NAIL ART GUIDE

Click on each of the styles below to find out more about them

ONE COLOUR

No frills, just a slick of colour from our huge gel polish range.

ONE COLOUR

Plain & simple, choose from hundreds of colours & glitter polishes

ONE COLOUR

One colour per nail or hand, as long as it's straight from the bottle with no mixing involved

 

french

Ooh la la! Wether you love a classic french or like to mix it up with neons, we class this category in pricing as anything that involves a simple, one-colour, hand painted line, dot or shape at the cuticle or the free edge.

FRENCH TIP

Base colour (usually neutral) with a colour on the free edge 

CUTICLE DOT

A dot, or two, of contrasting colour on each cuticle

CUFF

Base colour with a contrasting line of colour at the cuticle

HALF MOON

Oval shape of colour or negative space at cuticle

 

BASIC NAIL ART

Give it a go! Basic nail art covers glitters, pigments and anything that is applied to the nail quickly with no hand painting techniques involved.

GLITTER

Loose glitter applied on top of gel polish & sealed in smooth

PIGMENT

Neon/shimmer/holographic pigment added on colour

GLITTER FADE

Loose glitter applied in an ombre effect over colour

FOILS

Coloured foils pressed randomly on top of colour

chrome

Super shiny chrome pigment applied on top of a base colour

nailcals

Water slide transfers/tattoos applied on top of colour

 

SIMPLE NAIL ART

A step-up from Basic, Simple nail art involves a little bit more technique, freehand skill and planning from our wonderful nail technicians.  

ombre

Colours fading in to each other using pigment, acrylic or gel

MARBLE

Marble, franite or quartz design using blurred lines & stipple

SIMPLE LINES

Base colour with simple, hand painted lines painted on

BABY BOOMER

Pink to white fade using L & P Acrylic only

leopard

Hand painted leopard print in all colourways

simple mix

A mix of any one colour, french, basic or simple designs

 

DETAILED NAIL ART

Things are heating up in here! Detailed nail art is classes as any design that doesn't fit into the above categories, uses more than two colours and requires planning, hand painting and more time.

 

FLAMES

Hand painted, can be created with pigment or glitter too

FLORAL

Hand painted flowers, leaves or tropical scenes

GALAXY

Star sequins trapped into gel, layered ombre & hand painted

TARTAN

We are Scottish after all! Hand painted coloured lines

STARS

A salon favourite, the level of detail can take them to Intricate

GEMS

3D studs, gems & stones applied with lasting wear

INTRICATE NAIL ART

Intricate nail art is defined as a design that requires time for planning, uses a lot of colours, products & techniques. All of our technicians have different strengths when it comes to these designs so please contact us with some design ideas at the time of booking to ensure we can quote you correctly for time & pricing and match you up with the perfect nail artist for you.

 

CHARACTERS

Hand painted characters from pop culture references 

CUSTOM

Match your nails to anything! Let your imagination run wild

encapsulation

Items trapped inside gel or acrylic; dried flowers, stars etc

LETTERING

Spell it out! Hand painted lettering in all styles & sizes

PATTERNS

Just remember to email the inspo before your appointment!

fine art

Multi dimensional designs with detailed brush strokes

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