Find yourself in a manicure slump? There’s an app for that–and a website too. But start here first and flip through a collection of Pinterest nail inspirations to beat the bare-nail blues.
Tools of the Trade
Practice and patience are needed to create some of the more delicate nail designs, as is a striper brush (to make precise strokes) and nail tape (for crisp lines). To adorn nails with decals and stickers, set them in place with a pair of tweezers. And to paint small dots, unwind a paper clip and dip one end into the lacquer of your choice.