Stamping is a type of manicure, during which the nails are painted with various intricate patterns using a plate and stamp. Stamping allows you to quickly and accurately decorate your nails, save time and money on visiting beauty studios, combine different design approaches to drawing on nails, and visually improve the shape of your nails.
Plates with drawings are sold quite often. Some contain various symbols, landscape motifs, and others look like a full-fledged picture in miniature. There are also plates for French manicure.
Necessary accessories for stamping
When creating a good and high-quality manicure, you can not do without special accessories, namely:
- plates or metal discs with ready-made images on them;
- the stamp of latex or silicone;
- scraper-scraper to remove unnecessary items;
- varnishes with a covering texture.
Good tools for stamping are expensive, but they are durable. For beginners, it is desirable to spend first of all on a scraper, a stamp, several plates and 2-3 varnishes. If the varnish turns out to be liquid, it is allowed to open the bottle for half an hour and wait until the composition thickens slightly. This will allow it to lay down a relatively thick layer.
To expand the list of instruments for stamping the instrument it is possible for a simple manicure.
Gel Polish is often used instead of decorative varnishes. Without an update and correction, it costs more than two weeks. However, if you perform this procedure at home, you must have a lamp for drying, which can quickly polymerize the artificial coating.
Before applying the gel Polish, you must Polish your nails and treat them with a degreaser. The base applied to the plates is dried for 2 minutes under a UV lamp. Then the drawing is transferred to the nails, after which it is necessary to dry them again. The final fixing should be carried out after the protective layer is applied.
Unusual design stamping
Ordinary drawings can be decorated with dots, rhinestones, artificial pearls, etc.a Very common idea is multi – tone stamping. It needs dots and colored varnishes, which will need to be combined.
As a secondary decoration, rhinestones are often used, which are fixed with drops of colorless glue. To make it easier to work with rhinestones, you can use an orange tree wand.