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7 Common Types of French Manicures

30 Mar Posted by in Blog, Manicure | Comments Off on 7 Common Types of French Manicures

Manicure, nail art, hand careHaving beautiful nails are one of women greatest assets, and taking care of them is even more important. When nail maintenance is needed, most women will find themselves visiting the nearest nail salon for a manicure treatment. And if they just want a day of spoiling, they can opt out to visit a day spa for the full package of services that include facials, body wraps, and massages. If the spa is equipped with its own nail salon, pedicures and manicures can complete the “me time” list.

Although there are many types of manicures like gel manicures and shellac manicures that are available in nail salons today, one of the most popular and requested with nail polish colors for spring is the French manicure. This manicure features a white nail tip with a clear coat covering. But if you want your nails to stand out from the norm, there are other choices to select from, which is discussed in the following:

• Colored French Manicure. Other nail colors than the classic white are used on the nail tip.

• Free Hand French Manicure. Painting the tip and other designs on the nail without using a template.

• Air Brushed French Manicure. The airbrushing technique sprays the colors on, using a guide on the nail to create the white tip. To add more creativity, designs can also be incorporated to add flair to the nail.

• Glitter French Manicure. Use a glittery top coat on the tips of nails to achieve the look.

• Stamped French Manicure. Use a KONAD Nail Art stamp to put tip and/or design on nails.

• Sequins French Manicure. Use a coat of clear gel polish; add glitter polish to tip of nails; then add sequin while wet to get the required look.

• Upside Down French Manicure. This includes uniquely placing the tip color at the bottom of nail and the color that would be used at the bottom of nail on the tip. The shape would be reversed at the bottom.

When it comes to choosing which French manicure is the best for your usage, there are few things to consider including health issues such as allergies, asthma, or bacterial nail infections. Then there is the cost of the procedure. Make sure it is within your budget for the first visit and the follow-ups. If you ask questions and do the research, then you will be able to decide which French manicure will best benefit you.