Incorporate the gold leaf in your fingernail 35 Ideas
We’ve already convinced you that golden leaves are a great way to boost your home decor by tinkering with cool projects. But we found another application of gold leaf that you will definitely love. So, they invite themselves in the fingernail decor to bring a glamorous touch to your look. Thus, you will perfect the super stylish nail art that adapts to any type of occasion and style of dress. Whether a manicure completely golden or a single sheet as an accent, your nails will not go unnoticed. One thing is certain: this type of nail art leaves open all the interpretations. Stay with us and discover our 30+ stylish ideas as well as tips and tricks!
Gold leaves are a sophisticated way to polish your nail decor!
Golden leaves as is or flakes of gold leaf in small pots – this decorative element is available in many variants. In addition, it does not fade and is super easy to ask. Gold foils do not require a special topcoat. So you could use any kind of finish: gel, schellac or traditional nail polish still says “top coat”.
The gold leaves are very thin, so you do not feel them on your nails. This allows easy application as long as you know how to do it correctly, of course. It is enough to apply the film on a sticky surface, to “seal” it with the top coat and that’s it! You will enjoy a trendy nail art . In the following paragraphs, you will find more instructions for the realization of this wonderful nail decoration.
Do you know what is the name of the manicure shown in the example above? So, it’s a nail decor that continues to gain more and more popularity: the half-moon manicure. Known for its versatility, it accentuates the upper half of the nails. The fascinating look above is obtained by the contrast between the gold leaf and the chosen varnish. However, you are free to focus on your favorite color but be careful not to “overload” your nails.
This variation of the half-moon manicure combines three extremely sophisticated shades: white, black and gold. In order to give a glamorous touch to your fingernail decor, we advise you to bet on the timeless color – black – and accentuate it by applying gold leaves to create a half-moon. First, lay a clear base coat, then glue the gold leaf with nail glue, apply the black polish and finish with the top coat.
Marry gold leaves and pink color to achieve a glamorous nail deco!
Gold and pink are a super popular combination not only for nail decoration but also for a trendy interior design. By opting for gold leaf, your pink nails will benefit from a glamorous touch. To complete this modern look, adopt glitter on one of your nails as shown in the example above.
How to recreate this black nail decoration where gold leaves make the difference?
We will finish our article by showing you an easy tutorial to better help you achieve this sophisticated manicure. First, prepare your nails by cleaning and liming. Then apply a base coat and allow to cure under the UV lamp.
To complete the next step, use tape. Glue two small pieces of ribbon over your nails as shown above to create the letter V.
Then, using a pointed tool, gently apply flakes of gold leaf. Continue until the V shape is completely covered and carefully remove the ribbon.
Then, apply the black gel nail polish. Let it cure under the UV lamp for 45 seconds. Apply a second black layer and leave under the lamp. Finally, it’s time to use the top coat on all the nails and let them dry in the lamp for 45 seconds.
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