Love is in the air, today Valentine’s Day is celebrated in different countries around the world and here we are already completely in the mood, we already gave tips on what to wear on the first date, but there is another basic detail that cannot be left out of that date either: your nails. We teach you to follow some nail art with this romantic mood for you to try to make at home or maybe save to use on another occasion.
How to care for nails?
Before displaying a beautiful and decorated nail, you must first take good care of the result to get even better, follow this step by step.
1– Cut and file your nails: cut your nails to the shape you like best, then file to improve the appearance, but without reducing the size. If your nails are curled, sand with a polishing file on the surface.
2– Soften and remove the cuticle: apply an emollient cream and water to the cuticles to soften, then push with a nail spatula and remove excess skin with pliers, remove carefully so as not to hurt yourself.
3– Apply foundation on the nails: after taking care of the nail, apply a foundation to protect the nails and then start nail polish.
Nail art ideas to use on Valentine’s Day
Nail art 1
You will need: light pink nail polish, black nail polish, red nail polish and white nail polish.
1 – Paint the pinky nail, the middle finger and the thumb with a light pink or pastel pink nail polish
2– Paint the nail of the index finger with a white nail polish, with red nail polish and a thin nail brush, draw small hearts.
3– With a white enamel paint the nail of the index finger, then take a thin brush and black enamel and make the letters XO
above the letter O draw a small heart.
Nail art 2
You will need: pink nail polish (light and dark tones) and red nail polish.
1– Paint all nails with pink enamel, but for each nail the enamel tone must be different, thus creating a gradient, start by painting the pinky nail with a light pink nail polish and finish by painting the thumbnail with strong pink nail polish.
2– With a red nail polish and nail brush, draw small hearts on the ring finger.
Nail art 3
You will need: colorless enamel and white enamel.
1 – Apply colorless or nude enamel on all nails.
2– With the help of a brush, draw the heart shape on the nail tips with enamel, but if you want, you can paint the heart design with another color enamel.
Nail art 4
You will need: burnt pink nail polish, wine nail polish and white nail polish
1– Paint the nails of the little finger and thumb with a burnt pink nail polish.On the nails of the ring and index finger, apply wine-colored enamel, and with a very fine brush, make fine lines on the ring finger nail.
2– On the middle finger nail you should apply white enamel and in the center of the nail draw a pink heart, if you have nail velvet, throw it over the heart design
Nail art 5
You will need: white nail polish and red nail polish.
1 -Paint the nails of the little finger, index and thumb with a red, almost wine enamel.
2– The nails of the ring and middle finger should be painted white, on the ring finger, make a heart and small balls with
the red enamel.
Nail art 6
You will need: metallic nail polish, silver glitter nail polish, black nail polish and pink nail polish.
1– Paint the pinky and thumb nail with a metallic enamel and silver glitter, apply black enamel on the ring finger nail.
2– On the nails of the middle and index finger, apply light pink nail polish.
With a thin black brush, make just a small heart on the tips of the nails and middle finger.
Nail art 7
You will need: matte black enamel and white enamel.
1– Apply matte black enamel on the pinky, ring and thumb nails.
2– Paint the nails of the index and middle fingers with slightly transparent white enamel, with a small brush, draw a small black heart on those nails.
Nail art 8
You will need: white enamel and black enamel.
1– Paint all nails with white enamel.
2– With a fine brush, make small balls with black enamel on all nails.
3– Draw a small heart on the ring and middle finger nails.
Nail art 9
You will need: white enamel and gray enamel.
1– Paint all nails with gray enamel
2– With a brush and white enamel, make balls on the middle finger.
3– Draw a heart with white enamel on the nails of the little finger, ring, index and thumb.
Nail art 10
You will need: gray nail polish and pink nail polish.
1– Paint all nails with gray enamel.
2– With a brush and pink nail polish, make polka dots on the middle finger nails and draw a heart on the tip of the ring finger nails.
Nail art 11
You will need: red nail polish, golden glitter nail polish and light pink nail polish.
1– Paint the pinky nail, the middle finger and the thumb with a red nail polish, paint the index finger with light pink nail polish and on the ring finger nail, paint with a golden glitter.
After painting your nails, don’t forget to apply an extra shine to enhance the color of your nails.
Nail Art for Valentine’s Day
There are nails for all tastes and styles, from the most basic to the most complex.
But if you feel like you don’t have much skill in making decorated nails, ou can do something simpler and use nail polish colors that refer to Valentine’s Day or if you prefer you can stick a sticker that the result will also be incredible.
Do you like decorated nails? Which of these is your favorite? Which would you do?