A manicure is a perfect way to give your hands a complete makeover. It helps up your nail game and also gives you a chance to get crafty and experiment with your nails.
Thanks to the ever-evolving beauty industry, there are numerous different types of manicures that most salons are offering these days. Each type has its own unique features and offers a different kind of look in terms of colors, designs, and patterns.
If you’re looking to give your hands a fabulous makeover, here are the top 3 types of manicures that you ought to try at your favorite salon.
Albeit super common, the French manicure has to be one of those timeless, evergreen types of manicure that will never go out of style. It is simple, clean, classic, and just never disappoints you.
A French manicure is characterized by crisp, stark white tips that are painted in a crescent-like shape. The nail technician or the manicurist at the salon will first paint your nails a very nice light color such as beige, pale pink, or simply do a clear, transparent coat if you don’t want any color.
Once the coat dries up, they will paint the tip of your nails with white nail polish. The most defining feature of the French manicure has got to be the white tips; however, lately, women have been opting for different colors and shades for their tips to give it a colorful, innovative twist.
If you are too lazy to look after your nails and want a low-maintenance kind of a manicure that doesn’t require regular touch-ups, the Shellac manicure is just the right option for you.
It features a combination of gel nail polish and regular nail color that give your nails a subtle ‘oomph’ factor and make them look attractive. This manicure is best known for its durability since it has the least chances of chipping.
The nail technician will first clean your nails, file them, and shape them according to your liking. They will then apply two clean layers of shellac nail polish, finishing the look with a nice top-layer coat. This is the go-to type of manicure for all those who don’t like getting too crazy with their nails.
This is one of the most recent types of manicures that have taken the beauty world by storm! As the name suggests, the mirror manicure features the same reflective appearance as the mirror in your room.
It has a nice metallic, chrome-like touch to it that gives your nails an actual mirrored look. In this manicure, a thick coat of very dark nail color is applied to your nails, most preferably black. This forms the base color for your nails, after which a clear topcoat is applied. Once it’s dried, chrome pigment or mirror powder is brushed on the nails and gives it the mirror-like reflective effect.
If you are looking to move on from the classic types of manicures. And wish to add some bling to your nails, the mirror manicure is perfect for you.
Are you ready to up your nail game like never before?