Naughty at your fingertips
Nail art gets a twist with some naughty stick-ons and designs. Neha Kaura explores.
When you want to look and feel naughty, there's lots that you can do. Pick a funky ensemble, go shop for all things naughty, indulge in fun conversations or more. What we really enjoyed were the new entrants in the realm of nail art. These stick-ons and designs spell 'mischief'! Whether it's a cartoon character, a bikini, net and lace bits, feathers, diamond, rings, or halloween themed designs ? women in the city go all out to make their nails look like they're having fun!
Ludima Lamont flaunts her Betty Boop nail art and says, "It is super cool. For me being naughty is cool. It was fun getting this done on my nails. Betty is my favourite cartoon character and it's good to have her on my fingertips now." This trend of funky nail art is getting more and more popular among women over 30. The partygoers in particular spend time getting their nails done to add that extra zing to their party look. Priya Kripalani, nail professional and owner of a nail spa, says, "I have seen a change in the age-group of people who are getting feathers, or chains, rings, studded diamonds on their nails. I have been in this profession for years now and I see older women, who want to look young, getting these naughty nail designs." For those who want to be naughty at a party, Priya recommends feathers, bikinis or a bling quotient.
Riona Biyani, who owns another nail spa in the city, says that funky and naughty nail art catches on even more in summer. She says, "It is gaining popularity because it allows people to express themselves. We have customers who come to us for nail art for some theme party. There are a lot of variations and options. There's something that suits all personalities and moods of individuals. Naughty nail art is very popular among youngsters and teenagers who are going for theme parties." And, for those who're wondering about the nail art damaging the nails, worry not. Riona adds, "They are safe and anyone can get it done."
And, to add to it, the nail art lasts for days. So you can continue looking naughty for as long as you like!
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