Spectacular Nail Art: A Step-by-Step Guide to 35 Gorgeous Designs by Larit LevySpectacular Nail Art: A Step-by-Step Guide to 35 Gorgeous Designs by Larit Levy

Spectacular Nail Art: A Step-by-Step Guide to 35 Gorgeous Designs

byLarit Levy

Paperback | September 2, 2014

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With tips, tricks, and step-by-step how-tos, Spectacular Nail Art has 35 designs to give any look the perfect final touch. Today, great nails mean more than a coat of pink polish. With a variety of designs, ideas, and patterns, you can find the right fit for any occasion. Novices needn’t worry, either, because every project—from sparkling Champagne Chic to the wintry, Christmasy Snappy Snowflakes—includes easy-to-follow instructions and handy step-by-step photos, and most are really simple to create. 

Have a spooky Halloween with black-and-white cobwebbed nails; hail the red-white-and blue and stars-and-stripes forever with Positively Patriotic; and celebrate the coming of spring with vintage fancy flowers. Go wild with animal prints. Get playful with retro dots, or wedding-ready with pearly bubbles.

Tips on nail care, products, and basic manicures (including a French one) help you keep your hands in tip-top shape. One thing’s for sure: with this art on your nails, you’ll never want to wear gloves again!
Larit Levy worked as a writer and editor for over a decade, both online and for some of Israel’s forefront independent publications. She co-founded a nail spa in Tel Aviv that offers various beauty treatments and she continues to co-manage the business today. In Spectacular Nail Art, Larit shares some of her tips and tricks for elegant...
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Title:Spectacular Nail Art: A Step-by-Step Guide to 35 Gorgeous DesignsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.02 × 7.99 × 0.3 inPublished:September 2, 2014Publisher:CharlesbridgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1623540259

ISBN - 13:9781623540258

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Manicures, nail polish and the wonders of nail art are a world unto themselvesthese days. There are so many amazing shades of nail polish and no end to thetypes of nail products available on the internet and in nail shops. Nail art can suitany type occasion and style, from high-end affairs to casual street looks. All youneed are simple tools and materials, practice and inspiration.Inspiration is exactly where Spectacular Nail Art fits in. You’ll find 35 colorfulideas to help you to create awesome nail art with ease. Whether you’re preparingfor a special occasion or simply want to liven up your everyday look, you’ll findsomething that fits the bill right here. Every project includes easy-to-followinstructions and step-by-step photos.As with all things in life, patience pays off when it comes to nail art. If you’re abeginner, things may take a bit longer than you expect, but don’t be discouraged.After a while, the process gets easier and the results become more impressive.And remember – enjoy yourself. Because really, that’s the most important thing!

Editorial Reviews

The book starts with a section explaining what tools are necessary forthe nail art projects in this book. It then goes into basic instructions of the techniques used in this book and good practices of painting nails in general. The explanations are simple and easy to understand. These tips and instructions would be useful for anyone, more so for the novice painter but useful for the more experienced too. After the basics the book jumps right into each nail design, there are instructions for 35 different nail designs. Some of them would be more of a challenge than others but with enough practice most people would be to paint the designs. Each design comes with its own step-by-step instructions and detail pictures for each step.This would be a good book for the teenager or younger woman wo enjoys painting their own nails and wants some fun designs too. Though I feel that some of the designs would be time consuming. While others could be done fairly quickly, like the American flag nails.—Deals and Reviews blog