant with a small amount of rhinestones and a pair of shiny lines. Glitter can also highlight the holes at the cuticle. An additional charm to nail art will give a shiny heart on the thumbnail. This design is suitable for both short and long nails.
Easy almond manicure
What design to choose for almond-shaped nails? There are no special restrictions. This manicure looks amazing both in pastel shades and in deep and rich ones. Therefore, if you want to create a light red manicure, you can simply apply a plain coating. But one of the most popular nail art is a geometric design created with scotch tape. To create it, you need a minimum of financial and time costs. A new trend is a flexible tape, which looks like a wire. But to use it, you need to acquire a certain skill.
Drawing attention to long nails is very simple: you need to paint over each of them in a certain color, alternating shades in a transitional or chaotic manner. To make the manicure look harmonious, it is recommended to select all shades of varnish in a related range. Another trend that has been popular for several years now is lettering on nails. Letters can be applied with a brush if the hand is full. But on sale there are special stickers on which whole phrases are already written.
Easy manicure for square nails
The easiest manicure for a square shape is craquelure. In salons, it is performed using foil, but for home nail art it is recommended to purchase a special “cracking” varnish. After drying, cracks form on its surface, which create an unusual design. But before using it, you should paint over your nails with a varnish of a contrasting color — it will be visible through the cracks. Craquelure can also be done with Yuki flakes.
This season, kamifubuki is in trend — large sequins of various shapes. A beautiful light design can be created by scattering them over the entire surface of one or two. They are applied to the top with a toothpick in a certain or chaotic manner. Another popular design is sand. A few accent nails are also distinguished with a coating. Sand decor is very easy to use. It is necessary to apply a base coat on the nail and, until it dries, sprinkle the phalanx liberally with sand. After 10 minutes, the remnants of it can be shaken off, and a fixative can be applied on top of it.
The paint point manicure, fashionable this season, is incredibly easy to perform. The technique of painting with dots can be both as concise as possible and complex. With the help of dots, you can create any desired pattern, but this year minimalism is in trend, so most fashionistas practice simple and uncomplicated images. A more sophisticated design is the ethnic print.
Easy manicure ideas
Most nail art techniques are very inexpensive in terms of time and finances. Pretentious and complex drawings are now out of fashion — they have given way to simpler and more concise ideas that require a minimum of «ingredients». Among the simple techniques, you can also highlight the moon manicure, jacket, nail art with rhinestones. Next, beautiful and easy manicure ideas will be described in more detail.
Delicate light manicure
To create it, you need a base or pastel shade. Suitable beige, light blue, milky. A combination of white and powdery in one design will look spectacular. Half of the nails need to be painted over with one color, the other half with another. Two accent nails (preferably the little finger and ring finger) are recommended to be decorated with sinuous lines of sparkles. Or you can cover all nails with topaz-colored varnish, and highlight the little finger and ring finger with glitter. If you wish (or lack it), you can do without glitter by creating a light nude manicure using two pastel shades.
Manicure with a light pattern
Painting is in fashion like never before. But it is so simple and uncomplicated that, even without the skills of an artist, any fashionista can create a beautiful light manicure. Very simple and effective web design. To create it, you need a special gel red with the same name. However, in its absence, a varnish of a contrasting color (black, white or silver) will suffice. They need to paint over a few accent nails with a thin brush. Manicure then needs to be covered with a fixer.
Another option for a light drawing is the most simple image on an accent nail. It can be a cardio, an asterisk, a square, or even a couple of dots made with dots, a toothpick, or a stealth. A light winter manicure can be done in rich dark colors and decorated with Yuki flakes. This is a moderately bright nail art, which is suitable even for New Year’s Eve.
Light black and white manicure
A light manicure in black on a white background is a classic of nail art that looks spectacular in any form. You can paint over your nails in turn with black and white varnishes. Another option is to cover the nails with a milk base and complement the manicure with black peas. But this pair looks especially impressive in tandem with a geometric print. There are many options, but the simplest of them is vertical black lines on a white background. Scotch tape will help make them.
Light manicure with rhinestones
The design with stones is so self-sufficient that it does not need any additions. This season, a two-tone contrasting design (for example, burgundy and beige) is relevant with rhinestones on the ring finger, laid out in a horizontal line. From a distance, it seems that a ring sparkles on the phalanx. Rhinestones with a matte finish look amazing. And the accent nail can be decorated with a large stone of a non-standard shape. This is a very easy manicure that requires only rhinestones and glue.
Light manicure gradient
Ombre is one of the most popular types of manicure. There are many varieties of it, but the easiest kind of gradient is simply applying one shade of varnish of different tones to each nail in sequence. A light autumn manicure in trendy gray-pink tones can be done with a sponge — this is the easiest and most affordable method. Both varnishes must be applied to the foil, while erasing the border between them. Soak a sponge in varnish and apply to nails with patting movements. Then wipe the skin that the sponge also touched, and apply a fixer.
Light moon manicure
One of the most popular types of nail art is ridiculously easy to do with stencils. You can buy them at the nail art store. Nails need to be covered with a top, then with a shade that will be used to paint over the holes. Although they can be left empty. Having attached a stencil to the phalanx, you need to paint over the entire nail plate with colored or white varnish. Such a light white manicure looks very elegant and is always appropriate. Holes can be decorated with sparkles or leave «negative space». Their shape can be any — square, triangular, heart-shaped.
Easy french manicure
It is always in trend, but this year you can find many variations of it. Especially often, masters experiment with a smile line. A classic or corner jacket can be made with duct tape. But you can try a more interesting and simple design — a French millennium. It differs from the classic one in that the tip is not white, but lined with sparkles, microdust or simply with glitter varnish. However, the sequins themselves must be dense so that the nail does not shine through. Such a light French manicure may not even have clear boundaries and partially cover the phalanx.
Light bright manicure
A beautiful light manicure for short nails can be monophonic, but bright. This fall, optimistic orange, green and all the vibrant shades of purple are very popular. Passionate red is also in trend, which can be combined with a bright pink tint using the moon manicure technique. The French has also changed noticeably — now bright colors are used to create it, and the smile line is asymmetrical and covers most of the phalanx. To make such nail art is very simple with the help of adhesive tape.
Easy anime manicure
Anime lovers will definitely like this nail art. To create it, special stickers are used, so such a light light manicure can be done at home. They depict not only the characters of various Japanese TV series and cartoons — there are inscriptions and various symbols. Stickers are used to create it. They are easy to apply and easy to remove when needed. They are used in different variations. Under the material for building, under the gel polish and under the classic single-phase varnish. In the latter case, such a manicure lasts up to five days.
Easy wedding manicure
It is mainly performed using brilliant decor — glitter, rhinestones, Yuki flakes, kamifubuki. For example, you can make a plain pale pink manicure by laying rhinestones on the accent nail in a certain order. They can repeat the shape of the cuticle or geometric figure. Popular and manicure with light sparkles, laid out in a vertical stripe on several nails.