Nail art is a creative way to paint, decorate or embellish your nails.
It's done on fingernails and toenails, usually after manicures or pedicures.
The decorative designs used range from the subtle to simple to outrageous.
Painting, sponging, stamping, taping, stencilling, etc are some of the techniques.
There is even a 3D nail art, which is created in a mold and then glued to the nails.
Acrylics, nail gel nail polish, glitters etc are some of the decorative materials used.
Studs, rhinestones, plastic bow-ties, beads, dried flowers etc are some accessories.
It works on all nail shapes, but some nail art looks fab on almond-shaped nails.
Though an ancient practice, nail art has become widely popular over the last decade.
Nail art ideas and designs are shared on YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, & Twitter.