Nail art is a beauty trend that has no sign of slowing, and the appliques are just getting better as we move through the seasons. From mutli-coloured nails, to sparkly studs, perfect press-on’s, and sumptuous stickers the choices are endless. There is certainly no excuse for sad looking digits, as easy to apply nail applications are always at the ready. It’s so effortless to stick and shape a press-on before a festive function, or to even customize nail dressings that will adhere with a flawless finish. To pay homage to the best nail art appliques of 2013 we’re breaking down a beauty list featuring our favourites, and gifting a prize pack worth $130 featuring a product from each brand below.
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1. Coveted nail art brand Kiss has recently launched a new applique that blends the gorgeous glamour of gel, with an easy to adhere press on quality. These new concept nails allow the wearer to change up their manicures without having to shell out at the salon. This instant gel manicure has a peel off strip option for effortless removal, and without the worry of ruining your delicate natural nail.
We love: Kiss Gel Dress in Moon Shine, $6.97, walmart.ca
2. We all know that nails are a girls best accessory, of course besides a head full of luscious long locks. Although, we can’t all have supermodel worthy hair, but we can recreate runway nails and trends by wearing nail art appliques. One of our new favourite products is Sally Hansen’s Salon Effect nail strips. These easy and effortless appliques looks as good as nail polish simply because they are. Say goodbye to drying times and messy cuticle aftermath, so stick, file, and go with these new nail art appliques.
We love: Hansen Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips in Misbehaved, $8.50, walmart.ca
3. While a simple nail lacquer doesn’t entirely constitute as nail art, a lot can be said about a gorgeous bright hue. This neon pink nail colour is the perfect accessory for your next manicure, as the vibrant colour will look perfect next to studs and stripes. So get your DIY on, grab a dotting brush and start creating a nail art masterpiece.
We love: Quo by Orly Nail Lacquer in Femme Fatale, $10, shoppersdrugmart.ca
4. These gorgeous and glamorous nail appliques are easy and effortless to apply, and you will be left with a salon worthy manicure. These new nail appliques are also complete with a super lustrous top coat, and have a promised long life span. As well, the removal is safe, easy, and non-damaging, sign us up!
We love: Impress Press-On Manicure, $6.97, impressmanicure.com
5. One of our favourite new nail art appliques is by none other than Jamberry Nails. This truly unique and one of a kind brand delivers salon worthy results, with an easy and effortless application. Their nail wraps can last for more than 10-days, and can be removed by applying heat for 15 seconds. These new nail art appliques can also be customized online, which make great personalized holiday gifts for that special someone on your list.
We love: Jamberry Nails Shield in Early Bird and Wild Elephant, $15, jamberrynails.net