Let your nails be the center of attention with these simple nail art ideas for lazy girls only!
Simple Nail Art Ideas for Lazy Girls
The days of plain, one-color nails are behind us now; what’s trending are beautiful, creative DIY nail art designs that make us scoff in the face of its difficulty level.
Who has the time to create those designs? Or the talent? Or the tools?!
If you’re a lazy girl who just wants to have fun (we’re sensing a Cyndi Lauper parody in the works), keep reading because this article is going to show you simple nail art ideas that won’t take two weeks or $200.
These ideas use common household items like bobby pins, tape, and toothpicks, and will leave your nails looking fly AF.
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1. Paint over a loofah for this cool two-toned look.
It’s time the loofah does more than just wash your body. Now it can be used as a tool to create beautiful nail art designs. All you have to do is put the loofah over your nails, paint over it, remove the loofah, and clean. For complete instructions, click here.
2. For DIY dots, use a bobby pin.
If you’re in the mood for dots, use a bobby pin to create dots in different sizes.
3. Season Of LOVE
Express your LOVE for someone through nail art! Get the tutorial for the design above here.
4. Elegant nails for your wedding? Use that extra piece of lace.
This lace DIY nail art design is perfect for the big day! Immaculate, yet simple. Just wrap your nail with a piece of lace, apply a coat of nail polish, and remove the lace.
5. For cute shapes, use Scotch Tape.
For geometric nail designs like stripes, triangles or zig-zags, use Scotch Tape. With tape, you can create clean, detailed designs. Get the detailed instructions here.
6. Use a fan brush to make feathered strokes.
Paint over your dry base coat with a fan brush dipped in nail polish. Get detailed instructions here.
7. Dots can go a long way!
Just add dots to the edges of your nail to recreate this nail art design.
8. Or a few strategically-placed dots.
If you’ve already tried the idea above, try this one next: strategically-placed dots placed at the base of your nails.
9. Create the perfect French tip with tape.
Creating the perfect French tip can be difficult, especially for us lazy girls. But don’t give up yet! Instead of letting it get the best of you, place a thin strip of tape on the end of your nail and DOMINATE this look.
10. Reverse French manicure
Once you’ve perfected the classic French tip, try reversing it to master this look. Take binder reinforcement stickers to the base of your nails, paint, and revel in the beauty of this simple nail art idea.
Did you try any of these hacks? Show us the final product via Instagram by tagging us @MakeupTutorialsOfficial. Have Lazy Girl hacks of your own to share? Let us know in the comments below or via Facebook!