Star-Print Manicures – A Classic!

Aug. 9
If you have paid attention to the current nail trends, then you will know that star-print manicures have become an all-time favorite. But with so many colors, patterns, and designs to choose from, familiarizing yourself with this classic look and applying it to your own nails can leave you a little “star-dazed”. The good news is that – like always – we’re here to help! 

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Familiarizing Yourself with Star-Print Styles
Whatever your own unique style is – there’s a star-print design waiting for you. In fact, we encourage you to delight in the fact that most professional nail technicians will have a box full of stars and a mind full of ideas to compliment your personality. However, if you feel like taking control of your nails – then here are a few ideas to draw inspiration from:
1. Minimalist-Chic
If you like the less-is-more approach (such as a one-color background with a sprinkling of pizazz, for example), then we’ve got you covered!  Minimalist-chic is, at its core, all about classic and neutral color combinations.  So, when it comes to choosing your main nail color, choose a color that you love, and you know will pair well with most of your outfits. And then, to add that touch of sparkle, ask your nail tech to add a cute star sequin to either one accent nail - or, to play on the boundaries of minimalism and go a little star-crazy!

Image Credit: Glamour: Pinterest

2. Glitter & Glam
If you’re going for glitter, do it right. It’s all or nothin’ honey! Bring out your glamourous side with some glitter confetti to add even more shine to your star-print nails. And then – just when you think there’s enough glitter, add some more (we dare you)!

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3. Starry-Eyed
This next way to accent your nails with star-print designs lends itself more to those who are starry-eyed and enjoy a touch of whimsy. With this method, you can create your own fairytale-look with tiny star-prints dotted on your nails - to give that “magical” effect. With this manicure, you can be the heroine of your own fairytale!

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4. Star of The Show
Let your nails do the talking with this star-print design. Polish-up your natural nails for this one and then -add as many stars as you can get your hands on! You can go for a colorful approach or keep to a more modest one-color design. 
Hot tip: Keep this star-print patter neat and tidy, but don’t hesitate to mix and match different colors on the naturally toned foundation.

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5. Galaxy Nails
These nails pack a space-age and powerful punch. We call them - Galaxy Nails! These pattern-types can vary from ombre colors to holographic star sequins, just take your pick. If you are looking for nails that truly draw inspiration from the galaxy – then this is THE set!

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6. Old-School
Flashback to the late 90s where grunge and rock n’ roll was all the rage. Here we have stars that “pop”. Mix and match with vibrant fuchsia pinks and lightning blues to create the ultimate pop-star duo.  This look is fun and funky and allows you to play around with glitter - without making your nails look elegantly glamourous (which is so not “rock-star”). 

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Sparkle On!
A star-print manicure is an effortless way to add a touch of whimsy to your life. With a dash of color and a sprinkling of stars, your nails can sparkle and so too can your disposition. This is a classic nailset that you need to try once, at the very least.
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